CNVC Certified Trainer from Victoria, British Columbia, Canada
Rachelle Lamb is the president of Mindful Communication based in Victoria, BC, Canada. Her lifelong interest in personal development and relationship dynamics, along with her ability to address the unique needs of her audiences, consistently produces powerful learning experiences.
Rachelle's interest in communication became a primary focus in 2000 when she met author and international peacemaker, Dr. Marshall Rosenberg. She found Rosenberg’s Nonviolent Communication (NVC) process to be so transformational that she trained with Dr. Rosenberg and was later certified in 2002 by the Center for Nonviolent Communication.
Rachelle is a senior CNVC Certified Trainer in Canada. She has been interviewed by newspapers, radio and television and has been invited to co-train at International Intensive Trainings (IIT) with Dr. Rosenberg. She is the author and publisher of ’Steps To Conscious Living' (2000) and NVC Communication Basics: A Concise Overview of Nonviolent Communication (2003).
She is available for keynotes and in-house trainings.
Website: Mindful Communication
The Four Responses Exercise
Needs & Feelings List
Four Steps of Nonviolent Communication
Things We Know and Forget
Why Do I Feel Depressed?
Compassion: Mature, Astute & Courageous
The Shadow Side of Autonomy
Could our "need for autonomy" be getting in the way of "partnership consciousness" (as NVC is sometimes called). Could "autonomy" also block healthy relationships with not only ourselves and with others, but also with the planet? This article invites us to consider how "autonomy" may colour our NVC practice at the peril of our critical values. Values such as our care for impact, shared responsibility, interdependence, compassion, consideration, and more...
Don't Take It Personally
Marshall Rosenberg's Vision of Social Change
What could be, more often than not, overlooked when we think about or represent NVC or Marshall Rosenberg's work? This article busts some commonly held ideas and approaches to NVC. It challenges us to widen the lens of what it really means to be "life-serving", or speaking and hearing the "language of life". And it also speaks to how thinking can deepen feeling and relatedness...