Welcome to NVC Santa Cruz

Communication Skills for Home & Community

We offer classes in interpersonal communication for home, workplace, and in the community. In addition, our  trainers are available for mediation and coaching on an individual basis. We conduct trainings in workplaces and organizations, offering discounts to organizations that serve the community. We offer CEU credit for Licensed Marriage & Family Therapists and Clinical Social Workers.

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Highlights of Upcoming Events


November 15-16
Living Compassion Retreat with Robert Gonzales                                                                                                 Pre-retreat Nov 13-14 with Kristin Masters
Slow and deliberate, Robert’s approach accesses that space where we can be …at home in our lives regardless of the conditions we’re living with.  read more

Our most comprehensive training:
2015 Integration Program
Jan-June, 2015, with three NVC trainers and several assistants leading two retreats, four Saturday workshops, five evening practice groups, empathy buddies, and more.