Association for NPD/Psychopathy Survivor
Treatment, Research & Education

The International Associational Body for
the Narcissistic Abuse Counseling Field

Narcissistic Abuse Media Guidelines and Protocols Manual

The Narcissistic Abuse Media Association is a function of the Association field-body, as the primary organization focused on field development for congruency and accuracy, and it’s active function in evidence-based and trauma-informed methodology. 

The Media Association was formed to:

  • Establish support for serving the narcissistic abuse population as a primarily trauma-survivor population
  • Support the utilization of SAMHSAS/NCTIC trauma-informed guidelines when dealing with the narcissistic abuse trauma population
  • To identify known media elements that can cause trauma activation in this primarily trauma population
  • To establish contraindications in media for this population or ‘harmful media practices’ related to inappropriate content, language, imagery, sensationalism, over-generalizations, minimizing, and disinformation 
  • To establish ‘best media practices’ to improve the quality of media information and support for this population related to trauma-informed guidelines–of safety, trust, empowerment, and collaboration in all areas of representations in media

This complimentary manual available to all media producers in any type of media to the narcissistic abuse field, was produced by The Media Association. 

The Media Guidelines in the manual were created, in part, from:

  • The ‘Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration’ (SAMHSAS), an agency within the Department of Health and Human Services, guiding the public efforts to advance behavioral health.
  • SAMHSAS has subsequently created ‘The National Center for Trauma-Informed Care’ (NCTIC) which has developed the principles related to Trauma-Informed Care. 
  • Protocols in the manual were also cultivated from the practice guidelines set by The Association for NPD/Psychopathy Survivor Treatment, Research & Education, the field-body for the narcissistic abuse (pathological relationships) field.

Download your copy of Narcissistic Abuse Media Guidelines and Protocols HERE.

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