Blog: Doctors & Patients – Bridging the Double Empathy Problem

Patients come to All Brains Belong because their needs were not met by the traditional healthcare system. I spend a lot of my day hearing patients describe their experiences of being misunderstood, dismissed, invalidated. Shamed. Traumatized.

The Double Empathy Problems allows us to see that the true villain of those stories is not an individual, but a system.

In the short video clip above, you can watch me and my colleagues here at All Brains Belong, Gabe Worzella DO and Sierra Miller APRN, discussing how the healthcare system thwarts everyone — patients and clinicians alike. Nobody has their access needs met. And everyone suffers.

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