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Effective communication: say what you need.

A self-paced online course to help you communicate your needs more effectively at work and in your personal life


So many of us have trouble asking for what we need without feeling bad or like we’re being too aggressive. It doesn’t have to be this way. You can learn the skills to become a more effective assertive communicator.


This course will help you understand where you stand on the communication continuum, how you developed your communication style, and teach you specific strategies you can use to say what you need - with confidence.

What will you learn?

After this course, you will be able to:

  • Understand the 3 main types of communication styles. 

  • Identify your default communication style.

  • Understand how you developed your default communication style.

  • Practice assertive communication through 3 communication strategies.

  • Communicate more effectively and assertively.

This course is for you if:

  • You find yourself settling for things you don’t really want

  • You feel frustrated with not being able to communicate your needs

  • You’re coming up against real or perceived barriers at work

  • You’re experiencing tension or disappointment in personal relationships

  • You can commit to doing the work you need to create real and lasting change.

What’s included in the course?

The carefully designed and sequential course units cover topics including:


  • The different communication styles (passive, aggressive, and assertive)

  • Learning the origin of your communication style

  • Common myths about assertive communication

  • Non-verbal and verbal strategies to communicate assertively.


The course price includes lifetime access to all course content and resources including: 


  • Digestible, bite-sized videos

  • A PDF workbook with self-reflection questions and practical activities

  • Interactive quizzes to reflect on your learnings.

Course investment:

Only $59.50 (inc. GST) for lifetime access to course content that may be covered in at least four therapy sessions.

Your guarantee:

For your peace of mind, all courses run by The Inner Collective come with a money-back guarantee.


If you don’t believe your course is equipping you with useful strategies and tools to help you navigate life’s stressors, you’ll get your money back.


Just get in touch with us within 14 days of purchase and we’ll refund you, no further questions.

Course facilitators

Dr Phoebe Lau - clinical psychologist melbourne

Clinical Psychologist, Director


Phoebe is a warm, calm, and compassionate clinical psychologist working with adults and adolescents. She has worked in the mental health field for the past decade in counselling, research, and clinical psychology.


Phoebe has a passion for women's wellbeing and mental health issues, and women's leadership. She wholeheartedly believes that to change our social context, we must start at the grass-roots - working on ourselves. 

Clinical psychology doesn't have to feel clinical. Phoebe believes mental health, along with physical health, is central to wellbeing for a full and meaningful life. She is excited to share her tools and practical strategies for addressing perfectionism in this evidence-based course.

Lienke Wilker - melbourne psychologist


Clinical Psychology Registrar

Lienke is a kind and gentle clinical psychologist registrar who supports the well-being of young people and adults facing various challenges. She is known for creating a safe and non-judgemental space, and for her attentive listening.


Lienke works collaboratively with her clients to help them identify personally meaningful goals and empowers them with the tools to lead a fulfilling life.


A lifelong learner, Lienke uses the latest scientific evidence-based approaches in her work. She looks forward to sharing valuable strategies, tools and resources with course participants.


Are you ready to learn how to ask confidently for what you need?

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