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Highly sensitive people have the capacity to experience profound joy, profound love, and profound beauty. Their sensitivity is not a weakness but a doorway to a richer, more meaningful existence. - Unknown

Highly sensitive people

Do you or your child feel like you're constantly overwhelmed by the world around you? Do everyday tasks and interactions feel like too much to handle?

Being highly sensitive can be a blessing and a curse. While you have a deep capacity for empathy and creativity, you may also feel easily overwhelmed by sensory input, emotions, and social interactions. It can be difficult to find a safe space where you can truly be yourself and express your feelings without judgment or fear of rejection. Here are some examples of how high sensitivity can show up in you or your child’s life.

What sets you apart

You're Emotionally Sensitive 

You are more attuned to your emotions and the emotions of others. You may feel deeply affected by things like music, movies, or even the news, and find it difficult to shake off strong emotions.

Overstimulation can be hard

You are easily overwhelmed by bright lights, loud noises, or strong smells. You may need to take breaks or retreat to a quiet space to recharge after being in a stimulating environment for too long.

You're Empathetic

You are highly empathetic, meaning you can easily pick up on the emotions and feelings of others. You may be good listeners and have a natural ability to comfort and support others.

You're a perfectionist 

You hold yourself to very high standards and may feel disappointed or upset if they don't meet your own expectations. This can lead to feelings of self-doubt or low self-esteem.

You're creative

You have a strong creative streak. You activities like writing, drawing, or playing music, as a way to express your emotions and connect with you inner self.

You're sensitive to criticism

You find that you are more affected by criticism or negative feedback than others.You take things personally and struggle to move past them, even if the criticism is constructive.

Whether you're struggling with anxiety, depression, trauma, or simply feeling lost and disconnected from yourself and the world around you, art therapy can help you find your way back to wholeness.

Let us walk along side you

Our therapist's have extensive experience helping highly sensitive children and adults navigate the world with greater confidence and ease.

Through art therapy, play therapy or nature-based therapy children can learn to express their emotions in a healthy and constructive way, develop social skills and emotional regulation, and build self-esteem.

If you or your child are highly sensitive and looking for a supportive and empowering space to explore and express emotions through art, please don't hesitate to reach out. We would be honored to help you on your journey towards greater emotional wellbeing and self-discovery. Together, we can create a safe and supportive space where you can explore your emotions, build resilience, and find your way back to wholeness.