John Kinyon

Training, coaching, facilitation/mediation, speaker, author

4425 Meadowbrook Dr.
Richmond, CA 94803
United States

Areas of Interest
Social Change
Spiritual Growth
Spoken Languages
Training Countries
United States
Public Message

John Kinyon has devoted his life and career to furthering human connection and cooperation around the world through Nonviolent Communication. John is co-creator of the Mediate Your Life (MYL) training program and company. For over 20 years he has developed and delivered the MYL training throughout the U.S. and in counties around the world in Europe, Asia, and Australia. He facilitates a global online community and offers online and in person training workshops, courses, and programs internationally.

John's work is at the intersection of communication, consciousness, and conflict transformation. His approach provides conversation “maps” for navigating challenges and conflicts, inner and outer, in all aspects of life. He works with individuals and organizations as a trainer, coach, and mediator, and is an author and speaker.

John worked closely with NVC founder Marshall Rosenberg for over a decade. John is a co-founder of the Bay Area Nonviolent Communication (BayNVC). He has been a certified trainer with the Center for Nonviolent Communication since 2000.

John offers two online courses based in the Mediate Your Life training model that are offered regularly:

  • 15-Week Intermediate Course
  • 6-9 Month Advanced Conflict Coaching & Mediation Program

He also offers two weekly open group forums, and an online community:

  • Across The Aisle: Healing Our Political Divide
  • Reconciliation & Healing Conversations: A Community Space for Practicing Empathic Conversation Structures with Others and Ourselves

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