About Susan Skye

CNVC Certified Trainer from Portland, Oregon, USA 

Susan Skye is a trainer, private consultant and speaker. An Assistant Dean at UCLA in the early 70s, she co-created and taught the Women’s Studies Program there. Since 1976 she has conducted trainings in a variety of self-development areas. A graduate of Bryn Mawr College, Yale University and Pacifica Graduate Institute, Susan has Masters’ degrees in both Psychology and Russian and East European Studies. She has had a private consulting practice for more than 20 years.

A founder of the NVC Training Insitute, Susan has given NVC trainings in the U.S.A., Canada, Europe and Korea and has been a regular trainer at CNVC's International Intensive Trainings. She has worked with General Motors and the government of British Columbia amongst others. She served as the CNVC Registration Coordinator for Certification Candidates in North and South America for almost 10 years.


Introduction to the Living Energy of Needs

An Audio Recording with Susan Skye

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Listen to Susan introduce the "living energy of needs" to workshop participants, including a review of our preconceived concepts of needs.

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"Over the years, I have noticed that people -- including trainers and facilitators -- use the words of the NVC process without full connection to life energy, often resulting in a failure to get to a full connection with actual life energy of these qualities that we have named "needs." This results in a mechanical communication model, rather than a true empathic connection. Join me in learning how to share NVC as an embodied, living practice of the 'Living Energy of Needs."
—Susan Skye

This is an hour long download that defines and describes what a need is and how to use needs in the NVC process in a way that channels life rather than mechanical words.  It includes an exercise that supports learning how to do this.

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