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The power of compassion

Steve’s reflections as the year comes to an end Looking back on 2019, I have been most struck by the importance and utility of compassion, toward both others and ourselves. In my psychology practice and training conversations, I have often been reminded of how hard we can be on ourselves. We [...]

2020-02-24T14:06:13+13:00November 30th, 2019|

Is perfectionism a problem?

Some topics in our work with clients seem to create hearty debate more so than others. One of these topics is perfectionism. As psychologists, we are wary of the negative impacts that holding overly high standards for oneself can have – unnecessary stress, depression, and even underperformance. However, for [...]

2020-02-24T13:56:38+13:00March 30th, 2019|