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A Highly Sensitive Person (HSP) experiences heightened sensitivity to internal and external influences, which leads them to feel bigger reactions to situations and people. HSPs often process things very deeply and are extremely influenced by their surroundings. If you are a highly sensitive person, you may have been called “overly sensitive” or “ fragile” by people who don’t understand you.

It is estimated that up to 20% of people are highly sensitive persons, otherwise known as people with sensory processing sensitivity. A licensed therapist who specializes in HSP therapy can help you understand your triggers, learn to see your sensitivities as strengths, and live your best life. Whether you are located in downtown Aurora, the suburbs of Aurora, other nearby places such as Naperville, Bolingbrook, or anywhere else in Illinois, Mental Health Match can help you easily find an experienced therapist or counselor who best meets your needs.

Highly Sensitive Person Symptoms and Signs

You may be an HSP if one or more of the HSP symptoms or signs apply to you:

  • You are influenced by the emotional states of people around you.
  • You are often overwhelmed by crowds of other people.
  • You frequently need time alone to process your thoughts and feelings.
  • Helping others process their feelings leaves you exhausted.
  • You are hard on yourself or easily feel shame.
  • You get anxious when under time pressures.
  • You are easily frightened or startled.
  • You like to ask big questions about life and think deeply about them.
  • You often feel misunderstood.
  • You are conflict-avoidant, or feel physically sick when you experience conflict.

There are many other signs and symptoms of being a highly sensitive person. If you experience any of the above, we recommend that you consider HSP therapy. If you’d like to learn more, check out licensed therapist Stacey Wright’s article about the differences between Highly Sensitive People, Introverts, and Empaths.

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HSP therapy can help you feel calmer and happier, enabling you to effortlessly coexist with others and react in ways that are conducive to your goals. And with Mental Health Match, finding a licensed and qualified HSP therapist is easy! Start by browsing experts below or by using our free therapist matching tool.

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Elizabeth Anderson
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Work on increasing self-awareness to promote healthy life changes, while learning skills and tools that can be used well after our time in therapy comes to an end.


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Work on increasing self-awareness to promote healthy life changes, while learning skills and tools that can be used well after our time in therapy comes to an end.

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I utilize Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Person-Centered, and Solution-Focused therapy within my therapeutic approach. I also strive to meet the individual needs of each client by integrating different approaches and techniques based on client need.

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Let's collaboratively determine, clarify, and work towards YOUR values and goals for your life. You have the life experience and the knowledge about yourself and I want you to trust in yourself, as well as our therapeutic relationship.


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Let's collaboratively determine, clarify, and work towards YOUR values and goals for your life. You have the life experience and the knowledge about yourself and I want you to trust in yourself, as well as our therapeutic relationship.

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I encourage transparency, value-driven decision making, self-compassion, and making room for your thoughts and feelings. I will help you navigate mental health issues in a psychologically flexible way, which translates to richer life experience.

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Carol O'Saben
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understand the influences that have led you to where you are so you can make lasting changes that will impact how you feel about yourself and how you interact with others. We will work together to help you gain insight into problematic patterns.


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understand the influences that have led you to where you are so you can make lasting changes that will impact how you feel about yourself and how you interact with others. We will work together to help you gain insight into problematic patterns.

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I want to work with you to create a space where you can be yourself, build on your strengths, explore your vulnerabilities and grow from your challenges. I tend to work with clients in long-term, insight-oriented psychotherapy.

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Whether you are looking for specific trauma-focused treatment, contemplating the use of substances in your life, or just exploring therapy for a stressful life transition, I would be honored to be a part of your journey.


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Whether you are looking for specific trauma-focused treatment, contemplating the use of substances in your life, or just exploring therapy for a stressful life transition, I would be honored to be a part of your journey.

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I work from a client-centered, strengths-based perspective to collaborate treatment, with the belief that each client is the expert of their own life.

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Christine Evans
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identify ways to relieve your stress and overwhelming feelings right away. While focusing on the big picture, we will strategize how to make permanent changes that keep you strong. I will teach you skills to maintain your sense of control over life.


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identify ways to relieve your stress and overwhelming feelings right away. While focusing on the big picture, we will strategize how to make permanent changes that keep you strong. I will teach you skills to maintain your sense of control over life.

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I emphasize your strengths and use them to your advantage. Identifying patterns of behavior in relationships and coping skills helps us modify how you react and communicate to maximize your strength of self. You'll gain control and power in life

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