Perfectionism isn’t what you think it is

by Numinus

Apr 19, 2023

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On this episode of the Psychedelic Therapy Frontiers podcast, Dr. Steve Thayer and Dr. Reid Robison talk about “perfectionism”. They discuss the light and shadow sides of perfectionism, talk about the difference between obsessive compulsive disorder and obsessive compulsive personality disorder, how to address perfectionism from an internal parts or IFS perspective, the value of failure, and much much more.

3:07) SXSW psychedelic panel recap
(5:17) Rick Doblin legality panel recap
(9:01) MAPS success
(13:24) Steve intros perfectionism
(18:34) The NEO Personality Inventory Test
(20:17) Examples of perfectionism
(30:03) Enoughness
(33:17) From an IFS perspective
(45:19) Dr. Kristin Neff’s Self-Compassion
(45:50) The diagnosis of OCPD

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