About the Trainer – Laura Harvey (MA Cantab) Laura Harvey is a certified trainer with the Centre for Nonviolent Communication™. She collaborates as part of a group of facilitators who lead open access workshops in Nonviolent Communication (NVC) across the UK and is particularly drawn to social justice and liberation foci. She has worked widely in the UK in this capacity for more than a decade, especially in Yorkshire, Oxfordshire, and the North West, particularly Manchester. NVC Focus: A programme of public training and bespoke in-house consultancies. In addition to teaching the process as developed by Marshall Rosenberg, she is also trained in facilitating the NVC Dance Floor technology – a kinesthetic approach to learning NVC developed by Bridget Belgrave and Gina Lawrie. Additional Interests In-house team development and conflict work Leadership coaching NVC parenting and education Bespoke one-to-one work The arts, particularly theatre and collaborating with writers Background: Concurrent with her training activities in NVC, Laura has worked in Sri Lanka, Bangladesh, Pakistan, Democratic Republic of Congo, Uganda and Brazil. She has 25 years experience in UK arts and NGO sectors, as a facilitator, writer and teacher in many different settings. In 2003 she ran the first NVC training in Cambodia. She is currently collaborating on an initiative to raise awareness of global GBV issues in the UK and beyond.