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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 Oak Park, the suburbs of Oak Park, other nearby places such as Elmhurst, Chicago, 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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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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Michael Tavolacci
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Together, we will bring joy, satisfaction, and a sense of control back to your life. In your sessions, you will set the destination and we will develop your skills to get your there; skills designed to make lasting change in your outlook and life.


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Together, we will bring joy, satisfaction, and a sense of control back to your life. In your sessions, you will set the destination and we will develop your skills to get your there; skills designed to make lasting change in your outlook and life.

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I pride myself on my objectivity and ability to be supportive. I am directive and skilled at gently confronting those things that hold my clients back from the personal growth and life satisfaction they desire and deserve.

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Dr. Britney Alford
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Believe that you are capable of helping yourself. Empower you to transform into the Best version of yourself. Strive for you to live your Best life. Teach you how to thrive in the face of adversity.


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Believe that you are capable of helping yourself. Empower you to transform into the Best version of yourself. Strive for you to live your Best life. Teach you how to thrive in the face of adversity.

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I thoroughly enjoy facilitating individual, couples, and family therapy, and the passion for my craft is evident during every session. I truly believe that without discomfort, there is no growth!

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Stephanie Longtain
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Explore how to move from living a goals-based life to a values-based life. We will figure out who you want to be – spouse, partner, employee, friend – and develop a road map to help you live with more purpose, meaning, and connection.


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Explore how to move from living a goals-based life to a values-based life. We will figure out who you want to be – spouse, partner, employee, friend – and develop a road map to help you live with more purpose, meaning, and connection.

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I have success working with high-achievers who feel stuck, overwhelmed by stress, and feel like something is missing despite life seeming good on paper.

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Rebecca Leslie
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figure out which approaches and techniques can help you best meet your goals. You have unique needs and strengths, and we will use those to tailor therapy to best meet your needs. We may talk about values, your thoughts, and your behaviors.


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Together, we will:

figure out which approaches and techniques can help you best meet your goals. You have unique needs and strengths, and we will use those to tailor therapy to best meet your needs. We may talk about values, your thoughts, and your behaviors.

Something to know about my approach is:

I draw from cognitive behavioral, acceptance and commitment, and interpersonal therapy approaches. I use evidence-based treatment in an individualized manner, which allows me to tailor therapy to best help you.

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Rebecca Leslie remote and phone therapy in Alabama, Arizona, Colorado, Delaware, District Of Columbia, Georgia, Illinois, Kentucky, Maryland, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, Nevada, New Hampshire, North Carolina, Ohio, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, Virginia