You Said It: The Importance of Empathy

The following piece was submitted by a reader and does not represent the views of Make It Better. As a psychotherapist, I consider empathy to be an important tool for healing. In clinical supervision I often tell the true story of a woman in New York City, 1985. Briget Gerney, after leaving Bloomingdale’s, was pinned […]

Wretches & Jabberers: Changing Minds About Autism

Two men embarked on a journey to put a new face on autism—one with humor and soul and empathy.   Filmmaker Gerardine Wurzburg went along for the ride. Her new documentary, “Wretches and Jabberers” will be shown in Chicago on Thursday, May 12, as part of a nationwide event: 100 Cities. One Night for Autism. […]