Who We Are

Talk It Out Radio is a Nonviolent-Communication-inspired radio show that airs every Sunday at 7:00pm Pacific Time on KPFA 94.1 FM in Berkeley, CA. Your hosts are a group of devoted and skilled practitioners of Nonviolent Communication. Listen online here.

Talk It Out Radio Hosts

NancyNancy Kahn is the Director of Organizational Services at Bay Area Nonviolent Communication (BayNVC) and the Center for Efficient Collaboration, and a collaborative coach/consultant and Board Member. Nancy has spent her lifetime focusing on the complexity of her own class, racial and cultural identity. She is dedicated to raising awareness around differences, with an eye on both the subtle and overt ways we participate in systems of oppression and privilege. Nancy’s passion is anchored in her continued development of an integrative process of teaching NVC across differences (race, class, culture, gender). She concentrates her efforts on coaching individuals and families, and providing consulting services that include training, coaching, mediation and facilitation.

Tim ReganTimothy Regan,  LCSW, Certification Candidate with the Center for Nonviolent Communication, has been coaching and training individuals and groups for over 15 years at Kaiser Permanente in San Francisco. His professional focus there is Motivational Interviewing, healthy lifestyle and stress management counseling. In private practice, where he most comes alive, he provides integrated training and services in Peacemaking, informed by deep study of Nonviolent Communication, Interpersonal Neurobiology, Permaculture, Ceremony, and Musicmaking.

Marlena WillisMarlena Willis brings depth, insight, and compassion that come from years of spiritual and emotional work as well as the inside knowledge of how to heal trauma. She has a passion for authenticity, and for bringing acceptance and love to those places that we least accept and love. She has experienced that trusting what is, being present with our bodies, with ourselves, allows us to find freedom and joy in the midst of our difficulty and pain. Her experience includes years of intensive insight meditation practice, Rosen Method Bodywork, Nonviolent Communication (which she teaches at the East Bay Meditation Center and over the phone to people with chronic illness and disability). She also was involved in early diversity work in the Buddhist community and brings an awareness of societal issues. She values all beings deeply and enjoys helping ordinary, everyday people find their power.

Fresh! WhiteFresh! White is a Certified Professional Mindfulness and Life Coach and experienced LGBTQ Ally Trainer, as well as a facilitator and mindfulness teacher, and an affiliate coach at Seven Stones Leadership Group. He has been practicing mindfulness since 2007, and is a graduate of the East Bay Meditation Center’s Commit to Dharma program. Fresh!, as the founder of Affirmative Acts Coaching, supports executives, entrepreneurs, artists and other coaches with achieving their goals and dreams. Through values alignment, offering accountability and helping to create individual practices of self-care and self-compassion, his clients have creatively and successfully improved their personal lives and careers. Through the practice of mindfulness, Fresh! helps clients see clearly through their fears, improve their emotional responses to situations at work and in life, and strengthen their creativity. As a member of the LGBT community, Fresh! has facilitated over 150 workshops on competency and ally-ship, supporting greater opportunities to both learn and produce, at school or work, while also strengthening team cohesion. In addition to his clients, Fresh! teaches mindfulness to both teens and adults in the SF Bay Area, He is writing his first book on mindfulness and successful relationship.


Charlaine Prefontaine


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