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Communicate with Compassion and Clarity

Halton Mill, LA2 6ND
Sarah Ludford


This 2 day course covers the fundamental principles and methods used in Nonviolent Communication. The course will:

  • Present the concepts and tools used in Nonviolent Communication
  • Introduce you to the steps of the Nonviolent Communication process for use in expressing yourself, listening to others and connecting compassionately to yourself
  • Give you sufficient information and practise to put the steps together and start using nonviolent Communication in your daily life
  • Be run in an experiential style working with examples from participants’ lives
  • Be challenging, moving, supportive and fun

Learn How to:

  • Speak up and express yourself in ways that are more likely to be understood
  • Build relationships based on compassion and understanding
  • Be assertive and transform conflicts into opportunities for building connection and trust
  • Understand and see the humanity in those we dislike and disagree with
  • Hear others with empathy and understanding, even when they express themselves in a hostile manner
  • Get clear about what you really want and make specific doable requests
  • Recognise and change habitual reactions such as blaming, rejection, criticism and shame
  • Recognise when your buttons get pushed and help change your habitual reactions
  • Stay in dialogue even when things get tricky
  • Care for others without getting burnt out