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Where Do Jackal Voices Come From?

Article  • 6 - 9 minutes • 02/2010
Intermediate Skill Level
Article
6 - 9 minutes

The human brain is a conservative organ that comprises different systems with varying degrees of conscious awareness, which evolved in three basic stages of human history (the lizard-squirrel-monkey brain.) In my understanding, we could say, the brain has strong needs for understanding, order, predictability and meaning. In fact, one of its key functions is to process experiences, and predict what the world is like, in order to maximize survival.  CNVC Certified Trainer Stephanie Bachmann Mattei explores the biological basis of our inner jackal voices.


Using Therapeutic Communication to Connect with Patients

Article  • 7 - 10 minutes • 2004
Advanced Skill Level
Article
7 - 10 minutes

"I was taught in Nursing School that when someone expressed a feeling to reflect it back. I tried this technique in the room of a patient who had just received a diagnosis of cancer."


NVC in Hostage Negotiations and Hospitals: An Interview

with Wes Taylor
Audio  • 21 minutes • 03/2009
Beginner Skill Level
Audio
21 minutes

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.


Naturalizing NVC Language Q&A

Audio  • 49 minutes • 01/2012
Intermediate Skill Level
Audio
49 minutes

Join CNVC Certified Trainers Jeff Brown, Jean Morrison, Karl Steyaert, Kathleen Macferran, Mary Mackenzie and Sylvia Haskvitz in a lively Q&A session focusing on naturalizing NVC into our daily interactions.


Colloquial NVC Options

Article  • 10 minutes • 1/23/2022
Beginner Skill Level
Article
10 minutes

How can we express ourselves in a way that supports a natural flow of connection while maintaining a focus on NVC consciousness? This handout from CNVC Certified Trainer, Miki Kashtan, offers seven options that support NVC enthusiasts in evolving from classical to colloquial NVC language.


Colloquial NVC Options

Learning Tool  • 2 pages • 01/2010
Intermediate Skill Level
Learning Tool
2 pages

How can we express ourselves in a way that supports a natural flow of connection while maintaining a focus on NVC consciousness? This handout from CNVC Certified Trainer, Miki Kashtan, offers seven options that support NVC enthusiasts in evolving from classical to colloquial NVC language.