Learn Effective and Dynamic Communication Skills

PREREQUISITES: Mindful Communication 201 and/or Birthing from Within Certified Mentor/Doula.

You've got the basics of mindful communication. Now let's take your skills to the next level. Learn the nuances of dialogue while expanding on your mentoring skills. You'll learn to incorporate visualization into your work with pregnant parents, and help them access their deep reservoir of internal resources.

In this course you will receive written and video lesson materials to help you learn the art of mindful communication. You'll see demonstrations of how to use effective communication tools, engage in your own personal practice, and try out new skills with clients.

Meet Nikki Shaheed

Certified Birthing from Within Facilitator

Hi! I'm Nikki Shaheed and I'm so glad that you're getting ready to take a deeper dive into become a more effective communicator with your clients. I've mentored birth professionals from all over the world as a Birthing from Within Facilitator, and I just know that you'll love the heart-centered and practical tools in Mindful Communication. I can't wait to help you take your practice to the next level!

Course curriculum

  • 1

    Getting Started

    • Welcome to Mindful Communication!

    • Live Call Recordings

    • Mindful Communication Specific to Black, Indigenous, and People of Color Birth Professionals

    • Mindful Communication Specific to White Birth Professionals

    • Refresher: Core Assumptions of Solution-Focused Dialogue

    • Refresher: The Basic Map of Solution-Focused Dialogue

    • *Course Community* Post your homework, questions, and case studies here!

    • Get in Touch

  • 2


    • Understanding Scaling

    • Different Kinds of Scales

    • Scaling Demo with Commentary

    • Journaling Prompt: Begin Within

    • Practice Scaling with a Client, Friend, or Family Member

  • 3

    Honing Your Communication Skills

    • Validation Through Body Language

    • The Skin of a Chameleon

    • Tense Matters

    • Timeline of Tense

  • 4

    Miracle Question

    • Introducing the Miracle Question

    • Understanding the Miracle Question

    • Miracle Question Demo

    • Begin Within: Journaling Prompt

    • Practice with a Client, Friend, or Family Member

  • 5

    Kinesthetic, Visual, or Auditory

    • Choosing Words that Create Connection

  • 6

    Validation and Expansion

    • Taking Validation to the Next Level

  • 7

    Course Evaluation

    • Course Evaluation

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