Sherrie M. Vavrichek, LCSW-C

Sherrie M. Vavrichek, LCSW-C
Sherrie M. Vavrichek, LCSW-C, is the author of The Guide to Compassionate Assertiveness: How to Express Your Needs and Deal with Conflict While Keeping a Kind Heart (New Harbinger Publications, 2013). Ms. Vavrichek has spoken at national conferences and written about a variety of topics including assertiveness, relationships, mindfulness, anxiety and obsessive compulsive disorders,  parenting and family issues, and body focused repetitive behaviors. She is a senior staff clinician at the Behavior Therapy Center of Greater Washington in Silver Spring, Maryland. Her website is

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How To Be Assertive While Keeping A Kind Heart

A friend doesn’t return your email. You wonder if she is angry with you but don’t know what to do about it. Your sister asks you to take care of her children for a long weekend, and although you dread the thought, you don’t want to let her down. Your boss asks you to take… Read more »

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