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Woman Reflection on Water

Overcome Perfectionism Through Self-Compassion

By Counseling and Mental Health Services, Harvard University Health Services

Wednesday, March 22, 2023 4pm to 5:15pm

+ 3 dates

  • Wednesday, March 29, 2023 4pm to 5:15pm
  • Wednesday, April 5, 2023 4pm to 5:15pm
  • Wednesday, April 12, 2023 4pm to 5:15pm
Woman Reflection on Water

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Wednesday, March 22, 2023 4pm to 5:15pm

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Stop Beating Yourself Up!

Are you a perfectionist? Welcome to the club.  Whether you are a undergraduate or graduate student, perfectionism is common in  cultures that strive for excellence. The upside to perfectionism is that it’s how many of us get to where we are in life. The downside is the personal costs. This 8-session workshop series asks: What’s the difference between perfectionism and striving for excellence? How much fear and anxiety is rooted in believing that you are never doing enough or not worthy enough? Why do I feel like an imposter even when I know others feel that way, too?

Each online session explores a skill that can support you in understanding perfectionism. Together, we will set the compass on a course of self-compassion—and what you will discover along the way may just surprise you.

You are more likely to experience the benefits by attending all 8 sessions. 

Open to all registered Harvard students (undergrad, graduate, recent grads) who have paid the 2022-2023 Student Health Fee.

If you are interested, please email the group leader directly and include your Student ID number, which allows CAMHS to securely message the workshop/group zoom link. Contact: Tara Cousineau, PhD, tcousineau@huhs.harvard.edu

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