The Assertiveness Workbook has ratings and 27 reviews. Giving compliments is assertive as hell so shout out to Mr. Randy Paterson for writing this and. The Assertiveness Workbook by Randy J. Paterson, , available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide. Your Perfect Right: Assertiveness and Equality in Your Life and . In The Assertiveness Workbook, Dr. Randy J. Paterson combines science.

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Very good chapters on how to respond to feedback, say no and making requests without controlling others. I seriously can’t recommend this book enough. This book has been awarded The Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies Ransy Seal of Merit — an award bestowed on outstanding self-help books that are consistent with cognitive behavioral therapy CBT principles and that incorporate scientifically wotkbook strategies for overcoming mental health difficulties.

He is also an adjunct xssertiveness professor at the Department of Psychology at the University of British Columbia. Used alone or in conjunction with therapy, our books offer powerful tools readers can use to jump-start changes in their lives. With practice, you can and will change your asserticeness and body response.

Taking the Valuable Receiving Negative Feedback. Excellent primer on Assertive thinking. It is not targeted to church leaders, but is easily translated into that context. Don’t let the name fool you—the book focuses on moving those with passive, aggressive, and passive-aggressive behaviors toward assertive behaviors. Check out the top books of the year on our page Best Books of The Assertiveness Workbook contains effective, cognitive behavioral techniques to help you become more assertive.


Defend yourself when you are criticized or asked to submit to unreasonable requests. Become more genuine and open in relationships without fearing attack.

Lists with This Book. I am too aggressive much of the time.

Rheiss rated it it was ok Oct 13, Ten Days to Self-Esteem. Looking for beautiful books? Learn how to set and maintain personal boundaries without becoming inaccessible. The author makes clear that it is not about who you are, but about your behaviour. Appropriate for the passive as well as the rageful.

Making Requests without Controlling Others. I check Goodreads and answer questions as soon as possible. I read this book to better understand the concept of assertiveness and see where I fit on the communication scale.

Become more genuine and open in relationships without fearing attack. A New Adsertiveness Oprah It’s a worthy workbook to invest your time on because it focuses on the individual’s ability and desire to carry out some proper self-development challenges. I did not do the work but feel I have a better understanding of the fandy types of communication. Defend yourself when you are criticized or asked to submit to unreasonable requests. You’ve successfully reported this review.

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I am considered to be assertive person but I am always open to learning more. We use cookies to give you the best possible experience. The way the chapters are written is so incredibly conversational and easy to read and understand.

It has made me realize how important Assertiveness is to improve not pxterson our relationships but also our own self-esteem and confidence.

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Overcoming the Belief Barrier. As the author mentioned from the very beginning, this is not to be read as a novel but with pen and paper assertiveness title also suggests it is a workbook.


So if you change your communicative skills, you can change the way you relate assertivsness other people. Feb 28, Samantha rated it it was amazing. His blog appears at http: Being aware of the lack of communication skills of most people, I think everyone could benefit from reading this.

A great book filled with strategies on how to find your spine. This book Everybody should read this book. Account Options Sign in.

It is just that, a workbook, and not something one should simply read, but also use. Effective communication is a critical skill that influences your professional success, the stability of your family assertivenrss, and your personal happiness.

Asdertiveness folks, If you have questions or thoughts about The Assertiveness Workbook, please let me know. The content in this workbook seems almost too simple, and I think it will benefit the too passive and too passive-aggressive communicator more, but I still recommend to all.

Becoming Visible Nonverbal Behavior. Open Preview See a Problem? Or go to therapy. There are no discussion topics on this book yet. The 5 Second Rule. It’s when we’re not assertive asserhiveness tend to please other people to an extreme that we collect difficult yes, even passive-aggressive people in our lives.