Schema Coping Modes: FIGHT
Perfectionistic Overcompensator Mode
The Perfectionistic Overcompensator is a FIGHT Maladaptive Coping Mode (MCM). It operates from the belief that "If I get everything perfect then no one will doubt me or see my weaknesses". Unfortunately, this leads to burnout and increases feelings of shame and worthlessness.
In this video, Jess explains more about this mode. Download our handout below for more information.