Nurturing Sensitivity: How We Support Highly Sensitive Children

For highly sensitive children, the world can feel VERY overwhelming. At Mindful Child & Family Therapy, our compassionate therapists specialize in providing the support and guidance that highly sensitive children and their families need. We understand that highly sensitive children often experience the world in a unique and deeply emotional way, and our approach is tailored to the specific needs of the highly sensitive child. We provide a nurturing environment where these children can learn to harness their sensitivity as a strength, promoting self-acceptance, resilience, and confidence. 

Understanding High Sensitivity

Highly sensitive children are more attuned to their external surroundings - such as light, sounds, and facial expression, and can be easily overwhelmed by their internal experiences, such as their own emotions and sensory experiences. While this heightened sensitivity can be a gift, it can also be overwhelming. Our counselors take the time to understand each child's unique sensitivities and help them navigate the world with increasing confidence.

Creating a Safe Space

We provide a safe and nurturing environment where highly sensitive children can express themselves without judgment. By validating their feelings and experiences, we help them build self-esteem and emotional resilience. We help teach parents how to do this for their highly sensitive child, too!

Mindfulness-Based Techniques

Our approach incorporates mindfulness-based techniques to help highly sensitive children manage their emotions and sensory sensitivities. Mindfulness empowers them to embrace their sensitivity as a strength and develop healthy coping strategies.

Support for Families

We believe that supporting highly sensitive children extends to their families as well. We offer guidance and resources to help parents and caregivers understand and support their child's unique needs, fostering stronger family connections.

Our goal is to empower highly sensitive children to thrive in a world that may not always understand their sensitivity. If your child is highly sensitive, contact Mindful Child & Family Therapy today. Our compassionate counselors are here to provide the support and strategies needed to help your child embrace their sensitivity and flourish.