Therapist Laurel Slade-Waggoner talks about protecting her kids in her dangerous marriage—while staying strong amidst a narcissist’s attempts to control.
Laurel Slade-Waggoner MS is a Board Certified Professional Christian Counselor, Licensed Mental Health Counselor, and Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist in the state of Florida. She is the author of Don’t Let Their Crazy Make You Crazy, How to Stay Sane and Strong When the Narcissist in Your Life is Trying to Control or Abuse You, and Don’t Let Their Crazy Make Your Kids Crazy, How to Shield Your Children from Their Narcissistic Parent’s Control and Manipulation. She is also the host of the Help! I Have a Narcissist in My Life podcast. Laurel has been in private practice for more than fourteen years, specializing in helping individuals who have a clinically narcissistic or addicted person with whom they are contending. She and her husband reside in Tampa, Florida, and have a blended family which includes five adult children and two adorable grandchildren.