Talks & Workshops


Talks and Workshops 


About Dr. Kelsey Crowe

KELSEY CROWE, Ph.D. founded Help Each Other Out. She earned her doctorate in social welfare at the University of California, Berkeley. She is author of the book There Is No Good Card for This: What to say and do when life is scary, awful, and unfair to the people you love (HarperOne, 2017). Dr. Crowe teaches social work at California State University. 

Hire an Empathy Workshop for your workplace or community

The workshop, taught by Dr. Kelsey Crowe, is a 2.5 hour program that helps us build stronger, more trusting relationships. The approach is grounded in social science but delivered with common sense, humor, and heart. You will come away with tools you can apply immediately for being a better friend, colleague, and family member. 


  • Empathy Roadblocks: How to get over yourself so you can help others
  • Empathy Basics: What you can do and say to be supportive
  • Interactive group exercises: Feel more comfortable taking action
  • Download a one-page pdf of our program offerings

Hire Kelsey to Speak

Dr. Crowe is available to give an hour-long talk on making empathy manageable (and more likely to happen) to audiences of all sizes. Examples include businesses interested in positive culture shifting with supporting small acts of kindness, and nonprofit staff, clients, and caregivers in the fields of health and grief who want to address giving empathy and asking for help.

To Inquire About a Talk or Workshop

Contact Harper Collins Speakers Bureau 

Danielle Kolodkin:

Or reach me directly and fill out the form below 


Events Calendar

02/12/17 California Pacific Medical Center Ungerleider Palliative Care Lectures
03/15/17 Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania Empathy in Times of Suffering
03/30/17 Stanford University  Empathy Bootcamp Workshop

Women Entrepreneurs

San Francisco

Surviving the Swamp: The pain of social entrepreneurship and why we do it anyway


Commonwealth Club

San Francisco

 BJ Miller and Kelsey Crowe in a lively conversation about empathy in times of suffering


Google, Author Talk with Karen May 

Doable Empathy: Making time for doing the right thing 


Commonwealth Club 

San Francisco 

In Conversation with Lucy Kalanithi,

When Breath Becomes Air


Midwest Oncology Practice Society

Huntington Beach, CA

 Empathy Basics

 Nov. 16-17, 2017


New York City

 Empathy Workshop


 Jan. 28th, 2018

Leukemia and Lymphoma Society

Northern California Blood Cancer Conference

 Feb. 21st, 2018

California Pacific Medical Center

Ungerleider Pallative Care Lectures

June 18 2018

Keynote Cleveland Clinic 

Empathy & Innovation Patient      Experience Summit

Stay Tuned for Online Webinars. To learn when that’s available, sign up for the Help Each Other Out Newsletter.



“Thank you for what was a genuine and compassionate moment for more human connection and loving kindness.”

“Now I know that being kind isn’t having to be Mother Theresa. Thank you!”

“I feel better equipped to share kindness and understanding. I learned how to manage expectations with sincerity and honesty…. I really liked how this workshop aimed to improve the self”

“I already give a lot but now I know better ways to say things….It was very thought provoking for me.”

“I have the basic skills but I learned a lot of new insights into how I can improve my skills even more.”

“Now I can look at my empathy strengths and feel genuine when offering my support to someone else.”

“This was a phenomenal course. I would recommend this to anyone who deals with the public in their jobs or anyone wanting to expand their world views. I will be/ I am a better person for this experience”

“I had a GREAT experience with this workshop. I’ve learned so much about myself.”

“I loved every part of this class! I feel so much more confident to deal with difficult situations.”

“This course allowed us to go into our fears and strengths around how we care for others both personally and professionally. This workshop helps all of us bring more of who we are to the world.”


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