Overcoming Procrastination

Ready to bid a final farewell to procrastination? In this episode, guest Dr. Hayden Finch joins Dr. Tamara Soles to talk overcoming procrastination. Dr. Finch explains the psychology of procrastination! From exploring the different types of procrastination to decoding the fascinating neuroscience behind it, we’ll equip you with the knowledge and tools to help your clients (or yourself!) overcome the tendency to put things off. Plus, Dr.  Finch reveals why procrastination is more than just poor time management and dives into the emotional roots of this sneaky habit.

Continuing Education

This Podcast Episode Provides 1 Hour of CE Credit

Overcoming Procrastination Course Info

Course Description

In this episode, we delve into the complex psychology of procrastination. Drawing on the latest research, we explore the different types of procrastination and their underlying cause. We examine the neuroscience behind procrastination and how it relates emotion regulation. Dr. Finch explains why time management strategies are necessary but not sufficient to change behaviour and how to develop treatment plans based on emotion regulation and distress tolerance that will ultimately help people overcome procrastination.

Instructor's bio

Dr. Hayden Finch is a licensed clinical psychologist, behavior change expert, and author. She is the CEO and founder of the Finch Center for High Functioning Anxiety and the author of “The Psychology of Procrastination” as well as the book “Habits: A 12-week journal to Change your habits, track your progress and achieve your goals”. Her mission is to equip people with the skills to master anxiety, discover self-acceptance, and find meaning in a busy life.
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Learning Objectives

  • Differentiate between two different types of procrastination
  • Identify three strategies to reduce procrastination

How to Take the Course

Once you choose a course that interests you, simply click the enroll button to register for the course. You will be prompted to create your login information and then be directed to the course curriculum where you will have access to the episode, the learning objectives, and the post-test. Once you successfully complete the post-test, your CE credit certificate will appear on screen and can be downloaded. You can listen to the course episode directly on the course website or on your favourite podcast app.

How to Get Your Certificate

After listening to the course episode, you will be prompted to take the multiple choice post-test. To receive your continuing education credit certificate, you need to achieve a score of 70% of more. You may retake the post-test up to three times. Once successfully completed, the certificate will appear in your course area where you can download it.

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Dr. Hayden Finch is the author of a book on overcoming procrastination discussed in the podcast


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Course Format

This course is presented in audio format via podcast interview. The course is designed for post-doctoral psychologists and is an introductory level.

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