Peggy Smith is a certified trainer with the International Center for Nonviolent Communication, with over four decades of teaching experience. She has a particular interest in integrating the current neuroscience of relationship into her NVC teaching. She brings her extensive teaching skills, humor and presence to her work.
Peggy has done international NVC work through Seeds of Peace International Camp, working with educators from the Middle East and South Asia. She continues to develop NVC opportunities in a wide range of venues – public workshops, private coaching, schools, jails and workplaces.
With a life-long interest in spiritual traditions and fostering compassion, Peggy has been ordained as a Dharma teacher by Zen master and peace activistf Thich Nhat Hanh. Peggy enjoys designing and implementing programs that support empathic thinking and communicating as part of systemic culture change.