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  • Saturday, September 16th, 2023
  • Saturday, October 21st, 2023
  • Saturday, November 18th, 2023
  • Saturday, December 16th, 2023
  • Saturday, January 20th, 2024
  • Saturday, February 17th, 2024
  • Saturday, March 16th, 2024


  • All events will be from 9:00 - 10:00 am MST.


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Dr. Karyl McBride is now offering intensives designed to build and strengthen individual recovery work and create amazing connections.

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Level II Training for Therapists

*NEW* Virtual - Level II Training for Therapists

Dr. Karyl McBride is now offering a new, more advanced Level II clinical training in her 5-step recovery model for therapists who have already completed the Level I online training. Level II training includes a new WIEBGE certification badge and 9 CEU’s. In these sessions, we expand the conversation to high conflict divorce and love relationships with narcissists.

Level II training includes a new WIEBGE certification badge and 9 CEU’s.

Also included in the 9-hour session:

  • Clinical training on the 5-Step recovery model
  • Peer supervision on cases
  • Discussion of self-care
  • Q & A with Dr. McBride

Here are the details:


  • November 11th and 12th, 2023


  • Saturday: 9:00 am to 3:00 pm MST (Lunch break: 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm)
  • Sunday: 9:00 am to 2:00 pm MST (Lunch break: 11:00 am – 12:00 pm)


  • $999.00 (plus $40 for CEU credits)

Registration Deadline:

  • October 15th, 2023


  • Zoom (link to be emailed the day before the session)

Limited to 6 participants – confirm your spot now! 

If interested, email Dr. McBride at for the registration packet and payment link.

Testimonials from March and April 2021 Level II (Online) Therapist Training Sessions:

"The workshop is what I wish all training would be. The limited number of participants as well as Dr. McBride's warmth, expertise, and vulnerability created a climate where narcissism could be explored on more than an academic level. All workshops generate some awareness of the way the subject matter affects us as professionals. But this workshop was unique in that we could safely look at our own narcissistic wounds and how they affect our personal and professional lives."

- Anonymous

"I highly recommend this Level II training. When I saw the Level II training agenda, I was concerned that it was simply going to be a review of the Level I material and the book, and that it would not be worth the investment of money and time. Fortunately, that worry was put to rest the first morning of the training. Dr. McBride provided clinical content that was not in her books and her Level I training. In addition, there was tremendous value from having just a small group of therapists, as the discussion of questions and the sharing of different ways we approach client challenges, while using Dr. McBride's model, was very helpful. The sense of community and relationships built during this training was something I had not expected and added so much enjoyment to the two-day training. It made me wish that I had attended Level II training in person years ago, as it would have been even more fun spending time with Dr. McBride, Michelle, and everyone over the course of a weekend. The online training was very well organized and professional, and I would take another online, small group training with Dr. McBride. I appreciated how respectful Dr. McBride was of everyone's time, she stayed on schedule and the short breaks every hour helped too. Dr. McBride created an environment of respect and safety which enabled deep discussion and sharing. I learned a lot and was able to apply the learning in sessions right after the training. I highly recommend this training and am eager to attend other live training with Dr. McBride. I also want to express appreciation for Michelle Stack, Dr. McBride's executive assistant, for her role in managing and participating in the training. Thank You."

- Anonymous

"The Level 2 Workshop with Dr. McBride was engaging and informative. Thank you Dr. McBride for creating a warm and welcoming environment that made it easy for us all to participate!"

- Anonymous

"When I first heard the workshop was all weekend I was a little hesitant. I have to say I am glad I signed up, the group was small but very dedicated and the questions/discussions were very interesting. Still thinking about some of the discussions today. The weekend went by fast and it was fun as well as informative."

- Anonymous

"I loved meeting Dr. McBride and other like mind therapists doing great hard work!"

- Anonymous

"Dr. McBride's warm, personal style created an environment in which the participants felt at ease discussing difficult topics and disclosing their subjective experiences doing this work."

- Anonymous

"I didn't know what to expect going into the workshop. I have read a lot, done a lot of my own work on healing with Adult Children of Narcissistic Abuse and yet I felt I needed to attend this training for "just see what else" I can learn. I am so thankful that I did. I connect with other members of this community, received feedback about cases and personal growth and development that was brilliant. I found my sticking points and edges of growth from this training. The group felt like a homecoming that was open and warm and allowed for growth. I am so thankful for this time I spent in this workshop and would recommend it to anyone looking to work with this population."

- Anonymous


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Read comments from the 2011 Denver, Colorado October Conference...

“Fear is the number one dynamic used in narcissistic mothering. Dr. Karyl shines a light on this fear of the unknown, confusing and sad repercussions of being a daughter of a narcissistic mother and sets us on a path to healing. The first step to healing is being able to identify the problem and that is what daughters are unable to do. Dr. Karyl understands and articulates the problem and sets daughters on a path to recovery.”

- CA

“What a miraculous weekend this was! I feel as though I was on an island with people who understand me and it’s hard to leave. Thank you for your insights and encouragement.”

- Conference Attendee

“This has been an incredibly informative and empowering experience. How amazing and magical to learn and talk openly about this crazy-making way to grow up. You have such strength and courage. Bless you. I’m filled with gratitude.”

- Conference Attendee

“I feel grateful for this gathering of beautiful women, for the validation, education/information, empathy, love, kindness, safety, and humor. The conference was superbly planned and executed by wonderful sassy women. Thank you for making it available and reasonably priced. I had an ignoring NM. I’ve never felt more visible in my life without also feeling uncomfortable. Visible and comfortable. Wow! Thank you and Peace.”

- Conference Attendee

“Dr. Karyl, thank you so much for teaching me the tools I need to be a better person and hopefully break the legacy with my children. This weekend I felt like I belonged. I saw sisterhood and understanding in the eyes of every woman I encountered. Thank you so much for providing this precious authentic opportunity and for this vital gift of work that you’re sharing. I wish you all the best!”

- Conference Attendee

“I feel so loved and have a real blueprint for healing from the sick legacy. Your empathy and kindness shows throughout your whole staff. I am truly blessed.” - Conference Attendee

“Dr. McBride, I appreciate the love and care that went into this workshop. I was a little shocked that I was the only male participant. However, I received a ton of validation, support and education from you, therapists and fellow participants. Great venue and I’d like to see a few more men at the workshop.”

- Conference Attendee

“Dr. McBride, It’s been a great workshop. I felt more comfortable and connected than most any other time. You are really warm, giving and a true inspiration and pathfinder. What a relief to finally be understood and to learn how to cope more successfully with this difficult relationship. Your staff was wonderful – all very caring and helpful. The food, hotel were great.”

- Conference Attendee

“It has truly been a blessing to be surrounded by such a wonderful group of warm, loving and kind women! I feel stronger for being here and ready to embrace my life on my own terms. Thank you so much for bringing this insidious dis-ease to light. I hope many more sons and daughters of narcissists find your book and begin on the road to recovery. Big hug.”

- Conference Attendee

“I have gained a deeper insight, greater knowledge, and clarity of narcissistic behavior and feel empowered by all your suggestions. It has always been my goal to act rather than react in distressing situations with my narcissistic mother. I am much more confident now of the changes I plan to make in myself as well as the changes I have already made to live happily and be me, authentically.”

- Conference Attendee

“I loved the workshop!!! It was positively a life-changing event for me that left a tranquil awareness within. It felt so wonderful to actually hear, see, and meet other women who share this common bond with me.”

- Conference Attendee

“Thanks superb job! Thanks so much for an amazing conference. It was just great to so quickly pick up on the amazing healing energy and momentum exhibited by everyone there. It’s an amazing thing you have started Dr. M. and I am so grateful for your courage and dedication to this as it has been unbelievably and extraordinarily helpful to me during a rather eventful year and evidently had the same effect on the group today.”

- Conference Attendee

“I am a therapist by trade and attend many conferences since I am in love with learning and, of course, to earn CEU’s for my license. I went this time to not only receive another perspective on my deep core wounds from my family of origin issues with a NM but also to gather some tools as I sit with women who are ravaged and often self-LESS due to their lack of mother-daughter bonds. I was taken aback by how well the whole thing was done. So many touches from picking an incredible site to literally cheering us on as we bravely re-confronted, accepted, and continued to face the reality of our deprived upbringings. I loved your ability and sense of presence as a leader. You seemed so present, patient, thoughtful, and never rushed. (So many conference leaders appear to be either on auto-pilot or burned out.) I really sensed an inner strength and deep level of empathy coming from within you. You were sure asked some hard and intense questions and never once dodged or dissed an attendee or gave them a quick answer. Such a great role model for me as I also am growing as a teacher and leader. I really felt you “get it.” This is rare, sadly even in our psychotherapeutic field. How rare to engage and be taught by someone who appeared so present…and humble, and may I add, witty! As for the material, incredible. I also appreciated the option of getting to process alone. I so needed the time to go within my own self and not have to “share space” with other women. I will give special time to the questions you prepared as there were so many that command more time and focus. Thank you for preparing all of those.”

- Conference Attendee

“Thank you so much Dr. McBride. We are blessed to have you to assist us on our paths. Blessings to you in all you are manifesting. You have changed my life and pulled me from isolation. Warmest regards.”

- Conference Attendee

"Thank you so much Dr. McBride. We are blessed to have you to assist us on our paths. Blessings to you in all you are manifesting. You have changed my life and pulled me from isolation. Warmest regards"

- Conference Attendee

End The Legacy of Distorted Love!

Join this groundbreaking virtual workshop designed to heal the effects of maternal narcissism.

Dr. Karyl McBride designed a five-step recovery model to help daughters. This is now available in a virtual workshop that includes concise; custom- designed video instruction along with journaling and homework exercises to walk you through each step of recovery.

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