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Cindy Bigbie

Ph.D., Instructional Systems Design | Licensed Trainer, International Institute for Restorative Practices
Operationalizing Peace!
United States
Speaks English
Certified Trainer since 2015
"My dream is to help people EVERYWHERE to create connection through their communication, especially in times of conflict!"

First and foremost, I’m a human being living a human existence. I’m a mother, wife, sister, daughter, friend, and businessperson. I have interactions every day, all day in which I am forever challenged to be the greatest ideal of myself that I can be, and it is not always easy.

I believe, deeply, that peace begins with me. So I am doing everything possible to learn how to show up and be that peace because I want my life to work, but, more so, I want peace on this earth and I’m willing to take responsibility for my part of it. This does not mean that I’m the perfect model of peace, but it does mean that I see my life and all of my experiences as an evolution toward that end.

I have a Ph.D. in instructional systems design and extensive experience in the field of program evaluation. My years of research and evaluation in social services and educational institutions provide an up-front, in-depth understanding of the need for instruction related to emotional intelligence in all our current systems.

As a result, I have been on a personal mission to teach myself and then others Marshall Rosenberg’s Nonviolent Communication (NVC) process. My dream is to see this process taught to all people in order to stop the cycle of violence found in our homes and our organizations.

I am also focused on bringing restorative practices to all segments of society: our schools, governmental institutions, and businesses. 

The Bigbie Method

In 2020, I birthed my company, The Bigbie Method (TBM), to scale up NVC to all segments of society. The thing that really excites me about TBM is that it is intentionally designed to be a performance-based system — meaning it provides a step-by-step system with feedback that individuals can use to implement NVC with greater consistency and fidelity in their lives. I have seen so many people get really excited about NVC and the possibilities of using it in their lives and then struggle to implement it. My performance-based training system is designed to teach you the NVC fundamentals and then provide all the necessary support and feedback to ensure you use it in your life with confidence.


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