Loving with Intensity – Gifted Couples

Presented by Sharon Barnes

Date, Time, Cost

Thursday, August 24th
7.30PM EDT – 9.00PM EDT
Fee: $30.00 for SENG Members; $40.00 for Non-Members
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Relationships are essential for anyone, and often challenging for gifted people. This topic explores the challenges unique to gifted couples, and lays out tools they can use to improve their couple relationships. Couple relationships can be daunting for anyone. Modern expectations of marriage place unprecedented pressures on a married couple’s relationship. Other types of couple relationships are equally complex and challenging. The Gifted characteristics of acute awareness, sensitivity and intensity can combine to amplify the difficulties for gifted couples. This SENGinar will explore these difficulties and move on to discuss perspectives and practical tools Gifted couples can use to more through these snags toward experiencing a satisfying, mutually rewarding relationship.

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About the Presenter

Sharon M. Barnes, LCSW, Therapist for Sensitive and Gifted, helps highly sensitive and gifted people of all ages cope with over-sensitivity, develop social & emotional resilience, recover from trauma and adversity, and develop their strengths so they can thrive. She has a Masters of Science Degree from San Diego State University and is licensed to provide psychotherapy in Colorado, USA. She provides local psychotherapy, online distance consultation, presentations, playshops, retreats and professional development for mental health and education professionals. She is also an internationally published author, frequent speaker in the fields of giftedness and high sensitivity, and a textile artist.


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