The Power of Effective Body Language​

The Power of Effective Body Language


About This Course

Did you know that body language is a powerful communication tool used to convey messages to others in your workplace? Whatever you are feeling, your body language is likely to express. In fact, body language may actually be more powerful than the words you speak.

In this course, you will learn how to use body language in the most effective ways possible.

Learning Objectives

By the end of this section, you will be able to:

Course Level

Intermediate level


This course is on-demand, meaning that you can take it anytime, at your own pace. The course takes approximately 75 minutes to complete from start to finish, but you have unlimited access for 3 months. You can choose to take the course in one sitting or in smaller bites. Either way, the course is entirely flexible and up to you how fast you complete it!

Written and developed by Workright ltd.

Workright Ltd. is a Canadian provider of high-quality eLearning products and certificate programs. They are thought leaders with more than 20 years of clinical and corporate experience in mental health, soft skills, and harassment prevention in the workplace. 


About the Course Authors

Dr. Stephanie Bot

C. Psych., Psychoanalyst
President and Co-Founder

Dr. Stephanie Bot is Chief Psychologist at Dr. Bot and Associates, Director of Clinical and Professional Training for the Psychotherapy Program at the Toronto Institute for Contemporary Psychoanalysis (TICP), and co-founder of Workright.

Dr. Bot brings 20 years of clinical experience, business consulting, and curriculum expertise to developing Workright’s elite training programs, including the world’s first harassment prevention and response program (HEART) and a comprehensive online library of transformational e-learning courses with a unique psychological foundation.

Dr. Bot is a board member, fundraiser, and creator of a 3-year psychotherapy program and free community mental health clinic for the TICP, receiving approval from the Ministry of Training Colleges and Universities and the College for Registered Psychotherapists.

She is a published author in peer-reviewed journals and a featured speaker and lecturer who has presented her innovative approach to harassment and mental health in the workplace with co-founder Donna Marshall M.A. to the Ministry of Labour, Canadian Mental Health Association, The Human Resource Professional Association, Health and Safety Associations and the Canadian Bar Association, among others.

Her work has been instrumental in addressing and elevating employee and student relations and promoting mental health in educational and corporate settings.

Donna Marshall

M.A., Counselling Psychology, RP CEO and Co-Founder

Donna Marshall is a thought leader, professional speaker, lecturer, curriculum developer, and writer specializing in mental health, harassment, psychological safety, and interpersonal skills training.

Along with Dr. Stephanie Bot, she developed the ground-breaking Harassment Education Advisory Team program to manage and prevent harassment in the workplace. She wrote and facilitated leadership curricula for the Humber Institute of Technology and Advanced Learning and has appeared numerous times on a CBC television affiliate as a specialist in bullying and harassment.

Donna acted as Chair of the Human Resource Professionals Association (HRPA) Toronto Committee on Leadership, spearheading a province-wide assessment of HR Leaders, and contributing to developing a curriculum of programs in response to the results. 

Her articles on bullying and harassment in the workplace are published in HR Professional magazine. She has presented at the Mental Health Commission of Canada, Lancaster House, legal and HRPA conferences, Health and Safety forums, and other notable national and international conventions.

Donna regularly consults and advises organizations on how to develop and implement programs on mental health and psychological safety in the workplace. As a mental health clinician in private practice, she also treats clients on an individual basis.