Peggy Smith

Peggy Smith

Peggy Smith has studied Nonviolent Communicationsm with Marshall Rosenberg (creator of NVC) and a variety of international trainers. The Center For Nonviolent Communication has certified her as a trainer. Peggy is a co-founder of the Maine NVC Network.

Peggy taught elementary and middle school in Maine for 32 years. She brings her extensive teaching skills, humor and presence to her work. Peggy has a keen interest in connecting people with their innate compassionate nature. She has a life long interest in spiritual traditions and the fostering of compassion. She has studied with Zen teacher and peace activist Thich Nhat Hanh since 1991. She is a dharma teacher within his tradition. Peggy lives in Lincolnville, ME and greets the day watching the sunrise over Islesboro.
"How do I start a practice group?"

"Do I know enough to run a practice group?" "How do I keep NVC alive in me?" So many people leave NVC trainings with enthusiasm and strong desire to keep deepening NVC within them. When ...