Can Empathy Be Taught? – Robert Moss

Robert Moss Big Question “Can Empathy Be Taught?”   For anyone who has done clinical supervision of graduate students, there is no doubt that there are wide variations in the “natural” abilities of students to utilize warmth, genuineness,...

Can Empathy Be Taught?

The Big Question “Can Empathy Be Taught?”   To be empathically attuned to a client is no doubt a cornerstone of effective psychotherapy. But can this vital ingredient of the therapeutic alliance be taught? And if so, what is the neurobiology that...