About Us

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Fred Sly, PhD, Rose City NVC is a CNVC Certified NVC trainer
with 14 years’ experience.
He offers NVC training as well as coaching, mediation, and consulting services
to individuals, couples, families, groups, and organizations.

Fred also developed and directs the Oregon Prison Project,
which provides NVC education inside Oregon State Penitentiary,
five other Oregon Prisons, and three Oregon post-release programs.

Clients and students enjoy Fred’s “deep compassion, empathy, humor, & caring.”

Click here to enjoy Fred’s funny and deeply touching PhD Graduation Speech
(June, 2012, 2 minutes)





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 Vika Miller, MA, Thriving Life has been a relationship and business coach and consultant
for more than 29 years, and has been incorporating
Nonviolent Consciousness principles into her work for more than 10 years.
She offers highly effective, deeply compassionate personal & couples sessions,
practice groups, classes, workshops, teleseminars, and webinars.

Vika’s clients include therapists, doctors, alternative healers, social service
organizations (including Head Start), small and large business owners, CEO’s, CFO’s,
students, and many others who are ready to experience more freedom, ease, power, and joy..

Clients and students appreciate Vika’s “warmth, playfulness, energy, clarity, and authenticity.”






Sandra Amiry has been practicing and sharing Nonviolent Communication (NVC)
for over 9 years as part of her passion for building stronger relationships
while developing more integrated and sustainable communities. She has been teaching
NVC for 4 years and intends to complete her NVC Trainer Certification in 2013.

As a Rose City NVC Teacher Training Program (TTP) participant, Sandra has co-taught
NVC classes with Fred Sly, and now facilitates Rose City NVC’s Foundations Classes and
Tuesday night NVC Practice Group. As part of her Rose City NVC TTP Practicum
she’s also taught NVC at Oregon State Penitentiary,  Columbia River Correctional
Institution, and the Reentry Transition Center in Portland.  She has also co-taught
NVC classes with LaShelle Lowe-Charde.

Sandra has an infectious enthusiasm and inspiring, delightful teaching style.