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"The Stone Center model suggests that isolation is one of the (if not the) primary sources of suffering in people's lives and also point to moment out of isolation as one of the main achievements of therapeutic intervention. Thus, empathy becomes not just a way of knowing anther's subjective experience but a way of actually experiencing contentedness. In empathic joining, one comes out of isolation and begins to believes that one is worthy of empathy, connection and love." (JORDAN 2001)
Jordan, J. V. The Role of Mutual Empathy in Relational/Cultural Therapy. Journal of Clinical Psychology In Session. Vol. 56(8) 2000. 1005-1016.