September 2019 at Esalen in Big Sur, California

September 29th to October 4th, 6 days.The Art of Empathy Retreat at Esalen. Join Karla McLaren, M.Ed. and Amanda Ball, MS for a relaxing and grounding week-long exploration of empathy, emotions, communication, and self-care. Learn more or register at Esalen.

 

September 2019 at Empathy Academy

September 23rd to November 1st, 6 weeks. Emotional Genius! Join licensed DEI professionals Amanda Ball, MS and Sherry Olander, CMT for a 6-week online training where you’ll learn new ways to view emotions as parts of an intelligent, living system that’s vital to everything you do.

 

September 2019 at Empathy Academy

September 30th to November 8th, 6 weeks. Essential Boundaries for Bodyworkers. Join licensed DEI professionals and professional massage therapists Anchen Texter and Camilla Jørgensen for a 6-week online exploration of focused self-care, boundary-setting, and healthy emotion regulation skills for bodyworkers.

 

October 2019 at Empathy Academy

October 21st to November 15th, 4 weeks. Befriending Sadness: Welcoming Flow Into Your Life. Join dual-licensed DEI Trainer and Consultant Anchen Texter for a 4-week online course focusing on the remarkable healing gifts of sadness, which Karla McLaren calls the all-purpose healing balm of the soul.

 

November 2019 at Empathy Academy

November 18th to December 13th, 4 weeks. Empathy and Self-Care. Join dual-licensed DEI Trainer and Consultant Sandi Davis for this 4-week online course to help you balance the emotional work you do for others with the self-care you need to keep yourself and your relationships nourished and grounded.

 

December 2019 at Empathy Academy

December 9th to January 31st, 8 weeks. Emotional Flow. Join dual-licensed DEI Trainers and Consultants Sherry Olander and Jennifer Nate for this 8-week self-paced exploration into the brilliant world of your emotions. 

 

January 2020 at Empathy Academy

January 6th to January 31st, 4 weeks. Befriending Anger: Skills to Help You Make an Ally Out of Anger. Join dual-licensed DEI Trainer and Consultant Anchen Texter for a 4-week online course focusing on the boundary-setting and vital emotion of anger.

 

Listen Now

Healthy Empathy for Surgeons with Jeffrey Smith, MD (listen here) 46 minutes

The gifts of ALL emotions – even depression with Tami Simon (listen to Insights at the Edge) 58 minutes

The Art of Empathy, part 1 with Tami Simon (listen to Insights at the Edge, part 1) 1 hour, 2 minutes

The Art of Empathy, part 2 with Tami Simon (listen to Insights at the Edge, part 2) 1 hour, 6 minutes

Emotions are action-requiring programs! (Listen to Weekly Wisdom) 9 minutes

Empathy and Generosity with Marianna Cacciatore (listen to Bread for the Journey) 58 minutes

How to Learn The Language of Emotions with Koren Motekaitis (listen to How She Really Does It) 56 minutes

Healthy Empathy, Self, and Relationships with Michael Stone (listen to Conversations) 51 minutes

Why is Empathy Valuable? on Conscious Talk Radio (listen to Conscious Talk) 56 minutes

 

Watch Now

Visit Karla’s Emotion Dynamics YouTube Channel

Anger and Good Boundaries (11 minutes)

Shame is Your Friend! (16 minutes)

How Many Ways Can You Say Happy? (4 minutes)

Emotions Simplified! (10 minutes)

The Art of Empathy introduction (2 minutes)

The Magic of Weasel Words! (8 minutes)

Are You Positive about Emotions? (4 minutes)

Embracing Your Emotions (1 minute)