Assertiveness Skills

Midlands Mental Health Clinic offers an Assertiveness Skills Training Course to individuals or groups in the Midlands. Change is possible – Let us empower you.

In this Assertiveness Skills Training Course our aim is to provide those that attend with the skills and approaches to communicate more confidently with others.  By understanding how to control emotions, attendees will understand how to have controlled conversations, demonstrate confidence and use these skills to build more effective relationships.

This course is suitable for anybody who wants to improve their communication skills and apply assertiveness in their personal lives.


Course Overview:

  • What is assertiveness?
  • Why be assertive? What are the key benefits?
  • Freeing yourself from fears around assertiveness.
  • Identifying difficult situation.
  • Setting boundaries.
  • Dealing with anger and manipulation.
  • Skills for saying ‘No’
  • How to be confident at giving constructive feedback.
  • Conflict resolution tips.
  • Considering verbal and non-verbal behaviour.
  • Considering the choices we make when dealing with different situations and extending our range.


After completing the workshop, you will have improved assertiveness skills that will allow you to be able to recognise aggressive, passive and assertive behaviour.  You will understand where being assertive fits into your basic rights and know how to adopt your style based on the situation you are in.

Learn to have the confidence to challenge, push back, say no and ask for what they want without damaging relationships they have with others.  Know how to deal with confrontation and challenges in a confident manner and be able to apply the skills necessary to be more assertive.  Gain increased confidence in the ability to make decisions and learn how to develop techniques to enhance communications and effectiveness.  Allow yourself to create an action plan for change.

Individuals who attend will also have access to:

  • Handouts used during the course
  • New supportive material.
  • Recommended reading

Next workshop

Saturday 24th March 2018, Mullingar 10am to 1pm  €30

Click Here For More Details

Alternatively you may wish to work one-to-one with us. This lets you choose which days and times suit you for a more personalised course. 

Contact us today by clicking here and filling your details into our contact form. We will be in touch with you soon after.