Narcissism: Heinz Kohut’s Thoughts on Self-Love
Have you been called a narcissist? Do you think that someone in your life may be a narcissist? What if someone told you that narcissism plays a valuable role in your feeling lovable, confident, and whole, and in your overall functioning in life? Jessica Ngiam explores the thoughts of Heinz Kohut, the founder of self psychology, on the importance of narcissism in the development of the self, and what could happen when the caregiving experience during childhood isn’t good enough.