Being a highly sensitive person (HSP) in this world is difficult, especially when most of the people are not aware of the high sensitivity or sensory processing sensitivity. This is an innate trait like any other personality factor that is present in 15 to 20 % of the population and can be described as heightened emotional sensitivity towards external stimuli (light, noise, facial expressions etc.) and internal stimuli like pain, hunger, and positive or negative emotions.
HSP & Empath Therapy
The term “empath” has become extremely popular in recent years. It is used to describe someone with a higher- than- normal degree of empathy, to the point of being an “emotional sponge”.
Being an empath is an overly complex diagnosis. One common characteristic of empaths is that they absorb other people’s emotional states, affecting their own emotional states.
If you’ve found yourself asking “how do I find a good empath therapist near me?”, then we have a great suggestion that has worked for many other empaths.
How do I find a good empath therapist near me or an online therapist?
First off, it’s important to pick a therapist who has specific experience with offering therapy for empaths, most aren’t experienced with empaths.