Catherine Cooley

Communication & Conflict Coach and Certified Trainer

Catherine Cooley is a communication coach, trainer, conflict mediator, facilitator, speaker, founder of Peaceabl, and a Certified Trainer through the Center for Nonviolent Communication. 

She helps individuals and organizations develop and repair team and interpersonal relationships, applying Nonviolent and Compassionate Communication (NVC), a model used worldwide for conflict resolution, emotional self care, relationship transformation and team building.

Catherine leads ongoing NVC based communication, self care and relationship repair groups for a mental health and recovery agency. 

She co-developed second generation Active Peace Circles (APC), a Restorative Justice circle process for resolving and repairing community and organizational conflicts with a needs-based lens. 

She leads Council Circles for organizations and has facilitated communication and conflict workshops in federal prison for the Alternative to Violence Project. She is a member of Rotary International World Peace E-Club, Mediators Beyond Borders International, and the Los Angeles chapter of Conscious Capitalism. 

Catherine lives in Southern California and has a long time passion for peace and environmental sustainability. When she’s not busy helping Peaceabl clients, she loves bodyboarding at the beach, hiking in the mountains, reading, daily meditation, and spending time with friends in council circles, retreats and dance events.