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Human Reason: A Theoretical and Practical Guide

This course gives an introduction to Reason. Firstly we will assess what it is; how we use it; and its value to human life. We will study its role in both theoretical and practical matters, and we will consider the principles of good reasoning and how to assess our beliefs with reason. Other issues will be: conflict resolution through reason; the connection of reason to our emotional and ethical lives; Decision Theory; reason and rhetoric; consistency and coherence theories and the ... [More]
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NLP Course: Building Confidence

Learn Neuro Linguistic Programming (NLP) in Sydney with NLP classes from the University of Sydney – NLP training courses open to everyone. Are you ready to power up your confidence and positive thinking skills? Neuro Linguistic Programming provides a set of tools for creating positive thinking patterns and feeling more confident. NLP techniques can be used to increase your personal motivation and develop a positive mindset. Discover how to shift out of the negative thinking patterns... [More]
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Getting What You Want Course: Assertive Communication Skills

If you want to learn how to say ‘no’, make your presence felt in a meeting or tell someone their behaviour is unsatisfactory (while keeping others onside), then this course is for you. You’ll learn how to handle people who ignore you, interrupt you, unduly criticise you, make unreasonable requests or vent their anger against you. A key tool you will explore and use is Yvonne Collier’s LAFFe to Success Behavioural Model to become more assertive. You will discover your dominant behavi... [More]
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The Nature of Trauma Course

Trauma is now more familiar to the everyday person than it has ever been. Very few of us are unaware of and untouched by trauma. Learn about the nature of trauma and what makes some people more vulnerable to the longer term effects of trauma. This course will enable you to understand post traumatic stress disorder and how it is treated. Find out how you can support yourself, a family member or a friend who may have been traumatised. Awareness of how people who have been traumatised ... [More]
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Art Therapy Course

Art is widely recognised as an important tool for helping people feel better. Using a mix of simple art activities, writing and discussion, you’ll experience a unique way to explore, restore and transform your life. Be enriched as you experiment with paint, pastels and clay in a playful and supportive environment. Learn to navigate your life with art from your heart. No art experience is necessary and all art materials are provided on the day. Course content This art therapy course ... [More]
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Assertive Conversation Skills Course: Practice Workshop

Can you be conversationally assertive and retain respect? Do you get angry and make aggressive comments or go silent and withdraw? Can you handle misunderstandings, criticisms, anger, disagreements and conflict in a calm and professional manner? Can you say ‘no’ without feeling guilty, have the ‘difficult’ conversation, set boundaries, discuss unacceptable behaviours and deal with them in the moment. Do you want to be more influential and persuasive conversationally? Then come along... [More]
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Counselling Course: An Introduction

This counselling course is designed for a work setting, but is equally applicable for family and friends. Counselling is being increasingly sought as the pressures of work and personal life continue to increase. This reflects the rapidly changing world we live in and the increasing choices we face as individuals. This counselling course introduces you to the concepts that underpin counselling so that you can offer this assistance to your work colleagues, employees, family members an... [More]

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NLP Course: Communication Excellence

Learn Neuro Linguistic Programming (NLP) in Sydney with NLP classes from the University of Sydney – NLP training courses open to everyone. Are you ready to power up your communication skills? Neuro Linguistic Programming gives you a powerful toolkit for relating to other people. Learn to use NLP’s breakthrough communication skills – including rapport-building, solution focussed questioning and meta model language. See how to lay the foundations of high impact communication and incre... [More]
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Critical Skills for Executive Assistants Course

For success in today’s highly competitive world, executive secretaries and PAs must understand key management skills and be able to use them effectively. In one tightly packed and interactive day you’ll learn and practise the essentials of how to communicate effectively, how to manage yourself and others, and how to continuously upgrade your skills and manage your career. Course content This executive assistant training course covers the following topics: Recognise the changing dyna... [More]

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Listen and Speak Under Pressure Course

You might imagine that listening and speaking under pressure is a natural ability – you either have it or you don’t. In fact, with good preparation and a structured approach you can develop the confidence to be spontaneous and articulate when presenting a proposal, public speaking, strengthening your case or selling your ideas. This lively course will show you a four-step system for doing this, so that, even under pressure, you can speak accurately, fluently and flexibly. Course con... [More]

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