Our team

Robyn Jacobs

Robyn brings a rich combination of experience to Healthy Communication with over 20 years in training, marketing, event planning, nonprofit programming, and entrepreneurship.

She has over 150 hours of training in Nonviolent Communication through NVC Academy, the New York Intensive and Capital NVC.  Robyn has worked with all ages—from youth to adults, facilitating learning experiences that offer opportunities for growth, connection and... (read more)

Chris Hartstein

Chris is a certified coach, marriage educator and parenting facilitator. She has over 300 hours of training in Nonviolent Communication and facilitates the Baltimore area workshop on a regular basis.

Chris recently wrote a children's book and created a doll to share the simple concepts of NVC to children and their parents.
These can be found at www.etsy.com/shop/AnInsideStory.
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Barbra Esher

Barbra, CNVC certified trainer, has accumulated over 1,000 hrs of training while traveling all over the world. Racism, addiction, and death have been her greatest teachers and are often requested topics for her seminars.
Barbra combines her life-long mindfulness practice with sharing Compassionate Communication (Nonviolent Communication-NVC). She .... (read more)