Is Empathy Burning You Out? (Online)
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Today, empathy is considered to lie at the heart of the healing arts. While highly empathic individuals connect deeply and personally to others, they are often vulnerable to emotional exploitation, or may feel overwhelming responsibility to act as untrained “healers” to those around them – often at great emotional and practical cost to themselves. Is empathy an innate capacity, a psychological skill to develop, or an art to be practiced? How does an empathic person evolve from a “naïve” towards a “mature” manifestation of the archetype of the wounded healer, and what is the place of empathy in the Jungian process of “individuation”? Explore answers to these questions online as we welcome back Canadian psychologist, and specialist in treating Highly Sensitive People and Gifted Adults, Susan Meindl.
This livestreaming program can be taken from home or anywhere with an internet connection. If you register, you will be emailed viewing instructions either the evening before or the morning of the event. Please be sure to check “spam” and “junk” folders!
This class will be recorded. Recordings will be available for registered students, and only upon request.
Recordings are not available for purchase after the program ends.
All times are CDT. Please contact email@example.com with any questions.
Please register early. Programs with four or fewer participants are subject to cancellation, 48 hours prior to their start.
About the instructor
Susan Meindl, MA, is a psychologist in private practice in Montreal. She is a graduate of the McGill Counseling Psychology program and the Argyle Institute of Human Relation’s individual psychoanalytically-oriented psychotherapy program. She has made a specialty of working with introverted and highly sensitive clients.
Date & time
7 - 9pm CT
Number of sessions
Continuing Education Units