Communication Styles

aggressive communication

The Four Basic Styles of Communication 1. Passive Communication  PASSIVE COMMUNICATION is one of four communication styles. It refers to individuals have developed a pattern of avoiding expressing their opinions or feelings, protecting their rights, and identifying and meeting their needs. As a result, passive individuals do not respond overtly to hurtful or anger-inducing situations. […]

Active Listening

active listening

Introduction Active listening is the practice of listening to a speaker while providing feedback indicating that the listener both hears and understands what the speaker is saying. Therapists and other mental health professionals regularly practice active listening, but it is not exclusive to therapy.  Components of Active Listening There are three primary components: Comprehending– Comprehension is a […]