Karla McLaren, M.Ed.

Karla McLaren, M.Ed.

Social science researcher

Karla McLaren, M.Ed., is an award-winning author, social science researcher, and empathy pioneer. She is the author of Embracing Anxiety, The Dynamic Emotional Integration Workbook, The Art of Empathy, The Language of Emotions, and her new book, The Power of Emotions at Work: Accessing the Vital Intelligence in Your Workplace (Sounds True, on sale 8.17.21).

Her work focuses on her grand unified theory of emotions, which revalues even the most “negative” emotions and opens startling new pathways into self-awareness, effective communication, and healthy empathy. She is the CEO of Emotion Dynamics LLC and the developer of the Empathy Academy online learning site. Visit karlamclaren.com.