But even though it can sometimes give us a healthy competitive edge, or push us to try and achieve impossible-sounding goals . . .
. . . perfectionism often comes with a cost.
You see, for many clients, their perfectionistic tendencies can get in the way of their relationships – and sometimes even lead to depression or anxiety.
So how can we work with perfectionism that’s hurting our clients?
Well, check out the video (it’s just 4 minutes) – you’ll hear how one practitioner used ideas from Polyvagal Theory and Stephen Porges, PhD to help her client begin to shift out of a perfectionistic mindset.
In the video above, you met Ashley Vigil-Otero, PsyD – a licensed psychologist in the state of Florida, and a new member of NICABM’s program development team.
Ashley showed us how applying just one essential takeaway from Stephen’s ideas facilitated her client’s healing.
Now we’d like to hear from you. What new ideas have you recently tried that have been particularly helpful for one of your clients?
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