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 2019).
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Sharon has written the following articles:
A Therapist Explains How Highly Sensitive People Can Tame Perfectionism (Highly Sensitive Refuge)
What is a Highly Sensitive Person -- and Are You One? (Highly Sensitive Refuge)
Dysfunctional Family Dynamics (The Good Men Project)
Setting Boundaries when He Is Using (The Good Men Project)
When Life Doesn't Go As Planned (Global Love Project)
Do You REALLY Know Who You Are? (Your Tango)
September Reset (BonBon Break)
Using Mindfulness to Stop Anxious Overthinking (Progression Counseling)
Why I Stopped Trying to be Perfect (Sammiches and Psych Meds)
Parents Don't Need to be Perfect (Today Parenting)
12 Signs You're Being Too Nice (The Good Men Project)
8 Creative Ways to Help Yourself When You Are Feeling Blue (BonBon Break)
5 Essentials for Coping with Your Teenager's Drug Abuse (Stop Medicine Abuse)
How to Keep Perfectionism From Harming Your Marriage (The Spruce)
How to Deal with Your Toxic Family this Year (The Good Men Project)
How to Deal with Grief during the Holidays (The Good Men Project)
Navigating the Holidays when your Partner is an Addict (The Good Men Project)
Tell Me I'm Anything But Depressed! (The Good Men Project)
Say Yes to Yourself (Today Parenting Team)
The Ex and Space: What Nice Guys Need to Know (The Good Men Project)
Trickle Down Self-Care for Moms (The Mommy Happiness Project)
Sharon's work has been featured in:
How to Deal with Toxic Parents (WebMD)
Breaking Down the Martyr Complex (Healthline)
What It Means When Couples Constantly Post About Each Other On Social Media (The Huffington Post)
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)
How to Attract Healthy Love (Love Evolve and Thrive)
6 Ways to Shut Off Your Brain Before Going to Sleep (Simplemost)
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 Time.com)
Laughter for All (Rewire Me)
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.
HeartSpace 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.
Blissful Practice Podcast hosted by Dr. Agnes Wainman. Blogging Your Way to a Successful Private Practice 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.