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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 Elwood, the suburbs of Elwood, other nearby places such as Joliet, Channahon, 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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From the first session, we work on developing strategies for you to respond to life's challenges. I offer direct feedback and suggest changes to quicken progress. We will develop a personalized plan to learn new strategies to help change your life.


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From the first session, we work on developing strategies for you to respond to life's challenges. I offer direct feedback and suggest changes to quicken progress. We will develop a personalized plan to learn new strategies to help change your life.

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I have 20+ years of experience as a psychologist. I'm a caring, active participant and I want you to feel comfortable and supported. We work on strategies to manage burnout, anxiety, depression, process difficult situations, and handle emotion.

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Rayven Cornelio
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I truly believe therapy is client-centered with the support of a therapist. Our first session will be used to get to know one another and discuss a treatment plan. We will continue to focus on your goals and achieving them together.


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I truly believe therapy is client-centered with the support of a therapist. Our first session will be used to get to know one another and discuss a treatment plan. We will continue to focus on your goals and achieving them together.

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I am here to lead you down the path of happiness and healing. It is important to me that my clients feel they can be honest and share their thoughts without being judged. My empathetic, warm, and creative approach allows me to help guide my clients.

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Shauna Summers
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I will talk about counseling expectations in general. After you have been coming for a while, you can expect that you will have spent time reflecting on different facets of your experience and will have gained more insight.


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I will talk about counseling expectations in general. After you have been coming for a while, you can expect that you will have spent time reflecting on different facets of your experience and will have gained more insight.

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I utilize evidence-based techniques such as Solution-Focused Therapy, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Dialectical Behavioral Therapy, Enhance Attachment security, Narrative therapy, Bibliotherapy, and Neurotherapy in my approach.

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Explore your past experiences and discover how that has been impacting you in the present moment. We will work to create a safe space in session, free from judgement, for you to share your thoughts and feelings.


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Explore your past experiences and discover how that has been impacting you in the present moment. We will work to create a safe space in session, free from judgement, for you to share your thoughts and feelings.

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I utilize a combination of many different theories to best suit your unique needs, and generally pull from a Psychodynamic, Person-Centered, CBT/DBT, and Humanistic lens. My hope is to create goals that enable you to get your needs met in therapy.

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Faith Pérez McGowan
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Help you learn how to quiet excessive worries so you can focus on what is important to you. My clients know what it's like to feel tired, stressed, and overwhelmed. Together, we can find solutions that will allow you to take steps towards your goals.


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Together, we will:

Help you learn how to quiet excessive worries so you can focus on what is important to you. My clients know what it's like to feel tired, stressed, and overwhelmed. Together, we can find solutions that will allow you to take steps towards your goals.

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When we work together, you can expect to practice challenging unhelpful thoughts and behaviors, learn more effective coping strategies, and have more restful, quality sleep.

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