CNVC Certified Trainer from Sweden
Liv Larsson has been a CNVC Certified Trainer since 1999. She has worked as a coach and consultant in her own company since 1992, supporting individuals, groups and managers to reach their goals of living in harmony with their own values. The people and groups she has worked with range from activists (people working for social change) to school and health care groups.
Working mostly in Sweden, she works with mediation and also conducts longer training programs in NVC. However, she also continuously works in Estonia, Sri Lanka, Thailand, Finland, Poland and Austria.
Liv is part of a mediation team that mediates between forest companies and the indigenous people of the north of Sweden, as part of the Forest Stewardship council (FSC).
Liv lives in the north of Sweden (when she is not travelling) and is the mother of Neo. The author of eleven books on communication, amongst them "A Helping Hand, Mediation with Nonviolent Communication" that is translated to six languages. She specializes in trainings on mediation, intimate relationships and shame.
Liv says, "What I enjoy about working with people and communication is that I so often get to be part of the big decisions and steps that people take in their lives. It nurtures me a lot to see what people can accomplish with their lives, once they start caring for themselves and others. It's the most fantastic thing I can think of doing!"
Some of the places and groups Liv has worked with include: Interreligious Network for Peace, Mahidol University Research Center for Peace, Peace and Culture Foundation, (Thailand); Sandhi, Nonviolent Peaceforce (Sri Lanka); European University Center for Peace Studies (EPU) (Austria); Intelligentne Ettevõtte Grupp OÜ (Estonia); Dojrzewalnia.pl/ (Poland).
Listen to NVC Academy Co-founder Mary Mackenzie chat with Liv in this 2009 interview: