Understanding and

managing perfectionism

Kristiina Bedford
Registered Psychologist, Organisational Consultant


A high achiever mentality and tendency towards perfectionism are common personality traits for those who work in the law.

As numerous studies have revealed, the unrelenting pursuit of perfectionism in an environment of demanding workloads and high client expectations can also become self-defeating and contribute to impairments in performance and impact on wellbeing.

Procrastination is also a common problem associated with perfectionism. In this webcast, Kristiina Bedford will discuss perfectionism and procrastination and offer helpful tips for managing both to minimise the impacts on mental wellbeing and maximise the value of your time in and out of the workplace.


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Kristiina Bedford
Registered Psychologist, Organisational Consultant

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Webcast details

Format: On-demand webcast
Recorded: Tuesday 18 May 2021
CPD: 1 unit, self allocated
Cost: Member – complimentary
Non-member – $29
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If you would like to access support for a mental health or wellbeing concern, there are services that can support you.

The Solicitor Outreach Service (SOS) is an independent and confidential counselling service for NSW solicitors. Call 1800 592 296 to access this service.

If you're not a solicitor and you need support, Lifeline provides all Australian's access to 24-hour crisis support and suicide prevention services. Call 13 11 14 to access this service.

For information about other nationally available mental health support services, click here.