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In my work organizations and individuals receive support for transforming ineffective, maladaptive, and dehumanizing patterns, cultures and systems to achieve their goals guided by their deepest values.Learn More
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The Living Peace Retreat
Are you interested in developing skills to keep your heart strong in the face of the immense challenges of our times? Join us for this special residential retreat program where we’ll delve into NVC as an embodied practice for transforming our lives, relationships and world.Learn More
NVC for Real: Coaching Across Racial Microaggressions for People of the Global Majority*/BIPOC
We often either don’t know why what we said or did is being called a microaggression, or we’re desperately resisting any possible inference that might lead to someone judging our behavior as racist. So how and where can we learn more? Join us for this four part series.Learn More
Coaching Across Racial Microaggressions: Open To All
Join us to explore the challenges of responding to microaggressions from the perspective of the person making them, the person watching them or the person experiencing them. Learn skills to help you regain choice and effectiveness when responding to improve your chances of creating connection while attending to the needs of those most impacted. Our empathic but direct coaching will help create the shifts in awareness you're seeking.Learn More
NVC for All – Learn to Share NVC While Attending to Power Differences
Join this inaugural “Train the Trainer'' series. You will meet with Roxy on Sundays, biweekly for 16 weeks to experience a foundational NVC curriculum originally developed by Roxy for and with the Freedom Project. Unpack the theory driving the curriculum to build your awareness of specific issues encountered in communities with less access to power.Learn More
How do we cultivate real vitality in ourselves, our relationships, our jobs, and our work? What does it take for our organizations and communities to be simultaneously successful, innovative, and equitable? How do we sustain hope that this is possible?
In my work, organizations and individuals receive support for transforming ineffective, maladaptive, and dehumanizing patterns, cultures, and systems to achieve their goals guided by their deepest values. Leveraging innate human capacities for empathy, creativity, healing, and problem solving, my work brings functionality and robustness on levels from the internal to the systemic.
I offer guidance in creating positive change empowered by empathic connection to what matters most which allows for transformations sourced from acceptance, compassion, and celebration rather than shame, guilt, or punishment.Learn More
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One World, Many Experiences: Embracing Diversity in Teaching NVC
Lately folks have been saying to me, We’re all humans with the same underlying needs. Isn’t that the premise of NVC? If you believe in N...
Don’t Call Me White!
Q: How do we address/what can we do to address the language and logic of micro-aggressions being appropriated by members of the dominant cla...
Peacebuilding When We Disagree (Podcast)
Click here to listen to the full interview! With election season 2020 behind us, there’s a lot of talk from winning candidates about o...
Making Sense of These Times (Video)
In this live-streamed conversation, I discuss the opportunities that NVC provides for understanding and transforming racism.
An Introduction To NVC (Video)
In this video interview, I provide an introduction to Nonviolent Communication.
Deeper Connections | Action for Happiness (Video)
In this video, I introduces the principles of Nonviolent Communication and how we can use these to enhance our relationships, deal construct...