It is not a deficit but rather a major strength
As with any super power, one must learn how to properly harness its full potential without getting consumed by it
Be open to others but do not allow others to take advantage of you
Realize the ability you have to make others feel better and allow them to feel heard
These skills can shine in any industry
As a part of our series about How To Survive And Thrive As A Highly Sensitive Person, I had the pleasure of interviewing Dr.Gary Linkov. Dr. Linkov is a leading board-certified facial plastic surgeon at City Facial Plastics in New York City. Dr. Gary Linkov is a graduate of Cornell University and received his medical degree from Columbia University. He completed his residency in head & neck surgery at the Temple Head and Neck Institute. After residency, Dr. Linkov completed his American Academy of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery fellowship at the highly regarded Washington University in St. Louis. His expertise includes facial plastic surgery and hair restoration surgery. Aside from his passion for improving his patient’s lives, Dr. Linkov enjoys basketball and tennis, museums and opera, sci-fi, and spending time with his wife, daughter, and dachshund.
Thank you so much for doing this with us! Can you tell our readers a little bit about yourself and what you do professionally?
I have a private practice in Manhattan that focuses on facial plastic and reconstructive surgery as well as hair restoration surgery. I am also the Chief of Otolaryngology/Head and Neck Surgery at the Brooklyn Veterans hospital.
Thank you for your bravery and strength in being so open with us. I understand how hard this is. Can you help define for our readers what is meant by a Highly Sensitive Person? Does it simply mean that feelings are…