The tendency to want to be perfect in most or all aspects of life can cause stress, but it can also result from a mental health condition such as anxiety or Obsessive Compulsive Disorder. Striving for perfection can also be related to childhood trauma. If a person learned they only received love when they performed well, they might carry these core beliefs into their adult life.
Available Treatment Options
Therapist interventions for perfectionism include examining the thought patterns and core beliefs related to perfectionism and then challenging them. By challenging thoughts and beliefs, a person may see how their psyche is harming them. This awareness can create change, or change may come through further exploration and counseling intervention.
Therapists Who Specialize in Helping Those Who Struggle With Perfectionism
My name is Laura Fisher-Caudill (she/her), and as a trauma therapist and human, I am excited to get to know you. As a highly sensitive, empathetic person with big emotions, I love helping other empathetic humans heal from past trauma.
Sometimes, it feels like life happens to us not with us. Hard-won accomplishments can still leave us unsatisfied. Our relationships may feel out of balance, more duty than joy. Internal struggles and the major and minor transitions in life can unmoor the steadiest of us; leave us wrestling with intense, unnerving emotions, uncomfortable questions, and a need to make meaning of it all. Changing…
Better Minds Counseling & Services, LLC aims to empower you, the individual, to take charge of your mental health and well-being by providing mental health therapy and services that are personalized to your unique needs and goals. We strive to enable you to lead a fulfilling and meaningful life.
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I offer individual therapy for young adults, specifically women in their twenties and thirties. I understand the challenges you face, from perfectionism to anxiety, depression, body image concerns, and more. This safe and non-judgmental space provides the support you need to explore your thoughts and feelings. Together, we’ll identify and address the underlying issues that may be holding you ba...
Culturally responsive in-depth therapy on trauma, sex, gender, relationship, and eating disorders for individuals and couples. An LGBTQ+, BIPOC & neurodiversity-affirming, body-trust, sex-positive, poly/kink-aware practice founded by queer of color. IFS, EFT, EMDR, GSRD Therapist. Bilingual service. Telehealth in CA. www.DearRootedLotus.com
I offer online mental health counseling in New York and Pennsylvania, specializing in working with Highly Sensitive Persons (HSPs), as well as individuals struggling with gender identity, and men’s issues.
I enjoy working with adults struggling with anxiety, obsessive compulsive disorder, depression and bereavement. I feel fortunate to be able to provide bilingual Spanish services and to bring my awareness of multicultural issues and their impact in mental health functioning.
I love to work with action takers! Would you like to transform your life? Do you want to overcome the challenges in your personal journey? I will be honored to help you create the life that you have been longing for. Providing you a safe and kind environment to experience yourself and to feel supported are my main strengths that are going to motivate you to take action. My experience and knowle...