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Dr. Hewitt’s new book “Perfectionism” is now available!

Grounded in decades of influential research, Dr. Paul Hewitt’s new book Perfectionism: A Relational Approach to Conceptualization, Assessment, and Treatment thoroughly examines perfectionism: how it develops, its underlying mechanisms and psychological costs, and how to target it effectively in psychotherapy. Dr. Hewitt and his co-authors describe how perfectionistic tendencies—rooted in early relational and developmental experiences—make people vulnerable […]

Dr. Hewitt’s new book “Perfectionism” is now available!

Buy a copy today through Guilford Press!

The Perfectionism & Psychopathology Lab is UBC Psychology’s February Lab of the Month!

In this Q&A, Dr. Hewitt shares the research and treatment taking place in our lab, his insights into the perfectionism trait, and our lab’s personality.

The Perfectionism & Psychopathology Lab is UBC Psychology’s February Lab of the Month

Dr. Paul Hewitt, professor and clinical psychologist in the Department of Psychology, has been researching and treating perfectionism for over 25 years. He is the Principal Investigator of the Perfectionism & Psychopathology Laboratory. This clinical lab investigates perfectionism, defined as a transdiagnostic personality vulnerability factor, as well as its association with psychological and physical health […]