A goldmine of practical wisdom! The author has distilled years of clinical practice as a somatic psychotherapist into a deep understanding of how stress in the body spoils good communication. Drawing on the latest finding of neuroscience and her knowledge of how the body works, she has written a brilliantly clear guide that can help us all communicate better – not only with others, but more importantly, withourselves.- Garry Cockburn. BSW, CBT, MNZAP(APC). Registered Psychotherapist. Past President of the IIBA (International Institute for Bioenergetic Analysis). Wellington, New Zealand.
This book offers innovative techniques to improve your communication while lowering your stress. Dr. Schroeter shows, with wonderful illustrations and easy to understand exercises, how you can listen to the signals your body sends you and communicate with assertive clarity. I recommend this book to everyone who wants to speak up, be understood, and feel happier. I will be recommending this book to my patients for years to come.- Gina Simmons Schneider, Ph.D. author of,Heal Your Frazzled Brain: Break free from anxiety, anger and stress with new discoveries in neuropsychology (2019).
No amount of education or academic acumen can substitute for experience. In this book Vincentia has managed to integrate her education, academic training and her experience to produce a practical guide for coming alive. The combination of theory, ideas, personal reflections and client stories provide the reader with a balanced approach of insight and technique to guide them through their own therapeutic process to improve communication skills.- Dr. David Berceli, globally recognized expert on trauma; creator of TRE (trauma releasing exercises); author of, The Revolutionary Trauma Release Process: Transcend your Toughest Times(2008).
Vincentia Schroeter, Ph.D. offers a wealth of information and experience in this clear guide to communicating effectively with others, whether loved ones or business colleagues. She explains powerful ways of using the body, relationship and language to stay connected to self and others through difficult circumstances and conversations. This book is an important resource for all who want to improve their ability to express and to listen.- Maggie Locke, CBT, SEP (Somatic Experiencing Practitioner),former journalist with the Associated Press, The Washington Post and the Los Angeles Times.
Vincentia Schroeter's delightful book is filled with useful information, enlightening examples, and powerful tools for improving communication. She writes with humor and simplicity, as well as profundity. There is something for everyone to learn in this volume!-Virginia Wink Hilton, PhD, past president of the IIBA; co-author (with Lawrence Hedges, Robert Hilton and Brandt Caudil) of Therapists at Risk (1997).
In her book, titled Communication Breakthrough, Vincentia Schroeter waltzes into our world of broken communications, waves her considerable science, and mends that which appears to be irretrievably lost.Dr. Schroeter teaches us to harness new skills in centering and communicating. Through examples, through elegant illustrations, through accessible charts, and through clear guidance, she hands us relationship wizardry for our everyday lives.- Phyllis Olins, MS (Counseling), Conflict Mediator, Author: The Conflict Crunch (2019).
A beautifully layered book weaving together the what and how of healing through contacting your cognition, emotion and body.– Nicole Weiss LCSW, CBT