Dr. Andrea Hollingsworth
Hollingsworth Consulting



How to Lead When There’s Collective Trauma


Is Compassionate Conflict Possible?


Self-Compassion and Sleep


It’s not about cry-hugs


Compassionate Agility


Psychological Trauma in the Workplace

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What exactly am I supposed to be doing?


The Business Case for Compassion


What is Psychological Safety?


What Causes Workplace Toxicity?


How to Stop Languishing


Stop Asking, “How Are You?”

About Andrea

Dr. Andrea Hollingsworth is Founder and CEO of Hollingsworth Consulting, author of the bestselling book The Compassion Advantage (2024), and one of today’s leading global experts on compassionate leadership. Since 2008, she has been studying, speaking, and writing about the science and spirituality of human emotions and relationships. Her articles have been published more than a dozen times in peer-reviewed journals, and she has taught at prestigious institutions like Princeton, Boston University, and Loyola University Chicago. In addition, Dr. Andrea has delivered talks to audiences at some of the top-ranked universities in the world—including Cambridge University in England and Heidelberg University in Germany.

Dr. Andrea spends most of her time inspiring leaders and teams to use The Compassion Advantage to build supercharged organizations through cultures of care— especially in times of challenge and change. Andrea lives with her family in Minnesota where she cheers hard at her son’s soccer games and relishes every opportunity to visit the north shore of Lake Superior.