Past Meetup

Professionals CPD - Highly Sensitive Clients

This Meetup is past

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Price: £60.00 /per person

Annadell, Clatford Lodge, Anna Valley,

Hampshire, SP11 7DH · Andover

How to find us

From A303 take turnoff to A343. At the Garden Centre roundabout take first turning towards Andover town centre. After 200m turn right into unmarked lane. Annadell House is at the end of the lane.

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A day for therapists, coaches, educators, social workers, health care professionals and others who work with highly sensitive clients. We will look at what sensory processing sensitivity is, how we can identify a client with this trait and ways of working that are effective and appropriate for this client group. All information is based on seminal work of Dr Elaine Aron, renowned research psychologist and Jungian analyst (

Essential CPD training for anyone who works with adults or children in a therapeutic, educational or support role. A certificate of attendance will be provided. This training has been awarded Quality Checked CPD Status by the National Counselling Society.


How do we recognise Highly Sensitive Clients? What can we look for: in adults and in children?

What did figures such as Jung have to say regarding this client group?

Facts, Myths and Mysteries of the high sensitivity trait.

Common misdiagnoses (mental or physical health) and assumptions attributed to highly sensitive clients/patients.

Sensitivities to prescribed drugs and other substances.

Challenges and joys for your client and you on the journey.

The normal needs of sensitive individuals : health, stress, work, relationships.


Why do we need to understand sensory processing sensitivity in order to work effectively with these clients? What if the therapist is also highly sensitive - issues for the therapy room and in supervision.

Bigger issues, meaning and the larger picture for the future.

Facilitated by Barbara Allen-Williams, Founder of the National Centre for High Sensitivity and Growing Unlimited Therapeutic Consultancy. Barbara has twenty years experience as a therapist and supervisor and now trains professionals, mentors HSPs and facilitates Meetups and event days for HSPs around the UK and Internationally.

Local train station is Andover, (1.5 miles) - plenty of taxis there. Do mention in the comment box here if you might need a lift from the station, there may be others passing by on the way to the training. Also, if you can offer a lift, please mention it here. Please bring a packed lunch.

Please pay by Paypal here via this site or directly to [masked], you should be able to alter the payment box if you are claiming a concessionary fee (contact Barbara for details); if you wish to pay by alternative methods please email me through this site ASAP and I will send details and RSVP you from this end once payment is received.

CONCESSIONS available for students or those on restricted incomes, please email Barbara at [masked] for more information.