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The Alchemists - Transforming Narcissistic Abuse Into Gold


Startling Insight Into
The Healing Powers Of Marriage Greetings, my name is Mark Smith. In 1989 I founded Family Tree Counseling Associates, a thriving marriage counseling practice on the north side of in Indianapolis. I've been a successful marital therapist for 30+ years.

More importantly, on April 26, 2015 I experienced a horrific shattering at the hands of a narcissist. This book has been brewing inside me for almost two years. When I got to my favorite beach 10 days ago the words started to explode out of my fingertips. In the downloadable PDF file I have written 333 pages! I poured my heart and sold into this book.



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Early Review...

"Hi Mark, I have just finished reading. It touched me deeply. You must have gone through hell. But what an incredible strength I read between the lines. Reading your experience helps me understand what my father must have felt by my mother's actions. In describing your feelings and thoughts I recognized myself. You give very useful tips and undoubtedly many souls will be able to continue with there (even better) live after reading. Thank you for your honesty and trust to share your story to those who, like me, feel validated by it."

Mark E. Smith, LCSW Here is Introduction To The book...

Definition Of Alchemy - “An ancient form of chemistry concerned principally with discovering methods for transmuting baser metals into gold; a seemingly magical process of transformation, creation, or combination; finding a universal solvent or an elixir of life” – Merriam-Webster Dictionary

“The art of alchemy is simply changing one form into another. Anything that causes a change in form is alchemy as well. Turning water into steam is alchemy. Changing a dry tea bag into tea is also alchemy.” - ‘The Magdalen Manuscript’ by Tom Kenyon and Judi Sion

After two grueling and traumatic years of recovery from shattering narcissist abuse syndrome I am ready to write about my experiences what I have learned for the first time. I’ve carved out time at my favorite beach and I can feel the words exploding from my fingers. Long pent up thoughts are jumping onto the page with very little thought on my part. It feels like the universe is dictating what needs to be said. While I have not been actively working on the book these past two years, the book has been working overtime on me for every minute of those two years. I have been storing and cataloging everything that I have learned so it would be at the ready when the time was right. In effect, my shattering and my journey spring-loaded the message and it is making the words leap from my fingers without effort.

I tried to write this book two years ago and I didn’t get past Chapter One due to the crippling lack of focus and the brain fog that are hallmarks of narcissistic abuse syndrome. I want to share all of my thoughts in an organized, coherent, articulate manner as I feel that would be of great benefit especially to those of you who are relatively new in your recovery process.

Several months ago a friend of a friend shared some magically encouraging words with him that really jolted me. My friend was admonished…

“Do not take your recent struggles as defeat instead consider them an opportunity to officially take the world by storm, to write your magna opus!"

I’m quite sure that this book is not going to be nominated by anyone as any sort of'magna opus' BUT it is my very sincere effort to put the world on notice that it is my single minded goal to absolutely take world by storm with this vital, redemptive message.

I work with a very insightful young woman from Germany who startled me during a recent session by saying that she aspired to be an alchemist like me. I was like, “what did you just say?” She then said,

“You are a true alchemist as you have taken mud and somehow you’ve turned it into gold”.

After assuring her that all that glitters from a far is not perhaps as high a quality of gold as it might appear, I found that I could not shake her comment. The recovery process from Narcissistic Abuse Syndrome IS INDEED about turning blood and guts and mud and shit and humiliation and trauma and shattering into personal growth, healing and ultimately a much better life than you have ever lived before. This client’s words continued to haunt me until the hidden inner writer in me just woke up a few days ago and informed me that it was time to write all of my insights into the recovery alchemy process down in a powerful, concise and systematic manner so that thousands of you who are stuck in the proverbial mud can start turning some extremely bad shit into the genuine gold of a thriving, healed, positive and heroic new life. In their book - ‘The Magdalen Manuscript’, Tom Kenyon and Judi Sion wrote

This client, who is a much better writer than I am, fanned the flames of my inspiration further when she wrote…

“You are giving invaluable service to society. Thank you for that. We live in a world of unspeakable cognitive dissonance, and you are a voice of truth in the midst of great confusion and deception. Thank you for sharing this moving introduction! These words are powerful, and I cannot overstate how honored I feel for having pushed the right buttons at the right time, so to give you extra encouragement to write a book on this very important subject. Even these initial paragraphs are beautifully written and vivid. The good use of images is definitely one of your strengths. As a scholar I know that writing a book can be a daunting task, but let me reinforce that this book is important. Far too many people are suffering because of the widespread lack of consciousness that lurks in our society through various shades of Cluster B. This is a huge problem, with political repercussions at a macroscopic level, as well. Yet, nobody speaks about it. Media are systematically feeding into the epidemic of narcissism and it´s time for someone who understands the matter to make some noise, and open people´s eyes. You yourself, in a video, mentioned the notion of a struggle between "good and evil." What you said deeply resonated with me. We need more awareness, more "good guys" to speak up against the dark side of the force.”

The goal for this book is for it to be a life giving voice of truth, healing, heart and insight for multitudes of you out there who are literally being tortured by unspeakable cognitive dissonance in a world that truly is overflowing with confusion and despicable deception. - ‘The Magdalen Manuscript’, Tom Kenyon and Judi Sion wrote… “The changes wrought by such practice (the Alchemy of Recovery) can be so profound that one feels as if one is flying above life and viewing it from a greatly expanded perspective.”

Part of why this client’s observation startled me was because I didn't really feel like an Alchemist. I felt like just a guy wrestling in the mud with mixed results against an army of vicious narcissists, flying monkeys, judgers, shamers, controllers and other mean-ass people with agendas, misperceptions and prejudices. The truth is, though, that I have consistently offered a unique, redemptive paradigm shifting message that I haven’t heard coming from any other quarters that, in fact, actually DOES have the power to transform the filthy, muddy life-scaring wounds of your narcissistic abuse into the gold of deep emotional healing and the ultimate re-imagination and re-invention of your life. To the degree that my struggles can offer some light, some energy, some direction in helping you turn your mud into gold, I offer every word in this book for your reflective consideration.

BTW, I suspect that there might be a few typos in this first release of the book. We will get those worked out, I promise. I ask for grace and for your patience with those, rather than interpreting them as carelessness or unprofessional. In ‘The Magdalen Manuscript’, Kenyon and Sion wrote

“The discipline required of an alchemist to transmute one substance to another can be considerable.”

That means that we have A LOT of work ahead of us. You can transmute nightmares into joy and this book will show you how to go about doing so.

I BELIEVE THAT THIS BOOK IS GOING TO HELP MANY THOUSANDS OF PEOPLE SUFFERING WITH C-PTSD AND NARCISSISTIC ABUSE SYNDROME. I BRING A DIFFERENT AND I BELIEVE POWERFULLY REDEMPTIVE VOICE TO THE CONVERSATION.

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PLUS THREE FREE EXTENDED LENGTH VIDEOS THAT I MADE EARLY IN MY SHATTERING PROCESS THAT DISCUSS THE FIRST FEW CHAPTERS IN THE BOOK IN AN EXTREMELY RAW AND POWERFUL WAY. EACH OF THESE VIDEOS HAVE BEEN SELLING FOR $4.95 EACH. THEY WILL MAKE THIS BOOK COME ALIVE!!! THEY INCLUDE...

CHAPTER THREE 50 TRAITS OF NARCISSISTIC ABUSE SYNDROME THRIVING

CHAPTER TWO – NARCISSISTIC ABUSE SYNDROME – HEALING ABANDONMENT TRAUMA – IN THE EYE OF THE TIGER
HEALING ABANDONMENT TRAUMA WOUNDS – IN THE EYE OF THE TIGER – INTRO


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Testimonials
"Thank you. I was able to download your E-Book and just couldn't stop reading it." - B.L.

"Thanks again for writing and seeking to help so many shame filled folks out there. I also read your book. Truly helpful." -J.G.

"The detail in your book made me really feel the devastation of this 'disorder'! I can feel what those case studies are going through. I identify and relate to all of it and will be reading it again and again." -K.B.

"I stumbled upon your writing, purchased and read your e-book on abandonment issues, and read a bunch more articles on your website. I want to say thanks very much. I've found the information and insights extremely valuable, enlightening and wonderfully written. Your stuff is the grail of the Internet. Perhaps I will be in touch for a therapy session by Skype/phone at some point. Warm regards from Switzerland." - A.S.

"Mark! Bravo! I just listened to your radio show with Coach Carol. You were terrific! You hit the nail on the head! Abandonment issues have been grossly underplayed in the literature and you have brought it to light. Great job!" - Dr. J.L.

"Really enjoying the book; just finished chapter 9--so accurate its spooky!" - T.N.

"Thanks Mark. I actually have had an opportunity to read Susan Anderson's book, HOWEVER.. I relate much better to yours. Thanks, I appreciate your feedback."

"I downloaded your E-Book. It definitely is eye opening to me as the significant other (of someone with abandonment issues). My guy viewed your video and said it did touch his core. Your E-Book describes us in many ways. The word abandonment hadn't been spoken (in any previous therapy). I spoke to him about it recently (after reading your book)." - D.A.

"Out of all the things I have read I love the way you put it out there, there is no shit just the truth and there is no serious jargon I will be employing you to be my therapist when my business is bigger. Thank you for the life lessons you have taught me to date." M.R.

"I suffer from abandonment issues. Your articles are SO accurate. Your site has taught me so much about my self and relationships…at this time I’m very confused. I feel your site is the only one that seems to understand the power of Family of Origin issues, and counter dependency and codependency. Thank you." - Lost Lucy

"It was so good to read Mark Smith's article on marriage titled THE SECRET MIND-BLOWING ACTUAL PURPOSE OF MARRIAGE because it validated what God has been telling us for years. Thank God for our mates, His tool to our wholeness." - Gaye

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"I was able to watch your video and I cannot begin to tell you how it blessed me. Thank you, I can’t wait to read your books. Please help me as I’d like to purchase a copy ASAP" - K.Y.

"Dear Mark E. Smith, I enjoy listening to you speak on your videos because you talk plainly and clearly and I feel as if I am a student in your living room. Please keep up the great work." L.V., Marriage & Family Therapist "I ordered the book and got it... thanks. Just what little I've read so far is helpful. I refer many people to your site, Mark. You have a very different approach to marital issues, it's helpful and I believe it's a welcome message - straightforward and I love No Victims!! Nice work and much needed. I'm happy to be on the list and getting all your emails! Thanks for all you do." -K.K.

"I ordered the book and love it. I would love to train under you and do this work. I have so many clients suffering with these issues. I think your work is very helpful to so many." -J.C.

"Powerful stuff! Your writing highlights the reality of my relationships and gives me the encouragement to keep working." -C.Z.

"The foundation of our Recovery began with a counselor who called out bad behavior as unacceptable and exposing that victims do not have to remain victims. That was your key impact for me understanding me. Thank you from a grateful heart!" -J.S.



Managing Abandonment Through Recovery
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