Helps readers to develop a form of assertiveness that emphasizes collaboration, negotiation, and compromise. This title focuses on speaking up for the benefit of others and speaking up for the relationship, not just one's own needs. It also helps readers to learn assert their needs in ways that match their compassionate value systems.
Sherrie M. Vavrichek, is a senior staff member at the Behavior Therapy Center of Greater Washington, in the Washington DC, area. She has extensive experience as a cognitive behavioural therapist, is a published author, and has presented at national conferences on numerous mental health topics, including compassionate assertiveness.