Randy J Paterson is the author of "Your Perfect Right: A Guide to Assertive Living"
Randy J. Paterson is a clinical psychologist and university lecturer.
"This workbook will be a welcome resource to individuals
currently struggling with assertiveness difficulties. It will not
only help people tackle assertiveness issues, but also target such
important topics as need for control, conflict management, and even
acceptance of compliments. In short, it holds the potential to
effectively change your life."
--Brian Coz, Ph.D., C.Psych., Psychologist and Associate Professor of Psychiatry, University of Manitoba, and author of more than 100 published research articles on anxiety disorders and depression
"Assertiveness problems--including excessive unassertiveness,
aggressiveness, and passive-aggressiveness--afflict millions of
people, leading to suffering and undermining potentials for happy,
fulfilling lives. In The Assertiveness Workbook, Dr. Randy
J. Paterson combines science and clinical experience to create the
definitive guide for overcoming assertiveness problems. Blending
wisdom, wit, and compassions, this sophisticated yet highly
readable volume shows people how to improve their assertiveness in
a structured, step-by-step fashion. It is essential reading for
anyone wanting to improve their assertiveness, and for therapists
treating assertiveness problems."
--Steven Taylor, Ph.D., R.Psych., Associate Professor, University of British Columbia, and Associate Editor of Behavior Research and Therapy