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March 7, 2022

Interview: Character Psychology

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(RECORDED Summer of 2019) The pod welcomes Stephanie Moulton Sarkis, Ph.D., author of the book Gaslighting, and her friend, Murphy Brown fan and marketing expert Jennifer Novak, to chat with Lauren, breaking down the Murphy Brown characters' psychologies! Check out the article we discussed,  "How to Cope With A Gaslighting or Narcissist Boss," and more of her writing with Forbes.

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Stephanie Moulton Sarkis PhD NCC DCMHS LMHC is a psychotherapist specializing in anxiety, gaslighting, narcissistic abuse, and ADHD. She is the author of seven books and one workbook, including Healing From Toxic Relationships: 10 Essential Steps to Recover from Gaslighting, Narcissism, and Emotional Abuse and Gaslighting: Recognize Manipulative and Emotionally Abusive People - and Break Free.  Her latest book, Healing From Toxic Relationships, will be released in July 2022.  Dr. Sarkis is a National Certified Counselor, Licensed Mental Health Counselor, American Mental Health Counselors Association Diplomate (Clinical Mental Health Specialist in Child and Adolescent Counseling), and a Florida Supreme Court Certified Family and Circuit Mediator.  She has been in private practice for 20 years.  She is a senior contributor for Forbes and is also a contributor to Psychology Today.  She is the host of the Talking Brains podcast.  She is based in Tampa, Florida.  You can visit her website at

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