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Conversational Connections: Practical Skills for Communicating Compassionately
  • Get a primer on all the basic NVC components
  • Understand key distinctions and foundational principles
  • Know how to listen empathically to yourself and others
  • Integrate the lessons quicker with practice-buddy sessions!

Mondays, June 5-July 10, 2023 (skip July 3) (five sessions)
11:00am-1:30pm Pacific (California) time with 30 minutes optional Q&A

Registration Fee: 
Early Bird 20% discount: $171 until May 15 ($213 after)  
NVC Library Members: $137 until May 15 ($171 after)
Enter coupon code NVCL at time of checkout.


Would you like to engage in more mutually fulfilling conversations?

Do you seek an easier time expressing yourself compassionately?

Are you longing to experience more connection in your personal relationships?

This five-week course is an opportunity to learn the foundational NVC concepts developed by Marshall Rosenberg and grow powerful communication skills.

In this introductory series, you will learn and practice:

  • The components of NVC (Observations, Feelings, Needs, Requests)
  • The key differentiations of NVC
  • Empathic listening
  • Self-Empathy
  • Compassionate Honest Expression
  • Using Requests to Facilitate Connection

Each week will incorporate a combination of teaching and free-form Q&A after each lesson. In addition, those who wish to will be invited to two 30-minute practice buddy sessions a week with other course participants for deeper integration!

  • Video and audio recordings of every session
  • Forum discussion available in the classroom
  • Lifetime access to the classroom
  • Translated captions in 23 languages are available in live sessions (more are being added on a regular basis!)
What Happens After I Register?

When you register, you will receive an email with complete instructions on how to access your course.
Note that course recordings display images of active speakers only, and are made available to all registrants.

Dates & Times

Dates and times are adjusted to your location. You can select a different time zone at the bottom of the list.

James Prieto

About James Prieto

CNVC Certified Trainer from San Francisco, United States

James Prieto author, engineer, lover of nature helps professionals communicate to connect through workshops, coaching and business consulting. He started his career in electrical and computer engineering, satellite communications, and Agile development. After several decades in the technology industry, he experienced the need for compassionate leadership and a collaborative organizational culture.

After discovering NVC in 2002, he began his interpersonal growth journey, and began facilitating NVC workshops and groups in 2005. After attending his first intensive training with Marshall Rosenberg in 2007, he was inspired to pursue his NVC trainer certification from the Center...