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Our Upcoming

          Trainings & Workshops

Mindful and Nonviolent Communication (NVC)

Foundations One


Explore and practice the fundamentals of authentic & connection communication. Learn to understand why how and what you say matters. Develop listening and speaking skills to ehance your relationships both personally and professionally.

Location: Tauranga

Dates & Time:31st August - 1st Sept, 2019, 9.30 -5pm Sat and Sun

Facilitator: Toni McErlane, B.Sc (Counselling)

Registration Deposit: $50 (refundable if workshop cancelled)

Total Workshop Fee: $250

Registration: Email [email protected]

Mindful and Nonviolent (NVC) Communication

   Practice Group (4th Tuesday of Each Month)


If you have completed a Nonviolent Communication Foundations training and would like support to integrate it into your daily lives, this practice group will support that. We meet each 4th Tuesday of the month to put the philosophy and principles of NVC into practice in the context of your daily lives.  Please contact Toni to find out the location for the group. Ph 027 868 1987 [email protected] A donation/koha of $5.00 is requested to cover room hire.

Location: Tauranga

Date & Time: 4th Tuesday of the month 6.30pm -8.30pm, 2019, 9.30-5pm

Facilitator: Toni McErlane, B.9SC (Counselling)

Registration Deposit: $5.00

Dates: March: 26th, April 23rd, May 28th, June 25th

Email [email protected]

            Empathy for Couples

                            4 Half Day Trainings


Would you love to be heard and understood fully by your partner? Would you love to be able have your intentions and expression trusted and interpreted correctly?

Would you enjoy your partner trusting that you can understand their emotions and that you can truly see their accurate intentions?

If this is something that is important to you, then you will thoroughly apprectiate and love the Empathy for couples series.


We will meet for 4 half Saturdays a month for 4 months

Dates: April 6th, 4th May, 1st June, 6th July

Cost: $250 per person or $480/couple

Register Email: [email protected]


            Collaborative Parenting

                            4 Half Day Trainings


Come and join Toni for four fun half day explorations around parenting and how to make it a more fun and satisfying. This training is for parents who are tired of argueing and negotiating, for parents who trust there is another way to reach understanding and agreements but could use some compassionate support to make it happen.


We will meet for 4 half Saturdays a month for 4 months

Dates: June 29th, July 27th, August 31st, September 28th

Cost: $250 per person or $480/couple

Register Email: [email protected]

Family Connection Nourishment Retreat Online version

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