Paige Abbott

Registered Psychologist in Alberta, Canada, working with Addiction and Mental Health, including substance use, eating disorders, codependency and relationship issues, boundaries, communication, anxiety, anger, and more.


Perfectionism is an example of a symptom usually rooted in trauma and dysfunctional experience that society has rewarded and viewed as helpful. I can tell you as a perfectionist in constant recovery, it has it’s significant downsides just as any symptom would. Where does perfectionism come from? As mentioned above, while perfectionism may have some genetic …

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