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Assertiveness workshop

By: Lorraine Hackett

Updated: 01 January 2018

Assertiveness workshop

Have you ever sat at a meeting at work with the mute button on because you were afraid your suggestions were no good? Do you have a habit of agreeing to things you really don’t want to do just to keep the peace?

Being assertive in a modern world can be really difficult. Simply being in possession of a smartphone can mean you are always available, which can be difficult for people who struggle with assertiveness. You don’t have time to figure out how to say no to a request or how to set work/life boundaries with your boss when you’re always contactable.

With this in mind, MyMind is hosting an Assertiveness workshop on Saturday, June 23rd at 7A Store Street, to help you hone, practice and apply assertiveness skills to your life.

With our highly experienced psychologists Anna Nauka and Karolina Jurasik, you will learn tools on how to recognise your boundaries, be aware when they are being broken and techniques to resolve issues in a way in which both people feel respected.

Assertiveness is not simply an art of saying no, it is an ability of resolving conflicts and protecting your boundaries without any damage on your relationships. Assertiveness is neither passive nor aggressive; it allows people to express their needs in a direct, calm, kind manner.

In this five hour workshop (10am – 4pm), you will learn about equal, non-violent communication skills. You will learn about you own communication style. You will learn how to express your opinions, feelings and needs, with respect to the others.

You will be presented with examples on how to behave assertively in everyday life. You will learn how to assertively say no and feel good about it. You will learn how to effectively manage criticism.

This workshop uses active learning, evolving all participants and providing additional simulations where people practice and reinforce their new knowledge.

Places are limited so please book early to avoid disappointment.

MENTAL HEALTH PROFESSIONALS WORKING WITH Communication Issues ISSUES:

Karine Yuric-Buttimer Psychotherapist Location: Online

Approach: Gestalt Therapy , Humanistic & Integrative Psychotherapy , Mindfulness , Person-Centred Therapy

Works with: Individual Session , Children & Adolescents

Specialities: Anxiety , Bereavement , Co-Dependency , Communication Issues , Domestic Violence/Abuse , Isolation/Loneliness , Personal Development , Relationship issues , Self Care , Self harm , Self-Esteem , Trauma , Work Issues, Work/Life balance , Other

Next avaialble appointment: 18:00 07 July 2020

Audrey Bourke Psychotherapist Location: Online

Approach: Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT) , Humanistic & Integrative Psychotherapy , Person-Centred Therapy

Works with: Individual Session , Family , Couples Session , Online Session

Specialities: Addiction , Anger , Anxiety , Bereavement , Bullying , Communication Issues , Depression , Relationship issues , Self Care , Self-Esteem , Stress , Work Issues, Work/Life balance

Next avaialble appointment: 14:00 08 July 2020

Graham Daly Psychotherapist Location: Online

Approach: Gestalt Therapy , Humanistic & Integrative Psychotherapy , Mindfulness , Person-Centred Therapy

Works with: Individual Session

Specialities: Anxiety , Bereavement , Communication Issues , Depression , Personal Development , Relationship issues , Self Care , Self-Esteem , Stress , Trauma

Next avaialble appointment: 17:00 09 July 2020

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