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Perfectionism for Young Women with Noni Vaughn-Pollard, MSEd, NDTR, MHC-LP
August 12, 2021 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Perfectionism is a character trait that is constantly normalized in our society. Even though perfectionists are not taken seriously, their level of over-control can interfere with their personal lives. With certain disorders such as eating disorders, depression & anxiety disorders, perfectionism is common where one may feel that they need to maintain complete control in order to prevent bad things from happening. As young women, we are under immense pressure to be the most caring, most inclusive, and most ambitious. This can cause us to lose ourselves in prescribing to society’s standards of womanhood. This workshop reveals how perfectionism can prevent us from performing appropriate self-care for ourselves. You will learn how to release tension in your body and mind in order to live more authentically. Letting go of control is not a weakness, it is an art.
Noni is a native New Yorker who knew early on that she wanted to become a helping professional. She received her bachelors in nutrition studies from New York University with a minor in child psychology. Noni recently obtained her masters in mental health counseling from Hunter College. She has experience working with adolescents and young women who live with eating disorders, anxiety, and depression. Noni is a therapist who uses a feminist and multicultural framework to remind her clients of their inner power. Noni is also a registered nutritionist who practices intuitive eating and advocates for Health at Every Size.
Noni offers psychotherapy services to those who reside in New York State
When: August 12th – 6 pm EST & 3 pm PST ( 1 hour long)
Where: Virtually meeting on Zoom (link provided upon registration)
Black, Indigenous, & Women of Color can use use code ‘BIWOC’ upon checkout for discounted ticket.
Who: Women ages 16-35
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