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Open Communication offers a variety of services to assist individuals, couples, families, educational communities, businesses and organizations in developing communication skills to cultivate compassion and peaceful sustainability.


  • Level 1 – Beginning the Journey of Nonviolent Communication and Empathy
  • Level 2 – Deepening Open Communication Resiliency
  • Theme Events: workshop topics may include:
    • Parenting
    • Empathy
    • Intimate Relationships
    • Sharing NVC with Others
  • Integration Program


These 1 – 2 hour events give a group an overview of NVC, Empathy or Restorative Circles. The participants will experience how these topics can strengthen compassion and peace in their organization, school, or business.


For schools, organizations and businesses that want to integrate NVC or Restorative Circles.


Private coaching for individuals or couples in NVC or Empathy.

• If you don’t find what you are looking for please contact us for a custom designed program. •


First NVC trainer in Maine to be certified by CNVC

Peggy Smith teaching a level one training

"This training was excellent. I found Peggy's explanations and exercises very useful and gained many new insights.""
— Jim, Southwest Harbor, ME