Time sensitive – Special HSP Events & Opportunities for Learning

Fall Greetings dear HSPs,

This will be a short issue of HSP Highlights and Insights because I am preparing for the sold-out  36th  HSP Gathering Retreat fast approaching September 25-29, 2019 on beautiful Whidbey Island, in Clinton, Washington:  the same place were at in 2005 for the sold-out 8th HSP Gathering Retreat !!

It is amazing to think I was 51 years of age when I first met Elaine Aron, and began  my work with highly sensitive people and the HSP Gathering Retreats !   As a milestone birthday approaches for me, watch for a very special announcement – a gift from me which I hope will reach you in one way or another.  Stay tuned for this, and also for information on the  2020 HSP Gathering Retreats.

I am looking forward to being back in the Pacific Northwest ~  that beautiful part of the country, thick with forest and ocean.

The 8th HSP Gathering Retreat, August 2005 on Whidbey Island, that’s Elaine Aron and I on the 2nd row, middle.

Here are four HSP events that are important for you to know about:

September 16, 2019 —   The Sensitivity Summit.   TIME SENSITIVE
I am one of 25 featured speakers (and the first to launch the summit on Monday, September 16th, speaking about “Facts, Myths, Mysteries & Metaphors About our HSP Trait.   You can register for this FREE virtual, online event here:    https://thesensitivitysummit.com/

October 26, 2019 St. Charles, Illinois
Best Practices for Parents of Highly Sensitive Children/Teens
An HSP friend and colleague, Candy Crawford MSW, and  Mary Beth Nickolaou, BA, MA, a School Intervention Specialist will provide a workshop for parents of highly sensitive children and teens.  Elaine Aron will be a guest via video conference.  You will learn about the research that supports the reality of the trait, identify your needs as parents of highly sensitive children and teens, and take home some practical interventions for everyday challenges.  You will also have the chance to meet and interact with other parents of highly sensitive children. You can register here:

November 2 and 9, 2019
Fall 2019 Myers Briggs/HSP Overlay On-line class with Jacquelyn Strickland, LPC:
Two consecutive Saturdays:  November 2 and 9, 2019

November 3-8: Santa Cruz, CA, 1440 Multiversity,
HSP Self-Care Immersion: A Deeper Exploration of your Hidden Advantage with Elaine Aron and Alane Freund. Topics will include: Families and Relationships, including; HSPs at Work and as Entrepreneurs; Parenting–and Re-parenting Yourself; Anxiety , Boundaries, Communication, Radical Self Care, and a discussion on Spirituality with Elaine.    Also classes specifically for family members who are not sensitive. Partners of HSPs , whether HSP or not, and teenagers with parents are very welcome.

There are several more HSP events to share with you, specifically a workshop in the Netherlands with two HSP colleagues, Tom Falkenstein and Annet DeZwart, and the very first HSP Men’s Conference, March 13-15, 2010.  More details about these events coming soon.   Email Tracy Cooper at :   tmcooperphd@gmail.com  to indicate your interest and to be kept up to date …

HSP Self-Care

All for now … I hope you can make time to play in some Fall leaves, take in a few sunsets, walk along the ocean, watch a full moon rise, or enjoy  one of the many  simple things that bring we HSPs such joy.
with you on this HSP journey,


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