Assertiveness, Confidence and Communication

The Exchange, 33 Gawber Road, Barnsley S75 2AH

Understanding my mental health and wellbeing


Using a blend of both theory and practice to help support your understanding and development of communication and assertiveness skills.

Together we will explore:

  • Our understanding of the difference between confidence, assertiveness and self-esteem
  • The different communication types and behaviours
  • How and why we communicate with others
  • Assertiveness tips
  • Conflict management skills.

"I feel less alone and a lot less tense just knowing others are feeling the same as me"

"I loved the non-threatening atmosphere"

"This course and the coach made me feel like I was capable of overcoming my own struggles and that one day I could present myself so confidently too"



At The Exchange

Start dates and time

Term 1Tuesday6 September 20221-3pm6 weeks
Term 1Wednesday7 September 202210-126 weeks
Term 1Wednesday7 September 20221-3pm6 weeks
Term 2Tuesday1 November 20221-3pm6 weeks
Term 2Wednesday2 November 202210-126 weeks


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How do I enrol?

You are not referred to the Recovery College, you can simply enrol yourself, or on behalf of someone for any of our courses that may be of interest to you. Our courses are open to all adults and we welcome carers, supporters and professionals too.

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