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A Playful Way to Teach Assertive Communication in Child Therapy

Assertive communication is a frequent topic in child therapy. There are many children that therapists work with that are labeled as aggressive or passive communicators. The goal is to help kids become more assertive in their communication style in order to get their point across in an appropriate manner. 448 more words

Play Therapy

Teaching I-Statements

I have mentioned before that I personally use a combination of directive and non directive play therapy in my work as a therapist. One thing that I love to do in directive play therapy is teach about assertive communication and i-statements. 353 more words

Play Therapy

10 Ways To Say No Without Saying The Word No

SOURCE:  Leslie Vernick

One of the hardest words for many people to say to someone else is the word No.  The thought of actually telling someone “No I can’t help you today.”  Or “No I don’t want to attend your wedding or graduation party.” Or “No I don’t like that or think the way you do,” sends them into sheer panic. 267 more words