SELF-ASSERTION By N., Pam M.S. - April 13, 2013 the act of putting forward your own opinions or to express your needs, rights and wishes. In this way person represents his own demands and express his own wishes. SELF-ASSERTION: "Self-assertion is a goal in group therapy." Related Psychology Terms ACADEMIC FREEDOM OPEN SOCIETY THEORY OF MIND ASSERTION EGO RESILIENCY AUTOMATON CONFORMITY ASSERTIVENESS TRAINING TOTAL-PACKAGE ARBITRATION SEXUAL ASSAULT BILL OF RIGHTS Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "SELF-ASSERTION," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 13, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/self-assertion/ (accessed August 20, 2019).