Walk The Road To The New You

Welcome to Dr Nicholas Jenner’s online therapy hub dedicated to codependent recovery. Explore the wealth of resources available to start your path to recovery.

WHO IS IT FOR?

If you suffer from some or all of the following, you could be codependent: low self-esteem, people pleasing, poor boundary setting, caretaking, control issues, dysfunctional communication style, problems with intimacy, denial and painful emotions. Therapy can help people understand why they overcompensate, fulfill everyone’s needs but their own, or put themselves last.

WHO IS IT FOR?

If you suffer from some or all of the following, you could be codependent: low self-esteem, people pleasing, poor boundary setting, caretaking, control issues, dysfunctional communication style, problems with intimacy, denial and painful emotions. Therapy can help people understand why they overcompensate, fulfill everyone’s needs but their own, or put themselves last.

WHO IS IT FOR?

If you suffer from some or all of the following, you could be codependent: low self-esteem, people pleasing, poor boundary setting, caretaking, control issues, dysfunctional communication style, problems with intimacy, denial and painful emotions. Therapy can help people understand why they overcompensate, fulfill everyone’s needs but their own, or put themselves last.

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Effective Treatment

Dr Jenner has dealt with codependents for many years and he has found that combining two therapies, powerful individually but life-changing when used together, to be truly effective: Inner Child and Internal Family Systems therapy.

Group Therapy

As a codependent, it is easy to feel alone with the issues that keep you trapped in specific thinking patterns. Sometimes, it is good to share this with others in the same situation. Online group therapy can do this.

Individual Therapy

Codependency symptoms are as individual as you are and special solutions need to be found. Individual therapy is tailored made to your issues in an action based program. Free initial 60 minute consultation.

FREE RESOURCES

Conflict Management For The Codependent

The aim of this post is to evidence how difficult codependents find it to set boundaries, stand up for themselves or engage in effective conflict management. If you have been led to believe that you and your beliefs and needs are not worth anything, what have you got toi stand up for?

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How To Spot The Manipulator In Your Life (And Keep Them Out)

What do you do if you are being subjected to some or all of the above? Find the courage to leave as soon as possible and close the door tightly. Manipulators (who could also be undiagnosed sociopaths or narcissists) will likely never change and you will continue to enable their behaviour by accepting what they dish out. The price to pay will be your self-esteem, your identity and you will learn that your needs are not important.

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Living With A Codependent Is Never Easy

I wonder how many of us create a version of ourselves that is lovable enough to keep the relationship going while subduing healthier independent parts of ourselves? I believe it is a struggle that codependents face on a daily basis. Just who am I? Or more usual, who should I be? How can we be accepted when in reality, we find it hard to accept ourselves?

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Why The Vast Majority Of Codependents Are Women

Where women are concerned, much of this behavior comes from conditioning. They see their parents behaving in the same way and see this as a blueprint for relationships. This socialization starts almost from birth.

The Path To Freedom: The Drama Triangle

Karpman’s Drama Triangle describes dysfunctional relationships where the people in the relationship shift between three roles, Persecutor, Rescuer, and Victim, all held in place by guilt and blame.

How To Get Over A Bad Breakup: The Six Most Important Factors

If it was a bad break-up, that is that one partner was surprised or there was a general lack of communication and respect, then the process can be extremely traumatic for all concerned. How you handle it afterwards will largely depend on you as an individual, your coping mechanisms and your willingness to move forward.

Dr Jenner has been writing about codependency and mental health for many years. In this time, he has built up a bank of resources that he provides free access to. Discover articles here on all aspects of codependency, narcissism, child development and relationships. This section is regularly updated and contains a link to his other mental health blog. Please follow for even more content.

Conflict Management For The Codependent

The aim of this post is to evidence how difficult codependents find it to set boundaries, stand up for themselves or engage in effective conflict management. If you have been led to believe that you and your beliefs and needs are not worth anything, what have you got toi stand up for?

Read More »

How To Spot The Manipulator In Your Life (And Keep Them Out)

What do you do if you are being subjected to some or all of the above? Find the courage to leave as soon as possible and close the door tightly. Manipulators (who could also be undiagnosed sociopaths or narcissists) will likely never change and you will continue to enable their behaviour by accepting what they dish out. The price to pay will be your self-esteem, your identity and you will learn that your needs are not important.

Read More »

Living With A Codependent Is Never Easy

I wonder how many of us create a version of ourselves that is lovable enough to keep the relationship going while subduing healthier independent parts of ourselves? I believe it is a struggle that codependents face on a daily basis. Just who am I? Or more usual, who should I be? How can we be accepted when in reality, we find it hard to accept ourselves?

Read More »
The Path To Freedom: Life Is Too Short For Codependency

I have realised that building a golden cage is no guarantee that the person inside it is going to be happy being there and may want to spread their wings at times. I have also hurt others with my codependency and my expectations of them.

The Path To Freedom: The Role Of The Inner Child

I made a connection at that time that has persevered. My 13 year old self is with me most days. It’s hard sometimes when I am triggered into feeling the same as he did but I get through it by talking to him in a way that nobody did at the time. He has trouble trusting what people say to him to be true but I try to be consistent and build trust.

On Being A Therapist: Avoiding The Codependency Trap

I once read an article that stated that the average therapist is closer to the narcissist end of the spectrum than the codependent. It stated that a lot of therapists have a ’God-like’ complex concerning the power they have. Though I have heard some real horror stories in my time as a supervisor and in general conversation with other therapists, I dont believe it to be generally true.

An Honest Update On My Path To Freedom

I’ve done an excellent job of explaining how things work to others, but I’ve done a poor job of following my own advice at times. With my self-disclosure, I’m hoping that it may be able to assist or encourage others who are going through similar situations.

Dr Jenner has been writing about codependency and mental health for many years. In this time, he has built up a bank of resources that he provides free access to. Discover articles here on all aspects of codependency, narcissism, child development and relationships. This section is regularly updated and contains a link to his other mental health blog. Please follow for even more content.

Dr Jenner has found that many of his clients enjoy listening to audio content as they go about their lives. Please find here a range of podcasts on codependency, how it is formed and how codependents behave in relationships.

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