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Navigating Empathy Academy FREE

Welcome! This is a free practice course that will help you learn how to navigate around Empathy Academy and work with the curriculum. This course should take you 15 to …

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Entering the Sacred River of Grief

October 31st
  • $250.00
  • 1 daySTARTS IN
  • Length: 2 weeks

Starts Saturday, October 31st, 2020: 2 weeks leading into a 3-day ritual. This course is suitable for: Everyone. During this time of deep loss and uncertainty, the healing waters of grief can soothe and heal us. Join us in a community ritual to explore and share this magnificent emotion.

DEI Licensing Tracks

Dynamic Emotional Integration® (also known as DEI) helps you understand yourself and others, work brilliantly with your emotions, and develop healthy empathy. You can become a licensed DEI professional here at Empathy Academy. Learn more.


DEI Trainer

This 14-month Licensing program allows you to offer individually developed group trainings on emotions and empathy using specific DEI practices and materials.

DEI Consultant

This track follows Licensing, and is a special 10-week program for people who will utilize the DEI principles and practices in non-clinical consultations with individuals.

DEI Practitioner

This track follows Licensing, and is an intensive 7-month program for mental health professionals who will incorporate the empathic paradigm of DEI into their clinical practice.

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, 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, and they also include information to help you create your own reading group or book club.

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


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