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Current Course

Befriending Sadness

August 27th
  • $195
  • 2 weeksSTARTS IN
  • 20 SEATS
  • Length: 4 weeks

Starts Monday, August 27th: 4 Weeks. This experiential online course helps you welcome the healing flow of sadness and explore its relationship with your other emotions. This course is based on the The Language of Emotions by Karla McLaren, and her applied work, Dynamic Emotional Integration® (DEI).

The 3 DEI Learning Tracks

Dynamic Emotional Integration® (DEI) is a leading-edge approach to emotions that helps you develop keen emotional awareness, healthy empathy skills, and emotionally-intelligent mindfulness practices.

Self Care and Awareness

This track is a 5-month program focused on personal well-being and empathic self-awareness.


This track follows Self-care, and is an
8-month licensing program for people who will utilize the DEI principles and practices in non-clinical consultations with individuals.


This track follows Self-care, and is an
8-month licensing program for people who will offer individually developed group trainings on emotions and empathy using specific DEI manuals and materials.

Free Reading Guides

Karla McLaren's books: The Language of Emotions: What Your Feelings Are Trying to Tell You and The Art of Empathy: A Complete Guide to Life's Most Essential Skill are central texts in the Dynamic Emotional Integration® education and licensing program.

If you're interested in taking courses here at Empathy Academy, or in joining the next DEI learning cohort in October, 2018, these free reading guides will walk you through each chapter of the books and support you in integrating what you're learning.

You can use these guides on your own; however, they also include sections on how to create your own reading group or book club.

Click the buttons for beautifully designed, free downloadable PDFs of these reading guides.


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