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Filippa Araki CNVC Certified Trainer

Filippa Araki is driven by a deep desire to help people to get along better and thrive. Through courses, workshops, and coaching in Nonviolent Communication (NVC) and Gift Discovery and Use, she loves sharing the tools that have transformed her own life.

Emphasising trust and respect as the foundation of meaningful relationships, Filippa encourages individuals to discover their own unique gifts, find their purposeful path in life, and connect with others with honesty and kindness.

Her work encompasses over thirty-five years of intense personal growth, as well as over thirty years of teaching people from a diverse range of backgrounds, ages, and cultures in a variety of settings.

A certified trainer in Nonviolent Communication, Filippa is also a Master Facilitator and Advanced Practitioner in Gift Discovery and Use and an active member of an Australian alliance group dedicated to spreading the work of the Core Gift Institute in the southern hemisphere.

Filippa’s Core Gift is inspiring people to be courageously themselves. She believes that when people feel safe enough to show up more fully as their whole selves in every area of their lives, they shine, and magic happens.

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Contact Details

Mobile: 0412 766 299

Trainings offered by Filippa Araki

The Gifts of Compassionate Communication (NVC Foundation Training)
Dissolving Enemy Images & Transforming Shame (NVC Intermediate)
Effective Communication in 4 Simple Steps (online NVC intro course)
Transform Your Inner Critic Into Your Best Friend (online NVC/self compassion course)

Private sessions

I offer one-on-one coaching sessions online. I approach my coaching as more of a companion that supports you to connect with your own inner wisdom. I draw on Nonviolent Communication, Gift Discovery & Use and various other modalities I’ve studied with an intuitive collaborative approach.
Learn more about me and view testimonials from my clients on my website:
The Compassion Lounge


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 Dan Siegel, Richard Schwartz (IFS), Brene Brown, Stephen Porges & Deb Dana (polyvagal theory), Bessel van der Kolk, Rick Hanson, Tara Brach, and Kristen Neff (Self Compassion) among others.