A Weekend for Highly Sensitive People

How to Thrive When the World Overwhelms You

Elaine N. Aron

July 21-23, 2017

Friday-Sunday, 2 nights

See below for
accommodation rates.


Program Description

Do you have a keen imagination, rich inner life, and vivid dreams? Is time alone each day as essential as air? Do others call you too shy or overly sensitive? Are you a clinician who works with HSPs?

If you answered yes to any of these questions, you might be a highly sensitive person, or HSP—twenty percent of us are. It is a valuable trait: many great artists and thinkers are HSPs, and HSPs are generally highly conscientious and intuitive. There are also drawbacks: an HSP is easily overstimulated and more affected by a troubled past and present stressors.

Elaine N. Aron, PhD, author of five books, including The Highly Sensitive Person, has been conducting and publishing scientific research on this subject for more than 20 years. During this rare opportunity to spend time with Elaine, you will learn:

  • How to use your strengths as an HSP in all areas of life
  • Coping mechanisms for dealing with overstimulation
  • Ways to improve your close relationships
  • What to look for in choosing the right career
  • The latest developments in research about HSPs
  • Skills and support strategies to add to your toolbox as a clinician.

John Hughes, a corporate leadership consultant, will join Elaine and share his experience of being an HSP in the corporate world and the advantages HSPs bring to the workplace.

Rich in wisdom, this weekend is also restful, and the retreat environment is structured exclusively with HSPs in mind.

Why Attend?

  • Experience the deep comfort and acceptance that comes from being in retreat among others who are also highly sensitive.

  • Use your high sensitivity as an asset in finding the right career and enjoying close relationships.

  • Appreciate your gifts as a highly sensitive person and deepen your understanding of who you most naturally are.

  • Clinicians will expand their clinical competencies in working with with HSPs.

Things to Know

  • Program Schedule

    Download a sample schedule.

  • Prerequisites

    This program is for Highly Sensitive People (HSP). Partners of HSPs also are welcome. To be sure that you are an HSP, take the complete self-test at hsperson.com/test.

  • Experience Level

    None required.

  • Recommended Reading

    The Highly Sensitive Person, Elaine Aaron. Also, any of Elaine’s other books, or research articles found at hsperson.com.

  • Special Interest to

    HSP helping professionals

  • Special Details

    While the group may be large, it will be all HSPs in the room, and past participants report that it is a life-changing experience.

Program Faculty

Elaine_Aron-web-2016hs-300x400-Elaine N. Aron

Elaine N. Aron is a clinical and research psychologist, author, and pioneer in the field of high sensitivity. She has published five…



Accommodations, meals, and campus activities rates, per person, for all program nights:

Pod: $280
Standard single: from $390
Standard double: from $360
Traditional: from $420
Suite: from $700

Taxes apply.

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