Special NVC Training

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Living Compassion with Robert Gonzales: NVC as a Spiritual Practice

A Special 3-day Workshop in New York City on June 23-25, 2017

The primary focus of this workshop is to develop awareness of the consciousness of our Life Force, which manifests as the energy and beauty inherent in our needs and values.  It is based on  Robert's evolutionary approach to Nonviolent Communication --with an emphasis on self-compassion.  Living Compassion is the body of work that has evolved from this emergence.  Robert's work has helped thousands worldwide to find joy and freedom from suffering previously unavailable to them.

This program involves processes and offers inner maps that support living in the fullness and flow of life as a daily spiritual practice.  The processes offered may include:

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-Relationship to Life Force: Deepening our relationship to needs

-Deepening into Self Compassion, (unconditional acceptance of inner experiencing)

-States of Being: Essence; Vulnerability; Protective/Defensive Structures

-Self-Responsibility as a foundation for self-compassion

-Acceptance & Longing as a two-fold spiritual path

-Healing Dialogues - an evolutionary process for inner healing in relationship

About Robert Gonzales

Robert Gonzales received a Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology in 1989. He met Marshall Rosenberg in 1985 and has been offering NVC since 1986. He has served in multiple roles with the Center for Nonviolent Communication (CNVC) and is currently the Director of the Center for Living Compassion, a nonprofit organization based in Portland, Oregon through which he shares his work.

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Suggested Experience

This training is designed for people with an intermediate to advanced experience level. This usually includes completion of a 10-week NYCNVC Practice Group, or a NYCNVC Discovery Weekend, PLUS an NYCNVC Intensive or Empathy Day School, or a minimum of 20+ hours of NVC training with a NVC Trainer or equivalent.

Days and Times

June 23-25, 2017 - Friday to Sunday

Fri - 9:00 AM-6:00 PM
Sat - 9:00 AM-6:00 PM
Sun - 9:00 AM-6:00 PM
(NOTE: Food or lodging is not provided)


Pearl Studios
519 8th Ave. (btw. 35th and 36th St.)
12th Floor
New York, NY 10018
p: (212) 904-1850

Tuition - $475

(NOTE: Food or lodging is not provided)