Workshops and Practice information

Practice Opportunities:

Practice opportunities are currently offered some Wednesday evenings in Nanaimo, BC, from 7:00 9:00 pm. For current schedule and venue information, contact pwassman@shaw.ca

Private Workshops:

I am delighted to offer private workshop opportunities to groups and organizations across Canada. To arrange for a workshop, contact pwassman@shaw.ca


NANAIMO, BC: "An Introduction to Compassionate Communication."

Saturday & Sunday, March 24th & 25th, 2007 9:30 am - 4:30 pm each day
Location: Body Spirit Centre, 719 Fitzwilliam St., Nanaimo, BC
Fee: $180 plus GST

Learn and discover how to:

  • Construct relationships based on mutual compassion and awareness
  • Experience the deep release of self-empathy
  • Authentically express your feelings and needs without criticism, judgement or blame
  • Make requests that are more likely to be heard
  • Dissolve patterns of thinking that lead to anger and depression
  • Resolve conflicts as you build trust and understanding
  • Develop presence for another person, even when that person is distressed or angry
  • Celebrate and manifest your innate power to enrich all relationships as you enrich life (self, family and co-workers)
Registration: Pre-registration requested. Contact Patrick at (250) 758-7758 or email: nvc@canartscene.com


CHEMAINUS, BC: "Relationships and Compassion"

Saturday & Sunday, May 19th & 20th, 2007 9:30 am - 4:30 pm each day
Location: The Studio, 9949 Cedar St., Chemainus, BC
Fee: $190 (including GST)

Are you longing for peace and harmony in your relationships? Are you longing to be heard, and to compassionately hear others without taking on their judgements? This workshop is designed to assist you to construct relationships based on mutual compassion and awareness. As you learn the NVC process, you will begin to experience the deep release of self empathy and to authentically express your feelings and needs without criticism or blame.

Registration: Pre-registration requested. Contact Clare Carver email: clarecarver@shaw.ca phone 250-416-0546


PORT HARDY, BC: "An Introduction to Nonviolent Communication"

Saturday & Sunday, March 8th & 9th, 2008 9:30 am - 4:30 pm each day
Location: Openings House7035B Market Street Port Hardy, BC
Fee: $185 (early bird before Feb. 23/08) $225 (after Feb. 23/08)

Learn and discover how to:

  • Construct relationships based on mutual compassion and awareness
  • Become self-empowered as you identify and manifest aspects of life that are uniquely important to you.
  • Authentically express your feelings and needs without criticism, judgement or blame
  • Make requests that are more likely to be heard
  • Dissolve patterns of thinking that lead to anger and depression
  • Resolve conflicts as you build trust and understanding
  • Develop presence for another person, even when that person is distressed or angry
  • Celebrate your innate power to enrich all relationships as you enrich life (self, family, community and co-workers)
Registration: Pre-registration requested. Contact Sharon Sorrell email: mailto:sharon@openingsunlimited.com phone 250-949-0939


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