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Linda Martinez-Lewi, Ph.D.

San Mateo, California
Linda Martinez-Lewi holds a Ph.D. in clinical psychology. She is a licensed marriage family therapist. Dr. Martinez-Lewi is the author of Freeing Yourself from the Narcissist in Your Life. She offers Telephone Consultation to those who are having emotional and psychological issues with... Full Bio
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Narcissists Alive and Well among Spiritual Healers by Linda Martinez-Lewi, Ph.D. Posted in: Blog Posts in Mental Health The Unsuspected---A goldmine of pathological narcissism is among those you would never imagine share this disorder---"Spiritual Healers" ---those received as royalty and ... Read on »
Narcissistic Mother Chooses Narcissistic Princess Over Other Daughter by Linda Martinez-Lewi, Ph.D. Posted in: Blog Posts in Mental Health Narcissistic mothers are unjust, unfair and downright brutal. When this non mother has seized on the child who is the answer to all of her deepest needs and wishes, she ... Read on »
Stop Seduction Cycle with Narcissistic Men by Linda Martinez-Lewi, Ph.D. Posted in: Blog Posts in Mental Health Before you find yourself romantically obsessed with another narcissistic man, think clearly and review the  pathological character traits of these irresistible charmers. ... Read on »
Narcissistic Spouses Busy Shattering Your Self Confidence--Demeaning You-Leading a Double Life by Linda Martinez-Lewi, Ph.D. Posted in: Blog Posts in Mental Health Narcissists are exceedingly ruthless human beings. They move through life racing  toward their goals:complete control over others, the assertion of their perfection, psy ... Read on »
No One Believes You---Psychological Damage Caused by Narcissistic Parent by Linda Martinez-Lewi, Ph.D. Posted in: Blog Posts in Mental Health There is a theme that runs through responses that I receive from children of a narcissistic parent(s). The child is subjected to unbearable levels of ongoing abuse--sc ... Read on »
Pathological Regression of Narcissistic Spouse Pulls You Down by Linda Martinez-Lewi, Ph.D. Posted in: Blog Posts in Mental Health When you are married to a narcissist you are subject to the whip lashing mood swings. One moment they are manically high on their grand new vision that will bring outlan ... Read on »
Narcissistic Sister-in-Law Infiltrates Your Family by Linda Martinez-Lewi, Ph.D. Posted in: Blog Posts in Mental Health There is a type of narcissistic sister-in-law who is both intrusive and destructive to members of your family. She can be highly flirtatious with your husband, causing a ... Read on »
Start Healing Now from Narcissistic Ex Spouse by Linda Martinez-Lewi, Ph.D. Posted in: Blog Posts in Mental Health Many of those who have suffered psychological and emotional abuse at the hands of a narcissistic spouse report that even after the divorce they still feel the deleteriou ... Read on »
Deluded Narcissistic Family Members Distort Your Identity by Linda Martinez-Lewi, Ph.D. Posted in: Blog Posts in Mental Health Growing up with a narcissistic parent you are constantly living with a person who creates his/her pathological reality. This individual is delusional and incapable of ha ... Read on »
Misogynistic Narcissistic Husbands Full of Self Loathing by Linda Martinez-Lewi, Ph.D. Posted in: Blog Posts in Mental Health "Misogyny .... is a central part of sexist prejudice and ideology and...is an important basis for the oppression of females..." (There are women who are misogynistic tow ... Read on »
Narcissistic Women Grabbing Highly successful Men They Control by Linda Martinez-Lewi, Ph.D. Posted in: Blog Posts in Mental Health There are narcissistic women who spend most of their time seeking and finding the "right man." to marry. This means a guy with a lot of monetary assets and properties wh ... Read on »
Ongoing Psychological Absuse by Narcissistic Sibling by Linda Martinez-Lewi, Ph.D. Posted in: Blog Posts in Mental Health There are many secrets held in families about sibling psychological abuse. Each child in a dysfunctional family is trying to survive. In a narcissistic family when a mot ... Read on »
Embracing Treachery--Married to Narcissistic Sociopath by Linda Martinez-Lewi, Ph.D. Posted in: Blog Posts in Mental Health Treachery causes an annihilation of the self. Its natural course is psychological danger to you, betrayal and deceit. When you live and are married to a narcissistic soc ... Read on »
Are You At the Breaking Point with Narcissistic Spouse? by Linda Martinez-Lewi, Ph.D. Posted in: Blog Posts in Mental Health How much more will you tolerate from your narcissistic spouse? How much more projected rage? How many more multiple affairs, dalliances, one night stands, mistresses? How do ... Read on »
Narcissistic Mother-in-Law Breaks Up Marriage by Linda Martinez-Lewi, Ph.D. Posted in: Blog Posts in Mental Health There are countless victims of psychological abuse perpetrated by the narcissistic mother-in-law. She is the controlling matriarch. One classic situation is the triangul ... Read on »
Narcissistic Spouses Keep You in Fight or Flight Mode by Linda Martinez-Lewi, Ph.D. Posted in: Blog Posts in Mental Health Male or female spouses of narcissists are under constant stress They don't recognize the beating their nervous systems are taking. The pressure to have a perfect image th ... Read on »
Narcissists Accuse You of Being Crazy--Not True by Linda Martinez-Lewi, Ph.D. Posted in: Blog Posts in Mental Health Narcissistic mothers, spouses and siblings accuse their victims of being "crazy". That can mean anything--that you express your feelings, think independently, call the n ... Read on »
Healing from Narcissistic Spouse--Resurrect Your Life by Linda Martinez-Lewi, Ph.D. Posted in: Blog Posts in Mental Health If you are married to a narcissistic spouse this person has stolen too much of your life. The hours, days, months, years and decades add up quickly and the psychological ... Read on »
Narcissists Have Short Affection Spans by Linda Martinez-Lewi, Ph.D. Posted in: Blog Posts in Mental Health Narcissists love the ones' they're with. This can mean having several  romantic "relationships" at one time. Narcissists are restless beings--peripatetic--always off to ... Read on »
Psychologically Controlling and Invasive Narcissistic Mothers by Linda Martinez-Lewi, Ph.D. Posted in: Blog Posts in Mental Health There is a specific kind of narcissistic mother who appears to be devoted to her daughter. She pays attention to her when others are watching. She makes sure that her da ... Read on »