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Elaine N. Aron, PhD Psychologist, author, and relationship researcher

Elaine N. Aron is a clinical and research psychologist, author, and pioneer in the field of high sensitivity.

She has published several books, including The Highly Sensitive Person, which has been translated into more than 17 languages, and The Highly Sensitive Child, as well as numerous scientific articles in leading journals. She also created The Highly Sensitive Person's Workbook and shares extensive resources on her website to help people identify the Highly Sensitive Person (HSP) trait in themselves and nurture the new, positive self-image they deserve for a fuller, richer life.

Elaine leads workshops for professionals and the public, practices psychotherapy in Marin County, California, and collaborates with her husband Arthur Aron in studies on the psychology of love and close relationships. Her degrees are from University of California Berkeley, York University, and Pacifica Graduate Institute.

A documentary, Sensitive, the Untold Story, featuring Elaine and her work was released in 2015.

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Upcoming Program

Personal Growth
A Weekend for Highly Sensitive Men
March 13 - 15, 2020
Come together with other highly sensitive men to better understand the challenges and opportunities life presents to you. Experts in the field Elaine N. Aron, John D. Hughes, and Tracy Cooper present a workshop examining Sensory-Processing Sensitivity and how it impacts the lives of highly sensitive (HS) men. Learn better ways of coping with the many challenges unique to HS men. 

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