Book Index



.. Joan's Book NEWS:

The Disappearing Male - released: December 2012


In Progress: The Dance, The Bond, The Drama: New Approaches to Marital Conflict (Release date scheduled for early 2014)

.. Joan's Published BOOKS:


The Narcissistic / Borderline Couple: New Approaches to Marital Therapy, (second edition), hardcover, Taylor and Francis, 2004. Recipient of's Five Star Rating

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The Narcissistic / Borderline Couple: A Psychoanalytic Perspective on Marital Treatment(first edition), Brunner / Mazel, New York, 1992, 244 pages. Recipient of's Five Star Rating

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How to Talk to a Narcissist, Second Edition, Routledge Mental Health – Taylor & Francis Group, 2008; available in hard back and e-book.

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How to Talk to a Narcissist, First Edition, Routledge, 2007

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How to Talk to a Borderline. Routledge, 2010, hardback. ISBN 978-0-415-87649-0. For information, please email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it./

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The Disappearing Male, Lexington Books - The Rowman & Littlefield Publishing Group, New York, December 2012. ISBN 978-0-7657-0909-7 (Hardback). 

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The Many Faces of Abuse: Treating the Emotional Abuse of High-Functioning Women, Jason Aronson (now Roman and Littlefield Publishers), New York, 1998

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The V-Spot: Healing Your Vulnerable Spot from Emotional Abuse.  Jason Aronson, New York, 2008, hardcover. 

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Dr. Lachkar is the author of numerous published books and articles including The Narcissistic / Borderline Couple, How to talk to a Narcissist, How to Talk to a Borderline, Courts Beware of the Borderline, and Common Complaints that Bring Couples into Therapy. For more, visit our Books section for more details and to order.