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Highly Sensitive People & Empaths

Ever been told you’re “too sensitive” or “too empathetic?”

Feel exhausted from absorbing other people's feelings?

Think deeply and have a rich inner world?

Have a hard time saying "no" to others?

Avoid conflicts like the plague?

If you answered yes to those questions, we’ve got you!

We specialize in helping teens and adults who are highly sensitive people (HSP) and empaths. Our therapists help you learn how to understand yourself and start seeing your sensitivity as a strength instead of a weakness.

The world can be unkind to sensitive and empathic people, and it can be hard sometimes. Being sensitive in an insensitive world can leave you feeling misunderstood. But with therapy specifically for a highly sensitive person or empath, you can thrive.

Here at Yellow Chair Collective, we understand the difficulties of being an HSP and empath. We understand the struggles you encounter every day.

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Are you a sponge? Do you soak up other’s emotions as your own?

This is a common trait amongst both HSP’s and empaths. People turn to you for advice. You’re a helper. But constantly focusing on everyone’s problems leaves you no time to consider your own.

At the end of every day, you’re emotionally drained. You’re exhausted from all the helping you’re doing. And you promise yourself you’ll make more time for just you. But when you finally carve out time for yourself, you feel guilty and selfish that you could be helping someone else.

And this cycle never ends. Eventually, you’re burnt out and overcome with stress and anxiety.

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HSP Therapists in Los Angeles, CA

We have specialized therapists at Yellow Chair Collective who identify as highly sensitive person and/or an empath. So, we have been there and know how hard it can be to exist as a highly sensitive person and/or empath in this not-so-sensitive world.

Furthermore, we have personally experienced the struggle of deep emotions and desires for deeper connections in life. We understand the anxiety and overwhelmingness that come when you try to achieve your goals in life.

Our therapists can help. With HSP treatment and therapy for empaths, you will better understand…

  • What it means to be a highly sensitive person (HSP) and/or empath
  • The impact of your experiences on your identity
  • Process any painful memories or parts of yourself
  • Survival and coping skills to reduce overwhelmingness
  • Recognizee your sensitivity is a gift
  • Learn to embrace and love life as an HSP and/or empath

What is HSP Treatment and Therapy for Empaths?

In HSP treatment and therapy for empaths sessions, we’ll look at the challenges you face on a day-to-day basis. As an HSP/empath, you may be experiencing burnout and exhaustion, or anxiety and depression. Furthermore, you may have fears about what others say about you or have difficulties with decision making with every little thing in life. It is exhausting to constantly be in doubt about your decisions.

Our HSP/empath therapists will assist you to:

Learn what it means to be a highly sensitive person and/or empath

Handle difficult emotions with the practice of mindfulness skills

Find strength within your sensitivity

Develop tools to increase your confidence in social situations

Set boundaries to say “no” without feelings of guilt

Discover ways to embrace who you are

Show yourself compassion as much as you do with others

Take the first step to interrupt your self-blaming thoughts and find your gifts with HSP treatment and therapy for empaths.

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You are not alone!

Around 15-20% of the world’s population qualify as a highly sensitive person and/or an empath. S0, you don’t have to hide in the shadows of your negative emotions. Know that you are not alone. You can be sensitive and strong at the same time!

People of all genders can be HSP’s and empaths. Furthermore, there is an equal amount of HSP’s and empaths across all genders. It’s okay to be a highly sensitive person or an empath, regardless of how you identify. But evidence shows that men often deny their sensitivity or try to hide it. This only makes emotions more difficult to cope with.

At our Los Angeles-based counseling center, we have therapists that also identify as HSP and/or empaths. We are proud of our identities as HSP’s and empaths, and we are here to help you do the same!

Here is a list of our therapists who identify as HSP or empath:

Selene Burley
Katherine Chan
Catherine Vu
Linda Yoon

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Begin HSP Treatment and Therapy for Empaths in Los Angeles, CA

Let’s boost your confidence, increase the joy in your life, and help you begin to accept your gifts! Your journey to confidence, compassion, and balance of mind and body starts here. Working with one of our HSP therapists at our Los Angeles, CA-based counseling practice can help you ground yourself using your strengths. Follow the steps below to begin HSP treatment and therapy for empaths.

  1. Schedule an appointment using the prompt below or our contact form.
  2. Start working with one of our skilled HSP therapists.
  3. Discover how you can enjoy the life of your dreams!
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Other Services at Yellow Chair Collective

The therapists at our Los Angeles, CA-located counseling practice are here for you. We have services to help you build confidence and care for your wellbeing. If you’re feeling overwhelmed, we offer anxiety treatment along with burnout treatment and work stress management. Additionally, we provide couples therapy, postpartum therapy, and therapy for teens. If you’ve found yourself feeling “stuck” in the past, trauma therapy and PTSD treatment or EMDR therapy may be helpful for you. Plus, you can receive any of our services from anywhere in the state with online therapy in California!

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