Presenter: Katie Holcomb, LPC, EdS, NCC
Date: Tuesday, February 14, 2023
Time: 8am-11am CST
Location: Live Interactive Webinar via Google Meet
Cost: $35.00 (CEUs included)


Workshop Description:
This training is beginner level and will focus on assertiveness communication styles and how it differs from other forms of communication. Counselors will learn how to apply assertiveness skills in their work with clients and for themselves individually, and how assertiveness training impacts the therapeutic practice.

Learning Objectives:

  • Participants will learn about the different styles of communication and how to utilize these styles in counseling relationships.
  • Participants will learn how to assess clients communication style and create a treatment plan to address maladaptive behaviors.
  • Participants will learn how their communication style as a counselor impacts the therapeutic reliance, as well as the benefits of how assertiveness can benefit the counselor client relationship.

Brave Play offers continuing education for mental health professionals that is interactive and experiential. You’ll come away with more knowledge, new skills to enhance your practice, renewed energy, and meaningful connections. In today’s fast-paced world and complex mental health systems, many practitioners feel overwhelmed and experience burnout and other health problems. Our professional training is designed to offer you a safe space with unique opportunities to nourish your personal and professional selves. For information about our speakers visit us here.

*Garrett Counseling has been approved by NBCC as an Approved Continuing Education Provider, ACEP No. 6763. Programs that do not qualify for NBCC credit are clearly identified. Garrett Counseling is solely responsible for all aspects of the programs NBCC ACEP Provider No. 6763.
*Garrett Counseling is approved by APT to provide continuing education. Garrett Counseling maintains responsibility for this program and its content. APT Approved Provider 15-430.
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Cancellation Policy: If you contact us before the program date, you may exchange for a certificate to attend another program or a tuition refund less a cancellation fee of $10.00. Occasionally, changes are made due to unforeseen circumstances or participant demand. While Garrett Counseling will do everything possible to ensure participant satisfaction, Garrett Counseling’s liability is limited to the tuition fee only. If you cancel, 10 business days before the event, you will receive a full refund. Cancellation must be received in writing and can be faxed to 1-256-217-4162 or emailed to If cancellation is not received in writing, you will be charged the full amount of tuition.