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NVC Resources on Empathy



Embracing Empathy: In-depth Practice for Getting Empathy into your Bones (Complete Course)

Audio • 4 - 6 hours
Beginner Skill Level
Audio
4 - 6 hours
This telecourse recording is for anyone wanting to integrate empathy into his/her life in a more natural, authentic way. The first session of this course is available for all to listen to and enjoy. nvctraining.com

The Tao of Empathy: Practicing the Presence of Empathy and Four Elements of Empathic Connection

Audio • 2 hours, 10 minutes
Intermediate Skill Level
Audio
2 hours, 10 minutes
In this recorded telecourse, John Kinyon, world renowned CNVC Certified Trainer, offers an overview and practice with four elements of empathy – presence, understanding/meaning, need language and deepening into needs.

Empathy Hacking

Video • 45 minutes
Intermediate Skill Level
Video
45 minutes
Empathy guessing when I was new to NVC seemed magical and mysterious. How could that other person have known that about me? And seen inside me — often in ways I'd missed myself. While empathy is both intuitive and an art, there is also a science to it. In this brief yet fascinating introduction to Dian's course, Empathy Magic (now called Empathy Hacking), you'll learn a super-practical way to...

The Empathy Factor in Workplaces Where People Thrive (Complete Course)

with Gregg Kendrick and Marie Miyashiro
Audio • 4 - 6 hours
Beginner Skill Level
Audio
4 - 6 hours
How is empathy in the workplace a professional skill? If you are ready to learn why and how empathy is the critical factor to more productivity, profitability and collaboration in the workplace, this recording is for you! The first session of this course is available for all to listen to and enjoy.

Learning the Practice of Being in Empathy (Complete Course)

with Mary Mackenzie and Raj Gill
Audio • 2 hours, 29 minutes
Intermediate Skill Level
Audio
2 hours, 29 minutes
Join CNVC Certified Trainers, Raj Gill and Mary Mackenzie as they explore the Nonviolent Communication process of Empathy. This audio will support people with a basic understanding of Nonviolent Communication who want to deepen their ability for empathic presence.

Tips for the Road Series: Tip 9. Make Poetry Out of Empathy

Trainer Tip • 2 - 3 minutes
Beginner Skill Level
Trainer Tip
2 - 3 minutes
Nonviolent Communication includes a practice of empathy that involves listening for feelings and needs no matter how someone expresses themselves, and reflecting back the feelings and needs when it is helpful to do so. You can reflect back in a traditional NVC manner, or in a more creative way, with metaphors.

Empathy vs. Sympathy

Trainer Tip • 1 - 2 minutes
Introductory Skill Level
Trainer Tip
1 - 2 minutes
Trainer Tip: When we sympathize, we relate an aspect of someone’s story to ourselves. When we empathize, we reflect the feelings and needs of the other. Empathy helps people connect more deeply to their own and another’s pain, and helps resolve issues with clarity and ease. Notice when you're giving someone sympathy rather than empathy.

Laughter, IPNB and Empathy

Article • Read Time: 3 - 5 minutes
Beginner Skill Level
Article
Read Time: 3 - 5 minutes
Sometimes even a very skilled empathy practicitioner can go into offering a non-empathic response, even when asked for empathy. Why? One reason could be that our brains might be less receptive because of unseen forces that affect our brain and relationship with others. This article speaks to the deeper "why" and also to one thing we could do to turn it around...

The Heart and Science of Empathy (complete course)

Audio • 6 - 8 hours
Beginner Skill Level
Audio
6 - 8 hours
Join CNVC Certified Trainer Eric Bowers in journeying through the world of Interpersonal Neurobiology (IPNB) as he expands on the theories and tools from his book Meet Me In Hard-to-Love Places: The Heart and Science of Relationship Success. You'll discover why IPNB and NVC complement each other so well, especially in the powerful practice of Somatic-Based Resonant Empathy. The first session of...

Signs of Healthy Differentiation With Empathy

Article • Read time: 4- 6 minutes
All Skill Levels
Article
Read time: 4- 6 minutes
If you ask for or give empathy and are met with accusations of codependency, there are a number of things you can do to check that you are coming from a place of healthy differentiation. You can see if you're doing so from a place of healthy differentiation -- and notice signs of healthy differentiation when you offer empathy. You can also bring a profound respect for differences, and clear...

 
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