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Ahmed M. Alkhalaf

Ahmed M. Alkhalaf

Al- baha University, KSA

Title: Communication Strategies workshop

Biography

Dr Ahmed Alkhalaf is associate fellow of the American psychological association and the British psychological society. He is Assistant Professor of Behavioural Sciences & Clinical Health Psychology at the Faculty of Medicine, Albaha University, Saudi Arabia. In 1996’s he studied psychology at King Saud University. He worked in a community mental health setting in Alamal Complex for Mental Health in Dammam, Saudi Arabia.  He completed MSc in abnormal and clinical psychology at Wales University & doctorates in clinical health psychology at the University of Plymouth. Dr Ahmed is a leading expert on Cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT) & Communication skills.

Abstract

This workshop will help you teach participants how to:

  • Identify common communication problems that may be holding them back
  • Develop skills to ask questions
  • Learn what their non-verbal messages are telling others
  • Develop skills in listening actively and empathetically to others
  • Enhance their ability to handle difficult situations
  • Deal with situations assertively

 

Session One: Course Overview

Session Two: Creating Positive Relationships

Session Three: Growing Our Self-Awareness

Session Four: Communication Basics

Session Five: Communication Barriers

Session Six: Asking Questions

Session Seven: Listening Skills