8 doctors weighed in:

Best therapy for someone that has narcissistic personality disorder?

8 doctors weighed in
Dr Martha Stark
Psychiatry
7 doctors agree

In brief: Insight oriented

Probably some kind of psychodynamic / psychoanalytic psychotherapy.
Narcissistic personality disorders are usually pretty "embedded" and the features that such persons manifest are usually "ego-syntonic, " which means that they do not recognize their "issues" (although others will!). Narcissists need to get to a place of recognizing how self-defeating their narcissism is.

In brief: Insight oriented

Probably some kind of psychodynamic / psychoanalytic psychotherapy.
Narcissistic personality disorders are usually pretty "embedded" and the features that such persons manifest are usually "ego-syntonic, " which means that they do not recognize their "issues" (although others will!). Narcissists need to get to a place of recognizing how self-defeating their narcissism is.
Dr Martha Stark
Dr Martha Stark
Thank
Get help from a real doctor now
Dr Steven Seres
Board Certified,
18 years in practice
497K people helped
Continue
108,000 doctors available
Read more answers from doctors