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Elaine Aron
Psychologist and author about sensory processing sensitivity

Elaine Aron

Elaine Aron
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Intro Psychologist and author about sensory processing sensitivity
Is Psychologist Writer Non-fiction writer
From United States of America
Field Healthcare Literature
Gender female
Birth 1944
Age 79 years
Spouse: Arthur Aron
University of California, Berkeley
York University Master of Arts
Pacifica Graduate Institute Doctor of Philosophy
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Elaine N. Aron, Ph.D. is a clinical, research psychologist and author who has studied high sensitivity personalities since 1990. She has published six books on the subject, including The Highly Sensitive Person  which has been translated into 21 languages and sold over a million copies.

Her books include: The Highly Sensitive Person 25th Anniversary Edition, The Highly Sensitive Parent, The Highly Sensitive Person Workbook, The Highly Sensitive Child, Psychotherapy and the Highly Sensitive Person: Improving Outcomes for That Minority of People Who Are the Majority of Clients, and The Undervalued Self, as well as scientific articles in the leading journals in her field. 

Dr. Aron earned her M.A. from York University in Toronto in clinical psychology and her Ph.D. at Pacifica Graduate Institute in clinical depth psychology as well as interning at the C. G. Jung Institute in San Francisco. She and her husband Arthur have been married for 56 years. Dr. Arthur Aron is a graduate of the University of Toronto and a psychology professor. They are well known for their study of love and close relationships. She maintains a small psychotherapy practice in Mill Valley, CA.


Dr. Aron completed her undergraduate studies, at the University of California, Berkeley earning the Phi Beta Kappa distinction, and later earned an Master of Arts (M.A.) in clinical psychology from York University and a Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) in clinical depth psychology at Pacifica Graduate Institute. She also interned at the C. G. Jung Institute in San Francisco.

Published works

  • The Highly Sensitive Person ISBN 0553062182 First Published: 01/01/1996

Personal life

Dr. Aron is married to SUNY-Stony Brook alum psychology professor Arthur Aron.

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