Age of Empathy
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Age of Empathy

Three Valuable Lessons I Learned in Group Therapy

These have guided my relationships for more than forty years

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When I was 28 years old in 1975, I joined a group of five men who met weekly with two terrific therapists named Joan Herzberg and Anthony Eschbach. They based their sessions and teachings on principles they had gotten from two books that were popular at the time: Eric Berne’s…

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Jay Davidson

Jay Davidson

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Retired teacher (San Francisco, 1969–2003); Returned Peace Corps Volunteer (Mauritania, 2003–2005); public speaker, artist, writer, world citizen, traveler