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Break Free from Narcissistic Mothers

By Hannah Alderete, MA, LMHC

Heal from childhood trauma, overcome the damaging effects of emotionally immature behaviors, and discover your true self through guided activities in this friendly workbook.


Many daughters struggle with their self-worth when dealing with a narcissistic mother. It is easy to criticize yourself and bury your emotions. The effects of this trauma can lead to self-doubt, depression, anxiety, people-pleasing tendencies, fear, and many other complications that follow you into adulthood. Break Free from Narcissistic Mothers gives you the tools to reconnect with yourself and reintroduce all of your emotions back into your psyche. It includes:

  • Journal prompts to cultivate flexible boundaries and challenge inaccurate beliefs
  • Reflective exercises for managing your relationship with your mother
  • Interactive activities to help you redefine yourself

Written by an experienced mental health counselor, this book is designed to help readers access their feelings and emotions, build their confidence, and establish clear boundaries to live a fulfilling life.


Hannah Alderete, MA, LMHC

I am a licensed mental health counselor based in Los Angeles where I provide virtual therapy to Washington state residents (that’s where my license is). My passion is in helping adult children of narcissistic parents finally become the selves they’ve always needed to be. My orientation to understanding the human psyche is rooted in attachment science, aka how our early childhood relationships affected us. My orientation to human psychology is rooted in the premise that our early childhood relationship’s is where we learned how to be, not only with others but with ourselves. We heal when we allow ourselves to have full access to our emotions and needs. Learning how to be with our needs and emotions creates an internal paradigm shift that can be revolutionary to the self that has learned to suppress and constrict. Outside of therapy, I am an avid reader of all sorts, yogi and self-made cat lady.

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Released: December 2021
Price: $16.95

ISBN-10: 1646042557
ISBN-13: 9781646042555

7.5" x 9.25"
144 pages

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