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Trainings listed here take place in the Maine region. Please note that both certified and non-certified trainers (who are willing to follow certain requirements of the Center for Nonviolent Communication) may be leading the posted trainings. Listing here is not an endorsement of the trainer or the event by the Maine NVC Network.

Special Opportunities:

  • January 25-27, 2019, Nobleboro, ME
    Bringing Mindful Speech to Life Retreat

    Eighth annual weekend of mindfulness with Dharma Teacher Peggy Smith and Theodate Lawlor, Members of Thich Nhat Hanh’s Tiep Hien Order
    This workshop is now fully enrolled. To be put on a waiting list, please email Peggy: peggy @
    or call 207-789-5299

  • March 17-20, 2019, Northport, ME
    The Neuroscience of Trauma and Addiction (3/17-19) and
    Family Constellations in Action (3/20)
    CNVC-certified trainer Sarah Peyton returns to Midcoast Maine
    to offer her powerful and unique blend of neuroscience and NVC.
    Details: ACES (3/17-19)
    Family Constellations (3/20)
    Registration Deadline is March 10.
    Online Registration here.
    Mail-in Registration Form here.
    If you work for an organization that needs an invoice submitted
    before they will pay for your participation, please contact Leah for how to proceed:
    leah at / (877) 833-1372
    Thank you.

    began Sept 7-9, 2018.

    For information about the 2019-20 program, please check Clarity Services during summer of 2019.
  • To donate to the scholarship fund, go HERE.

Level 1/ Introductory Offerings

     This level is for the beginner, as well as those who have read books and seen tapes of the process and now want to have an experience trying it out with others. For a more detailed description of what is offered in a Level 1 please go here.

  • Jan. 12-13, 2019, Augusta, ME
    Building Empathic Community
    an NVC Level 1 workshop with Peggy Smith
    This is a fundraiser for Nibezun
    FMI & registration

  • May 6-7, 2019, Belfast, ME
    Past Trauma, Current Relationships

    A Level 1 training in Nonviolent Communication plus the Interpersonal Neurobiology that supports its effectiveness
    with Peggy Smith
    FMI & registration

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Level 2/ Intermediate Trainings

For a description of what is offered in a Level 2 please go here.

Contact Open Communication or Clarity Services to schedule a Level 2 workshop in your area.

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  • Monthly Empathy Circle:
    Belfast, ME

    Second Friday of each month, 10am-1pm (formerly first Friday)
    NEW LOCATION: 25 Village Rd, Belfast
    You are welcome to come when you can. If this is your first time coming, please contact Linda beforehand:
    Phone 207-322-2122 / email: chezcote5 at

  • Authentic Communication Groups
    Falmouth, ME

    with Andrea Ferrante, trainer and coach
    Two groups meet biweekly, one on alternate Wednesdays; the other on alternate Mondays.
    Authentic Communication Groups are coaching groups designed to open you up to an approach to living that offers greater peace, personal empowerment, and conscious connection to that which sustains and enriches life.
    pdf icon FMI

  • See also the Practice Groups page.

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