Assertive Communication Training

Would you like to improve your Self assurance, decisiveness and confidence?

Assertive Communication Training is for anyone who feels they:

  • would like help with their communication skills
  • unable to speak up or refuse requests
  • have difficulty knowing how to start, continue or terminate conversations
  • aren't able to express their opinions or emotions in a effective way
  • has an inability to say 'NO'

We have 2 programs starting soon.

Hypnosis enhances treatments for depression

Hypnosis can increase the effectiveness of psychological treatments for depression, an expert will tell the Australian Psychological Society’s (APS) College of Clinical Psychologists Conference in Melbourne today.

US keynote speaker Dr Michael Yapko, who is internationally recognised for his expertise in clinical applications of hypnosis, treating depression and developing short-term psychotherapies, says hypnosis has been dismissed as a gimmick by many, when in fact it has brought insights to neuroscience, cognition, suggestive language and information processing that have given it strong scientific credibility.

Wanted: Participants for Eye Tracking Research

Denise Andrade is currently completing an Honours degree in Psychology through Southern Cross University, Coffs Harbour and she is looking for participants for for Eye Tracking Research project. Along with fellow student Leni Schmidt and under the valued supervision of Dr Alison Bowling, Denise is researching the effects of age on visual attention and eye movements.  This study is important as it will assist us in better understanding healthy aging in attention and eye movements.

Meet Jessica Watters

Jessica Watters - Clinical Psychology Registrar

Jessica has a Masters in Psychology (Clinical) with a treatment focus in Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy (CBT) and Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT). She enjoys working with young people and adolescents. Jessica has received positive feedback for her work with adults and has an interest in working with anxiety disorders, depression, issues such as bullying, assertiveness, self esteem problems and self harm.

Conference Space

Did you know we have spaces available for Workshops, Conferences, Meetings, Seminars and Groups - right in the heart of Coffs Harbour CBD!
We welcome inspections.
Come in and look around or phone 66537489 for details and bookings.

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