84: The Highly Sensitive Mother with Julie Bjelland, LMFT

Julie Bjelland is a licensed psychotherapist and author of several books, including, Brain Training for the Highly Sensitive Person: Techniques to Reduce Anxiety and Overwhelming Emotions. In addition to her private practice, Julie also developed and teaches innovative online global brain-training courses for the “Highly Sensitive Person” (HSP) trait; is a consultant and supervisor to other therapists; teaches workshops; coaches HSPs globally; and consults with parents regarding their highly sensitive children. Recognized for her expertise in the Sensory Processing Sensitivity trait, she is a featured guest expert on Dr. Rick Hanson’s Foundation of Well-Being Program. Her passion is helping people live their best lives and thrive. Julie also specializes in working with anxiety, communication training, self-esteem, and the LGBTQQ community. Julie is an HSP herself and the mother of two highly sensitive children.

What you’ll hear in this episode:

• What is the trait of high sensitivity?
• How highly sensitive people process things differently than a non-sensitive person
• Why prioritizing finding time for self-care is so important for highly sensitive mothers
• The things HSP moms can do to re-energize throughout their day 
• How a positive, supportive environment is essential when both mother and child are highly sensitive
• The ways an HSP mom can approach raising a non-sensitive child
FREE GIFT: 15% off discount code for Julie’s courses to reduce anxiety and overwhelming emotions: an 8-week program.
Resources: www.juliebjelland.com HSP Resource Page Julie’s Books (Please note that these links are affiliate links. This means I’ll receive a small commission if you choose to buy through the links on this page. Please know I will never recommend a product or service I don’t believe in just to earn some income. Any income generated will be used to offset costs of creating quality content for the Women In-Depth podcast. Thank you for your support.) The Empowered Highly Sensitive Person Brain Training for the Highly Sensitive Person Julie’s Online Course Past episodes mentioned: 53: Understanding the Highly Sensitive Person with April Snow 63: Gifts & Challenges of the Highly Sensitive Person SaveSave SaveSave