The Assertiveness Workbook:

How to Express Your Ideas and Stand Up

for Yourself at Work and in Relationships


Randy J. Paterson

Randy Paterson, Ph.D.

Published by New Harbinger Publications, this large-format workbook considers two primary questions: "What holds us back from being assertive?" and "What are the specific skills required for effective assertive communication?"

This section of the site provides an excerpt from the book, the text of a review, and downloadable versions of several of the forms and measures included in the book.

Table of Contents.

Excerpts. From the Introduction and from Chapter One, segments selected to give you an idea what the book is about.

Quotes and Reviews. Response to the book from critics and readers.

Forms and measures. Downloadable copies of some of the diagrams and forms from the book.

Purchase information. Where and how to get copies of the book.