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that reconnects

 'Nonviolent Communication asks us to constantly be aware of the  beauty in ourself and in others.'

 - Marshall Rosenberg, founder of Nonviolent Communication 

Course based on
Nonviolent Communication

Start: Spring 2023

Do you ever get stuck in communication with your partner, family, friend or colleague? Do you struggle with the same patterns, do you get into conflict or are you often avoiding conflict? In this course you will practice skills and gain insights to find new ways of relating. This enables you to break old patterns and gain new perspectives. You will be empowered to connect more consciously with your own needs and with the needs of others, opening new possibilities for communication that lead to more understanding and connection.  

 Course programme: 

Session 1  - Needs: what moves you?

Session 2  - Feelings: your inner compass

Session 3  - Thoughts: the beauty beyond judgements

Session 4  - Observation vs interpretation: the art of discernment

Session 5  - Strategy vs need: opening a world of possibilities

Session 6  - Requests vs demand: share your dream

Session 7  - The 3 positions of communication: know where you are

Session 8  - Deepening session: tailored to the group's learning journey

Session 9  - Celebration & mourning: nourishing life energy

​ Practical: 

  • Dates to be announced. 

  • Small groups (max 12) to keep it personal

  • Sessions take place via Zoom from 19:00 - 21:30 CET

  • You will receive short video's with the subject of the week

  • Contribution: between €250 - €350 depending on income and free will

about my journey with NVC

Since I fell in love with Nonviolent Communication seven years ago, it gave me unmeasurable value in insight in myself, my relationships and the dynamics of communication. 

NVC helps me to live from a deeper connection with myself and my needs, to relate with my inner life more self-care and to relate to others with more compassion and understanding. 

Eventually for me it's about living from sincerity and an open heart, also (or particularly) when that is difficult.

I see this as  a life-long learning, where NVC continues to give new insights and tools.  I find this work, for which Marshall Rosenberg laid the foundations and which is being developed around the world since, incredibly valuable and gladly share it with the world. 



"The course gave me a lot. I reacher a deeper layer that I would not have reached by myself. It also gave me a lot of insights and much food for practice. It was supportive to do this together with a group of women, in connection. Merel guides this with so much wisdom and love."

"If you want to know which deeper needs your authentic, real self wants to live, then this course is for you. Under the guidance of Merel and through exercises with the group, you are invited to look into many aspects of yourself."

"Done with so much care for the participants. With respect asking deepening questions, clarifying."


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