#18 Inviting Curiosity to Your Darkest Thoughts – Real Therapy Session Part 3 of 4 w/ Dr. Christina Pascarzi, Licensed Clinical Psychologist

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Dr. Christina Pascarzi is a Licensed Clinical Psychologist with over 7 years of experience providing individual therapy to adults in the Bay Area. Her practice focuses on the treatment of anxiety disorders using compassion, curiosity, and humor. In today’s episode, she and Dr. Maggie delve into the relationship between curiosity and self-compassion, how perfectionism can hinder performance and problem-solving ability, and tools to combat self-criticism.

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1:35 – Staying in therapy past the acute crisis

5:29 – Inviting Curiosity

7:46 – Handling push-back on self-compassion

9:09 – The process of self-compassion

10:34 – Shifting out of the “shoulds”

12:43 – Wrangling clinical perfectionism

19:39 – Mood tracking

21:28 – Mood vs. feelings

23:27 – How feelings can trigger mood states

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Dr. Maggie Perry

I’m your host Dr. Maggie Perry, a licensed psychologist with a doctorate degree in clinical psychology. I am also the founder of the online group therapy platform Huddle.care.

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