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Shari Elle

Speaks English
Certified Trainer since 2005

I’m looking forward to working with you and to our learning these skills together to enrich every relationship in your life. After Stumbling upon Nonviolent Communication in 2002, by accident (or fate), I attended an weekend training with a U.K.-based trainer – Gina Lawrie – who was visiting Australia.  I had no idea of what NVC was about or how significant this would be in my life!

During that weekend I was astounded to find that I had very little awareness of the emotions within me. I discovered that I have human needs (how can this be a revelation – but it was!) and that it is actually important to be aware of them.  I saw that when I was not aware of my needs, that I would try to get them met in unconscious ways, ways that undermined trust and authenticity in my relationships – especially with myself!

At that time there were no trainers of NVC in Australia. That weekend I made the decision to learn NVC and become an Australian trainer.  I flew to Switzerland, (I was a single mum so this was huge for me) and attended a 9 day intimate training with Marshall Rosenberg, the founder of NVC.  I came back and began running NVC trainings. In 2004 I became one of the four founding International Trainers in Australia to be certified with the Centre for Nonviolent Communication. 

I now work extensively with people in organisations – supporting skills and practices that nourish human connection and trust, and supporting organisations to thrive and be places people want to work.  I speak at events, run NVC Foundation Trainings around the country and internationally, am a trainer with CNVC at International events, co-facilitate the 8 month Embodying NVC program, have established and run an NVC Accreditation Coaching Program, mentor upcoming NVC trainers around Australia, and coach people to use and implement NVC practices in their personal lives and with their teams. 

The transformations I see in people as they remember the wisdom they inherently know, through the skills of NVC, are a constant source of wonder and nourishment for me.  I get to watch and learn as people grow in connection, awareness and authenticity and I am so grateful to accompany people in this discovery. I look forward to walking alongside you too, and to the unknown journey that lies ahead.  Thank you for the opportunity.

Private Sessions

  • Learning the skills of NVC
  • Management Coaching
  • Conflict Management Coaching
  • One on one telephone mentoring and coaching with individuals.

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