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"Overcoming Perfectionism - on Zoom"

  • February 06, 2022
  • 9:00 AM - 11:15 AM
  • On-line via ZOOM - link to be sent in confirmation e-mail.


  • Available to members of the Los Angeles, San Gabriel and Santa Clarita Chapters. Membership will be verified.

Membership Meeting


with Menije Boduryan-Turner, PsyD

"Overcoming Perfectionism"

Note:  Presented on Zoom.

Perfectionism is a misused and misunderstood condition. Perfectionism is not the same as doing your best. It is not a motivator or a compliment. So what is the Perfectionism? How does it impact one’s mental health? Perfectionism is based on the core belief that “I am not enough” and drives one to pursue unrealistic and unattainable goals and expectations. It leads to shame, self-loathing, and disconnection from self and others. It can be the cause or a symptom of many mental health conditions, including but not limited to anxiety, addiction, depression, eating disorders, and codependency. Learning to manage one’s Perfectionism must include breaking the perfectionistic tendencies, thoughts, and patterns. Through exposure, one can learn to do things imperfectly and embrace the discomfort. Embracing imperfections and remaining self-compassionate are essential tools in one’s tool box to manage perfectionism.

Educational goals include:

  • Understand the signs and symptoms of Perfectionism.
  • Learn about the impact of Perfectionism on one’s mental health.
  • Learn skills to challenge Perfectionism.

In successfully completing and attending this presentation, participants will be able to:

  1. Define Perfectionism.
  2. Identify the relationship between perfectionism and mental health disorders.
  3. Learn three tools based on cognitive and behavior approaches to better embrace imperfections.


Menije Boduryan-Turner, PsyD is a licensed psychologist in private practice in Los Angeles, CA, specializing in the treatment of a variety of mental health issues, including but not limited to obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD) and related disorders, addiction, and codependency.  Dr. Menije is the founder of Perfectionism University - an online psycho-education platform for unlearning Perfectionism. Her goal is to create a community where we can all unlearn Perfectionism and start our journey of embracing imperfections and owning our enoughness. She knows one can be a prisoner of their perfectionism. Her hope for others is that they turn the judgment to compassion and ultimately live a life where they embrace imperfection rather than striving for perfection. She has been featured in many world-renowned and prestigious media outlets, including KTLA news, magazines Fatherly, PsychCentral, and Healthline where she talked about Atelophobia - the fear of imperfection

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       Sunday, February 6, 2022


  8:45am-9am Check-In*

  9am-9:30am Membership Meeting/

      Chapter Announcements*

  9:30-11am CEU/Speaker Presentation

  11am-11:15am Opportunity Drawing/

      Private Practice Announcements*

  11:15am-11:30am Break*

  11:30am-1:30pm Board Meeting*

This course is intended for beginning to advanced mental health professionals.

Course meets the qualifications for 1.5 hours of continuing education credit for LMFTs, LCSWs, LPCCs, and/or LEPs required by the California Board of Behavioral Sciences. CEU completion certificates will be awarded when participants complete the course evaluation within 48 hours of the speaker's presentation.

* = non CEU portion of course.


Online via Zoom. See registration message - below.


$15  SFV-CAMFT chapter members  (online , including day of event)

$25 Non chapter members   (online, including day of event)

$20 (STUDENTS ONLY - (online, including day of event)

No phone or email RSVP.
No cash or check, credit card only (we accept Visa, Mastercard, Discover).

Email us for Los Angeles, San Gabriel Valley, and Santa Clarita Valley chapter reciprocity.

To Register: 

Please click on the  register  button at the top-left.  At the completion of (and paying for the event), you will receive the link in a confirmation e-mail. 

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Refund Policy 

Requests for refunds must be in writing and received by SFV-CAMFT before one week prior to the event. A $2 administrative fee will be deducted for cancellation of a paid event, through the cancellation deadline. There will be no refunds on requests received after one week prior to the event. The President has discretion to issue refunds that do not comply with the policy. To request a refund, email

SFV-CAMFT is approved by the California Association of Marriage and Family Therapists to sponsor continuing education for Marriage & Family Therapists. SFV-CAMFT maintains responsibility for this program/course and its content.


CAMFT- approved Continuing Education Provider #62281

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