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Effective Techniques for Emotional Sensitivity
In this episode, psychologist Dr. Karyn Hall joins us to offer advice for people with dealing with emotional sensitivity. Dr. Hall’s popular audiobook, The Emotionally Sensitive Person: Finding Peace When Your Emotions Overwhelm You, offers proven-effective cognitive behavioral and mindfulness techniques to help those who struggle with intense emotions.
Dr. Hall’s audiobook The Emotionally Sensitive Person: Finding Peace When Your Emotions Overwhelm You, presents powerful tools for staying in the present moment, identifying emotional triggers, developing a strong and healthy identity, and experiencing overwhelming or uncomfortable emotions without becoming upset.
What’s in this episode?
In this informative conversation, Dr. Hall talks about the power of mindfulness, and why it is especially helpful for those who struggle with emotional sensitivity. An emotionally sensitive person herself, she shares one of the most effective techniques she’s learned for managing emotions and finding self-acceptance.
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).
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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.