Thom Bond, Founder NYCNVC

Thom brings 27 years of human potential study and training experience to his work as a writer, speaker and workshop leader. His passion and knowledge of Nonviolent Communication (NVC) combine to create a practical, understandable, humorous, and potentially profound approach for learning and integrating skills that help us experience more compassion and understanding. He is described as concise, inspiring, sincere and optimistic, applying transformational and spiritual perspectives to real-life situations. Many of his students become active facilitators, trainers and practitioners.
Over the past fifteen years as a disciple of Marshall Rosenberg, Thom has touched hundreds of thousands of clients, participants, readers and listeners. He has been featured in The New York Times, New York Magazine, Yoga Magazine, and is a regular guest on radio and television.
Thom is a founder and the Director of Education for NYCNVC, The New York Center for Nonviolent Communication (a United Nations Civil Society Organization),  author of The Compassion Book, a founder of The Compassion Project Fund, a founder of The Orianimus Community Project, and a member of the Advisory Board for the Communications Coordination Committee for the United Nations (CCCUN). He is the author of "Shifting Toward Compassion" (, and "64 Days for Peace" an open source, online, self-led small-group curriculum. 
He is best known as the creator and leader of The Compassion Course, a comprehensive online NVC-based training that has hosted over 14,000 participants in over 100 countries in four languages. The course continues to grow at near-geometric rates with a current roster of over 5,000 participants.
To contact Thom, please contact Clara Moisello at or (646) 201-9226.