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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 Glen Ellyn, the suburbs of Glen Ellyn, other nearby places such as Wheaton, Lombard, 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.

Get Highly Sensitive Person Therapy Today!

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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Michelle Murray
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I focus on helping clients achieve a more centered, balanced life by giving them the tools needed to grow within life's challenges. I remain present with clients to do the healing work with them as they journey to having a vibrant life.


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I focus on helping clients achieve a more centered, balanced life by giving them the tools needed to grow within life's challenges. I remain present with clients to do the healing work with them as they journey to having a vibrant life.

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My counseling style is client-centered as determined by the needs of the client by focusing on strength-based approaches. I utilize a holistic approach to address the functional, emotional, and psychosocial health of the client.

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Araceli Diaz
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Develop a strong therapeutic relationship where I take the time to listen deeply to your unique story so that we can co-create goals that will allow you to live your life with more ease, joy, and confidence.


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Develop a strong therapeutic relationship where I take the time to listen deeply to your unique story so that we can co-create goals that will allow you to live your life with more ease, joy, and confidence.

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My approach is grounded in the belief that holistic care is crucial to healing ourselves, our communities & our planet. I am also a yoga teacher so our sessions can incorporate breathwork, yoga & meditation to incorporate the mind, body & spirit.

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Paul Freedman
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Explore your experience and how you want your life to be. We'll look at your story, how you tell it, and where you want it to go. How you see yourself - and everything around you - can make all the difference in the world.


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Explore your experience and how you want your life to be. We'll look at your story, how you tell it, and where you want it to go. How you see yourself - and everything around you - can make all the difference in the world.

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As we work together, you'll develop a growing sense of alliance and supportive collaboration; an increasing sense of insight and confidence that you'll be okay.

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Cynthia Peters
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I'll look forward to hearing about day to day challenges of your life, and how they grow you, or hold you back. We work on challenging negative thinking, effective communication, and being an authentic person to yourself and others.


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I'll look forward to hearing about day to day challenges of your life, and how they grow you, or hold you back. We work on challenging negative thinking, effective communication, and being an authentic person to yourself and others.

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I am a goals directed therapist who enjoys working with adult individuals and couples of all sorts who are ready to work on the change that they hope to achieve in therapy. I use CBT with individuals and Gottman Method with couples. I give homework.

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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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