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Nonviolent Communication
by Rodger Sorrow

Looking for a way to break through conflicts in relationships?

This seminar is for anyone who wants to improve the quality of communication in personal, business, parental, education, or community relationships. 

Learn practical tools for:

·   Listening compassionately to others

·   Expressing yourself in an honest way

·   Strengthening relationships with family, friends and colleagues

·   Transforming anger and conflict into trust and cooperation

·   Building communities and organizations based on compassionate giving and

·   Contributing to the kind of world we all want to live in

This workshop covers the foundations for nonviolent communication (NVC) as developed by Marshall Rosenberg. NVC helps us connect with each other and ourselves in a way that allows our natural compassion to flourish.

NVC fosters deep listening, respect and empathy, and engenders a mutual desire to give from the heart.

Join us for this life-changing training

May 25, 2019
St. Mark’s-in-the-Valley, 2901 Nojoqui Ave, Los Olivos, CA 93441
9 a.m. – 1 p.m.
8:30 a.m. registration
$20 donation suggested

For registration contact Benjamin Bottoms at (805) 325-1679

Sponsored by the Santa Ynez Valley Zen Center and St. Mark’s-in-the-Valley




For Older Adults (and everyone else)

This class is for anyone who wants to improve the quality of connection in your relationships with family, co-workers and community. We will cover the basic foundations of nonviolent communication as developed my Marshall Rosenberg, Ph.D that will include:

  • Listening more fully with presence
  • Honesty with compassion and not with criticism or blaming
  • Embracing and appreciating our inner critic
  • Understanding the purpose of anger
  • Conflict resolution and your relationship to it
  • Living the intention of Compassionate Communication
  • Power and Privlidge - Obstacle or Resource?
  • Forgiveness for ourselves and others
  • Beneficial Regret
  • The spiritual basis of nonviolent communication
  • Role plays and more
  • Practice, practice, practice
  • FUN


Course Number:  PSY NC025 CRN 41750

When and Where:  10/10 - 12/13 • 8 Tuesdays, 6:15pm - 8:30pm • SCHOTT Campus - Room 31

REGISTER IN PERSON IN CLASSROOM 31 or the office on either campus Schott or Wake.

Rodger Sorrow

RodgerHSorrow@gmail.com 805-452-8874