CNVC Certified Trainer from Portland, Oregon, USA (1949-2021)
Robert’s passion was in the spirituality of the Nonviolent Communication (NVC) process. He saw NVC both as a process that helps people connect more authentically with themselves and others, and as a spiritual practice and way of living.
Robert Gonzales received a PhD in Clinical Psychology in 1989. He met Marshall Rosenberg and was introduced to NVC in 1985, and offered NVC training in some form from 1986-2021. His original professional background and training was as a licensed psychotherapist.
Robert worked with the Center for Nonviolent Communication in a number of capacities, including: past President of the Board, CNVC Certified Trainer, International Intensive Training (IIT) trainer and North American Assessor.
Listen to Leo Sofer speak with Robert Gonzales about NVC & spirituality in this 2010 interview:
The worldwide NVC community mourned when Robert died in 2021. He is greatly missed and his work is dearly appreciated.