Book of the Week, Resources


The Communication Skills Book (Third Edition, 2009)

Matthew McKay, Ph.D., Martha Davis, Ph.D., and Patrick Fanning

New Harbinger Publications, Inc.


Basic Skills: Listening, Self-Disclosure, Expressing

Advanced Skills: Body Language, Paralanguage and Metamessages, Hidden Agendas, Transactional Analysis, Clarifying Language

Conflict Skills: Assertiveness Training, Fair Fighting, Validation Strategies, Negotiation

Social Skills: Prejudgment, Making Contact

Family Skills: Couples Skills, Communicating with Children, Family Communications

Public Skills: Influencing Others, Public Speaking, Interviewing


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