Empathic Minds

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Empathic Minds

“An empathic way of being can be learned from empathic persons. Perhaps the most important statement of all is that the ability to be accurately empathic is something which can be developed by training.”  Carl Rogers

Psychologist, Dr Peter Sear help you, your leadership, team or organisation. Contact us now for your first one-to-one appointment in person or online, or to discuss how we can help your personal, professional, team or organisational development. 

    • How well do you understand yourself and others?
    • Have you neglected your own wellbeing?
    • Do you practice self-empathy?
    • Are you looking to improve personal or professional relationships?
    • Would you like to learn how to manage emotions?
    • Do you know how to develop empathy with groups?
    • Could mental health be improved across your organisation?  
    • Do you know how to communicate empathically?
    • Could you improve psychological safety in your workplace or industry?

 

Dr Peter Sear

Peter is currently writing a book on empathy to be published in the spring of 2023. He earned his PhD at Loughborough University, focusing on: Understanding Empathic Leadership in Sport. This research involved working with elite coaches who compete at the highest national and international level of team sports. 

As well as a PhD, Peter also holds a BSc (Hons) in Psychology, an MA in Human Resource Management and Industrial Relations, and another MA in Jung and Post-Jungian Studies. Peter has worked with professionals in sport, business, education, and with Community Mental Health Teams. His other interests include neuroscience, neuropsychoanalysis, architecture, literature and art.

Peter is a Fellow of the Royal Society for Arts (FRSA), a member of the British Psychological Society (MBPsS), a member of the Foundation for Leadership through Sport (FLS), and writes for a variety of publications including The World Financial Review and Psychology Today.

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“There’s a growing appreciation of empathy across industries, including: medicine, education, politics, military, business, and sport. It’s clear that empathic practices offer a huge advantage over the competition. Indeed, there’s a growing realisation that a lack of empathy means you’ll be left behind.”

Dr Peter Sear, Founder of The Empathic Minds Organisation

 

 

Empathic minds working toghether to find solutions

 

“Empathic practices have been shown to increase: wellbeing, safety, productivity, efficiency, commitment, retention, innovation, motivation, and performance.”

Dr Peter Sear, Founder of The Empathic Minds Organisation

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Empathic Accuracy and Sport Coaches

A predictor of outcomes:   KEY POINTS Empathic accuracy is employed by successful coaches in various sports. Coaches gather impression cues and make inferences about how players are thinking, what they're feeling, and how they will react. Empathic accuracy can...

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Compassionate Leadership

It begins with self-compassion and ends with contributing to the greater good:   KEY POINTS - Compassion can be seen as a four-step process: awareness, connection, empathy, and action. The element of action is what takes compassion beyond feelings of empathy or...

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The Psyche of Euro 2020 Football Coaches

If Jung and Freud were European football pundits:   KEY POINTS The coaching philosophy of head coaches is moulded by their own experiences and trauma. The collective fans of European football could learn from Freud and Jung. The Freud and Jung banter If they were...

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An Unprecedented Swing in the Personality of Presidents

Presidents Joe Biden and Donald Trump have starkly different personalities. As the cliché goes, a week is a long time in politics. America has seen its presidency change from Republican to Democrat before, and vice versa. There have been regular swings in the sizes of...

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Empathy and Schadenfreude

Empathy and Schadenfreude in Sports A fan's perspective. When it comes to sport on TV, what’s the next best thing to sharing in the experience of your own team’s victory? Whatever your sport, you probably prefer to watch your own team rather than any other. You may...

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