This course is 55 minutes in duration and reveals what assertiveness really means, explores how it is different from aggression and outlines specific techniques you can use to respond to challenging situations and difficult people.
Do you struggle to stick up for yourself and lose out because of it? These strategies can help you to assert your wants and needs in a firm, but fair way.
Assertiveness allows us to communicate our thoughts, beliefs, opinions and emotions in a positive and confident way - being neither passive nor aggressive.
Being assertive is an important communication skill which can reduce your levels of depression and anxiety and improve your self-esteem. This course is designed to provide you with some information about assertiveness – what it is, what stops us from being assertive and how to become more assertive. This course is organised into modules that are designed to be worked through in sequence. We recommend that you complete one module before going on to the next. Each module includes information, worksheets, and suggested exercises or activities.