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Facilitate NVC Groups with Joy and Confidence

  • Learn how to develop your own curriculum, exercises, and workshops
  • Gain strategies for responding to non-believers and hecklers
  • Discover how to promote your work and maximize your ability to earn a living
  • Know how to balance everyone's needs in the group – including your own!

Thursdays, March 16 - May 18, 2023 (ten sessions) 
12:00 - 2:00pm Pacific (California)Time

The live course is complete. You can register to receive access to the recorded sessions.

Registration Fee:
Early Bird 20% discount: $502 until February 23 ($627 after)
NVC Library Members: $402 until February 23 ($502 after)
Enter coupon code NVCL at time of checkout.


Sharing NVC with others is one of the most powerful methods for deepening your own NVC consciousness.

Helping someone else understand an NVC concept helps you clarify your own understanding of that concept, and heightens your awareness of how you are (or are not) living your NVC practice. Facilitating NVC courses takes this to the next level, because it's an ongoing reminder of the NVC consciousness from which you want to live.

However, sharing NVC comes with its own set of challenges and joys – you may even find you need to develop different skills.

This intensive 10-week program is specifically designed to help you: develop your NVC teaching skills; clarify and accentuate your unique style; and fall in love with the process.

You will find your ability to live in NVC consciousness will deepen, your skills will improve, and you'll discover greater ease and joy in your heart when facilitating NVC courses. 

How Will the Course Be Structured? 

Each week, a particular topic will be the focus of the teaching and discussion. Some of the topics that will be covered are: 

  1. Setting your intention and clarifying the facilitator's role 
  2. Creating safety and ease in your group, and improving your tracking skills 
  3. Constructing a workshop outline 
  4. Developing teaching activities 
  5. Balancing all needs (yours, individual, and group needs), and transparency 
  6. Leading vibrant practice groups 
  7. Living NVC as a business 
  8. Responding to non-believers and hecklers 
  9. Dealing with your own emotional triggers and people you dislike 
  10. Choosing when to interrupt and when to fine tune a participant's NVC skills 
  11. Charging for your work and how to decide whether to give discounts 
  12. Keeping your workshop alive 
  13. Promoting your work and maximizing your ability to earn a living 

Who Should Take This Course?

This unique course is especially intended for those who are already facilitating NVC groups and want to improve their skills, or those who want to start facilitating NVC groups.

  • Video and audio recordings of every session
  • Forum discussion available in the classroom
  • Lifetime access to the classroom
  • Translated captions available in 23 languages.

When you register, you will receive an email with instructions on how to access your course. All registrants will receive access to recordings. Recordings will display images of active speakers only.


The live course is complete. You can register to receive access to the recorded sessions.

About Mary Mackenzie
Mary Mackenzie

CNVC Certified Trainer from Long Beach, California, USA

Mary Mackenzie, M.A., is an author, trained mediator, and CNVC Certified Trainer of Nonviolent Communication. She holds a master's degree in human relations from Northern Arizona University and is the CEO of the NVC Academy, the only online school for learning Nonviolent Communication.

Mary teaches Nonviolent Communication and other spiritually-based programs to individuals, couples, families, organizations, and spiritual communities through a wide variety of workshops and retreats. Her book Peaceful Living: Daily Meditations for Living with Love, Healing and Compassion (translated to ...