Highly Sensitive Video Describing Acronym-DOES

Elaine Aron has come up with the DOES acronym that helps describe our experience of being a sensitive person.

D is for Depth of Processing

O is for Overstimulation

E is for Emotional Reactivity and Empathy

S is for Sensing the Subtle

Here's a video where I describe more about what this means: 


~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.  Julie developed and teaches an innovative online global HSP brain-training course, serves on the advisory council of the Global Cooperative for Sensitive Leaders, is a consultant to other therapists, teaches workshops, and coaches HSPs globally. Her passion and expertise is in neuroscience and determining how to successfully train the brain so people can live their best lives and thrive. Her most recent book, has received outstanding reviews from world-renowned psychologists Tara Brach, PhD, Rick Hanson, PhD, and Ted Zeff, PhD.  She has also published two companion journals for her brain training program as well as several beautiful keepsake journals.  Julie specializes in working with anxiety and the highly sensitive person (HSP), couple's communication, self-esteem, and the LGBTQQ community.