Self-Esteem and Assertiveness

Self-Esteem and Assertiveness

Location: #20, 9912 106 Street NW, Edmonton, AB T5K 1C5

Do you find it difficult to speak up for yourself and share your opinions or feelings, especially when they aren’t the same as someone else’s? Being assertive is critical for self-esteem and your overall health and happiness. But if you lack self-confidence, it can be very hard. You may believe you don’t deserve to be heard or that your opinion doesn’t matter. You may feel nervous about how others will react to your thoughts, and even find yourself putting other people’s needs before your own.

It is possible to raise your self-esteem and learn real-life ways to be assertive. You have a right to be heard, make your own choices, and even say ‘no.’ Our Self-Esteem and Assertiveness workshop will help you do that. It could be the first step you need in becoming seen and respected as the strong individual you are inside.

Who can attend?

Anyone over the age of 18 who has a desire to build self-esteem, confidence, or assertiveness skills.

What will you learn?

You will build self-esteem and assertive communication skills by understanding:

  • Self-esteem and ways to build it
  • Self-defeating behaviours
  • How to communicate assertively
  • Ways to set healthy boundaries
  • How to effectively resolve conflict
  • Anger and its relation to self-esteem

By the end of the session, you will feel more comfortable:

  • Communicating, resolving conflict, setting boundaries, and asserting yourself
  • Sharing your most important concerns
  • Identifying personal traits to address specific issues, such as positive self-esteem, healthy boundaries, stress management, and emotional triggers
  • Solving day-to-day problems and challenges

How will you learn?

At The Family Centre, we believe in continually adapting our programs based on the latest thinking and research. Our workshop instructors work with clients on a daily basis and see first-hand the typical challenges individuals and families face. The workshops are highly interactive so you will have many opportunities to ask questions, learn about yourself, hear others’ experiences, and practise new skills.

When and where is it offered?

  • This 10-hour workshop is offered 6 times per year at our offices at 9912-106 Street
  • Each group workshop has a maximum of 14 participants
  • Workshops are Tuesdays and Thursdays from 6 to 8:30 p.m.
  • For those who want to book a three-hour private session, please contact us to arrange a date and time

How much does it cost?

Group workshops: $150 per person
3-hour individual sessions: $325 per person

The Family Centre is dedicated to supporting families of all income levels. If you are unable to afford the cost of this workshop, please contact us about financial subsidies.


"I am so happy I took this workshop. I learned a lot."

"The course was very well run with good material and a great instructor!"

“Through this workshop, I learned I have a right to be respected when communicating with those I love, and I need to set better boundaries for myself. I have a choice in how I allow others to treat me.”

Self-Esteem and Assertiveness

Register By: September 14, 2018

Tue, Sep 18, 2018: 6.00pm - 8.30pm
Thu, Sep 20, 2018: 6.00pm - 8.30pm
Tue, Sep 25, 2018: 6.00pm - 8.30pm
Thu, Sep 27, 2018: 6.00pm - 8.30pm


Register By: November 16, 2018

Tue, Nov 20, 2018: 6.00pm - 8.30pm
Thu, Nov 22, 2018: 6.00pm - 8.30pm
Tue, Nov 27, 2018: 6.00pm - 8.30pm
Thu, Nov 29, 2018: 6.00pm - 8.30pm