Dynamic Emotional Integration® (also known as DEI) is a leading-edge process to help you develop keen emotional awareness and healthy empathy.

Your emotions – all of them – are the motivation for everything you think and every action you take.

Understanding your emotions and knowing how to work with them will improve every part of your life.

DEI is based on the work of award-winning author and pioneering researcher Karla McLaren, M.Ed., whose grand unified theory of emotions and groundbreaking Six Essential Aspects of Empathy model revalue even the most “negative” emotions and open startling new pathways to self-awareness, effective communication, and healthy empathy. 

DEI trainings, workshops, and individual consultations are offered by licensed DEI professionals online and across the globe.


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DEI workshops and courses are offered worldwide, and online at our sister site, EmpathyAcademy.org.



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The DEI Workbook

Each of your emotions contains a specific form of genius that you can learn to access with Dynamic Emotional Integration® (also known as DEI).

This 88-page Dynamic Emotional Integration® Workbook helps you explore your 17 essential emotions and the skills and practices that will help you understand and work with each one of them brilliantly.



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