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Dr. Stephanie Sarkis is a internationally-recognized expert in ADHD, anxiety disorders, and chronic pain. Her best-selling books have helped millions live happier and more productive lives.


Dr. Sarkis provides counseling, mediation, and continuing education seminars.

Stephanie Sarkis PhD - Tampa, Florida
  • Gaslighters Accuse You of Gaslighting

Why Gaslighters Accuse You of Gaslighting

Gaslighters, people who try to control others through manipulation, will often accuse you of behaviors that they are engaged in themselves. This is a classic manipulation tactic. Read more to learn why this tactic works so well. In the article Gaslighting: Know It and Identify It to [...]

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Are Gaslighters Aware of What They Do?

After the posting on my article Gaslighting: Know It to Identify It and Protect Yourself, I’ve received emails asking whether people who are gaslighting know that they are doing it.  As I mentioned in the article, gaslighting is a pattern of manipulation [...]

  • Get Outside for Physical and Mental Health

Get Outside to Improve Your Mental and Physical Health

You may think when you go out in nature that you are just looking at the beautiful scenery, but being in a "green space" - whether that is a park, trail, or grassy area -  improves your mental and physical wellbeing. [...]

  • Gaslighting | Stephanie Sarkis PhD

Gaslighting: Know It, Identify It, and Protect Yourself

Gaslighting is a tactic in which a person or entity, in order to gain more power, makes a victim question their reality. It works much better than you may think. Anyone is susceptible to gaslighting, and it is a common [...]

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10 Ways to Cope with Big Changes

Changes are the one constant in life. Just because we go through change doesn't mean we get used to it or fully embrace it, though. Here are 10 tips for coping with big changes in your life and coming out a better [...]

  • Boss yelling at employees

7 Ways to Cope With Narcissists at Work

You know the narcissist at your workplace. He or she is the one that: Takes credit for your hard work Gives you backhanded compliments Ridicules you in front of your coworkers Blames everything on you Knows your weak spot and exploits it Actively tries [...]

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A Study-Proven Way to Stick to Your New Year’s Resolutions!

Here's a successful tip for sticking to those New Year's resolutions: Tell as many people as possible about your resolutions. That's it. When we tell someone what we want to do, we are making a social contract or agreement.  We like being socially [...]

  • Carrie Fisher explains bipolar disorder to a boy at ComicCon.

Carrie Fisher Explains Bipolar Disorder to a Boy

Carrie Fisher spoke about having bipolar disorder at a ComicCon event. She notices a parent trying to explain bipolar disorder to his son. Ms. Fisher explains it in the simplest yet most eloquent way. She truly had a gift with [...]