NVC resources that include teachings about needs: (389)


Speaking Classical Giraffe

with Jeff Brown
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?"
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How to Interrupt

with Jeff Brown
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."
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Meeting Needs While Caretaking

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?
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Punishment, Needs and the Protective Use of Force

Intermediate Skill Level  •  Trainer Tip  •  00:08 hours:minutes
Ask the Trainer: For many years I have been using crime and punishment (reward and consequences) to discipline because it was the only thing I knew. I knew deep in my heart it was alienating me...
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Confidentiality Agreement

Advanced Skill Level  •  Trainer Tip  •  4 pages
Ask the Trainer: "A participant in our beginners' NVC practice group asked the co-facilitators if there was a confidentiality agreement that was typically used in NVC practice groups?"
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The Needs Underneath a Need for “Fairness”

Advanced Skill Level  •  Trainer Tip  •  2 pages
Ask the Trainer: "I'm practicing with 'transforming the pain of unmet needs into the beauty of the need.' In identifying my unmet needs, I come up with 'fairness.' However, fairness isn't on the needs list! I'm wondering what needs might be underneath 'fairness.'"
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The Unconscious Mind Compared to the Conscious Mind

Advanced Skill Level  •  Trainer Tip  •  2 pages
Ask the Trainer: "I have the understanding that the unconscious is vast compared to conscious mind. When I state 'needs' how well can I depend on there being something beneath my awareness that is actually the motivation?"
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Enemy Images Process and Exercise

with Jeff Brown
Intermediate Skill Level  •  Practice Exercise  •  N/A
Ask the Trainer: "What guidance do you have for working with enemy images? Can you say some things about processes and/or exercises that can bring relief from this trap?"
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Foundations of Nonviolent Communication

with Mary Mackenzie and Mark Schultz
Beginner Skill Level  •  Multimedia  • 
This comprehensive online course will teach you the basic tools of Nonviolent Communication, as well as provide you with information on communication patterns to avoid and those to employ to enhance your relationships.
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