Empathy Deficit Disorder

Empathy Deficit Disorder (EDD) is a term found in a book titled The New Resilience by Douglas L.A. Bier, Ph.D. Based on his research and studies in behavioral health, L.A. Bier determined that EDD is a pervasive condition in America and a greatly overlooked condition. People have a difficult time stepping outside themselves and dialing into […]

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Defining Empathy


“You never really understand a person until you consider things from his point of view. Until you climb into his skin and walk around in it.” Atticus Finch Empathy is deeply valuing other people and developing understanding of what others are feeling through shared experience. To be truly empathetic, you have to raise your […]

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