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APIDA Highly Sensitive Person Support

APIDA Highly Sensitive Person Support Group

A Compassionate Space for APIDA young adults to Share Their HSP Experiences, Receive Support, and Learn Skills.

WHO

Open to all APIDA young adults (18+) anywhere in the US

COST

$275 for all 8 sessions; sliding scale & payment plans available

WHAT

Support group, self-exploration tools and skills development and building/sharing of resources

TIME

75-minute Mondays 6 PM PST/ 9 PM EST

WHERE

Zoom link to be sent upon signup

WHEN

Every Monday starting January 24, 2022

GROUP GOALS

Group members will have a deeper understanding of their sensitivity, uncover their unique strengths, gain new tools to care for themselves, and start developing a community with other HSPs

WEEK 1

Being an HSP within the APIDA community

  • What does it mean to be sensitive?
  • How do others view sensitivity?
  • What were some cultural messages around being sensitive?

WEEK 2

Getting to know your sensitivity

  • Self-Assessment
  • Tuning in to the body: Physical sensations and emotions
  • Introduction to WOT

WEEK 3

Care of your sensitive self in a cultural context

  • Follow up on reactions/reflections
  • Sharing ways to cope with overarousal
  • Learn Shielding against energies / Umbrella Walk

WEEK 4

Discover your strengths & weaknesses/struggles

  • Different Flavors of HSP
  • How has culture shaped how we see these/our flavor of HSP
  • Inventory of HSP assets & weaknesses

WEEK 5

Reframe your past experiences & Self-compassion

  • Explore past experiences
  • Self-confidence and how we understand this event in light of our sensitivity
  • 'Perfect Ally'

WEEK 6

HSP & Relationships

  • What are the impacts of being highly sensitive on your close relationships?
  • Communication of needs and getting people to understand within the APIDA cultural lens
  • Mindful Communication Exercise

WEEK 7

HSPs in the Social World

  • Exploring shyness & the cultural notions around it
  • Analyzing our flops
  • Philosophy to share

WEEK 8

Celebrating your sensitivity

  • Celebrating our sensitive perception
  • Personal Reactions/Experiences of the Group
  • Resources and closure

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