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A Date With Darkness Podcast

Sep 2, 2020

A Date With Darkness Podcast is hosted by Dr. Natalie Jones, Psyd, LPCC, a licensed psychotherapist in California. Join Dr. Jones for an intimate discussion about the effects of abuse and healing from relationship trauma. 

Dr. George Simon, PhD. joins us today to help us understand what character disturbances are and how we should treat those who are extremely dangerous and manipulative. According to Dr. Simon, PhD, those who have character disturbances should be held accountable for their behavior and strict boundaries need to be maintained. He discusses why society has come to accept those with character disturbances. He discussed his personal challenges with educating people who are involved with manipulative personalities. 

*Please note: Information provided on this episode or general tips and suggestions. They may not be suitable for everyone, and the information provided should not be substituted for treatment with a licensed mental health practitioner.

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Dr. George Simon, PhD is the highly esteemed author of several books including:

Character Disturbance: The Phenomenon of Our Age 

In Sheep's Clothing: Understanding and Dealing With Manipulative People

How Did We Get Here? Surviving and Thriving in a Character Disordered World 

The Judas Syndrome: Why Good People Do Awful Things 

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