Perfectionism: self-help books

Overcoming Perfectionism
Authors Roz Shafran & Sarah Egan, 2010.

'Helpful and realistic book. Allows reader identify their own perfectionist style and provides Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT) techniques that can be used for change'. 

Review: This book provides a comprehensive treatment for perfectionism. The authors write with compassion and a deep understanding of the topic. The book discusses some areas of life where perfectionism is common for example, weight, appearance, parenting, relationships, friendships, at work, in the home, social settings and others. This book encourages the reader to identify their own perfectionist style and recognise associated behaviours. It suggests that the reader engage in some cognitive behavioural techniques to help bring about change. This book may be helpful for individuals who find themselves struggling with perfectionism.