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The Art of Empathy Balancing Self-Care and Healthy Relationships

For everyone.

Find support for developing healthy empathy as you learn to balance empathic intimacy with a grounded sense of yourself. Empathy pioneer Karla McLaren offers a hands-on exploration of empathy along with simple techniques to nurture empathy safely and mindfully.

This gentle, in-depth program offers a variety of step-by-step practices, including

  • The Six Essential Aspects of Empathy model
  • An empathic approach to emotions
  • Empathic mindfulness and communication skills
  • Ways to access empathy in challenging situations and in the presence of strong emotions.

Learn to manage your empathy more comfortably so you can live a more focused, aware, and authentic life.

Recommended reading Karla McLaren, The Art of Empathy and The Language of Emotions; Richard Davidson, The Emotional Life of Your Brain.

Note This workshop is cosponsored by R. Cassidy Seminars, who offer 25.5 hours of CE credits to nurses, social workers, psychologists, counselors, MFTs, chemical dependency counselors, and educators. Please see Karla's website for details and to register for CE credits.

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Karla McLaren, MEd, is a pioneering educator and researcher whose groundbreaking Six Essential Aspects of Empathy model makes healthy empathizing understandable and attainable.

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