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Sharon Martin is a licensed psychotherapist and regular media contributor of topics such as emotional wellness, healthy relationships, perfectionism, codependency, boundaries, and parenting. For five years, she wrote the popular blog Happily Imperfect for Psych Central and now writes the blog Conquering Codependency for Psychology Today. Sharon is also the author of The CBT Workbook for Perfectionism (New Harbinger Publications, 2019) and The Better Boundaries Workbook (New Harbinger Publications, 2021) .

Sharon’s work has been featured in:


How to Deal with Toxic Parents (WebMD)

How to Deal with Toxic Family Members (WebMD)

Breaking Down the Martyr Complex (Healthline)

How To Overcome Anxiety: 3 Experts Share Stellar Strategies To Overcome Anxiety (Mind Mastery Lab)

This 2-Minute Exercise Helps me Reduce my Anxiety — And Therapists Recommend It (Today)

What It Means When Couples Constantly Post About Each Other On Social Media (The Huffington Post)

12 Fun Journaling Prompts to Transform Your Boring Gratitude Practice (Inc.)

How to Give Advice without Being Judgy (Headspace)

Stop Trying to Be So Damn Perfect all the Time (Redbook Magazine, June 2017)

How to Overcome Feeling Insecure in a Relationship (Love Evolve and Thrive)

How to Share Your Feelings, Fears and Insecurities with Him (Love Evolve and Thrive)

6 Ways to Calm Your Fear of Flying (Fab Fit Fun)

11 Ways to Stop Sabotaging Your Own Success (Bustle)

How to Attract Healthy Love (Love Evolve and Thrive)

6 Ways to Shut Off Your Brain Before Going to Sleep (Simplemost)

11 Ways to Create the Most Sleep-Friendly Bedroom Ever (Bustle)

8 Ways to Release Negative Emotion, So You Can Feel Better the Right Way (Bustle)

7 Ways to Feel Instantly Happier, According to Science (Bustle)

7 Everyday Habits that are Bad for your Mental Health (Bustle)

How to Talk about Infertility (Redbook Magazine)

How to Set Family Rules for Teens (Teenage Learning)

5 Tips for Raise a Leader Who Doesn’t Follow the Crowd (Daily Parent)

10 Signs You’re Getting in Your Own Way (Live Strong)

Why You’re Always Overscheduled (Daily Worth and

Laughter for All (Rewire Me)

How to Effectively Deal with a Chronic Procrastinator (Lady Lux)

What Every Man Needs to Know about Handling Arguments in a Long-Term Relationship (Primer Magazine)

7 Ways to Survive a Breakup when you’re the Heartbreaker (She Knows)

The Surprising Ways Spring Cleaning can Improve your Health (The Active Times)

Cry It Out: 6 Surprising Health Benefits of Shedding a Few Tears (Medical Daily)

How Infertile Men Can Cope with Father’s Day (Baby Med)


Therapy Chat hosted by Laura Reagan, LCSW-C. Overcoming Perfectionism with Sharon Martin, LCSW.

Community Routes hosted by Julie Richards, LPCC. Off the Beaten Path with Sharon Martin (a conversation about codependency, self-control, boundaries, healthy relationships and more!)

Narcissistic Abuse Support hosted by Tracy Malone. Overcoming Guilt and Shame After Abuse.

Woman Worriers hosted by Elizabeth Cush, LPCP. How to Ease Anxiety by Asking for What You Need.

Mindful Mama Podcast hosted by Hunter Clarke-Fields. How to Combat Perfectionism with Sharon Martin.

The Lisa Show hosted by Lisa Valentine Clark. How to Stop Enabling.

Psychologists Off the Clock hosted by Dianna Hill, Debbie Sorenson, and Yael Schonbrun. Perfectionism with Sharon Martin.

Woman Worriers hosted by Elizabeth Cush, LPCP. How to Recover from Perfectionism and Find Balance with Sharon Martin.

Unapologetically Sensitive hosted by Patricia Young, LCSW. Creating Peace Through the Holidays with Sharon Martin.

The Body Image Podcast hosted by Corrine Dobbas. Self-Compassion, Healthy Boundaries & Perfectionism with Sharon Martin

Soulfilled Sisterhood hosted by Nicole Burgess. Boundary Setting for Introverts and People-Pleasers featuring Sharon Martin.

Woman Worriers hosted by Elizabeth Cush, LPCP. Codependency, Perfectionism, and Anxiety with Sharon Martin, LCSW.

Therapy Chat hosted by Laura Reagan, LCSW-C. Dynamics of Dysfunctional or Alcoholic Families with Sharon Martin.

Narcissist Abuse Support hosted by Tracy Malone. People-Pleasing and Setting Boundaries with Sharon Martin.

Women In-Depth hosted by Lourdes Viado, Ph.D. Understanding and Healing Codependency with Sharon Martin, LCSW.

CXMH hosted by Robert Vore. Perfectionism.

The Family Couch hosted by Mercedes Samudio, LCSW. Embracing Your Parenting Imperfections.

Women in Depth podcast hosted by Lourdes Viado, Ph.D. Overcoming People Pleasing with Sharon Martin, LCSW.

True Calling Project hosted by John Harrison, LPC. Working Through a Negative Self Concept with Sharon Martin, LCSW.

Therapy Chat hosted by Laura Reagan, LCSW-C. Understanding Perfectionism.

Motherhood hosted by Dr. Christina Hibbert on Web Talk Radio. There’s No Such Thing as a “Perfect” Mom: Overcoming Perfectionism.

Motherhood hosted by Dr. Christina Hibbert on Web Talk Radio. Coping, Healing and Carrying on after Perinatal Loss featuring Sharon Martin, LCSW.

Launching Your Daughter hosted by Nicole Burgess, LMFT. Helping Parents and Teens Embrace Imperfection.

Compassion Fatigue Podcast hosted by Jennifer Blough, LPC. How to Set Healthy Boundaries with Sharon Martin, LCSW.

WGN Radio Saturday Night Special with Amy Guth. Sharon spoke to talk radio host Amy Guth about how and why to practice gratitude.

Selling the Couch hosted by Melvin Varghese, Ph.D. Episode 37: The Expert Guide to Private Practice Blogging.