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“Intimate Relationships” – Tuesdays – 4-week Committed Series – San Francisco – starts Feb 4th, 2020

San Francisco

Dates

Feb. 4, Feb. 11, Feb. 18, Feb. 25 (every week, Tue)

“Nonviolent communication (or connected communication) has helped me and my partner speak in a much more conscious and effective way. It was a perfect transition and supplement to our prior couples therapy. It helps in every way, at work, with friends, with family, etc. […]

 

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Monday Drop-In Communication Dojo

NEXT CLASSES:

JAN 27

FEB 3, 10, 17, 24

 

Monday Drop-in Communication Dojo NO REGISTRATION REQUIRED. ALL WELCOME with Newt Bailey

Mondays 7pm – 9pm

The Center SF, 548 Fillmore Street, San Francisco, CA 94117 Introductory rate: $15 – $35 sliding scale, per […]

 

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“Connected Conversation Process” – instructional video

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Here Ali Miller (www.alimillermft.com) and I portray a couple, Debbie and Jason, who have a mildly contentious conversation. They then try using the “Connected Conversation Process,” the foundational process of the Communication Dojo, to navigate through their conflict with greater mutual understanding and connection.

 

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“Connected Conversation Process” – quick example

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Newt Bailey and Ali Miller (www.alimillermft.com) play “Jason” and “Debbie” getting into a little conflict. Watch for a quick glimpse at how the “Connected Conversation Process” from the Communication Dojo can turn conflict into connection.

 

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Interview with Newt Bailey on the subject of empathy

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Video by Edwin Rutsch (http://CultureOfEmpathy.com) for the Empathy Documentary Project.

What is Empathy? What does it feel like? What is a metaphor for empathy? What are benefits of sharing empathy? What personal stories gave you an insight into the nature of empathy?

 

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ARTICLE: Fear of Empathy

Picture this… You’re talking with someone, things are tense, the other person starts saying things about you that you don’t agree with, perhaps things that bring up pain, defensiveness, or anger. Perhaps you’ve attended the Communication Dojo, or learned about empathy and other communication skills elsewhere, so theoretically you know that really hearing the other […]

 

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ARTICLE: I don’t want to connect!

If you’re reading this you are probably interested in how you can change some relationship or other so that it’s more enjoyable, or less painful. Relationships are about communication; so learning different ways to communicate seems like a potentially useful place to put your attention, right? Then you read an article like Connection First and it tells […]

 

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Jennifer C. testimonial

Jennifer C. from San Francisco talks about how the Communication Dojo has provided support in how she communicates with her young daughter.

 

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Ann M. testimonial

Ann M. visiting from New York talks about why she recommends the Communication Dojo as a place to learn Nonviolent Communication (NVC).

 

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What Participants are saying about the Communication Dojo

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Video comments and testimonials from participants in “Communication Dojo – Find your Way with Words” workshops.

“I feel so relaxed. Everything seems manageable again!”

What’s amazing many participants is that they can arrive with a partner, family member, or friend, and  actually resolve real issues during the workshop, using the tools we’re teaching, even if […]

 

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