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Wes Taylor

Wes Taylor

(Former) CNVC Certified Trainer from Baltimore, Maryland, USA

Wes Taylor helped establish the Flagstaff Center for Compassionate Communication in 1998 to promote NVC in Northern Arizona and to support the larger NVC network. Since that time, Wes has been an independent consultant and trainer in public venues as well as in organizations of all sizes. He is currently applying NVC in his responsibility for cultivating a culture of compassion and accountability at Mercy Medical Center, a large inner-city hospital in Baltimore, Maryland, USA.

Prior to his involvement with NVC, Wes spent 15 years offering counseling and psychotherapy in private practice, outpatient clinics and hospital settings, working with addictions, trauma survivors and other psychiatric issues. In 1995, Wes spent a year in Australia working with the South Pacific Private Hospital providing staff training, community education and direct clinical services to patients and their families.

Wes is available for mediation and other types of NVC training and can be reached through the NVC Training Institute linked below.

Website: NVC Training Institute

Using Integral Concepts to Improve Discernment

Wes Taylor, former CNVC Certified Trainer, uses Ken Wilber’s work to explain the developmental evolution of consciousness,. He then connects Wilber’s stage development concepts to the development of Nonviolent Communication.
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NVC in Hostage Negotiations and Hospitals: An Interview

In this inspiring interview, Wes Taylor relays a story of how Nonviolent Communication is successfully used in law enforcement, and some of his challenges and joys in infusing Nonviolent Communication into a Maryland hospital culture.
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Looking at Anger from an NVC Perspective

In this vintage 1999 video, CNVC Certified Trainer, Wes Taylor leads a group of young people in a lively discussion on working with anger.
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