Mother Gothel, the villain of Disney’s Tangled, is one of the best on-screen examples of gaslighting.
Licensed therapist Jonathan Decker and filmmaker Alan Seawright break down how Gothel’s relationship with Rapunzel shows all 11 signs of gaslighting as outlined by the work of noted psychologist Dr. Stephanie A. Sarkis. And they talk about some fun tricks the filmmakers use to show just how toxic Gothel is, and how Rapunzel is finally able to free herself.
And Jonathan makes fun of Alan. And Alan's dog. They probably both deserve it.
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Read the original article in Psychology Today here: https://www.psychologytoday.com/us/blog/here-there-and-everywhere/201701/11-warning-signs-gaslighting
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Written by: Megan Seawright, Jonathan Decker and Alan Seawright
Produced by: Jonathan Decker, Megan Seawright & Alan Seawright
Edited by: Alan Seawright
Director of Photography: Bradley Olsen
Russian Transcription by: Alena Petriaeva