Mali Parke
Systemic and Relational Emergence Coach

Mali Parke is the Founder and Principal Consultant at Core To Coeur LLC, offering R.I.S.E. (Relational Interdependent Systemic Emergence) Coaching and Consulting to individuals and organizations.


She brings a depth of experience and trainings in Relational Neuroscience, Equity and Inclusion Culture & Climate, Restorative & Transformative Justice and Regenerative Change Continuum practices. 

Mali works with schools, organizations, communities and individuals to bring a proactive, positive and courageous relational practices as well as a systemic, community and individual approach to behavior challenges and conflicts.   She develops and facilitates professional development trainings and workshops for the past 10 years. Some of her consulting projects include whole-school restorative implementation at Columbia Heights Education Campus (CHEC), Mundo Verde schools, AppleTree network and L.A.M.B. Corporate coaching and consulting clients include the PeaceCorp, the Goethe Institute, All Souls Church, One Big Circle (Family HEART Camp) summer camp organization as well as major individual leaders in the political, human rights and social change fields.


Mali is a social justice activist day in and day out and single raises two teenagers, her greatest teachers yet, to be empathic courageous responsible multi-cultural beings. She is a founding board member of a DC public charter school. She is a contributing trainer and member of the DC chapter of Nonviolent Communication as well as the DC Peace Team.  She is fluent in English and French. Mali practices daily meditation, breathwork and yoga since 2005.


Maitrise in Economics and Management from Sorbonne University - 1995

Leadership That Works coaching certification with ICF - 2011

Certification Candidate with the Center for Nonviolent Communication (currently paused by choice)

Positive Discipline Certified Educator - 2014

Studies and Work Alignement


Nonviolent Communication (15 years of studies and practice)


Restorative Practices / Restorative Justice

Intensives with Dominic Barter - since 2012

Intensive with the International Institute of Restorative Practices (IIRP) - 2015

Intensive with Kay Pranis - 2014

NACRJ 2017 and many other teachers including EMU staff, Sujatha and Eric Butler (from Circles documentary)

Creating Trauma-Sensitive Schools yearly conference since 2018

Conscious Discipline with Becky Bailey

Positive Discipline with Jane Nelsen

Interpersonal Neurobiology with Daniel Siegel (over 100 hours) - still learning

Attachment / Trauma

Advanced Master Program on the Treatment of Trauma - National Institute for the Clinical Application of Behavioral Medicine (NICABM) - 2020 - still learning

Therapy Mastermind with Diane Poole Heller (over 3000 hours) - 2017- still learning

Trauma mastermind classes with Stephen Porges, Bessel van der Kolk, Daniel Siegel and many others - 2015 - still learning

Psychotherapy Networker attendance since 2015 (daylongs with Sue Johnson, Daniel Siegel, Esther Perel, Bessel van der Kolk, etc)

One year mastermind with Esther Perel

Family Constellations / Systemic and Intergenerational Trauma

Master Family Constellation Facilitation Training with Sarah Peyton, neuroscience educator (over 10,000h) - 2015-still learning

Advanced Family Constellation Facilitation (over 400h) with Elena Veselago, Master Facilitator from Russia - 2016-still learning

Family Constellation 5-day Intensive with Stephen Hausner - 2017

Family Constellations 3-day Intensive with Karl-Heinz Rauscher - 2018

North American Constellation Conference - 2017 (learnings from Angwyn St Just, Karl-Heinz Rauscher, Jamy & Peter Faust, and more...)


Convergent Facilitation by Miki Kashtan - 2012 and still learning

The Works that Reconnect by Joanna Macy - still learning

Emergent Strategy by Adrienne Maree Brown - still learning

Liberating Structures by Henri Lipmanowicz and Keith McCandless

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