Karla McLaren

 Karla McLaren

Empath Karla McLaren is an award-winning author, social science researcher, and pioneering educator whose empathic approach to emotions has taken her through the healing of her own childhood trauma, into a healing career, and now into the study of sociology, anthropology, neurology, cognitive psychology, and education. She is the author of The Language of Emotions: What Your Feelings Are Trying to Tell You (Sounds True, 2010), the online course Emotional Flow: Becoming Fluent in the Language of Emotions (Sounds True, 2012) and The Art of Empathy: A Complete Guide to Life's Most Essential Skill (October, 2013).

Karla has taught at such venues as the University of San Francisco, Omega Institute, Naropa University, Kripalu, and the Association for Humanistic Psychology. Additionally, as a prison arts educator with the William James Foundation, she has utilized singing, drumming, and drama to help men in maximum security prisons explore and heal long-held emotional traumas. She is currently developing new forms of Empathy and Social Interaction curricula for neurologically diverse populations.

Karla lives in California with her husband, Tino Plank, a Master's level nurse educator who works in hospice and end-of-life care.

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The Art of Empathy

A Complete Guide to Life's Most Essential Skill

Karla McLaren

Learn to awaken the most powerful dimension of your emotional intelligence—empathy.
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The Art of Empathy

Karla McLaren

Awaken and master empathy, the most life-changing emotional intelligence skill.
CD: US $46.87
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CE Credits: US $28.00

Emotional Flow

Becoming Fluent in the Language of Emotions

Karla McLaren

Karla McLaren offers direct training for accessing the energy and wisdom of your emotions.
Self-Guided Video Course: US $49.00
CE Credits: US $40.00

The Language of Emotions

What Your Feelings Are Trying to Tell You

Karla McLaren

What if every feeling-even anger and fear-was bringing you vital information and wisdom?
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The Language of Emotions

What Your Feelings Are Trying to Tell You

Karla McLaren

Discover the intelligence in every emotion for self-healing and empowerment.
CD: US $46.87
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