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2019/2020 Nonviolent Communication Integration Program

September 2019 through May 2019

with certified NVC Trainers Peggy Smith & Leah Boyd

An Intermediate NVC Experience

9 months of Deepening NVC Consciousness in Five Workshop Weekends

Program Highlights - In this experiential Nonviolent Communication program, we will explore themes that lead to an embodiment and deepening of NVC awareness and skills.  Led by Peggy Smith and Leah Boyd, experienced teachers and practitioners, participants will have the opportunity to shift from simply understanding NVC as a concept to living from NVC consciousness.  The program is dynamic and lively, based on proven learning methods.  A strong bond of NVC community grows among the participants.  The direct instruction will be enriched by home practice and phone connections between sessions.  

"I knew I needed the discipline and practice the Integration Program provides because my behaviors that didn't serve me well were so long-standing and rigid.  I need strengthening in my abilities to stay present and accepting during a flow of dialogue.  I have been profoundly impacted and nourished by my participation!" Arlene Nickerson, past participant

  • Five Themed Weekend Retreats

  • Weaving NVC and Interpersonal Neurobiology

  • Creating a learning community that includes home practice groups, empathy partners, readings, journaling

Retreat Dates & Venues - each weekend begins at 7:00 pm on Friday and ends at 3:00 pm on Sunday EXCEPT the final weekend which begins at 10:00 am on Friday

September 13-15, 2019 at Pilgrim Lodge, West Gardiner, ME  "Hearing the Needs within our Judgments"

October 25-27, 2019 at Ferry Beach Conference Center, Saco, ME "Ever Deepening Empathy"

January 10-12, 2020 at Marie Joseph Spiritual Center, Biddeford, ME "If I'm Triggered It's Mine"

March 13-15, 2020 at Marie Joseph Spiritual Center, Biddeford, ME "Strengthening Relationships"

May 15-17, 2020 at Pilgrim Lodge, West Gardiner, ME 04345 (3 FULL days) "Communication Where Being Right Doesn't Matter Anymore"


Fee request:  Residential Participants - $2900,  Commuting Participants - $2650

Residential participants will receive rooms and meals from Friday dinner through Sunday lunch.  Commuters will receive Friday & Saturday lunch & dinner.  

Registration is for the duration of the five weekend program.  Class size will range from 15 - 20 participants.  Registration form accompanied by a $600 deposit will hold your space.

You are welcome to pay the total program fee at any time.  Otherwise, our payment plan is as follows:

Deposit with Application         $600

August 15, 2019            $600

September 15, 2019     $600

October 15, 2019          $600

November 15, 2019       $500 Residenial or $250 Commuter

It is expected participants will pay the full fees even if they are unable to attend a segment of the program.  Payments over one week late will incur a $40 fee.  Payment over a month late, without prior mutual agreement, is reason for removal from the program.                                                                                                                                          

We appreciation registration by June 1, 2019. It will substantially support the success of this program.

Cancellation Policy:  The deposit will be refunded in full if we cancel the workshop.  If you withdraw before June 1, 2019 we will refund the deposit minus $100.  If you withdraw after June 1 there will be no refund of the deposit.

Payment Plan:
To Register

If you are unable to pay using PayPal, you can pay by check payable to Clarity Services, LLC. Click on To Register above and complete the registration form and then print it and mail it with your deposit check to:  2807 Atlantic Highway, Lincolnville, ME  04948.  You are not registered for the program until we have received your deposit check.

Earlier Event: May 6
Past Trauma, Current Relationships