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 senior 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. Licensed Marriage & Family Therapists and Clinical Social Workers can get CEU credits for our classes and retreats.


Highlights of Upcoming Events


July 11-16, 2014
Living from the Heart Retreat & FunFest
at Quaker Center in Ben Lomond. In a spirit of play, self-care and community, we invite you to the Santa Cruz Mountains to co-create a week of heart-centered learning, empathetic connection and personal empowerment. Register now to reserve your place.

Sat, Jul 19
Festival of Compassionate Communication
Whether you are new to NVC or a long-time student, this is an opportunity to select from a variety of workshops in the morning and afternoon, on topics such as relationship with self, partner, family, work, and politics. Sliding scale $25-$75.