This 2 day Nonviolent Communication (NVC) foundation training will focus on the development of empathy skills. The 4 step model of NVC offers a practical toolkit that supports connection.
Trainer: Anna Groves has extensive experience as a trainer and mediator and has facilitated workshops leading to transformational outcomes with business leaders, entrepreneurs, teachers, parents, couples and individuals.
Anna is recognised as one of New Zealand’s most experienced facilitators of compassionate communication. She was certified in 2007 as a Nonviolent Communication (NVC) trainer, and provides individual coaching for new trainers both nationally and internationally. Founded by psychologist Marshall Rosenberg, PhD, NVC provides a set of practical and accessible skills, which can be used to communicate more effectively with others in both business and life.
Deep listening underlies all of Anna’s communication. Perceptive, pragmatic and candid, Anna can offer timely insights and facilitate a shared understanding when others may be inclined to withdraw. She is well equipped to support interpersonal communication in any setting when it’s particularly difficult or challenging, and can offer skills to clarify situations, face the difficult questions and support innovation.
With a background in Education and the Arts, Anna combines her own passion for life with a wicked sense of humour. Her ability to empathise underlies a potent emotional intelligence that enables Anna to connect with people from all walks of life.
* “I love Anna as a facilitator; she walks the talk. I love her realness and ability to be vulnerable.” – Irma, Health Coach, Motueka
*“The course was everything I hoped for and more. Already I can see major changes in relationships that are a reflection of your competent work.” Leigh, Teacher, Kapiti
* Open, honest, patient, succinct and humorous; I love your commitment and passion for NVC. It's infectious!" Tim, Business Manager, Nelson