Vital Force Communication
helping people connect
For More Information

Contact Leah by email or by phone at (505) 373-0070

 To Register for a Workshop:

Please email or phone me with the following information:

  • Workshop Name and Location
  • Registrant Name
  • Single or Couple Registration (for adult courses)
  • If couple, Second Registrant's Name
  • Email Address
  • City and zip code of residence
  • Daytime phone number
  • Evening phone number
  • Ages of child(ren)

 Once I receive your registration request, I will send you payment information. I accept checks as well as money transfers and credit card payments via Paypal. Please wait to hear back from me before making your payment. Participant numbers in these workshops are limited and I wouldn’t want you to pay until we have determined that space is available.

 Suggested Resources for Further Exploration and/or Support

Parenting Books:

  • Raising Our Children, Raising Ourselves: Transforming Parent-child Relationships from Reaction and Struggle to Freedom, Power and Joy by Naomi Aldort
  • The Five Love Languages of Children by Gary Chapman and Ross Campbell
  • Playful Parenting by Lawrence J. Cohen
  • How To Talk So Kids Will Learn by Adele Faber and Elaine Mazlish
  • How To Talk So Kids Will Listen and Listen So Kids Will Talk by Adele Faber and Elaine Mazlish
  • How To Talk So Teens Will Listen and Listen So Teens Will Talk by Adele Faber and Elaine Mazlish
  • Liberated Parents, Liberated Children: Your Guide to a Happier Family by Adele Faber and Elaine Mazlish
  • Siblings Without Rivalry by Adele Faber and Elaine Mazlish
  • Parent Effectiveness Training by Thomas Gordon
  • Everyday Blessings by Jon and Myla Kabat-Zinn
  • Parenting From Your Heart by Inbal Kashtan
  • Punished by Rewards: Moving From Rewards and Punishments to Love and Reason by Alfie Kohn
  • Raising Your Spirited Child: A Guide for Parents Whose Child is More Intense, Sensitive, Perceptive, Persistent and Energetic by Mary Sheedy Kurcinka
  • The Womanly Art of Breastfeeding by La Leche League International
  • Connection Parenting: Parenting Through Connection Instead of Coercion, Through Love Instead of Fear by Pam Leo
  • The Parent’s Tao Te Ching: Ancient Advice for Modern Parents by William Martin
  • Raising Children Compassionately by Marshall Rosenberg

General Communication:

  • People Skills: How To Assert Yourself, Listen to Others and Resolve Conflicts by Robert Bolton
  • Getting To Yes: Negotiating Agreement Without Giving In  by Roger Fisher, William Ury, and Bruce Patton
  • Nonviolent Communication: A Language of Life by Marshall Rosenberg
  • Difficult Conversations: How to Address What Matters Most by Douglas Stone, Bruce Patton, & Sheila Heen
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