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Elayne Savage is an awesome speaker. Her skills in interacting with the audience are superior. Elayne's presentation, ‘How Come You Can't Read My Mind? Handling Expectations and Disappointments,’ was fascinating, providing me with many useful ideas for my business.
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Santa Cruz and Fremont, CA

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Oakland, CA

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Albany, CA

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Oakland and San Francisco CA

Your ‘Developing Your Expertise’ Workshop is even more valuable then I imagined — providing a bridge between my work and ways to reach out to others.

I love your energy, your attitude and your presentation. You provide a very useful road map on how to navigate through the process of presenting, publishing and interviewing.
I'm looking forward to future consultations with you,

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San Ramon, CA

The Queen of Rejection™

About Elayne Savage

Dr. Elayne Savage is a communication coach

Dr. Elayne Savage, The Queen of Rejection®, is a skillful communication coach and internationally respected expert on taking things personally and the fear of rejection. Elayne has over twenty-five years in coaching, consulting, and clinical experience. She holds a Ph.D. in Family Psychology.

A professional member of the National Speakers Association, she is a sought-after workshop leader, trainer, and consultant for a broad range of clients. She also teaches graduate level students. An expert on criticism and rejection, cultural diversity, and work and family relationships. Elayne educates, inspires and challenges audiences.

A skilled storyteller, Elayne uses vivid anecdotes, including her own compelling story, to illustrate the powerful impact of certain words, looks or tones of voice. She is knowledgeable and informative, presenting tools for sidestepping misunderstandings, hurt, anger, and smoldering resentments. She shows you how to make space for successful work and personal relationships.

Elayne is the author of is the author of numerous articles and two internationally acclaimed books published in 9 languages: Don't Take It Personally! The Art of Dealing with Rejection (iUniverse; M.J. Fine Publications) and Breathing Room—Creating Space to Be a Couple (New Harbinger Publications.)

A popular media guest, she is widely quoted in national and international magazines, newspapers, TV, and radio. See Press Room for details.

Over the past twenty-five years, Elayne has developed an innovative approach to consulting and psychotherapy. Most couples, families and individuals notice significant changes in 8 to 10 sessions. She lives in Berkeley California.

For more details, read Elayne's Story.

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