The Highly Sensitive Person

About Elaine Aron

Photo of Dr. Elaine AronDr. Elaine Aron is the bestselling author of The Highly Sensitive Person and its companion books, The Highly Sensitive Person's Workbook, The Highly Sensitive Person in Love and The Highly Sensitive Child. Dr. Aron graduated Phi Beta Kappa from the University of California, Berkeley. She earned her M.A. at York University in Toronto and her Ph.D. At Pacifica Graduate Institute, in Santa Barbara as well as receiving training at the Jung Institute in San Francisco. Besides her books on highly sensitive persons, Dr. Aron has published widely in academic journals on this subject as well as the social psychology of close relationships. She divides her time between New York and San Francisco, where she maintains a psychotherapy practice. Dr. Aron continues to write, conduct research, and give public lectures and workshops--as often as her highly sensitive nature allows.