Continuous Self Development Circle for HSPs
This circle is intended for people who regard themselves as above average sensitive. In this circle you learn how to recognise and handle strong emotions, overstimulation, overarousal, triggering situations and dysfunctional habits like for example rumination, shutting off, giving in or acting out.
The circle is a closed group that meets every week. Every 2 weeks there’s a group session led by me (Francisco). In this session new theory/exercises are introduced. Every other week there’s a optional sharing session, where group members can share about their personal experiences.
The main ‘method’ we use is mindfulness. But we also use theory and exercises from other fields, like Emotion Focused Therapy and somatic experiencing.
Themes we will work with:
– managing overstimulation
– recognising overarousal
– schemas (sensitivities) and their triggers
– negative beliefs
With the Continuous Self Development Circle for sensitive persons, I try to offer an environment that helps you on your personal journey. First of all, having a group of people around you on a similar journey helps you finding and keeping focus and motivation. Second, the different themes which I introduce regularly (for example self-acceptance or negative thought patterns) can serve as orientation point in your personal journey.
* For whom is this Circle
This Circle is meant for people with an above average sensitivity. With this I mean a strong social sensitivity and a strong sensitivity for stimuli like sounds, moods and environments. Personally I don’t believe in a fixed category like ‘Highly Sensitive Persons’, but if you can identify (to some extent) with that label, then you’re at the right spot.
To be clear, this is not a stand alone meetup, workshop or a course. If you join, then you will be part of a small group of people (maximum 10 persons) who have the intention to develop themselves. There’s no fixed starting date, so you can join anytime. You pay for cycles of 2 months. After each cycle, you can decide yourself whether you like to stay in the group or not. A few people who are now in the Circle have been there for almost a year, but every now and then new people join. There are now 3 women and 3 men.
The Continuous Self Development Circle for HSPs costs 80 euro per two months. There are reduction possibilities for people with no or little income. There’s no subscription: after each 2 months cycle you can decide to continue or not.
* If you like to join
Are you interested? You can join a session without any commitment. Just send me (Francisco) an email: firstname.lastname@example.org.
* Who Am I
My name is Francisco Beisterveld (41). I’m a mindfulness trainer and therapist. I teach mindfulness workshops and courses in Utrecht. And I offer personal therapy sessions in Amsterdam.