Skip to main content
Digital Seminar

Gaslighting: Recognition and Recovery for Manipulated and Controlled Clients

Stephanie Sarkis, PhD, NCC, DCMHS, LMHC
1 Hour 04 Minutes
Jan 27, 2022
Product Code:
Media Type:
Digital Seminar
Never expires.


Gaslighting tactics leave victims questioning their reality and trapped in a web of manipulation and control. Its insidious nature makes it tough to spot. But recovery hinges on recognition. If you miss the signs, you could do all the wrong things for these clients, even mirroring the gaslighting they’ve already experienced.

View Stephanie Sarkis, PhD, therapist and best-selling author of Gaslighting: Recognize Manipulative and Emotionally Abusive People - and Break Free for this must-see session so you can identify the signs and provide the safe, trusting and supportive environment clients need.



Stephanie Sarkis, PhD, NCC, DCMHS, LMHC's Profile

Stephanie Sarkis, PhD, NCC, DCMHS, LMHC Related seminars and products

Author, Psychotherapist

Stephanie Moulton Sarkis, PhD, NCC, DCMHS, LMHC, is a psychotherapist specializing in narcissistic abuse, gaslighting, anxiety, and ADHD. She is the author of seven books and one workbook, including Healing from Toxic Relationships: 10 Essential Steps to Recover from Gaslighting, Narcissism, and Emotional Abuse and Gaslighting: Recognize Manipulative and Emotionally and Emotionally Abusive People – and Break Free. Her latest book, Healing from Toxic Relationships, was released in July 2022. Dr. Sarkis is a National Certified Counselor, Licensed Mental Health Counselor, American Mental Health Counselors Association Diplomate (Clinical Mental Health Specialist in Child and Adolescent Counseling), and a Florida Supreme Court Certified Family and Circuit Mediator. She has been in private practice for 20 years. She is a senior contributor for Forbes and is also a contributor to Psychology Today. She is the host of the Talking Brains podcast. She is based in Tampa, Florida. You can visit her website at


Speaker Disclosures:
Financial: Dr. Stephanie Moulton Sarkis maintains a private practice. She serves as a contributor to Forbes, The Huffington Post, and Psychology Today and is an advisory panel member for Evergreen Certifications. Dr. Sarkis is a facilitator for Collaborative Divorce. She receives royalties as a published author. She receives a speaking honorarium, recording, and book royalties from PESI, Inc. She has no relevant financial relationships with ineligible organizations.
Non-financial: Dr. Stephanie Moulton Sarkis is a professional expert for, part of the National Center for Learning Disabilities. She is a member of the Attention Deficit Disorder Association, American Mental Health Counselors Association, Children and Adults with Attention Deficit Disorder, and the National Board for Certified Counselors.

Additional Info

Program Information

Access for Self-Study (Non-Interactive)

Access never expires for this product.


Visit our FAQ page at or contact us at


  1. Differentiate between abusive behaviors defined as “gaslighting” and other forms of emotional abuse.
  2. Evaluate types of vulnerabilities that potential abusive relationships exploit.
  3. Use psychoeducation techniques to educate clients to identify potential abusive behavior in relationships.


  • Profile of the gaslighter and the vulnerabilities they target
  • Warning signs all therapists should know
  • Educating clients to recognize and respond

Target Audience

  • Counselors
  • Social Workers
  • Psychologists
  • Psychiatrists
  • Psychiatric Nurse Practitioners
  • Therapists
  • Art Therapists
  • Marriage & Family Therapists
  • Addiction Counselors
  • Physicians
  • Nurses
  • Other Mental Health Professionals

Please wait ...

Back to Top