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Working with relationships doesn't feel confusing or intimidating when you have an easy to follow approach!  Learn the Relationship Protocol model and grow your confidence in all work settings. 

-Debra M Roberts, LCSW

Help your clients, members, or employees to have more effective communication skills and build positive relationships today!

When you give people helpful tools for communicating and teach them how to understand each other's experience, you immediately change their relationship!

I’m Debra Roberts and I want to transform how you think about relationships and communication. 

If you are a mental health practitioner seeking help and direction for working with relationships... or, if you are in business looking for assistance in building relationships with customers or helping your team to work cooperatively, my approach gives you the necessary tools to grow confidence and be successful.

The Relationship Protocol (the RP) communication model offers new and experienced professionals in all fields:

  • a practical approach that for understanding relationships 
  • a framework for helping clients, patients, employees, etc., to communicate more effectively,
  • an easy to follow method for quickly defusing conflicts, navigating tough situations, and repairing and building healthier, trusting relationships.

Help Your Clients Go From Conflict to Conversation

Working with relationships can be confusing and intimidating... and teaching people how to talk to each other can feel overwhelming!
Sometimes it seems as if things could spiral out of control at any moment. In this free webinar I give you the strategies you need to be in charge of your sessions and to begin to feel more comfortable working with all types of relationships, even the challenging ones! This webinar is geared more for mental health professionals, but all professionals can benefit from it and it's free:) Check it out!

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Want to Feel More Confident and Equipped Working with Relationships?

In the Simple Tools course you'll learn The Relationship Protocol, my practical communication model – a proven and effective approach with user-friendly tools. You will gain a comprehensive system for understanding relationships and learn how to navigate ALL types of interactions.

I've been successfully using this powerful but friendly method for over 25 years, and now, I'm teaching you all of my best secrets! Learn how to change negative communication patterns quickly and teach your clients how to talk to the each other (and all of the important people in their life:)

You'll grow your confidence in teaching communication skills, handle out-of-control arguments and inject hope into even the most stuck and unhappy relationships. 

Mental Health Practitioners can earn 5 Continuing Ed hours!

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“A rare self-help book that combines a good layout with good content.”

      -Reviewed by Kim Anisi, for Reader's Favorite.                                        

Debra’s book “The Relationship Protocol: How to Talk Defuse and Build Healthier Relationships” describes the Relationship Protocol communication model. The 60+ examples help to illustrate how to use this approach in real-life interactions.

5-Star Review from Readers Favorite and Winner of a 2015 Reader’s Favorite International Award
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“The Relationship Protocol has become a great tool to use in my clinical practice. Engaging and very easy to read, Debra Roberts brilliantly clarifies basic communication skills and strategies that apply to healing all relationships. A MUST READ for both therapist and client!”

- Irene R. Siegel, Ph.D., LCSW

"The Relationship Protocol is a practical and easy-to-use guide for everyday living.  The protocol can be applied to all types of relationships and their varied interactions. The model has been a quick reference and reliable guide for me in both personal and business relationships.”

- Kathryn Prinz

“A seemingly easy read that can have a profound impact. I encourage everyone to own a copy of this book and to aspire to make its' tenets a part of your daily could only help.”


- Mario Iannetta


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