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Sacred Psychology Season 4 Episode 9 with Patricia Young

In this podversation:

Researchers estimate that approximately 1/5th of the world’s population could be classified as being an HSP – highly sensitive person. Don’t let the language fool you though; as Patricia Young shares, HSP’s have superpowers and there is great strength in flipping the negative narrative around feeling deeply.

Think you’re too extraverted to be an HSP? Think again. Here’s an awesome article about the intersection of HSP’s and extraversion and a self-test you can do to find out if you might be an HSP.

  • 2:25 – How did you find this work?
  • 4:15 – HSP’s and limiting explanations
  • 8:50 – Differential Suscepta-WHAT?
  • 13:10 – Deep reflecters
  • 16:05 – We’re all just saturated sponges
  • 18:43 – Feeling on a cellular level
  • 20:53 – We’re EXTRA extra(sensory)
  • 25:40 – Does sensitivity mean we’re automatically prone to codependency?
  • 32:55 – What people thinks make us weak are actually what makes us so powerful
  • 36:52 – HSP’s in relationships
  • 41:42 – HSP love and support suggestions

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Meet Patricia Young

Patricia Young, LCSW is a therapist who specializes in working with Highly Sensitive People (HSPs) online in CA. Patricia also hosts the podcast Unapologetically Sensitive, which is about embracing our strengths and modeling vulnerability and authenticity in order to help people to live fuller, richer and more meaningful lives.
Patricia helps clients to turn their perceived shortcomings into superpowers. Patricia is passionate about providing education to help HSPs and non-HSPs understand and truly appreciate all the gifts we have to offer. Patricia is creating some small online specialty groups for HSPs.


Meet Tamara Powell

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Tamara Powell, LMHC is a licensed therapist, university psychology instructor, and soul mentor for non-conformists. She is also a reiki master teacher known for integrating science and mysticism.

With specializations designed to quell existential angst and provoke the highest potential in each individual to achieve their true soul purpose, Tamara is passionate about holding sacred space for misfits and mystics.
If you’re interested in working with her, you can learn more about her services here.



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