NVC Life Applications


Continue learning and practicing in community to further strengthen your current skills and learn new tools.

Once you have the foundation of our first two courses, and some skills to navigate life’s difficult moments, our Life Applications class will support you to extend your new skills and understandings into all the areas of your life. We will explore the most common kinds of missed connections that occur in our lives, and practice having successful and satisfying outcomes instead as well as learning some new concepts and tools.

In our Life Applications class we will:

  • Examine what still holds us back when engaging fully both in what can be charged conversations and in all areas of our lives.
  • Practice new tools, and tools from previous courses, within a safe supportive space with others in a similar place in the journey.
  • Refresh strategies that support us to automatically turn toward self-connection whenever anything appears “difficult”.
  • Experience successful outcomes in situations you’ve lost hope achieving satisfying outcomes for through engaging in and observing role plays.
  • Learn the power of authentic accountability and how it can support you in whatever circumstances you are wanting to explore.
  • Dabble in NVC Mediation and how it may be a tool for us interacting in groups or more than one person.
weekly on Wednesday, starting from 6/7/23, until 8/2/23
Except for: Jul 5, 2023
  • Wed, Jun 7, 2023 - 6:30pm – 8:30pm
  • Wed, Jun 14, 2023 - 6:30pm – 8:30pm
  • Wed, Jun 21, 2023 - 6:30pm – 8:30pm
  • Wed, Jun 28, 2023 - 6:30pm – 8:30pm
  • Wed, Jul 12, 2023 - 6:30pm – 8:30pm
  • Wed, Jul 19, 2023 - 6:30pm – 8:30pm
  • Wed, Jul 26, 2023 - 6:30pm – 8:30pm
  • Wed, Aug 2, 2023 - 6:30pm – 8:30pm
Training by: 
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CNVC Certified Trainer

Individual and Couples Coaching, Mediation and Training

I started my practicing and sharing Nonviolent Communication (NVC) in 2003 as part of my passion for building stronger relationships, (focusing on, though not limited to, Couples and Parenting,) while developing more integrated and sustainable communities. I completed my NVC Trainer Certification with CNVC in 2016.

I've been gifted by the experience of bringing NVC into the Oregon State Penitentiary, Columbia River Correctional Institution, the Reentry Transition Center in Portland, and at Coffee Creek Correctional Facility (for Women). I currently offer Individual and Couples Coaching, mediation and various trainings to my greater Portland community and globally via zoom. Having been a Rose City NVC Teacher Training Program (TTP) participant myself, I'm now excited to offer this same opportunity (as sole proprietor of Rose City NVC), to other teachers in training.

My personal NVC journey includes many other forms of emotional/spiritual growth work with an emphasis on meditative and body awareness practices. I integrate practices which allow me other avenues to strengthen the essence of our NVC work. While I believe words and the form on NVC can help my participants get into a place of greater compassion and understanding, I also believe that holding a space of compassion and understanding in myself creates ease in adopting the new words (silently and out loud) for my participants. My spiritual outlook related to NVC is to align my daily will in progress towards awareness, acceptance, action and sharing the gifts I've received from this work. My vision for an NVC world is one in which most adults will hold this type of unconditional and loving space most of the time, supporting each other in the hard times, and in continued healing and growth, so we can be fully engaged to more of each moment on this earth.

7 years 4 months
$295 - 495 Sliding scale


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