Angie Atkinson

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Official Bio


Angela Atkinson is a Certified Life Coach, a popular YouTube creator and the author of more than 20 books on narcissism, narcissistic abuse recovery and related topics – many of which are currently available at

A recognized expert on narcissism and narcissistic personality disorder who has studied and written extensively on narcissistic relationships since 2006, Atkinson was inspired to begin her work as a result of having survived toxic relationships of her own.

Atkinson offers trauma-informed coaching and has certifications in life coaching, level 2 therapeutic model, CBT coaching, integrative wellness coaching and NLP. She is a certified trauma support coach and certified family trauma professional. She also has a professional PTSD counselling certification.

Her mission is to help those who have experienced the emotional and mental devastation that comes with narcissistic abuse in these incredibly toxic relationships to (re)discover their true selves, stop the gaslighting and manipulation and move forward into their genuine desires – into a life that is exactly what they choose for themselves.

Along with her solution-focused life coaching experience, Atkinson’s previous career in journalism and research helps her to offer both accurate and understandable information for survivors of abuse in a simple-to-understand way that helps to increase awareness in the narcissistic abuse recovery community.

Atkinson founded Narcissistic Abuse Recovery Support, the SPANily Narcissistic Abuse Recovery Support Groups and the Life Makeover Academy.

In her life coaching practice, Atkinson’s clients enjoy her personalized approach that allows and encourages them to become the best possible versions of themselves and to succeed in doing what they love most.

As you can see when you visit the freebies page at, Atkinson’s online daily magazine for women, she’s all about paying it forward. She offers individual and group coaching for victims and survivors of narcissistic abuse at Narcissistic Abuse Recovery Online and


Angie Atkinson Headshot

Since Angie Atkinson (AKA author Angela Atkinson) has been writing and researching on narcissism, narcissistic personality disorder, and narcissistic abuse recovery since around 2006, she has available hundreds of articles, resources, and videos that help her fellow survivors of narcissistic abuse find themselves again and to learn how to reset their lives in order to begin creating the lives they really deserve.  Atkinson is passionate about this mission and hopes to achieve a larger mission of making the world a friendlier place for codependents, empaths, and other highly sensitive people, who are often ideal targets for toxic people. 


Certified Life Coach

  • Life Coach Certification
  • Life Coach Certification, Therapeutic Model, Level 2
  • Certified Solution-Focused Life Coach Certification
  • Group Life Coaching Certification

Certified Integrative Wellness Coach

  • CBT Cognitive Behavior Therapy Life Coaching Certification
  • CBT Integrative Wellness Therapeutic Coaching Certificate: Art Therapy, NLP, REBT, Counseling, Life Purpose Coaching
  • Integrative Wellness life coaching certification: CBT, Therapy Art, NLP, REBT, Counselling, Life Purpose
Certified Trauma Support Coach
  • Counseling on Access to Lethal Means (Suicide Prevention) Certificate
  • Certified Family Trauma Professional (CFTP)
  • Mindfulness-Based Cognitive Therapy Practitioner
  • Trauma-Informed Care Certification
  • Professional PTSD Counselling Certification

Quoted Elsewhere

Success Principles We Should Know Today (Self-Development Secrets)

“You must focus on your goals with a tenacity that can only be held with a strong passion behind it. If you don’t “feel it,” chances are that you won’t succeed. I tell my clients (and I truly believe) that they can do literally anything they want, but they must first DECIDE to do so and then take inspired action to get there. The law of attraction is always working in your life, whether you believe it or not. But if you choose to focus on what you want and not what you don’t want, and on what you can control (as opposed to what you can’t), you can make it work in your favour, pretty much 100 percent of the time.” – Angie Atkinson


150 Best Self-Help Books of 2017 (Self-Development Secrets)

“When I was 17, I read a book called Illusions: The Adventures of a Reluctant Messiah by Richard Bach, and it blew my mind! It was perhaps the beginning of my education on what I now understand as the law of attraction, but from a very different perspective. Ironically, I don’t believe the book was MEANT to be a personal development book, but for me, it was probably the beginning of me becoming the person I am today.”



“When a narcissist is lying or manipulating a friend, coworker or loved one, and isn’t getting his way, he may turn up the intensity by questioning your sanity. You might be called paranoid, stressed out—too sensitive or even hormonal.  He might even tell you that you need therapy or meds to get through it. Again, it’s all about being in control.”



“I find that using trending topics and breaking news items in my work is useful for gaining both page views and additional income. This works out for me for a number of reasons–additional traffic to my sites and those I may write news for are good for my bottom line due to both services like Google Ads as well as my SEO. This can add even more to the bottom line–good SEO can mean additional opportunities,” says Angela Atkinson, owner of

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