Recorded Workshop

Perfectionism: Finding the Joy in Letting Go

April 06, 2022 12:00 pm EDT/EST

This workshop was hosted live on the date noted above, you can view the recording and download the handouts below.


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About This Workshop

It has been said that perfectionism is a trait that makes life an endless report card on accomplishments or appearances. The tendency toward perfectionism has increased significantly among young people over the past 30 years. It can be associated with depression, anxiety, eating disorders and even suicide. The needs to feel accepted and to be cared about tend to drive perfectionism and without treatment, may get worse over time. 

Perfectionists strive for flawlessness in themselves and/or in others. If you’re wondering whether you have these tendencies, the chances are that you do to one degree or another.

After this workshop, you will be able to:

  • Define and recognize traits of perfectionism in self and/or child
  • Recognize problems associated with perfectionism
  • Apply action steps to reduce perfectionism in yourself and/or your child

Meet your Instructors

Ruth Freeman

Mental Health, School Age, Relationships,



  • emotions
  • Health/Wellness
  • perfectionism

Age Category

  • All, a Parenting Essential
  • PreNatal Infant
  • School Age
  • Teens & Young Adults
  • Toddlers & Preschoolers
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