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“Whether I’m writing books, newsletters, columns for mainstream media, or articles for professional journals, I’m sharing a message I believe we all long to hear: There’s a better world out there for us, and we can do more than reach for it... we can live in it.”

- Carl

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Introduction to Born for a Better World

You weren’t born for a life of consumerism. You were born for a life of connection. Discover how we collectively got in the consumerist mess we’re in today, understand the psychology of what happens to all of us when we’re caught here, and, most importantly, find your way to a better world, a world of connection.

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Carl’s an award-winning therapist, researcher and writer. He pulls together insights from anthropology, psychology and neuroscience to answer today’s most pressing questions: How in the world do we get out of this consumerist mess we find ourselves in?

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An Earlier Version of My Book

“I write books in stages. Stage 1 is all about my putting core ideas on paper. Stage 2 is about organizing these ideas and creating a compelling narrative. And, in Stage 3, I strengthen both the research and the storytelling to create a compelling, complete book.” - Carl

You’re welcome to read Version 2 of Carl’s book. There’s no charge. Send us your email. We’ll send you the book.

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Featured Articles

Featured Column on the Loneliness Epidemic and How We Walk Each Other Home

Read this concise but powerful column exploring humanity’s fall into cultures of consumerism and separation, and explaining how you and I can engage in the great work of recreating the cultures of belonging we were born for.

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Featured Interview on All Things Mental Health

Read this in-depth interview on how we find our way toward optimal mental health in the midst of a consumer culture that hurries us, often leaving us alone in our grief and our traumas.

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Featured Article on Creating Cultures of Connection

Read Carl’s article titled, “The Founder’s Guide to Creating a Culture of Connection”.

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OpEd on the Arab-Israeli Conflict

Read Carl’s opinion piece titled, “I’m a Therapist. Here’s What Happened the Day I Met with Both an Arab and a Jew.”

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Conference and Journal Articles

When the Heart Shatters: Sorrow, Presence,and Post-Traumatic Growth

Presented at the International Integrative Psychotherapy Association 11th Professional Education Conference: Presence & Involvement, Bilbao, Spain, June 15-17, 2023

Read Carl’s address to his international colleagues, where he explains how embracing the grief of where we are, within ourselves and within our culture, comes with the remarkable power to liberate us and bring us home to each other. But, to arrive here, we must each endure our time in the ashes.

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