NVC Multimedia Library

How to Interact with an Angry Practice Group Member

Intermediate Skill Level • Trainer Tip • 2 pages
Intermediate Skill Level
Trainer Tip
2 pages
Ask the Trainer: “I would like some suggestions on how to interact with a member of the practice group I started. This individual speaks and acts in a manner I interpret as angry and controlling.”

Never Compromise

Intermediate Skill Level • Trainer Tip • 1 page
Intermediate Skill Level
Trainer Tip
1 page
Trainer Tip: Never Compromise, because that is where you share the resentment 50/50.

Use of “To Be” Verbs

Intermediate Skill Level • Trainer Tip • 1 page
Intermediate Skill Level
Trainer Tip
1 page
Ask the Trainer: “I heard a trainer say once that the ‘to be’ verbs aren’t really needs, such as to be heard, to be understood or to be valued. Can you help me understand why not?”

Four Types of Feedback

Intermediate Skill Level • Trainer Tip • 2 pages
Intermediate Skill Level
Trainer Tip
2 pages
An exploration of four types of feedback: destructive criticism, constructive criticism, feedback by demonstration and dialogue.

Speaking Classical Giraffe

with
Intermediate Skill Level • Trainer Tip • 3 pages
Intermediate Skill Level
Trainer Tip
3 pages
Ask the Trainer: "At one point in my practice, it was brought to my attention that some people find the use of 'formal NVC' off-putting, or mechanical. Do you have any input or insight into this?"

How to Interrupt

with
Intermediate Skill Level • Trainer Tip • 3 pages
Intermediate Skill Level
Trainer Tip
3 pages
Ask the Trainer: "I feel a lot of fear or nervousness about approaching a neighbor who uses 'wastebasket talk.' Once she's engaged, there are only two techniques that interrupt the flow: leaving or interrupting."

Protective Use of Force with Children

Intermediate Skill Level • Trainer Tip • 00:09 hours:minutes
Intermediate Skill Level
Trainer Tip
00:09 hours:minutes
Ask the Trainer: Can you help me connect with my needs behind the protective use of force I use with my children?

Connecting with Someone Who Has Cancer

Intermediate Skill Level • Trainer Tip • 00:06 hours:minutes
Intermediate Skill Level
Trainer Tip
00:06 hours:minutes
Ask the Trainer: I feel overwhelmed thinking of writing to someone with cancer. What can I do?

Meeting Needs While Caretaking

Intermediate Skill Level • Trainer Tip • 00:07 hours:minutes
Intermediate Skill Level
Trainer Tip
00:07 hours:minutes
Ask the Trainer: Can all needs be met when illness limits the capacity of one person to meet the needs of her partner?

Connecting With Your Husband

Intermediate Skill Level • Trainer Tip • 00:07 hours:minutes
Intermediate Skill Level
Trainer Tip
00:07 hours:minutes
Ask the Trainer: My question is about wanting to empathize more with my husband. Sometimes we connect very deeply, other times he slips back into "jackal talk..."

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