Dr. Karyn Hall Discusses Overwhelming Emotions
Do your emotions repeatedly overwhelm you? If you are tired of feeling hurt and helpless when it comes to your feelings, there are effective techniques that can help you manage overwhelming emotions before they take over your life.
Today, psychologist Dr. Karyn Hall joins us to offer advice for emotionally sensitive people and to talk about her her audiobook, The Emotionally Sensitive Person: Finding Peace When Your Emotions Overwhelm You. This audiobook provides proven-effective cognitive behavioral and mindfulness techniques to help anyone who struggles with intense emotions.
What’s in this episode?
In today’s conversation, Dr. Hall talks about mindfulness, and why it is especially helpful for the emotionally sensitive person. She also discusses what she calls “emotional first aid” and offers some practical tips to stop feeding overwhelming emotions.
Karyn D. Hall, PhD, is the director of the Dialectical Behavior Therapy Center in Houston and a DBT Trainer/Consultant with Treatment Implementation Collaborative. She is the author of The Emotionally Sensitive Person and is on the Board of Directors for National Education Alliance Borderline Personality Disorder (NEA.BPD).
Being emotionally sensitive can be both your greatest gift and your greatest challenge. Sometimes it’s difficult to appreciate the positives of emotional sensitivity, because experiencing emotions so intensely can be painful and lead to difficult situations.