One of polarization’s more nefarious effects is how it prevents people from connecting on an individual level. Learning to push across these barriers and reach out to people you disagree with may be a dying art, but it’s also one of the most valuable methods we have for fighting alienation. In this video, psychotherapist Allison Briscoe-Smith how to do it.

This is the second video in “Bridging Divides,” a five-part series hosted by Scott Shigeoka, in which we meet people whose personal experiences show us how real-life divisions can be overcome. See the transcript of this interview here

Watch the first video: Is This the Unlikeliest Friendship in America?