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Sharon Kirk Compassionate Communication Weekend
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Compassionate Communication weekend

  • Date: Jun 17, 2017 - Jun 18, 2017
  • Time: 10am-4pm Saturday and 10am-1pm Sunday
  • Venue: Maitri Studio
  • Room: Sunflower

This weekend workshop in Compassionate Communication, also know as Non Violent Communication (NVC), will equip you with the essential theory and skills to put NVC into practice in your daily life, at work, with your family or in society. The emphasis on the training is on learning through practice, with sufficient theoretical input to clarify the basic elements of NVC. 

The NVC has two concepts: honestly expressing and empathetic listening.

There will be live demonstrations of empathy and sharing in pairs and triads as well as group discussions.

This workshop will be beneficial to those with or without previous knowledge or experience in NVC.

This workshop is for you to:

  • Deepen the quality of connection with your family, colleagues, neighbours.
  • Stay connected in times of conflict.
  • Heal from past and present experiences.
  • Become more present.

Learn how to shift from a paradigm of demands, rewards and consequences – to a paradigm of self-responsibility, connection, trust, mutual support and interdependence.


Includes course materials, tea/coffee refreshments

Early bird rate of £90 Available until 31st May (to be paid in full)
After this date Indvidual rate £120
Couple rate £220
£25 deposit secures place
Book by paying through paypal and send please message with your email address


Sharon Kirk a qualified educator has been a practitioner of NVC since 2010 and sharing NVC since 2014. Dedicated to “being the change she wants to see in the world” Sharon shares NVC with integrity and has a passion to empower others and bring peace to the world.

Sharon is a member of the NVC communities in UK and the International CNVC. She has trained with certified trainers from the NVC Academy and attended training weekends with Certification Candidate Micheal De Buitlear.

Sharon is currently training as Life Coach and Yoga Teacher and Mediator


Nonviolent Communication is a powerful communication tool that can help you to transform your relationships with other people, and even with yourself!

NVC is particularly useful when people are communicating in challenging ways – with aggression or noncompliance. It is also a powerful empathy tool – it will help you to support people who are in pain or confusion, to help them understand themselves more and find inner calm and peace. And it is also a powerful tool for self-empathy – it will help you to understand yourself better and make more effective choices in your own life and relationships.
Nonviolent Communication (NVC) was developed by Marshall Rosenberg, international peacemaker and founder of the Centre for Nonviolent Communication.

For over 35 years, Dr. Rosenberg and his associates have provided NVC training in more than 30 countries around the world, offering workshops and conflict resolution sessions for schools, teachers, counsellors, health care providers, mediators, managers, prisons, police, clergy, government officials and others.
Peace programmes have been initiated in a number of areas with conflict including Rwanda, Burundi, Nigeria, Malaysia, Indonesia, Sri Lanka, Sierra Leone, Colombia, Serbia, Croatia Northern Ireland and the Middle East.

Further reading
Marshall Rosenberg’s book, Nonviolent Communication: A Language of Life (PuddleDancer Press, 1999) has been translated into eight languages.

Contact Us

Maitri Studio Limited
4 The Mount, Belfast, BT5 4NA

Tel: +44 (0)28 9099 2428

Company number: NI635546