Private sessions

Many people find NVC helpful in resolving tensions and conflicts within themselves or with others eg. partners, families, work colleagues. This is commonly offered in private sessions.

People listed on this page may have other qualifications and training which they combine with NVC. For more information please read the person's biography.

A private session may be your first experience of NVC or may provide you with support regarding a specific relationship or concern. Sessions may be available face-to-face or online.

Private sessions can cater for individual or group work and can be focussed on deep empathy healing, relationship coaching, reconciliation and/or mediation or private NVC training.

The following people offer private sessions:

New South Wales

Alex Norman CNVC Certified Trainer

Alexandra is a passionate NVC trainer. She runs engaging workshops, offers private online coaching and is in the final stages of becoming a certified EFT couples therapist. Specialising : Parenting, 'liberation from shame' and couple therapy.  read more

Byron Bay, Australia-wide
Alistair McKinnon CNVC Certified Trainer

I help couples who know there is love there between them but it's not working. Disconnection can happen so easily and I love exploring new ways to help them deepen intimacy and connection.

In addition to NVC I offer Emotionally Focused Couples Therapy, Somatic Mindfulness Psychotherapy - the Hakomi method, and Chi for Two Embodiment Coaching.  read more

Anne Deane

As well as supporting people to connect with their authentic selves through Compassionate Communication training and coaching... I am keen to contribute to lifting the quality of our public conversation. This is why I love to love support Communication Professionals (communication managers/specialists, journalists, current and aspiring politicians, CEOs of NGOs/NFPs) who are keen to be part of ...   read more

North Sydney
Bronwyn Sach

Mindful Communication practice group, Family and Relationship Mediation, Family Dispute Resolution, Zen Buddhist.  read more

Elizabeth Thomson

the Language of NVC, workplace communication, language, leadership and teams, empathy
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Glyn Conlon CNVC Certified Trainer

Speaking, Facilitation, Mental Health, Stress, NVC Mediation, NVC Presentations, Introduction to NVC, Leadership, Connecting Families, Couples, Mindset and Manifestation  read more

Australia wide
Jo Field CNVC Certified Trainer

The aim of my work is to support and strengthen all relationships in life : The couple relationship, families, parent/child, workplace, and with yourself. My focus and passion for the past 20 yrs has been working with parents to increase the ease and enjoyment of the parenting journey using a relational approach and respectful, age-appropriate communication.

Workshops offered:
* A 2-day or ...   read more

Byron Bay and Zoom
Paulette Bray-Narai CNVC Certified Trainer

Parenting with Compassion and Awareness (pregnancy to adulthood), Self connection, Connecting couples and blended families, support to repair connections
Compassionate Communication in Education, NVC for Workplaces, skilled personal and professional conflict resolution and couple mediation.  read more

Shari Elle CNVC Certified Trainer

Speaking, Organisational Trainings, Management Coaching, General Trainings, Family Trainings, Personal Coaching.  read more


Gold Coast
Filippa Araki CNVC Certified Trainer

I am also a certified Core Gift Discovery™ Master Facilitator and am equally passionate about supporting people to get clear about their passions and purpose in life.

Additionally, I have trained with Professor Paul Gilbert (Compassion Focused Therapy), Dr Gabor Mate (Compassionate Inquiry) and Jo Kennedy (Focusing Institute of Australia).

I have delved into and incorporate the work of ...   read more

Australia wide
Kate Raffin CNVC Certified Trainer

Mediation, Conflict Coaching, Restorative Circles, Facilitation, Practice Groups and One on One (coaching).
Working with groups of people (2 or more) who come together for a shared purpose. Supporting you to learn and implement tools to navigate and even embrace "road blocks" to get results that are inclusive and work for all.  read more

South Australia

Bridget O'Donnell CNVC Certified Trainer

Community and Eco-villages, Permaculture, Restorative Circles, women’s groups, Long-term relationship maintenance, Groups for men, Learning through Art and play, Self awareness through Yoga and meditation, Long-distance hiking as a journey within, Designing and creating NVC learning aids. Making learning FUN.  read more


All areas via zoom
Kaz T-Anderson

Human Potential. Leadership. Creativity. Authors. Speakers. Small Business. NVC-Based Marketing.  read more

Mukti Jarvis CNVC Certified Trainer

Mukti specialises in intimate relationships - she has been offering NVC trainings since 2001 and is Certified with the Center for Nonviolent Communication. She is also an accredited Emotionally Focused Couple Therapist and Chi-For-Two Embodiment Coach. Mukti works with those in relationship and not in relationship to create the healing and changes that allow for deep connection and reconnection, ...   read more

Western Australia

Perth, Albany and regional WA
Chris Gillett CNVC Certified Trainer

Workplace teams, groups and meetings.
Communication in sexual relationships.
Mental health, disability.
Working together with Indigenous Australians  read more

Perth, regional WA
Marg Pontin CNVC Certified Trainer

NVC in Education, Organisations and teams, Leadership, parenting and Intimate Relationships  read more