#20 Can Getting Well Take Away Your Competitive Edge? – Real Therapy Session Part 1 of 4 w/ Jim

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If you’ve ever worried that getting well might make you soft, or take away your competitive edge, this episode is a must-listen. In this, our first introduction to real therapy patient “Jim,” Maggie helps Jim unpack perfectionism and professional burnout, and identify the tools that have helped him prioritize emotional health.

Our goal is to show everyone that they are not alone, there is nothing wrong with them, and help guide them to a more peaceful and enjoyable way of life so if you feel any benefit from this episode please let us know by leaving an iTunes review, sharing this episode on social media and emailing a link to anyone you think would also find benefit here. Thank you.

Disclaimer: Please consult your doctor or therapist before attempting any strategies shared.

0:40 – Professional burnout

3:00 – Falling out of touch with yourself

7:30 – Not all psychotherapy is the same

8:30 – Aversion to certain feelings

13:00 – Perfectionism at work

20:40 – Exercising your therapeutic muscles

28:00 – Making peace with “negative” emotions

33:00 – How psychotherapy creates opportunities for healthy new habits and tools

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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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