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The Narcissist Slayer

The Narcissist Slayer

By Hope Jay
This podcast is about helping survivors of narcissistic abuse leave abusive relationships. I’m excited to provide education, information and support to help people down the path from victim to survivor. Please visit our website at centerforhopewny.org and follow us on Facebook and Instagram @centerforhopewny and Twitter @center4hopewny
*The information in this podcast is not to be construed as legal advice or mental health counseling .
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How to survive toxic bosses
Please join Lynn Catalano, author of Wrecking Ball Relationships, and I as we delve into the topic of toxic bosses and toxic workplaces. The last of our five part series, we focus on what happens when a boss, supervisor, or even a co-worker has toxic traits and the organization and work culture becomes toxic as a result. An issue that affects many people, Lynn shares her expertise on this topic and will help you to identify and learn coping skills if you are experiencing this challenge in your work life.
26:46
July 15, 2022
How do you know you are in a relationship with a narcissist?
Please join me and Lynn Catalano, author of Wrecking Ball Relationships, as we discuss how do you know when you are in a relationship with a narcissist? Narcissists have patterns and use predictable manipulative tactics when beginning romantic relationships. It is very hard to see when you are being manipulated unless you know the red flags to be aware of. Learn about what to look out for and what you can do if you realize your relationship is toxic and want to leave your abuser.
38:01
July 01, 2022
How to Recognize and Protect Yourself From Gaslighting
Please join me and Lynn Catalano, author of Wrecking Ball Relationships, as we delve into the topic of "gaslighting." What is gaslighting? How do you know when someone is trying to gaslight you? And most importantly, how can you protect yourself from this most insidious form of emotional abuse and manipulation? This episode is sponsored by our presenting sponsor of The Center for Hope, WNY's First Annual Purple Party fundraising event, Northtown Automotive Companies, located in Buffalo, New York. For more information on the Purple Party and how to purchase tickets to support our organization in honor of World Narcissistic Abuse Awareness Day, please visit our website at centerforhopewny.org
25:57
May 19, 2022
Narcissistic Rage: Triggers, tantrums and the silent treatment
Please join me as I interview Lynn Catalano, CFHWNY Board Member and author of "Wrecking Ball Relationships" in our second interview of five of our new podcast series. On tonight's episode, we discuss narcissistic "rage storms" and how narcissistic injury can trigger both overt rage and the passive aggressive expression of rage, the dreaded "silent treatment."
35:39
April 15, 2022
Are narcissists born or bred? How both trauma and genetics may create NPD in adulthood
Please join me as I interview Lynn Catalano, CFHWNY Board member and author of “Wrecking Ball Relationships” in our first interview of five of our new podcast series. Tonight’s episode we delve deep into the topic of NPD and what sorts of childhood experiences may predispose someone to develop this disorder in adulthood, along with exploring the concept of “emotional intelligence” as an antidote to trauma.
50:02
March 09, 2022
Learn how a Divorce Coach can make a big difference in your high conflict divorce
Welcome to our first interview in our new series! Meet Rachel Wexler, the Certified Divorce Coach at the Center for Hope, WNY. Please join us each month as I interview our providers and they share their expertise and the challenges of helping clients leave abusive relationships
22:49
January 26, 2022
How to deal with a narcissist during the holiday season and avoid the “holiday Hoover maneuver!”
Narcissists can be particularly difficult during the holidays as they are threatened by the attention being focused elsewhere. They are also notorious to attempt a “Hoover” to reconnect with a former source of supply. Learn how to identify these behaviors and avoid being sucked back into an abusive relationship.
14:06
November 19, 2021
Beware the “Love Bomber” How to recognize love bombing and save yourself from this narcissistic hook
Today we discuss love bombing, the first part of the narcissistic abuse cycle. Join me as we learn about what love bombing is, how to recognize it and how to protect yourself from this behavior in the future!
21:19
August 29, 2021
Boundaries are your friend. Learn how to set boundaries with the narcissist in your life!
Boundaries are the most important tool in your toolbox when you are separating from a narcissist. In today’s podcast I discuss what boundaries are and how to both set them and maintain them as you move forward in your life.
12:22
July 30, 2021
How to do grey rock like a champ
A very common question that I get in my law practice from clients who are divorcing Narcissists is how to stop allowing the narc to drive them crazy. In this episode I explain exactly what grey rock is (and isn’t) and how to use it to protect yourself and limit your exposure to ongoing abuse. For more information please visit my website @centerforhopewny.org or email me at info@centerforhope.org
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July 24, 2021
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July 24, 2021