Dr. Orloff is a psychiatrist at UCLA who studies Empaths and According to Dr. Orloff's book, The Empath's Survival Guide, There is a Difference Between Having Empathy and Being an Empath.
She stated that "Having empathy means our heart goes out to another person in joy or pain,"
"But for empaths, it goes much further. We actually feel others' emotions, energy, and physical symptoms in our own bodies, without the usual defenses that most people have."
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There is a lot of new research about these types of Senses and about 25% of the population are said to be Highly Sensitive at this time. Highly Sensitive people have a more sensitive nervous system than the majority of the population, which enables them to sense into the subtle energy realms studied in the branch of physics knowns as Metaphysics.
The word Metaphysics comes to us from Ancient Greece, where it was a combination of two words – Meta, meaning over and beyond – and physics. The combination means over and beyond physics. It is referred to as a branch of philosophy that deals with first cause and the nature of being. It is taught as a branch of philosophy in most academic universities under the label of “Speculative Philosophy.”This branch of physics involves the subtle energy realm and it is a topics which Empaths would benefit in learning about since it will help them understand what they are Sensing into on a daily basis.
As an Empath or Highly Sensitive Person you might benefit from understanding your senses, your abilities and all the ways they are continuously impacting your day to day life and interactions with every person in your life.
Coaching and Energy Medicine and Healing is an invaluable resource for empaths who want to develop coping skills in a high-stimulus world while embracing their gifts of intuition, compassion, creativity, and spiritual connection.
When I work with clients I first give them a 10 page in-depth assessment which asks about their whole life and the experiences which has shaped them. This allows us to discover their Soul Purpose and the possible blocks their Spirit is experiencing on a spiritual, physical, emotional, or mental level.
Soul Coaching involves helping Empath and Highly Sensitive Persons with: