Category Archives: Classes

An Introduction to Nonviolent Communication

Coming to Clarksville on September 10 Learning how to ask for what we want leads to being heard. Once we’re heard, we’re more likely to find solutions that work for everyone. NVC is a modality used in families, businesses, and institutions creating collaborative efforts toward satisfying relationships. If you’re stressed and perplexed due to relationships […]


Parenting with Nonviolent Communication

A Free Parenting Workshop Listening to Your Children Learn and practice skills to make communication easier, more successful and more fun for you and your child in ways that help end repetitive behavior and power struggles. Inglewood Library 4312 Gallatin Pike Nashville, 37216 Saturday, May 7 3:00 – 4:00 p.m. Led by Linda Ray Miller, […]


Foundations of NVC Course

Two series of four-week classes: Foundations 1, “Empathy and Needs,” was in April. Foundations 2, “The Complexities Within the Simplicity of NVC,” will meet on Thursday evenings, September 1st to September 22nd (Sept. 1, 8, 15, and 22) from 6:15 – 8:15 p.m. Carlene Robinson, CNVC certified trainer, will explore these and other topics: How to access our […]


“What Are They Really Saying?”

Listening Empathetically to Ourselves — So We Can Hear Others Carlene Robinson will facilitate an NVC workshop on Saturday morning, January 9, 2016, at Vanderbilt University Divinity School. This interactive workshop will focus on transforming challenging conversations into opportunities for clarity, collaboration, understanding, and respect. “How we hear others largely depends on how we hear […]


Embracing Life With Gratitude

Before the holiday candles are lit, gifts purchased, preparations for meals planned, and way before family and friends gather, give time connecting to why many of us do what we do during this time of year. Often the holidays are associated with stress and frustration. There is another way to inhabit the holiday season…. With […]


“I Can’t Believe You Just Said That!”

Have you thought this recently while in a conversation? Relationships can be strained and frustrating when we hold judgements and create stories about what someone says and does. If you would like to have less conflict, more ease and more confidence in your interactions, then we invite you to join Carlene Robinson and Zina Yzquierdo […]