Hi, this is couple and family therapist Abe Kass MA RSW RMFT CCHT,
Assertiveness Training audiobook is also available in our Relationship Improvement Store. It is also featured here in our Stop Abuse Store, as the ability to assert oneself is critical to protecting yourself from abuse.
Abuse is the sustained attempt by an abuser to control his or her victim. Typically, the abuser bullies, gaslights, insults, and degrades his or her victim.
With the strategic use of ‘assertive behavior,’ you can neutralize much of your abuser’s efforts to control and dominate. As well, being assertive helps you protect your self-esteem, reduce anxiety, and prevent depression.
All abuse is wrong and cannot be justified. ‘Assertive behavior’ may be for you an essential tool to help free yourself from being abused.
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Good communication is necessary to have a healthy, happy, and successful relationship. In order to communicate effectively, you need to ‘be assertive.’
If you are not assertive, then you are either aggressive and angry or passive and frustrated. To build a healthy relationship with your partner, you need to feel confident and strong — this can only happen when you are assertive.
With Assertive Behavior — Feel strong, be strong, and get what you want, you will learn how to ask for and get cooperation from your partner. Learn to speak-up so you can get your needs met, protect yourself from anxiety, and prevent depression.
This self-help assertiveness training audiobook uses the best of psychology, education, and hypnosis.
This program has two 8-minutes assertive behavior lessons and one 30-minutes optional assertive behavior deep-relaxation lesson. Each day you listen to one 8-minutes lesson. Lesson one is for your Intellectual-mind, and lesson two is for your Emotional-mind. Many people report significant results after listening for about three-weeks or less.
Listening length: about 45 minutes
Author: Abe Kass
Narrator: Wayne June
Program type: audiobook
NOTE: This audiobook is not like listening to a podcast or someone reading a book. This audiobook uses simple examples, repetition and is based on the techniques of self-hypnosis and guided imagery.