46: How to Be Assertive Step By Step
Release Date: 08/18/2016
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Therapy Chat Podcast Show Notes
Episode 46 – How To Be Assertive with Dr. Julie Hanks
In Episode 46 Therapy Chat host Laura Reagan, LCSW-C interviews Dr. Julie Hanks, who is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker, private practice consultant and coach, author of two books – The Burnout Cure and The Assertiveness Guide for Women – as well as a performing musician and owner of a successful group psychotherapy practice in Utah. Julie talks about using social media and writing to expand her reach as a helping professional and discusses how women can learn to be more assertive. She talks about her latest book and explains some of the concepts discussed there, including how our attachment relates to our ability to ask for what we need. She shares a link where you can download a free chapter of her new book so you can check it out! Listen in for this interview with the amazing Dr. Julie Hanks!
Host Laura Reagan also shares the details of the new trauma therapist community she has created to help trauma therapists be well and continue the work for years to come. As always, please visit iTunes to leave a rating and review and subscribe to Therapy Chat so you will receive the latest episodes as soon as they’re released!
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For your free trial host Laura Reagan recommends Playing Big by Tara Mohr, about women’s reluctance to speak up in the workplace. A great companion to Julie’s book!
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