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Karla McLaren, M.Ed.


Sonoma County, California


Hello and welcome to Empathy Academy!

Empathy Academy is the online home of many wonderful courses on emotions, empathy, self-care, and communication skills. Empathy Academy is also the home of the Dynamic Emotional Integration® education and licensing program (also known as DEI), where you can learn to become a licensed DEI professional.

I’m happy you’re here, and I look forward to exploring the wonderful world of emotions and empathy with you. Thank you for the work you’re doing to bring more emotional awareness and more empathy to our waiting world. You make a difference, and I appreciate you!



Emotions, Empathy, Sociology, Anthropology, Neurodiversity, Ritual, and Art!

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