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Zoom – Mindfulness and Self-Compassion in the Age of Narcissism, Tues., June 15, 7 pm-8:30 pm CST     

Presenters: Alfie Wishart, LPC, LCDC, CRC & Shannon Purtell, LPC-S  

Mindfulness and Self-Compassion in the Age of Narcissism:

Narcissistic abuse is an insidious form of emotional abuse which is difficult to identify and harder to heal. Through both their personal and professional experiences, Alfie and Shannon have developed a model for recovery. The patterns within a narcissistic relationship can result in erosion of the self and the emergence of a shame-based identity. Due to the nature of this abuse, it can be a long and arduous process for recovery of the true self. Research indicates that Mindfulness and Self-Compassion can greatly facilitate lasting recovery from narcissistic abuse.  

Alfie Wishart, LPC, LCDC,CRC Alfie is a therapist in private practice with Curis Functional Health. His practice is informed by the principles and practices of Positive Psychology, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction (MBSR), Mindfulness Based Cognitive Therapy (MBCT), and Mindful Self Compassion (MSC) to help clients address and work through shame, trauma, substance abuse, codependence, spiritual or religious issues, crises of faith, anger, anxiety, depression, and related mental health and relational issues. He works with adolescents, adults, and couples. The social environment in which we live has become exceedingly stressful and thus our ability to maintain a healthy equilibrium has never been more important. 

Shannon Purtell, LPC-S Shannon is a Licensed Professional Counselor in private practice with Curis Functional Health. Shannon works with adults struggling with mood disorders, substance abuse, eating disorders, trauma, and relationship issues. Shannon has a special passion for working with clients healing from narcissistic abuse, and for educating clinicians, lawyers, and physicians about this insidious form of emotional abuse.

Zoom link: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/82440205177?pwd=d1RldUJtVGlBZlpJUExKaU95dTBlQT09

Meeting ID: 824 4020 5177

Passcode: 308439