The Highly Sensitive Child

Is Your Child Highly Sensitive? These are a few characteristics that Elaine Aron a research psychologist has used to describe the highly sensitive child (2002). Startles easily Learns better from gentle correction than strong punishment. Able to pick up on little details in the environment. Maybe perceived as "shy". Creative. Tends to be a perfectionist. Tends to be hard on themselves or internalizes a lot. May get overwhelmed easily. Aron states that the highly sensitive child is found in 20% of the population and is found in girls and boys. (2002). Although there has been a lot of research on this innate trait there remains a lot of misunderstandings of what this trait entails. Please le

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Sharon has been practicing as a therapist for more than 10 years. She focuses on teens, pre-teens,children and individuals with depression, anxiety, trauma, and social, emotional and behavioral difficulties.  Sharon also works with couples to work through conflict and disconnection to establish a more positive connection. She also has a passion for individuals with special needs. Sharon is a highly sensitive aware therapist and person. Sharon is a Christian and can integrate faith/spirituality if it is what the client wants in session.


She offers therapy/counseling and educational workshops for the highly sensitive person and child upon request.

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