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Compassionate Communication with Karen Barbee

November 10, 2018 @ 9:00 am - November 11, 2018 @ 5:00 pm


Join Us for A NonViolent Communication Workshop
focusing on Compassionate Communication

with Certified NVC Trainer Karen F. Barbee
Saturday, November 10, 2018 – Foundational Skills
Sunday, November 11, 2018 – Deepening of Skills
9 am to 5 pm both days
Third Street Center, 520 S. Third Street, Carbondale

Life is not always nice. Friends are not always friendly.
Lovers are not always loving. Hurts simply hurt.

It is essential to living a life with harmony, connection, and the fulfillment of needs, yours and others.

Nonviolent Communication, NVC, also referred to as Compassionate Communication, offers a new model of relating that will transform your way of using words, leading to open, honest and effective communication from the heart.

In this workshop you will have an opportunity to learn to:

  • Listen to hear the message in the words
  • Speak in a way that you are heard
  • Create win/win outcomes from conflict
  • Understand how emotions tie to values
  • Deepen your relationships

Saturday, November 10th from 9:00 A.M. – 5:00 P.M.

  • Foundational Principles
  • Key Assumptions
  • The NVC Model & its Components
  • Honest Expression
  • Understanding Communication that Alienates
  • The Power of Empathy
  • Skills for Deep Listening
  • Blocks to Effective Listening

Sunday, November 11th from 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM

  • Hearing the “Yes” Behind the “No”
  • Understanding the Gift of Boundaries
  • Decision Making
  • Dissolving Enemy Image

Workshop Fee: $200

Questions? Please contact Karen Barbee re: the course content at karenbarbee.speakyourpeace@gmail.com or call (970) 618 – 9409

Please contact Aaron Taylor re: registration and logistics at aaron@wocompassion.org
or call (970) 340 – 8151

To Register Online go to http://wocompassion.org/nonviolent-communication-course

On-going NVC study and practice groups will be available. Certificate of completion will be provided.

“NVC helps us connect with each other and ourselves in a way that allows our natural compassion to flourish.” – Marshall Rosenberg

Hosted and Supported by The Way of Compassion Foundation
& Davi Nikent Center for Human Flourishing


November 10, 2018 @ 9:00 am
November 11, 2018 @ 5:00 pm


Third Street Center
520 S. Third Street
Carbondale,CO81623United States
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