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Effective Communication with Parents

(c) 2021 Dr. Chris Thurber

Are you aware of how you sometimes self-sabotage important communication? Because strong emotions cloud thinking, empathy becomes harder to express. Drawing on the groundbreaking work of Dr. David Burns, this handout series provides realistic examples of compassionate listening and self-expression skills that greatly enhance understanding.

Keywords: listening, self-expression, empathy, communication, social connection, conflict resolution