HCPs and Violence

©2019 Bill Eddy, LCSW, Esq. Recent news of mass shootings has made everyone more anxious and fearful that it could, in fact, “happen here.” The search is on for causes and solutions to this increasing problem. I have been asked to explain whether our understanding of HCPs (people with high-conflict personalities) can shed any light […]

How to Spot High Conflict People (before it’s too late to avoid them)

©2018 Bill Eddy, LCSW, Esq. High conflict people (HCPs) have high conflict personalities. This means they have an ongoing pattern of all-or-nothing thinking, unmanaged emotions, extreme behavior or threats, and a preoccupation with blaming others. They have a Target of Blame, whom they regularly bully, harass, blame, humiliate, annoy, spread rumors about, and subject to many […]