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Elaine Aron



Elaine Aron, PhD, is an American psychologist and author who focuses on the psychology of sensitivity and love, the latter in collaboration with her husband, Arthur Aron, PhD. She developed a framework for understanding sensory processing sensitivity and the “highly sensitive person,” or HSP.

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The Highly Sensitive Person: An Interview with Elaine Aron

Excerpts from an interview with Elaine Aron Ph.D., author and psychologist.

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Psychotherapy and the Highly Sensitive Person

Dr. Elaine Aron’s book, Psychotherapy and the Highly Sensitive Person, redefines the term “highly sensitive” for the professional researcher and practitioner.

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Highly Sensitive People

When research psychologist and psychotherapist Elaine Aron published The Highly Sensitive Person: How to Thrive When the World Overwhelms You, many people felt a jolt of recognition.

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Highly Sensitive People and Narcissism

DISCLAIMER: This information is for informational purposes only and is not intended to be substituted for clinical care. Please consult a health care provider for guidance specific for your case.

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The Highly Sensitive Person: How to Thrive When the World Overwhelms You

Do you have a keen imagination and vivid dreams? Is time alone each day as essential to you as food and water? Are you “too shy” or “too sensitive” according to others? Do noise and confusion quickly overwhelm you? If your answers are yes, you may be a Highly Sensitive Person (HSP).

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Survival Skills for Highly Sensitive People

Are you among the 20 percent of Americans who are highly sensitive? Here are some self-care strategies for you.

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Podcast 174: Tips for Highly Sensitive People and Parents, with Dr. Elaine Aron

In this podcast Dr. Elaine shares some great tips and techniques for those who identify as highly sensitive, tips for highly sensitive parents, what NOT to say to someone who is highly sensitive, the benefits of being highly sensitive, and so much more!

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The Highly Sensitive Child: Helping Our Children Thrive When the World Overwhelms Them

With the publication of The Highly Sensitive Person, Elaine Aron became the first person to identify the inborn trait of “high sensitivity” and to show how it affects the lives of those who possess it.

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Finding Therapists as a Highly Sensitive Person

Things like loud noises, drastic temperature change, crowds, or emotionally-charged situations can create distress because your system becomes overstimulated. You might also find that you have a harder time healing after experiences that involve betrayal, loss, or rejection.

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HSPs in Relationships - Elaine Aron, PhD

HSPs come in different flavors: 70% are introverts, 30% are extraverts, and then there are sensation seekers. Here is how these differences affect your relationships.

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