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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:

Jan 14, 21 & 28, 2016, Auburn, ME
Clear Communication at Work

Three 4-hour sessions, taught by Leah Boyd
To register call 755-5100

February 26- 28, 2016, Nobleboro, ME
Bringing Mindful Speech to Life

With Peggy Smith & Theodate Lawlor
A weekend of exploring Mindfulness, meditation and Nonviolent Communication
details and registration

The 2016 Maine NVC Integration Program
will begin in September 2016
FMI, including what some former participants have to say about the Integration Program

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.
  • Feb 25, Mar 3, 10, 17, 24 & 31, 2016, Turner, ME 
    Clear & Compassionate Communication, Level 1

    Six Thursday evening sessions taught by Leah Boyd
    FMI / registration: 207.225.3270 / MSAD 52 Adult Ed

  • February 26-28, 2016, Norway, ME
    Clear & Compassionate Communication

    A 2-day Introductory Workshop with Leah Boyd
    details and registration

  • April 2-3, Bangor, ME
    From Conflict to Connection

    Taught by Peggy Smith
    This is a fundraiser for WERU Community Radio
    details and registration

  • Contact the Maine NVC Network to schedule a Level 1 workshop in your area.

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Level 2/ Intermediate Trainings

     These workshops are for participants who have completed a Level 1 workshop and want more personalized practice integrating NVC skills into real life situations.
  • April 28, May 5, 12, 19, 2016, Turner, ME
    Clear & Compassionate Communication, Level 2

    4 Thursday evening sessions, taught by Leah Boyd
    FMI / registration: 207.225.3270 / MSAD 52 Adult Ed

  • Contact the Maine NVC Network 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)
      Open Communication office, 243 High Street, 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.

    • See also the Practice Groups page.

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