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Atelophobia Therapy & Counselling

Atelophobia is the Fear of Imperfection, things going wrong and also the fear of failure.

It often manifests itself as a ‘perfectionist’ thinking style and can lead to a constant feeling of inadequacy or of not being ‘good enough’.

Perfectionists are generally not really seeking perfection, but rather are seeking to avoid criticism (based on the rationale that criticism can all but be eliminated if everything that one does is ‘perfect’ and free from errors of any kind).

In this respect, a perfectionist ‘strategy’ can be defined as an ‘avoidance’ or ‘safety behaviour’ which are known to reinforce problems rather than solve them!

Whilst the feared object or situation may seem, to other people, to be ridiculous or silly, the person who suffers from the phobia knows only too well that the Anxiety that they experience is real enough.

We completely understand this and will treat you and your Atelophobia seriously.

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Atelophobia Symptoms & Behaviours

All phobias, including Atelophobia, create feelings of anxiety because phobic objects or situations are always perceived as a threat.

Consequently, the symptoms of Atelophobia are both specific and generic and may include:

  • Avoidance of tasks in which you could fail.
  • An elevated heart rate.
  • A sense of dread about making mistakes.
  • Worrying that you might pass out.
  • Feeling dizzy or disoriented.
  • Heart palpitations.
  • Dry or Sticky mouth
  • Hot sweats.
  • Stress.
  • Difficulty breathing easily.
  • Feelings of panic.

You may have all, some or even different symptoms to these listed here and this is due to the subjective nature of Atelophobia.

However, it is important to be aware that these symptoms WILL subside over time and rarely last for more that 20 to 30 minutes.

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Therapy & Counselling for Atelophobia

We offer a number of different types of therapy and counselling for Atelophobia the Fear of Failure.

Choosing the most suitable therapy depends on a number of different considerations including factors such as:

  • How long you have had the problem.
  • Your personal preferences.
  • How your problem is affecting you today.

You can read more about the different types of therapy for Atelophobia on the following links:

Although all therapies use slightly different approaches, the one thing they all have in common is the relationship that is formed between the client and therapist.

Furthermore, research also suggests that therapy relationship may be the most important factor in achieving a good therapy outcome.

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Free Initial Consultations for Atelophobia Problems

We offer all prospective clients a FREE initial consultation to discuss your atelophobia (fear of failure) prior to commencing any treatment plans.

The consultation is free and lasts around 50 minutes.

During this consultation we will discuss the various therapy options that are available to you and make a considered recommendation based on your individual personal circumstances.

Initial consultations are also available as part of our online therapy service.

At Tranceform Psychology we recognise the importance of the therapeutic relationship in helping people to bring about effective change, so its important to be able to ‘meet’ to discuss any therapy treatments BEFORE proceeding.

Our policy is to help people make a fully balanced & considered decision about undertaking work with us, including both the financial and personal implications.

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Overcome Atelophobia with our CBT Course

Our 10 session course of Cognitive Behavioural Therapy is clinically proven to be effective across a range of different psychological problems.

Using an online learning platform, it is available with 2, 5 or 10 sessions of clinical support either face-to-face in the Wombourne offices, or using Zoom video facilities.

It can also be taken as a self help CBT course that will teach you the fundamental tools and techniques used throughout the mental health profession.

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Buy Your CBT Course Here

You can purchase a course of Tranceformental CBT in our shop by clicking on any of the links below.

Self-Help CBT Course - £149

Course + 2 Clinical Sessions - £299

Course + 5 Clinical Sessions - £499

Course + 10 Clinical Sessions - £799

Get in Touch

Psychotherapist Paul Lee in Wombourne Clinic

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Tel: 07434 776125

paul@tranceformpsychology.com

Hypnotherapist and Psychotherapist Joan Lee in Wombourne Clinic

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Tel: 07434 776504

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Contact Binder

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Tel: 07931 517241

binder@tranceformpsychology.com