Would you like to feel more confident and increase your self-esteem? This course will develop your ability to manage a range of situations and other people. You will identify your strengths, learn how to use positive thinking and assertiveness techniques and learn to manage setbacks to your confidence and self-esteem.


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DURATION: 6 weeks

DAY: Wednesday

TIME:  1-3pm


Spring: 26 February 2020 – 1 April 2020

WHERE: Brighton Junction



This course cannot be booked online



This course aims to:

Help you develop your confidence and self esteem.


Who this course is for?

Anyone who would like to feel more confident in managing a range of situations and other people


Health conditions and access needs

There will be conversations in pairs and as a whole group about your skills, strengths, values and weaknesses.  If you would like to know more about how this approach works, it is worth talking this through when booking on the course or with the tutor.


What will I be able to do by the end of this course?

  • Discuss what self esteem and confidence are
  • Discuss how to be more assertive
  • Identify your strengths
  • Replace negative thoughts with positive thinking
  • Manage setbacks to your confidence and self esteem


What materials will I need for the course?

Pen, paper

Roughly how much will they cost?

0 – £2


How will I know I am making progress?

Through class discussions, tutor feedback, self-reflection


Is there any extra study outside the class?



Who is the course tutor?

Gill Hasson has been teaching in adult education and at the University of Sussex for over 15 years. She teaches courses on personal development, professional development and career development.   Gill is a tutor on Friends Centre courses Confidence and Self Esteem, Realise your Potential and Counselling.  She also writes books. Her books ‘Bounce,’ ‘How to be assertive,’  ‘Brilliant Communication Skills’ , ‘Brilliant Emotional Intelligence’ and ‘Mindfulness’ are all available from Amazon or to order from a bookshop.


What next?

Realise Your Potential course (summer 2020) at Friends Centre

Wednesday 26 February 2020 - Wednesday 1 April 2020
1:00 pm to 3:00 pm
Sessions: 6

Full price: £15.00
Concession rate (if available): N/A
Please note that concessions are not available online.
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Brighton Junction


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