Perfectionism in Gifted and High Ability Learners (90 Minutes)
Healthy perfectionists possess a need for order, self-acceptance of mistakes, and positive ways of coping. They likely had helpful role models that emphasized personal effort over perfect outcomes. Dysfunctional perfectionists live in a state of anxiety, have extremely high standards and excessive expectations. They question their judgements and need constant approval. This workshop will explore the challenges of perfectionism. It will provide practical suggestions in directing perfectionists as they work to establish healthy perfectionism.