When a person’s behavior or mental characteristics are continuously atypical, disruptive, or otherwise considered unhealthy, it is possible that they are struggling with a personality disorder. These traits generally affect a person’s relationships and home, work, or school. Some of these personality disorders include antisocial behavior, borderline personality, obsessive-compulsive, or narcissistic personality.

Common Symptoms of Personality Disorders

• odd social behavior
• paranoia
• social seclusion
• disregard to others’ boundaries
• disregard to laws
• social anxiety
• lack of empathy
• lack of sincerity
• excessive self-confidence or total lack of
• fear of abandonment


Depending on what a client is struggling with, a therapist can work to lower expectations of self and others, as well as recognizing negative beliefs and thought patterns, and redirecting these to stable, realistic thoughts. Therapy can help redirect negative thought patterns, and help untangle social complications.

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Open Path’s therapists offer beneficial services that encourage insight, self-reflection, and healthy coping mechanisms. Our therapists furnish a supportive environment, providing healthy outlooks and understanding.

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