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Upcoming Conferences

Please refer to the following list of conferences Dr. Hewitt and lab members will be attending:

2016 Society for Personality and Social Psychology Annual Convention 2016 Canadian Psychological Association (CPA) Convention
Jan 28-30, 2016 June 9 – 11, 2016
in San Diego, CA in Victoria, BC
Dr. Hewitt’s New Book under Review
Publication of Dr. Hewitt’s new book on perfectionism is underway!
Dr. Hewitt’s new book “Perfectionism” is now available for pre-order
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 […]

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 […]

The UBC Psychology Clinic Presents a Workshop on: Perfectionism
Do you know what is perfectionism? Do you know someone who is struggling with perfectionism?  Are you interested in finding out more about how professionals treat perfectionism? Please join us for the workshop on perfectionism. When: Saturday, June 4, 2016 9:00 AM – 4:30 PM Where: University of British Columbia Room 1012, Earth Sciences Building (ESB) 2207 Main […]

Sir Winston Churchill (1874-1965)
” The maxim Nothing avails but perfection may be spelled: Paralysis”

Alfred de Musset (1810-1857)
“Perfection does not exist. To understand it is the triumph of human intelligence; the desire to possess it the most dangerous kind of madness”

Marquis Louis Fontanes (1757 – 1821)
“The desire for perfection is the worst disease that ever afflicted the human mind”

Welcome to our new lab members!
Meet our newest lab members! Lisa Zhang(Ph.D. Student) Charlie Deng(M.A. Student)