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Digital Seminar

ACT for Anxiety-Driven Perfectionism: Acceptance and Commitment Therapy Tools to Decrease Worry, Fear of Failure, and More


Speaker:
Clarissa Ong, PhD
Duration:
6 Hours 11 Minutes
Language:
Presented in EN, subtitles in EN and FR, handouts in EN and FR
Format:
Audio and Video
Copyright:
Feb 26, 2024
Product Code:
POS059520
Media Type:
Digital Seminar


Description

Helping anxious perfectionistic clients lower their standards feels impossible.

They cling to rigid rules and ideals, and therapy sessions can turn into exhausting reassurance-filled visits, yes-butting, and even arguing.

You need another option to reach these clients.

Whether you’re a seasoned Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT) therapist or just getting started, now you can give your clients the tools they need to pivot from the quest for perfection toward a rich, meaningful, imperfect life.

Watch Dr. Clarissa Ong, ACT expert and lead author of The Anxious Perfectionist for this skills-packed training to build your clients’ psychological flexibility so they can focus on living their values rather than striving to reach unattainable standards. You’ll learn:

  • Effective ways to help clients cultivate the bravery they need to take risks
  • Top techniques for accepting challenging emotions that fuel avoidance
  • Values-based action plans to get clients centered on what’s really important

PURCHASE TODAY to free your clients from the tyranny of the shoulds!

Credit

Program Information

Planning Committee Disclosure - No relevant relationships

All members of the PESI, Inc. planning committee have provided disclosures of financial relationships with ineligible organizations and any relevant non-financial relationships prior to planning content for this activity. None of the committee members had relevant financial relationships with ineligible companies or other potentially biasing relationships to disclose to learners.  For speaker disclosures, please see the faculty biography.



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NOTE: Tuition includes one free CE Certificate (participant will be able to print the certificate of completion after passing the online post-test (80% passing score) and completing the evaluation). Instructional methods will include PowerPoint, didactic lecture, and others.

Continuing Education Information:  Listed below are the continuing education credit(s) currently available for this non-interactive self-study package. Program content is reviewed periodically per accrediting board rules for currency and appropriateness for credit. Credit approvals are subject to change. Please note, your state licensing board dictates whether self-study is an acceptable form of continuing education, as well as which credit types are acceptable for continuing education hours. Please refer to your state rules and regulations. If your profession is not listed, please contact your licensing board to determine your continuing education requirements and check for reciprocal approval. 
For other credit inquiries not specified below, please contact info@pesi.com or 800-844-8260 before purchase.

Materials that are included in this course may include interventions and modalities that are beyond the authorized practice of your profession.  As a licensed professional, you are responsible for reviewing the scope of practice, including activities that are defined in law as beyond the boundaries of practice in accordance with and in compliance with your profession's standards.  

For Planning Committee disclosures, please see the statement above.  For speaker disclosures, please see the faculty biography.


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Earn up to 6.0 CE hours. Please see below, for more details, as credit amounts vary by state and profession. 


Counselors

This self-study activity consists of 6.0 clock hours of continuing education instruction. Credit requirements and approvals vary per state board regulations. Please save the course outline, the certificate of completion you receive from the activity and contact your state board or organization to determine specific filing requirements.


California Counselors

The California Board of Behavioral Sciences accepts CE programs that are approved by other approval agencies, including several that approve PESI and its programs.  A full list of approval agencies accepted by the BBS can be found at www.bbs.ca.gov/licensees/cont_ed.html under “Where to find CE Courses.” This intermediate level self-study activity consists of 6.25 clock hours of continuing education instruction.


Florida Counselors

PESI, Inc. is an approved provider with the Florida Board of Clinical Social Work, Marriage and Family Therapy and Mental Health Counseling. Provider Number 50-399. This self-study course qualifies for 6.0 continuing education credits.


Illinois Counselors

This intermediate self-study activity consists of 6.0 clock hours of continuing education instruction. Per the IDFPR: Social Work Continuing Education Sponsors approved by the Division in accordance with the rules for the administration of Clinical Social Work and Social Work Practice Act (225 ILCS 201), 68 Ill.  Adm. Code 1470.95; PESI, Inc. is a registered social work continuing education sponsor with the Department of Financial and Professional Regulation, Division of Professional Regulation. License #: 159-000154. A certificate of attendance will be awarded at the end of the program to participants who are in full attendance, pass a post-test, and who complete the program evaluation.


Kentucky Counselors

CE credit is available. This self-study course consists of 7.25 continuing education credit hours for Kentucky Counselors. The Continuing Education Requirements for the Kentucky Board of Licensed Professional Counselors (201 KAR 36:030 Section 2) state continuing education programs from providers sponsored or approved by a state counseling licensure board shall be approved without further review by the board. PESI, Inc. is approved by the South Carolina Board of Examiners for Licensure of Professional Counselors, Marriage and Family Therapists, and Psycho-Educational Specialists. Provider #4540. PESI maintains responsibility for this program and its contents.


Missouri Counselors

CE credit is available. This self-study course consists of 6.25 continuing education clock hours for Missouri Counselors. The Missouri Committee for Professional Counselors accepts continuing education programs relevant to counseling that are provided by organizations recognized by national social worker associations. PESI, Inc. is recognized by a national social worker association. Please see social work approvals for this program.


Montana Counselors

The Montana Board of Behavioral Health no longer pre-approves any courses or sponsors. Each licensee is responsible for taking courses which contribute to their competence and directly relate to their scope of practice as defined in board statute (MAR 24-219-32). Licensees must keep CE documentation for three years in case of an audit. This intermediate level self-study activity consists of 6.0 clock hours of instruction.


Nevada Counselors

PESI, Inc. is an approved CEU provider with the State of Nevada Board of Examiners for Marriage and Family Therapists and Clinical Professional Counselors. This self-study activity qualifies for 6.0 contact hours. Approved Provider # NVCEP2006.


New York Counselors

PESI, Inc. is recognized by the New York State Education Department's (NYSED) State Board for Mental Health Practitioners as an approved provider of continuing education for Licensed Mental Health Counselors. #MHC-0033. This self-study activity will qualify for 7.25 contact hours. Full attendance is required; no partial credits will be offered for partial attendance


Ohio Counselors

PESI, Inc. is an approved provider with the State of Ohio Counselor, Social Worker and Marriage & Family Therapist Board. Provider approval #:RCST071001. Full attendance at this course meets the qualifications for 6.0 clock hours of general continuing education. Tracking number: 20-1218714


Pennsylvania Counselors

The Pennsylvania State Board of Social Workers, Marriage and Family Therapists and Professional Counselors accepts many national association CE approvals, several of which PESI offers. For a full list, please see your State Board regulations at https://www.dos.pa.gov/ProfessionalLicensing/BoardsCommissions/. This intermediate level self-study activity consists of 6.0 clock hours of continuing education instruction.


South Carolina Counselors

This self-study program has been approved for 6.0 continuing education hours by the South Carolina Board of Examiners for Licensure of Professional Counselors, Marriage and Family Therapists, and Psycho-Educational Specialists. Provider #4540.


Kansas Counselors

CE credit is available. This course consists of 6.0 continuing education contact hours for Kansas Counselors and is designed to meet the continuing education requirements of the Kansas Behavioral Sciences Regulatory Board (Regulation 102-3-10a) for Professional Counselors. Please retain the course advertisement and certificate of completion for your CE records.


Nebraska Counselors

CE credit is available. This course consists of 6.0 continuing education clock hours for Nebraska Counselors and is designed to meet the continuing education requirements of the Nebraska Department of Health and Human Services (Title 172: Chapter 94: 012). Please retain the course advertisement and certificate of completion for your CE records.


New Hampshire Counselors

CE credit is available. This course consists of 6.25 continuing education clock hours for New Hampshire Counselors. The Regulations of the New Hampshire Board of Mental Health Practice confirm acceptance of this program as a qualifying Category A continuing education activity if provided by an organization recognized by national social worker associations (Mhp 402.02(b)). PESI, Inc. is recognized by a national social worker association. Please see national social work approvals for this program.


North Dakota Counselors

CE credit is available. This course consists of 7.25 continuing education clock hours for North Dakota Counselors and is designed to meet the continuing education requirements of the North Dakota Board of Counselor Examiners (Article 97-02-01-06). Please retain the course advertisement and certificate of completion for your CE records.


Rhode Island Counselors

CE credit is available. This course consists of 6.0 continuing education credit hours for Rhode Island Counselors. The Rhode Island Code of Regulations (216-RICR-40-05-11 (11.3.12.B)) confirm acceptance of continuing education programs relevant to counseling that offer AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. This live activity is certified for a maximum of 6.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™ by PESI as an accredited ACCME provider authorized to award credit by the AMA. PESI, Inc. is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.  


South Dakota Counselors

CE credit is available. This course consists of 6.0 continuing education credit hours for South Dakota Counselors. The Rules of the South Dakota Board of Examiners for Counselors & Marriage and Family Therapists, ARSD 20:68:07:24, confirm that the board will accept qualified continuing education programs accredited or approved by another state's counseling board. PESI, Inc. is approved by the South Carolina Board of Examiners for Licensure of Professional Counselors, Marriage and Family Therapists, and Psycho-Educational Specialists. Provider #4540. PESI maintains responsibility for this program and its contents.


Wyoming Counselors

CE credit is available. This course consists of 6.0 continuing education clock hours for Wyoming Counselors and is designed to meet the continuing education requirements of the Wyoming Mental Health Professions Board (Chapter 14, Section 4). Please retain the course advertisement and certificate of completion for your CE records.


Texas Counselors

CE credit is available. This course consists of 6.25 continuing education hours for Texas Counselors. The Regulations of the Texas State Board of Examiners of Professional Counselors (22 TAC 681.140) confirm acceptance of programs relevant to counseling that are approved by a national or state association of medical, mental or behavioral health professionals or a state governmental agency. Please see association and other state counseling board approvals for this program and retain the course advertisement and certificate of completion for your CE records.


Social Workers - National ASWB ACE

PESI, Inc., #1062, is approved as an ACE provider to offer social work continuing education by the Association of Social Work Boards (ASWB) Approved Continuing Education (ACE) program. Regulatory boards are the final authority on courses accepted for continuing education credit. ACE provider approval period: January 27, 2023 - January 27, 2026. Social workers completing this course receive 6.25 Clinical continuing education credits.

 

Course Level: Intermediate Format: Recorded asynchronous distance. Full attendance is required; no partial credits will be offered for partial attendance.

 

Canadian Social Workers: Canadian provinces may accept activities approved by the ASWB for ongoing professional development.


California Social Workers

The California Board of Behavioral Sciences accepts CE programs that are approved by other approval agencies, including several that approve PESI and its programs.  A full list of approval agencies accepted by the BBS can be found at www.bbs.ca.gov/licensees/cont_ed.html under “Where to find CE Courses.” This intermediate level self-study activity consists of 6.25 clock hours of continuing education instruction.


Colorado Social Workers

PESI, Inc. is an approved provider with the Colorado Chapter of the National Association of Social Workers. Provider #1413. This self-study course has been approved for 6.1 continuing education hours. 

 

COLORADO PARTICIPANTS ONLY: If you did not answer YES to be reported to the Colorado Chapter of the NASW on the evaluation, please contact cepesi@pesi.com and provide the full title of the webcast, speaker name, date of live broadcast, your name and your license number in the email.


Florida Social Workers

PESI, Inc. is an approved provider with the Florida Board of Clinical Social Work, Marriage and Family Therapy and Mental Health Counseling. Provider Number 50-399. This self-study course qualifies for 6.0 continuing education credits. 


Illinois Social Workers

PESI, Inc. is an approved provider with the State of Illinois, Department of Financial and Professional Regulation, Division of Professional Regulation. License #: 159-000154. Successful completion of this self-study activity qualifies for 6.0 contact hours.


Kansas Social Workers

PESI, Inc. is an approved provider with the Kansas Behavioral Sciences Regulatory Board. Provider #14-006. This self-study course has been approved for 6.0 continuing education hours.


Minnesota Social Workers

PESI, Inc. is an approved provider with the State of Minnesota, Board of Social Work. Provider #: CEP-140. This self-study package has been approved for 6.0 continuing education hours. This certificate has been issued upon successful completion of a post-test.


Montana Social Workers

The Montana Board of Behavioral Health no longer pre-approves any courses or sponsors. Each licensee is responsible for taking courses which contribute to their competence and directly relate to their scope of practice as defined in board statute (MAR 24-219-32). Licensees must keep CE documentation for three years in case of an audit. This intermediate level self-study activity consists of 6.0 clock hours of instruction.


New York Social Workers

PESI, Inc. is recognized by the New York State Education Department's (NYSED) State Board for Social Work as an approved provider of continuing education for licensed social workers #SW-0008. This self-study activity will qualify for 7.25 contact hours. Full attendance is required; no partial credits will be offered for partial attendance. 


Ohio Social Workers

PESI, Inc. is an approved provider with the State of Ohio Counselor, Social Worker and Marriage & Family Therapist Board. Provider approval #:RCST071001. Full attendance at this course meets the qualifications for 6.0 clock hours of general continuing education. Tracking number: 20-1218714


Pennsylvania Social Workers

The Pennsylvania State Board of Social Workers, Marriage and Family Therapists and Professional Counselors accepts many national association CE approvals, several of which PESI offers. For a full list, please see your State Board regulations at https://www.dos.pa.gov/ProfessionalLicensing/BoardsCommissions. This intermediate level self-study activity consists of 6.0 clock hours of continuing education instruction.


Alabama Social Workers

CE credit is available for 6.25 continuing education hours for Alabama Social Workers. Please see national social work approvals for this program.


Alaska Social Workers

CE credit is available for 6.25 continuing education hours for Alaska Social Workers. Please see national social work approvals for this program.


Arizona Social Workers

CE credit is available for 6.25 continuing education hours for Arizona Social Workers. Please see national social work approvals for this program.


Arkansas Social Workers

This course consists of 6.0 continuing education contact hours for Arkansas Social Workers and is designed to meet the continuing education requirements of the State of Arkansas Department of Health Social Work Licensing Board (Ark. Code Ann. §17-103-203). Please retain the course advertisement and certificate of completion for your CE records.


Connecticut Social Workers

CE credit is available for 6.25 continuing education hours for Connecticut Social Workers. Please see national social work approvals for this program.


Delaware Social Workers

CE credit is available for 6.25 continuing education hours for Delaware Social Workers. Please see national social work approvals for this program.


District of Columbia Social Workers

CE credit is available for 6.25 continuing education hours for District of Columbia Social Workers. Please see national social work approvals for this program.


Georgia Social Workers

CE credit is available for 6.25 continuing education hours for Georgia Social Workers. Please see national social work approvals for this program.


Hawaii Social Workers

CE credit is available for 6.25 continuing education hours for Hawaii Social Workers. Please see national social work approvals for this program.


Idaho Social Workers

CE credit is available for 6.25 continuing education hours for Idaho Social Workers. Please see national social work approvals for this program.


Indiana Social Workers

CE credit is available for 6.25 continuing education hours for Indiana Social Workers. Please see national social work approvals for this program.


Iowa Social Workers

CE credit is available for 6.25 continuing education hours for Iowa Social Workers. Please see national social work approvals for this program.


Kentucky Social Workers

CE credit is available for 6.25 continuing education hours for Kentucky Social Workers. Please see national social work approvals for this program.


Maine Social Workers

This course consists of 6.0 continuing education contact hours for Maine Social Workers and is designed to meet the continuing education requirements of the Maine State Board of Social Work Licensure (Rule 416, Chapter 14(1)(1)). Please retain the course advertisement and certificate of completion for your CE records.


Massachusetts Social Workers

CE credit is available for 6.25 continuing education hours for Massachusetts Social Workers. Please see national social work approvals for this program.


Michigan Social Workers

CE credit is available for 6.25 continuing education hours for Michigan Social Workers. Please see national social work approvals for this program.


Missouri Social Workers

CE credit is available for 6.25 continuing education hours for Missouri Social Workers. Please see national social work approvals for this program.


Nevada Social Workers

CE credit is available for 6.25 continuing education hours for Nevada Social Workers. Please see national social work approvals for this program.

 


New Hampshire Social Workers

CE credit is available for 6.25 continuing education hours for New Hampshire Social Workers. Please see national social work approvals for this program.


New Mexico Social Workers

CE credit is available for 6.25 continuing education hours for New Mexico Social Workers. Please see national social work approvals for this program.


North Dakota Social Workers

CE credit is available for 6.25 continuing education hours for North Dakota Social Workers. Please see national social work approvals for this program.


Oklahoma Social Workers

CE credit is available for 6.25 continuing education hours for Oklahoma Social Workers. Please see national social work approvals for this program.


Oregon Social Workers

CE credit is available for 6.25 continuing education hours for Oregon Social Workers. Please see national social work approvals for this program.


Rhode Island Social Workers

CE credit is available for 6.25 continuing education hours for Rhode Island Social Workers. Please see national social work approvals for this program.


South Carolina Social Workers

CE credit is available for 6.25 continuing education hours for South Carolina  Social Workers. Please see national social work approvals for this program.


South Dakota Social Workers

CE credit is available for 6.25 continuing education hours for South Dakota Social Workers. Please see national social work approvals for this program.


Texas Social Workers

CE credit is available for 6.25 continuing education hours for Texas Social Workers. Please see national social work approvals for this program.


Vermont Social Workers

CE credit is available for 6.25 continuing education hours for Vermont Social Workers. Please see national social work approvals for this program.


Virginia Social Workers

CE credit is available for 6.25 continuing education hours for  Virginia Social Workers. Please see national social work approvals for this program.


Washington Social Workers

CE credit is available for 6.25 continuing education hours for Washington Social Workers. Please see national social work approvals for this program.


Wisconsin Social Workers

CE credit is available for 6.25 continuing education hours for Wisconsin Social Workers. Please see national social work approvals for this program.


Psychologists

This course is for informational purposes only. No continuing education credit is available. 


Marriage & Family Therapists

This self-study activity consists of 6.0 clock hours of continuing education instruction. Credit requirements and approvals vary per state board regulations. Please save this course outline, the certificate of completion you receive from this self-study activity and contact your state board or organization to determine specific filing requirements. 


California Marriage & Family Therapists

The California Board of Behavioral Sciences accepts CE programs that are approved by other approval agencies, including several that approve PESI and its programs.  A full list of approval agencies accepted by the BBS can be found at www.bbs.ca.gov/licensees/cont_ed.html under “Where to find CE Courses.” This intermediate level self-study activity consists of 6.25 clock hours of continuing education instruction.


Florida Marriage & Family Therapists

PESI, Inc. is an approved provider with the Florida Board of Clinical Social Work, Marriage and Family Therapy and Mental Health Counseling. Provider Number 50-399. This self-study course qualifies for 6.0 continuing education credits.


Illinois Marriage & Family Therapists

PESI, Inc. has been approved as a provider of continuing education by the State of Illinois, Department of Professional Regulation. Provider #:168-000156. Full attendance at this self-study activity qualifies for 6.0 credits.


Montana Marriage & Family Therapists

The Montana Board of Behavioral Health no longer pre-approves any courses or sponsors. Each licensee is responsible for taking courses which contribute to their competence and directly relate to their scope of practice as defined in board statute (MAR 24-219-32). Licensees must keep CE documentation for three years in case of an audit. This intermediate level self-study activity consists of 6.0 clock hours of instruction.


Nevada Marriage & Family Therapists

PESI, Inc. is an approved CEU provider with the State of Nevada Board of Examiners for Marriage and Family Therapists and Clinical Professional Counselors. This self-study activity qualifies for 6.0 contact hours. Approved Provider # NVCEP2006.


New York Marriage & Family Therapists

PESI, Inc. is recognized by the New York State Education Department's (NYSED) State Board for Mental Health Practitioners as an approved provider of continuing education for Licensed Marriage and Family Therapists. #MFT-0024. This self-study activity will qualify for 7.25 contact hours. Full attendance is required; no partial credits will be offered for partial attendance


Ohio Marriage & Family Therapists

PESI, Inc. is an approved provider with the State of Ohio Counselor, Social Worker and Marriage & Family Therapist Board. Provider approval #:RCST071001. Full attendance at this course meets the qualifications for 6.0 clock hours of general continuing education. Tracking number: 20-1218714


Pennsylvania Marriage & Family Therapists

The Pennsylvania State Board of Social Workers, Marriage and Family Therapists and Professional Counselors accepts many national association CE approvals, several of which PESI offers. For a full list, please see your State Board regulations at https://www.dos.pa.gov/ProfessionalLicensing/BoardsCommissions/. This intermediate level self-study activity consists of 6.0 clock hours of continuing education instruction.


South Carolina Marriage & Family Therapists

This self-study program has been approved for 6.0 continuing education hours by the South Carolina Board of Examiners for Licensure of Professional Counselors, Marriage and Family Therapists, and Psycho-Educational Specialists. Provider #4540.


Texas Marriage & Family Therapists

This self-study activity consists of 6.0 clock hours of continuing education instruction. Texas State Board of Examiners of Marriage and Family Therapists no longer approves programs or providers. PESI activities meet the continuing education requirements as listed in Title 22 of the Texas Administrative Code, Chapter 801, Subchapter K, Section 801.264 Types of Acceptable Continuing Education. Please retain the certificate of completion that you receive and use as proof of completion when required.


Arizona Marriage & Family Therapists

This activity consists of 6.0 continuing education clock hours for Arizona marriage & family therapists and is designed to meet the continuing education requirements of the Arizona State Board of Behavioral Health Examiners, Section R4-6-802 D. Please retain the course advertisement and certificate of completion for your CE records.


Alaska Marriage & Family Therapists

This activity consists of 7.25 continuing education clock hours for Alaska marriage & family therapists and is designed to meet the continuing education requirements of the Alaska Board of Marital & Family Therapy, Section 12 AAC 19.320. Please retain the course advertisement and certificate of completion for your CE records.


Connecticut Marriage & Family Therapists

This activity consists of 6.25 continuing education clock hours for Connecticut marriage & family therapist is designed to meet the continuing education requirements of the Connecticut State Department of Public Health. Please retain the course advertisement and certificate of completion for your CE records.


District of Columbia Marriage & Family Therapists

This activity consists of 6.0 continuing education clock hours for District of Columbia marriage & family therapist is designed to meet the continuing education requirements of the DC Municipal Regulations for Marriage and Family Therapy (7707.8). Please retain the course advertisement and certificate of completion for your CE records.


Idaho Marriage & Family Therapists

This course consists of 6.0 continuing education contact hours for Idaho Marriage and Family Therapists and is designed to meet the continuing education requirements of the Idaho Licensing Board of Professional Counselors and Marriage and Family Therapists (24.15.01; Section 375; 425. Continuing Education). Please retain the course advertisement and certificate of completion for your CE records.


Indiana Marriage & Family Therapists

This activity consists of 6.25 continuing education clock hours for Indiana marriage & family therapists and is designed to meet the continuing education requirements of the 839 Indiana Admin Code 1-6-2. Please retain the course advertisement and certificate of completion for your CE records.


Iowa Marriage & Family Therapists

This activity consists of 7.25 continuing education clock hours for Iowa marriage & family therapist and is designed to meet the continuing education requirements of the Iowa Board of Behavioral Science. Please retain the course advertisement and certificate of completion for your CE records.


Kansas Marriage & Family Therapists

This activity consists of 6.0 continuing education contact hours for Kansas Marriage and Family Therapists and is designed to meet the continuing education requirements of the Kansas Behavioral Sciences Regulatory Board (K.A.R. 102-5-10. Continuing education for licensees). Please retain the course advertisement and certificate of completion for your CE records.


Maine Marriage & Family Therapists

This course consists of 6.0 continuing education clock hours for Maine Marriage and Family Therapists and is designed to meet the continuing education requirements of the Maine Board of Counseling Professionals Licensure Rules (Chapter 7-A). Please retain the course advertisement and certificate of completion for your CE records.


New Hampshire Marriage & Family Therapists

This course consists of 6.25 continuing education contact hours for New Hampshire Marriage and Family Therapists and is designed to meet the continuing education requirements of the New Hampshire Board of Menal Health Practice Office of Professional Licensure and Certification (N.H. Code Admin. R. Mhp 402.02 Approved Continuing Education Units). Please retain the course advertisement and certificate of completion for your CE records.


New Jersey Marriage & Family Therapists

This course consists of 6.25 continuing education contact hours for New Jersey Marriage and Family Therapists and is designed to meet the continuing education requirements of the New Jersey State Board of Marriage and Family Therapy Examiners (New Jersey Admin. Code 13:34-5). Please retain the course advertisement and certificate of completion for your CE records.


North Carolina Marriage & Family Therapists

This course consists of 6.0 continuing education contact hours for North Carolina Marriage and Family Therapists and is designed to meet the continuing education requirements of the North Carolina Marriage and Family Therapy Licensure Board (21 NCAC 31.0701 Requirements for Continuing Education). Please retain the course advertisement and certificate of completion for your CE records.


Rhode Island Marriage & Family Therapists

This course consists of 6.0 continuing education contact hours for Rhode Island Marriage and Family Therapists and is designed to meet the continuing education requirements of the Rhode Island Licensing Board of Clinical Mental Health Counselors and Marriage and Family Therapists (216-RICR-40-05-11.3.12 Continuing Education Requirements). Please retain the course advertisement and certificate of completion for your CE records.


South Dakota Marriage & Family Therapists

This course consists of 6.0 continuing education contact hours for South Dakota Marriage and Family Therapists and is designed to meet the continuing education requirements of the South Dakota Board of Examiners for Counselors & Marriage and Family Therapists (ARSD 20:68:07:24 Approved continuing education programs). Please retain the course advertisement and certificate of completion for your CE records.


Tennessee Marriage & Family Therapists

This course consists of 6.0 continuing education contact hours for Idaho Counselors and is designed to meet the continuing education requirements of the Idaho Licensing Board of Licensed Professional Counselors, Licensed Marital and Family Therapists and Licensed Clinical Pastoral Therapists (Tenn. Comp. R. & Regs. 0450-01-.12 - CONTINUING EDUCATION). Please retain the course advertisement and certificate of completion for your CE records.


Utah Marriage & Family Therapists

This course consists of 6.0 continuing education clock hours for Utah Marriage and Family Therapists and is designed to meet the continuing education requirements of the Utah Mental Health Professional Practice Act Rule (R156-60-105 Continuing Education). Please retain the course advertisement and certificate of completion for your CE records.


Virginia Marriage & Family Therapists

This activity consists of 6.0 continuing education contact hours for Virginia Marriage and Family Therapists and is designed to meet the continuing competency criteria of the Virginia Board of Counseling (18VAC115-50-96. Continuing competency activity criteria). Please retain the course advertisement and certificate of completion for your CE records.


Wisconsin Marriage & Family Therapists

This course consists of 6.25 continuing education contact hours for Wisconsin Marriage and Family Therapists and is designed to meet the continuing education requirements of the Wisconsin Marriage and Family Therapy, Professional Counseling and Social Work Examining Board (MPSW 19.03 Approved continuing education). Please retain the course advertisement and certificate of completion for your CE records.


Wyoming Marriage & Family Therapists

This course consists of 6.0 continuing education clock hours for Wyoming Marriage and Family Therapists and is designed to meet the continuing education requirements of the Wyoming Mental Health Professions Board (Chapter 14, Section 4). Please retain the course advertisement and certificate of completion for your CE records.


New Mexico Marriage & Family Therapists

This course consists of 6.25 continuing education contact hours for New Mexico Marriage and Family Therapists and is designed to meet the continuing education requirements of the New Mexico Counseling and Therapy Practice Board (16.27.16.9 NMAC). Please retain the course advertisement and certificate of completion for your CE records.


Addiction Counselors - NAADAC

NAADAC

This self-study course has been approved by PESI, Inc., as a NAADAC Approved Education Provider, for 6.0 CE in the Counseling Services skill group. NAADAC Provider #77553. PESI, Inc. is responsible for all aspects of their programming. Full attendance is required; no partial credit will be awarded for partial attendance.


California Alcoholism & Drug Abuse Counselors (CADTP)

PESI, Inc. is an approved provider by the CADTP, Provider #: 201. This Category H activity meets the qualifications for 6.0 CEU's (continuing education hours).


Connecticut Addiction Counselors

Provider #120924. This course has been approved as a CCB approved training and has been awarded 6.0 hours by the Connecticut Certification Board.


Oklahoma Alcohol & Drug Counselors

PESI, Inc. is an Oklahoma Board of Licensed Alcohol and Drug Counselors approved provider #20240032. This self-study activity consists of 6.0 clock hours of continuing education instruction.


Physicians

PESI, Inc. is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians. PESI, Inc. designates this enduring material for a maximum of 6.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. This activity was originally recorded on 02/26/2024. It was last reviewed on 10/17/2023 and is valid until 10/17/2026.

 

Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. You are required to successfully complete and submit a post-test prior to receiving a certificate of completion.


Other Professions

This self-study activity qualifies for 6.0 continuing education clock hours as required by many national, state and local licensing boards and professional organizations. Save your activity advertisement and certificate of completion, and contact your own board or organization for specific requirements.


California Alcoholism & Drug Abuse Counselors (CCAPP-EI)

PESI, Inc. is an approved provider by the CCAPP-EI, Provider #: OS-03-036-1025. This self-study activity meets the qualifications for 6.0 CEH's (continuing education hours).



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Clarissa Ong, PhD, is an assistant professor and the psychology clinic director at the University of Toledo who trained at McLean Hospital/Harvard Medical School and the Center for Anxiety and Related Disorders at Boston University. With clinical and research specialization in perfectionism, Dr. Ong has published 70 peer-reviewed articles and co-written two books: a transdiagnostic ACT manual, ACT in Steps, and a self-help book for perfectionism, The Anxious Perfectionist. She has received grant funding from the Association for Contextual Behavioral Science and International OCD Foundation for randomized trials testing online self-help interventions for perfectionism.

Speaker Disclosures:
Financial: Clarissa Ong has an employment relationship with the University of Toledo. She receives a grant from the International OCD Foundation. Clarissa Ong receives royalties as a published author. She receives a speaking honorarium from PESI, Inc. She has no relevant financial relationships with ineligible organizations.
Non-financial: Clarissa Ong is a member of the Ohio Psychological Association, the Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies, and the Association for Contextual Behavioral Science.


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Access for Self-Study (Non-Interactive)

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Objectives

  1. Identify perfectionistic behaviors and their function in clients with anxiety.
  2. Develop an ACT-consistent case conceptualization of anxiety-driven perfectionism.
  3. Evaluate cognitive defusion skills to decrease the impact of perfectionistic-driven self-criticism.
  4. Utilize at least one mindfulness practice to improve clients’ ability to tolerate worry.
  5. Choose interventions for a values-based action plan with clients struggling with perfectionism-driven anxiety.
  6. Identify a common barrier to treatment with anxious perfectionistic clients.

Outline

Psychological Flexibility as the Antidote to Perfectionism: Why ACT for Perfectionism?

  • The ACT model: psychological flexibility and its six core processes
  • Undermine rule-following and avoid intellectualizing
  • Common functions and characteristics of perfectionism
  • The hidden value in perfectionism
  • Transdiagnostic factor: associated mental health diagnoses
  • The latest research on ACT for perfectionism

Assessment and Case Conceptualization: The Hidden Costs of Striving for Flawlessness

  • Top assessment tools for anxiety – generalized, specific, social, and more
  • Four signs that your client might be struggling with perfectionism
  • How to talk with clients about perfectionism
  • Explore the impact of perfectionismdriven anxiety on functioning
  • How self-stories about control and success strain relationships and limit connection
  • Case conceptualization skills for clients with anxiety-driven perfectionism
  • Help clients find the strength to be vulnerable
  • Metaphors to illustrate the paradox of control
  • Case study

ACT Interventions for Anxiety-Driven Perfectionism: Constant Control or Creativity and Commitment

  • Help clients notice perfectionistic thoughts that accompany anxious feelings
  • And what else? Techniques to increase attentional flexibility
  • Experiential exercises to facilitate clients’ out-of-session mindful awareness
  • When negative self-talk arises – how to help clients let go
  • Top cognitive defusion skills to get space from fear of failure
  • Cultivate acceptance of shame, worry, and other challenging emotions
  • Expand clients’ views of themselves to see who they are outside of perfectionism
  • Self-compassion practices for when clients come up short
  • Creative hopelessness exercises to motivate clients to try something different
  • How to foster clients’ willingness to make mistakes
  • Top tips for taking steps even when anxiety is present
  • What makes life worthwhile? Help clients discern important life values
  • Create values-based action plans that challenge rumination and procrastination
  • Committed action despite anxiety and self-doubt
  • Case study

Clinical Considerations: Not Just Symptom Relief

  • Which clients are a good fit for ACT versus CBT?
  • Integration of ACT strategies into other treatments
  • Factors to determine length of treatment
  • Treatment consolidation and relapse prevention
  • Cultural considerations
  • Toolbox of experiential exercises
  • Troubleshooting top barriers to treatment
  • What to do when perfectionism is identified as a value
  • When the therapist is also perfectionistic
  • Limitations of the research and potential risks

Target Audience

  • Counselors
  • Social Workers
  • Psychologists
  • Psychiatrists
  • Marriage & Family Therapists
  • Addiction Counselors
  • Other Mental Health Professionals

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