A discussion about Highly Sensitive People and their therapeutic needs

Interview-style

  • Course Description

    This podcast interview discusses the research on High Sensitivity, an innate trait that was researched initially by Dr. Elaine Aron. Our culture typically does not value sensitivity (especially if you are a male), and this trait may be both socially and clinically misunderstood, as these individuals may have been labeled ‘dramatic’, ‘emotional’, and ‘too sensitive’. Individuals with this trait have a particular and unique strengths and clinical needs, and psychoeducation around the trait is an important part of helping these clients; this interview discusses helpful interventions and unique treatment considerations of working with these individuals.

  • Learning Objectives

    Upon completing this course, participants will be able to: List the four core characteristics of being a Highly Sensitive Person; Identify the percentage of people who are Highly Sensitive; Identify the percentage of clients in therapy that are Highly Sensitive

  • Downloadable Podcast

    This high-quality and interesting course contains a one-hour audio podcast interview (streaming or free for download via our site, Apple Podcasts, or GooglePlay), a post-presentation test with six to eight questions per CE credit hour, and a course evaluation; course requirements can be accessed either via computer or mobile device via your Clearly Clinical account. In order to receive a certificate of completion reflecting the associated CE credit hour, you must #1: Have an active Clearly Clinical annual subscription, #2: Listen to the corresponding course podcast, #3: Achieve a passing grade on the post-presentation test (a score of at least 75%; you are able to re-test) and #4: Complete the required course evaluation.

  • Commercial Support

    There is no known commercial support or conflict of interest for this CE program, sponsor, instructor, or content. The instructor, Patricia Young, may benefit from endorsement about her podcast and public speaking/trainings.

  • Certificate Access Details

    Once you've completed the course and hit the 'Generate Certificate' button, a new window will open up with your certificate; it will also be emailed to you. Access to completion certificate will expire 365 days after issuance. Click on the FAQ link at the bottom of this page for more information about how to receive a copy of a course completion certificate if course access has expired. Course certificates will be on file for five (5) years from date of course completion.

  • Target Audience and Instructional Level

    This course is intended for psychologists, therapists, social workers, clinical counselors, and addiction counselors. Instructional level: Introductory/Intermediate.

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Instructor

Expert on Highly Sensitive People

Patricia Young, LCSW #23459

Senior Instructor

Patricia Young is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker in California, and has a specialization in working with Highly Sensitive People (HSPs). She hosts the podcast Unapologetically Sensitive, and helps HSPs understand their HSP traits, and turning their perceived shortcomings into superpowers. Patricia is passionate about providing education to help HSPs and non-HSPs understand and truly appreciate the amazing gifts they have to offer. Patricia provides coaching globally online with HSPs and facilitates online groups for HSPs that focus on building community and developing skills (identifying your superpowers, boundaries, perfectionism, dealing with conflict, mindfulness, self-compassion, embracing emotions, creating a lifestyle that supports the HSP, communication and more). Additionally, Patricia is asked to speak publicly to provide education about the trait of High Sensitivity and how therapists can identify their HS clients and adjust treatment to increase better meet the needs of their HS clients and increase client retention.

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