Overcoming Perfectionism in Kids & Teens
Jenn talks to Dr. Elizabeth McIngvale about identifying and addressing perfectionism in kids and teens. Elizabeth explains the varying signs and symptoms of perfectionism, shares short- and long-term impacts of unaddressed perfectionism, and answers audience questions about how we can teach our loved ones—and maybe even ourselves—to foster a growth mindset.
Elizabeth McIngvale, PhD, LCSW, is the director of the McLean OCD Institute Houston, founder of Peace of Mind, and manager of OCDChallenge.org. Dr. McIngvale engages in clinical work, research, and advocacy aimed at improving OCD treatment and access to care.
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