You have read Concussions 101 but would still like some more education on concussions?


Assertiveness was a popular cognitive behavioural technique in the 70’s and sort of fizzled out for no particular reason although it is an effective technique. Here are some resources to help patients learn how to assert themselves successfully in challenging situations like concussion convalescence.



Alberti, Robert; Emmons, Michael. Your Perfect Right: Assertiveness and Equality in Your Life and Relationships. Impact; 9th Edition (May 21, 2008)

Paterson, Randy J. The Assertiveness Workbook: How to Express Your Ideas and Stand Up for Yourself at Work and in Relationships. New Harbinger Publications; 1 edition (Nov. 1 2000)



Speed, Brittany & L. Goldstein, Brandon & R. Goldfried, Marvin. (2017). Assertiveness Training: A Forgotten Evidence-Based Treatment. Clinical Psychology: Science and Practice. 25. 10.1111/cpsp.12216.