Gaslighting is a form of psychological abuse used by narcissists in order to instill in their victim’s an extreme sense of anxiety and confusion, to the point where they no longer trust their own memory, perception or judgment.
The techniques used in “Gaslighting” by the narcissist are similar to those used in brainwashing, interrogation, and torture that have been used in psychological warfare by intelligence operative, law enforcement and other forces for decades. The intention is to, in a systematic way, target the victim’s mental equilibrium, self confidence, and self esteem so that they are no longer able to function in an independent way, giving the narcissist full control over the victim.
This Gaslighting workshop is by Christine Louis de Canonville, who is an expert in this field.
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Christine is also the author of the book titled: THE 3 FACES OF EVIL – Unmasking The Full Spectrum Of Narcissistic Abuse
Originally posted to www.uniquelynarcissistic.wordpress.com