Monthly Archives: July 2014

Greening Out Interviews Episode 9 – Darrell Becker


Darrell Becker, MSOM, L.Ac. is a licensed acupuncturist living on the Big Island of Hawaii. He has been a professor of western and eastern medical classes at the Hawaii College of Oriental Medicine ( since 2012. Darrell has appeared on numerous podcasts and radio shows where he is often discussing the issues of parenting, communication skills and tactics that can be used to create intellectual and empathetic equilibrium, or balance within and between individuals. He is presently working to refine these concepts into his upcoming book, covering the subjects of his research, using the working title of “The Language of Choice”, a compendium of internal and interpersonal communication methods aimed at generating greater degrees and quantities of cognitive and empathetic freedom.

We chat about the trivium method, voluntary communication (non-violent communication), splinters in the mind, how to reach out to people who think differently, criticisms of NVC, building bridges of empathy, Scottish independence and so much more.



Voluntary Visions
Darrell’s “The Trivium Method Applied To Communication” series on School Sucks Podcast
The Center For Nonviolent Communication