Helping anxious perfectionistic clients lower their standards feels impossible.
They cling to rigid rules and ideals, and therapy sessions can turn into exhausting reassurance-filled visits, yes-butting, and even arguing.
You need another option to reach these clients.
Whether you’re a seasoned Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT) therapist or just getting started, now you can give your clients the tools they need to pivot from the quest for perfection toward a rich, meaningful, imperfect life.
Watch Dr. Clarissa Ong, ACT expert and lead author of The Anxious Perfectionist for this skills-packed training to build your clients’ psychological flexibility so they can focus on living their values rather than striving to reach unattainable standards. You’ll learn:
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**Materials that are included in this course may include interventions and modalities that are beyond the authorized practice of mental health professionals. As a licensed professional, you are responsible for reviewing the scope of practice, including activities that are defined in law as beyond the boundaries of practice in accordance with and in compliance with your professions standards.
Clarissa Ong, PhD, is an assistant professor and the psychology clinic director at the University of Toledo who trained at McLean Hospital/Harvard Medical School and the Center for Anxiety and Related Disorders at Boston University. With clinical and research specialization in perfectionism, Dr. Ong has published 70 peer-reviewed articles and co-written two books: a transdiagnostic ACT manual, ACT in Steps, and a self-help book for perfectionism, The Anxious Perfectionist. She has received grant funding from the Association for Contextual Behavioral Science and International OCD Foundation for randomized trials testing online self-help interventions for perfectionism.
Financial: Clarissa Ong has an employment relationship with the University of Toledo. She receives a grant from the International OCD Foundation. Clarissa Ong receives royalties as a published author. She receives a speaking honorarium from PESI, Inc. She has no relevant financial relationships with ineligible organizations.
Non-financial: Clarissa Ong is a member of the Ohio Psychological Association, the Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies, and the Association for Contextual Behavioral Science.
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