Self-help resources for perfectionism
Roz Shafran, Sarah Egan & Tracey Wade
Roz Shafran is the Charlie Waller Chair in CBT at the University of Reading. Dr Sarah Egan is Director of the Clinical Psychology programme at Curtin University in Perth, Australia and is also the Australian representative of the American Association for Behavior and Cognitive Psychotherapy international associates committee. Professor Tracey Wade teaches at the School of Psychology at Flinders University in Adelaide, Australia and is Course Director of the university's Clinical Postgraduate training programmes.
Overcoming Perfectionism by Roz Shafran, Dr Sarah Egan and Professor Tracey Wade is a self-help guide based on Cognitive Behavioural Therapy
techniques which has been found to be a highly effective treatment for perfectionism and which provides relief from that disabling sense of not being good enough.
This useful self-help book is in two parts.
Part One sets out what is currently known about perfectionism. You will learn:
- What perfectionism is and what causes it
- What kinds of problems perfectionism can cause and be linked to
- What keeps perfectionism going
Part Two sets out a sequence of steps through which you can begin to tackle the problem. These include:
- Identifying problem areas
- Challenging the way you think
- Learning to notice the positive
- Addressing procrastination, problem-solving and time-management
- Self-criticism and compassion
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