Clarissa Ong, PhD, is an assistant professor and the psychology clinic director at the University of Toledo who trained at McLean Hospital/Harvard Medical School and the Center for Anxiety and Related Disorders at Boston University. With clinical and research specialization in perfectionism, Dr. Ong has published 70 peer-reviewed articles and co-written two books: a transdiagnostic ACT manual, ACT in Steps, and a self-help book for perfectionism, The Anxious Perfectionist. She has received grant funding from the Association for Contextual Behavioral Science and International OCD Foundation for randomized trials testing online self-help interventions for perfectionism.

Speaker Disclosures:

Financial: Clarissa Ong has an employment relationship with the University of Toledo. She receives a grant from the International OCD Foundation. Clarissa Ong receives royalties as a published author. She receives a speaking honorarium from PESI, Inc. She has no relevant financial relationships with ineligible organizations.

Non-financial: Clarissa Ong is a member of the Ohio Psychological Association, the Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies, and the Association for Contextual Behavioral Science.