Perfectionism 101: Reclaiming Your Life with Mindfulness, Self-Compassion and Valued Action

by WCU Counseling Center

Health & Wellness Counseling Center De-Stress Mental Health Psychology Self-Care self-love Students

Thu, Sep 22, 2022 3:00 PM –

Thu, Oct 6, 2022 4:00 PM EDT (GMT-4)

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Does it feel like your self-worth is almost entirely based on striving and achievement? Do you set high standards for performance and criticize yourself harshly when you don’t meet them? These could be signs of perfectionism, and this workshop may be a valuable resource for you. 

Perfectionism 101 is an educational and skills-based workshop for students struggling with perfectionism, and consists of 3 weekly 50-minute sessions (see dates below).

This workshop provides education about the psychology of perfectionism and introduces evidence-based skills to help reduce the negative impact of perfectionism on your life. The primary goals of Perfectionism 101 are to: increase your awareness of the thoughts, emotions and behaviors associated with your experience perfectionism; examine the consequences of self-criticism and introduce self-compassion as a healthier alternative; identify personal values that have been neglected due to perfectionism; and create a plan for bringing your behavior into greater alignment with these values.

Week 1: Thursday, September 22nd, 3-4 PM
Week 2: Thursday, September 29th, 3-4 PM
Week 3: Thursday, October 6th, 3-4 PM

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