Needs and Empathy

Runtime: 52:25



Needs and Empathy
Marshall B Rosenberg, Ph.D.

Recorded during an International Intensive Training (IIT) in Nonviolent Communication led by Marshall B. Rosenberg, Ph. D. this audio dives into needs and empathy. Learn more about distinguishing needs from strategies to meet them. Discover empathy do’s and don’ts. Explore questions from other trainers and much more!

    1. Defining Empathy (2:53)
    2. Mixing needs with preferences (1:06)
    3. Education to serve the structure (3:13)
    4. Terms and needs (2:30)
    5. What is empathy (2:48)
    6. We all have the same needs (00:32)
    7. Mis-recognition of needs (2:04)
    8. Mis-recognition of needs (1:23)
    9. Street gang story (1:04)
    10. Do’s and don’ts of empathy (2:13)
    11. Regarding thinking (1:05)
    12. Thoughts that serve a need (2:48)
    13. Strategy mixed with need (1:22)
    14. We are all one (1:17)
    15. Words can’t describe needs (6:09)
    16. Worrying about words (2:57)
    17. Never speaking joke (1:08)
    18. What’s your need? (3:01)
    19. Words and needs (1:26)
    20. Sharing of excitement (1:28)
    21. The verb “to be” (4:28)
    22. Feelings as needs?(3:35)
    23. Poetry a need? (0:29)
    24. Rejection joke (1:26)

Total Audio Runtime (52:25)

Many thanks to all the Corona 2000 IIT participants, and especially those who did deep role play work and sent in release forms. Blessings to you all for this gift. Special thanks to Ike Lasater for his support, guidance, legal and administrative efforts. Also thanks to Kay Schwarzrock for her presence and website postings. Recorded at Corona, CA 2000 – Produced and edited by Eric Altshuler. Photo by Beth Banning.