Would you like to see some improvement in your relationships?

If you are waiting around for others to change, then you could be waiting a loooong time. Or, you may not be waiting, but rather trying to change your friends, family and colleagues. Have you noticed that this is an impossible endeavour?

True power is the power to choose how you react to the world rather than the impossible task of trying to change how the world reacts to you.



This course is for you if


You have learnt NVC, how to communicate by connecting to your needs and others needs, and yet you still find that you are coming up against the same obstacles.

You notice recurring patterns and triggers in your life that you would like to see transformed.

You wish to deepen your self-awareness, to discover new tools to navigate your inner landscape.

You are a coach, counsellor or therapist and wish to explore your own inner world so as to better support your clients.

You would like to heal those parts of you that are easily triggered.


What you will get

  • Inner transformation in the safety of a compassionate community
  • Live demonstrations of the various methods that we use
  • Weekly 2h15 group video calls with Nic and/or Sarah
  • Embodiment of the methods in the safety of smaller groups
  • One-on-one coaching with Sarah or Nic
  • Video and written course material to support your learning process



Details

14 September to 30 November 2021


Tuesdays:

  • 14, 21, 28 September
  • 5, 12, 19, 26 October
  • 2, 9, 16, 23, 30 November

Times: 18:30-20:45 CET/CEST Amsterdam-Paris time

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Registration Requirements

You can register for this 12-week intensive, if you have completed Foundations, AND Intermediate 1 or Intermediate 2 with us OR if you have completed a minimum of 30 hours of NVC training with a certified trainer.

To see our upcoming NVC Foundations and Intermediate Courses, please click here.



A little more about this intensive...

Compassion, clarity, trust, connection and openheartedness are qualities that characterize our true nature, and yet they are often obscured and prevented from shining through. In this course we will take things up a notch from the intermediate course, and dive deeply into what may be blocking you from living life as an embodiment of these qualities.

If you long to be resilient in the face of whatever arises and have the capacity to be with what is without judging and blaming, then this 12-week deep dive is for you.

We have designed this explorative journey to support you in becoming aware of different parts in you and how they affect your relationships.

We will offer processes that will shift old beliefs and patterns that are no longer serving you, so that you become the leader of your life.

  • Twelve weekly two-hour workshops
  • An individual coaching session
  • Empathy homegroups
  • Downloadable guided meditations


See a preview of the curriculum below.

Choose Your Price

We want to be sure that our courses are accessible to all regardless of access to resources. We therefore offer them on a sliding scale. We trust in the integrity of our participants and ask you to check which of these amounts you can comfortably pay whilst keeping in mind that offering these sessions is part of how we cover our basic living costs. We have listed different options below. Should you find that this is still out of reach, do get in touch to explore a different form of exchange.

€485

Intensive Course including 1 Coaching Session

This contribution gives you access to the 12 week intensive and 1 private 90 minute coaching sessions with Nic/Sarah

€575

Intensive Course + Incl. 3 Coaching Session

This contribution gives you access to the 12 week intensive and 3 private 90 minute coaching sessions with Nic/Sarah

Invoice and Alternative Payment Options

If you require an invoice and/or would like to pay via PayPal or Bank Transfer we charge a €100 admin fee. Email info(at)compassionate-self(dot)com for this option.

Weekly Course Curriculum

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  WEEK 1 - Introduction, Community Building
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  WEEK 2 - Shifting painful conversations through personal transformation
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  WEEK 3 - Shifting painful conversations - Process week
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  WEEK 4 - Learning from my Tor-Mentors
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  WEEK 5 - Learning from my Tor-Mentors - Process Week
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  WEEK 6 - Transforming the Pain of Unmet Needs
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  WEEK 8 - Self-Compassion - Mapping our Parts
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  WEEK 9 - Self-Compassion - Process week
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  WEEK 10 - Essence – When am I in Self?
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  WEEK 11 - Dealing with the Monkey Mind
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  WEEK 12 - Effortless mindfulness
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Meet Your facilitators


Sarah Dekker is passionate about integrating Nonviolent Communication (NVC) with embodied spirituality. Her workshops offer ways to cultivate daily practices for living life fully and authentically, deeply grounded in compassion for one’s self and others. Sarah’s interest in individual and collective trauma healing has had her exploring numerous self-development and trauma healing modalities and attend various meditation retreats. Sarah is an internationally certified NVC trainer and has completed IFS practitioner training.

Nicholas Burnand is a certified Nonviolent Communication trainer and therapeutic coach. Nic was born in South Africa, and currently lives in Belgium. He has travelled the world, exploring different inner transformation, meditation and communication practices. His passion is creating safe spaces to support people through deeply transformative inner journeys. He combines inner parts processes and mindfulness with NVC to form a powerful trio that support inner healing and personal growth.

FAQ's


Will I need to attend all the sessions?

We have a strong preference that participants attend every session, for a number of reasons:

The sessions build on each other and missing a session may make participating in the exercises challenging.

The presence of all participants contributes to group safety, motivation, building trust and community.


Is it recorded?

YES, the sessions will be recorded. The break-out room sessions will however not be recorded. The recordings will be uploaded to the course platform and will be exclusively available for the participants in the group.


Will these recordings be shared elsewhere?

YES and NO. We reserve the right to share the audio and video of the trainers on platforms of our choosing. We will not include any audio or video of participants without the express consent of the person.


What if I miss a session?

Although we do request a strong commitment to be at each session, life happens and you may need to miss a meeting. If you miss a session, you can catch up on what you missed by viewing the recording. You will unfortunately miss the opportunity to practice and experience the methods for yourself.


Can I do the course without the coaching sessions?

We do not offer a stand alone course without coaching. The one on one coaching sessions are an essential part of the program.


How do I book my coaching sessions?

One week before the start of the course, we will send you a link that you can use to book your first session.




Choose Your Price


€485

Intensive Course including 1 Coaching Session

This contribution gives you access to the 12 week intensive and 1 private 90 minute coaching sessions with Nic/Sarah

€575

Intensive Course + Incl. 3 Coaching Session

This contribution gives you access to the 12 week intensive and 3 private 90 minute coaching sessions with Nic/Sarah