The Language of Emotions

What Your Feelings Are Trying to Tell You, by Karla McLaren, M.Ed. In our Dynamic Emotional Integration® community, we often talk about how difficult it can be to develop emotional awareness and emotional skills. So many books, movies, professionals, memes, and messages tell us to treat our emotions as problems, and that’s not helpful! It’s also completely untrue. In response, we’re starting a monthly Great Reads … Read More

Licensee Close-up: Pia Ault, MS

Pia Ault is a licensed DEI Trainer living in Dubai. She was a member of the very first cohort of DEI licensees at Empathy Academy and became licensed in 2016. Since then she’s been a pioneer of this work in the Middle East. Her friendly, caring nature combines with her direct and determined personality to create trainings that are well-received by audiences who are used to … Read More

My Journey with and Through Burnout

~ by Camilla Jørgensen, licensed DEI Trainer & Consultant. My journey as a bodyworker began 25 years ago, when I met my Hawaiian massage teacher and trained with him over a 12 year period. I was in my early twenties and didn’t really know yet what I wanted to do when I grew up. Now I had found it. He told me I had a healing … Read More

Embracing Emotions in Clinical Practice

Exploring the Empathic Paradigm This course is already in progress. We invite you to explore our other course offerings at Empathy Academy: 6-week online course $385 In this course for mental health professionals, we will explore the empathic paradigm of Dynamic Emotional Integration®, which approaches all emotions as uniquely healing and essential aspects of cognition, decision-making, behavior, and action. Embracing Emotions in Clinical Practice Online at … Read More

Essential Boundaries for Bodyworkers

Balanced Empathy and Self-Care to Prevent Burnout This course is already in progress, and it will be offered again in the spring. We invite you to explore our other course offerings at Empathy Academy: 6-week online course $215 *6-18 CEUs available Create an individualized self-care plan to help support you. In this course designed specifically for bodyworkers, you’ll learn foundational concepts and practices from The Language … Read More

Better Together

~ by Anchen Texter, licensed DEI Trainer & Consultant ~ Western culture has stereotypes about emotions that put them into rigid boxes: anger is to be controlled, sadness is only appropriate in certain instances, fear is to be hidden, and happiness is to be expressed, but not too much. There is so much more to our emotional lives than this limited range! What we don’t realize … Read More

Why There Are No Negative Emotions

by Jessica Moore, licensed DEI Trainer & Consultant  How often have you been warned of the dangers of “negative” emotions? Whether from psychologists or New Age gurus, that phrase is repeated so often that I wouldn’t blame you at all if you took it as gospel. I used to feel that way! But what if the truth was radically different? What if all emotions serve a … Read More

Educate with Empathy – a more effective way to learn.

~ by Anchen Texter,  DEI Trainer & Consultant Comfort and safety are feelings you might not associate with online courses, but these two values are at the core of empathic course design. Every day, our bodies shift from the parasympathetic nervous system (rest and replenish) to the sympathetic nervous system (fight or flight) and back again as we go from home to work, or from a … Read More

Resolutions and Emotions

~ by Sherry Jean Olander, DEI Trainer & Consultant ~ Most people I know don’t even bother to make New Year’s resolutions. Some folks who really want to make lasting changes in their life start out with the best of intentions, but you know the drill – they end up overwhelmed, discouraged, and depressed by the 2nd week of January. Are you one of these people? … Read More

3 Secrets Healthy Empaths Know That Transform Stuck Emotional Patterns

by Jessica Moore, licensed DEI Trainer and Consultant Are you a sensitive person who feels just a bit too much? Do you struggle with cycling anxiety or self-criticism? Do you sometimes just wish your emotions would go away and give you a break? I am here to tell you that even though your emotions may be causing problems for you, your emotions themselves are not the … Read More

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