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Assertive Therapy

Are you struggling to express your thoughts and feelings clearly and confidently? Anyone can struggle with assertiveness, which is common in the workplace and in relationships.

At Behr Psychology, we can help you find your voice, advocate for yourself, and set boundaries at work and in relationships. Through specialized assertiveness training therapy, you can learn to communicate your needs and desires effectively without compromising the respect and rights of others.

What is Assertive Therapy?

Assertive therapy, also known as assertion therapy, is a form of psychotherapy that focuses on helping individuals develop strong and practical communication skills. Being assertive can also boost confidence and increase one’s ability to communicate clearly.

At Behr Psychology, we work with all types of people to improve their comfort by being confident and direct. This approach is critical for anyone looking to improve their interactions with others and assert themselves in numerous aspects of life, including personal relationships and the workplace.

What are the benefits of assertiveness training therapy?

Our assertiveness training therapy will equip you with the skills to express yourself clearly and confidently, improving your personal and professional relationships. By participating in our programs, you can expect to:

  • Boost your self-esteem and confidence.
  • Improve your decision-making skills by expressing your actual preferences and expectations.
  • Practice setting healthy boundaries and saying “no” when necessary.
  • Reduce stress from unresolved conflicts or miscommunications.
  • Improve your overall mental health by affirming your rights.

How our assertive community therapy works?

Assertive community therapy at Behr Psychology promotes personal growth while creating a supportive atmosphere where participants can practice new abilities in real-world scenarios. This community-based approach ensures you get the support and feedback you need to improve your assertiveness in a safe and supportive environment.

How do I get started with assertive therapy?

Are you ready to transform how you interact with the world around you through improved assertiveness? Our expert therapists and psychologists at Behr Psychology are here to guide you every step of the way.

We offer in-person consultations at our Midtown West and Upper West Side offices and online sessions for those in New York, New Jersey, Connecticut, Florida, South Carolina, and California.

Contact us today to schedule your first session, start comprehensive assertiveness training therapy, and live a more assertive and empowered life.

Myths about Assertiveness Therapy:

Myth: Assertive people are pushy and aggressive.

Fact: Assertiveness means expressing your opinions and needs clearly and respectfully without being aggressive.

Myth: Assertiveness therapy is just about learning to say no.

Fact: While saying no is a part of it, assertiveness therapy also focuses on effectively communicating and negotiating boundaries.

Myth: You are either born assertive or not.

Fact: Assertiveness is a skill that can be learned and improved through techniques such as assertive therapy.

Myth: Assertiveness involves being pushy, which can risk personal and professional relationships.

Fact: Assertiveness improves relationships by encouraging honesty and healthy boundaries and reducing resentment.

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All of our therapists are relatable, authentic, and insightful clinicians who understand what it is like to be a patient. Yes, we provide therapy but we strive to understand who you are, not as a patient but as a whole person.

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