Empathic Minds

a way of being

Empathic Minds

a way of being
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Empathic Minds

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Chartered Psychologist Dr Peter Sear supports individuals with their personal and professional development, including leadership development, help with relationships, communication, mental health, and wellbeing. Reflecting on your experiences with Dr Peter Sear will help you to improve and focus on where you want to be.

Working one-one in person or on-line. Group programs coming soon! 


  • Improve your wellbeing, performance, and reputation! 
  • Learn how to have more influence and to delegate tasks appropriately.
  • Understand the appropriate modes and timing of communication. 

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Testimonial (elite sport):
“Dr. Peter Sear has been an invaluable asset to our international sports team. Through his expertise in psychology, we have significantly enhanced our team cohesion and performance. Peter’s innovative strategies and tailored interventions have helped us develop a deeper understanding of each other’s strengths and weaknesses, fostering a sense of unity and shared purpose. Peter’s ability to navigate cultural differences and create a supportive environment has been instrumental in our success. We are grateful for his guidance and highly recommend his services to any sports team looking to elevate their performance through improved team cohesion.”

Testimonial (business):
“Working with Peter has been a transformative experience for me as a business leader. His deep understanding of human behaviour and interpersonal dynamics has allowed me to develop stronger relationships with my team members and colleagues. Peter’s coaching and guidance have helped me communicate more effectively, resolve conflicts, and build trust within my organization. Developing an empathic approach has enabled me to connect with others on a deeper level, fostering a positive work culture and enhancing overall productivity. I am grateful for Dr Sear’s expertise and highly recommend him to any business leader seeking to improve relationships within their organization.”

Testimonial (football coach):
“I cannot speak highly enough of the impact Dr. Sear of Empathic Minds has had on my coaching journey. As a football coach, I recognised the importance of effective communication and empathy in building strong relationships with my players. Peter’s guidance and support have helped me develop crucial communication skills and become a more empathic communicator. His practical advice, and research knowledge, relating to the unique dynamics of the sports industry, has allowed me to connect with my players on a deeper level, motivating them to perform at their best. Thanks to this I have witnessed significant improvements in my coaching abilities, and I wholeheartedly recommend Peter’s services to any coach looking to enhance their communication skills and create a more positive team environment.”

Order Dr Peter Sear’s book:

Empathic Leadership: Lessons from Elite Sport

Order a Box of Empathy Cards 


The Empathy Edge Podcast

The Sport Psych Show

Radio Xtra interview 

Deep Leadership podcast

Edwin Rutsch interview


      Psychology Today blog 

      The World Financial Review

Dr Peter Sear can help you with:

    • Burnout 
    • Mental Health
    • Anxiety
    • Personal Development
    • Leadership and Empathy
    • Adult ADHD
    • Anxiety
    • Depression
    • Releasing Creativity
    • Relationships


Bio Peter Sear Founder Empathic Minds Organisation Ele empathy

Dr Peter Sear CPsychol, FRSA

Peter earned his PhD at the highly regarded Institute for Sport Business, at Loughborough University.

University of the Year

Highest Ranked University

Dr Peter Sear is a Chartered Psychologist and Accredited Psychotherapist.

Peter’s PhD: Understanding Empathic Leadership in Sport, involved learning from elite coaches, working at the highest national and international level of team sports. Peter has also worked with professionals in Business, Education, Mental Health, and Design. His other interests include neuroscience, neuropsychoanalysis, architecture, literature and art.

As well as a PhD, Peter also holds a BSc (Hons) in Psychology, an MA in Human Resource Management, and another MA in Jung and Post-Jungian Studies. Peter is an Accredited Senior member of the ACCPH Fellow of the Royal Society for Arts (FRSA), a member of the British Psychological Society (Cpsychol)), a member of the Foundation for Leadership through Sport (FLS), and writes for a variety of publications.

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“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

Latest Thoughts

Our latest thought pieces and blogs looking into the Empathic Mind in more detail.

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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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The New Signing

New Signing Eventually, we'll reach the end of another football season in Europe. Clubs will be considering improvements to their squads. So, what happens when a new signing enters the dressing room? Does it lift the moral and emotions of the whole squad? How does it...

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Rashford V Johnson : Passing Empathy to Politics

Empathy Empathy is about understanding and is often fuelled by experience. Empathic politicians need to understand those they represent, yet we regularly see evidence of a lack of understanding, due to a lack of empathy. This leads to a fall in popularity or essential...

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The Empathy of Cummings & Trump

Cummings and Trump We have seen Cummings and Trump dominate the news and public discourse for two weeks, with both being accused of lacking empathy. Moreover, Piers Morgan recently suggested to the viewing public that President Trump, who he knows personally, has a...

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Empathic Communication

  Communication is possible without empathy, but a non-empathic communicator will never be as effective as they could be. Empathic communication is characterised by listening, compassion, concern, and support. Such efforts are noticed and appreciated. They have a...

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What is Empathic Leadership?

  Empathic Leadership The style of empathic leadership is based on the understanding that it is impossible to connect with or to motivate followers if you cannot envision life from their perspective. This realisation has led to empathy becoming a highly...

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