Adolescents (14+) and Adults
What are Personality Disorders
Personality Disorders are one of the most misunderstood problems people face. Issues such as Narcissism, Borderline and Obsessive Compulsive Personality traits often cause the person who has them significant difficulties in interacting with coworkers, spouses, family and friends.
Will Treatment Work For Me?
People who suffer with these issues can and do get better and feel better. Family members also can get much more skillful when interacting with a loved one who may have a personality disorder.
I treat the following types of Personality Difficulties
- Narcissistic Personality
- Borderline Personality
- Other mixed Personality Disorders
- Family Members
- Colleagues and Direct Reports
Schema Therapy is the model and theoretical framework with which I work. It is an evidence-based model proven to be effective for personality issues.
Stress, Chronic Worry, and Fears
Intimacy / Sex Addiction
Behaviors which can harm relationships
Real and lasting change for couples
Difficulties in interacting with others
Competent, caring and compassionate therapist. I had a long history of family Abuse and anxiety... I'm glad to say they are much better because of Liz.
"After retirement it was time to finally face who I was, and Liz is helping me do that. She really gets me and 'hears' me. You are never too old to change."
"Liz is a bright, knowledgeable and compassionate professional. I would highly recommend Liz to anyone who is looking for quality care."
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Jewelry designer Pamela Love: “Elizabeth Lacy has helped me tremendously with anxiety and coping with the effects of childhood trauma. The progress I have made with her in only one year has been far greater than all the work I have put in over the past decade.”
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How Do I Help Myself in Therapy?
If you’d like to be an active part in your healing process while in therapy, listen to this…
Find Balance and Stability in Your Life Patterns with Schema Therapy. Helping you to heal for lasting change.
If you have found that you have suffered from emotional pain or had a series of negative events happen on and off as a pattern throughout your life, schema therapy will help.
Schema therapy uncovers and corrects distorted patterns - it helps to break the old links. It is deeper emotional and cognitive work where we will identify your specific schemas and coping modes, helping you to heal them for lasting change. Schema Therapy gets to the root of the life patterns.