Katherine Train

Dr Katherine Train is co-founder of Empathic Intervision. She is responsible for developing Integrative Empathy with her partner Dr Lidewij Niezink. For the past 20 years she has developed learning material, facilitates, trains and writes about Integrative empathy. She holds a PhD from UCT GSB. A short career foray into pharmacy practice sparked her interest in patient-centricity in medicine, resulting in research towards a masters and PhD studying the capacities of agents required to empathize in resource-challenged circumstances. Specifically in South Africa emerging as a new democracy with its socio-economic and cultural complexity. She has authored journal articles and book chapters on the topic of self-empathy and empathy in diverse contexts and publishes a regular blog on Psychology Today.