Anger Issues

Blowing up or losing your cool once in a while doesn’t necessarily mean you have an anger issue. But if you find yourself experiencing long-term feelings of anger or rage, which may also include aggressive, violent or self-destructive behaviors, you may be facing an anger management issue. Those experiencing anger issues may also have physical symptoms including high blood pressure, headaches, or fatigue. Whether your anger issue is caused by stress, genetics, hormones or your current environment, you don’t have to figure it out alone. Contact one of our specialists today.

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Anger. It's something that a lot of us deal with- whether it's from you or from someone you care for and you just happen to be in the "Backblast Area". It effects us in some pretty major ways, like- 1. "Road Rage" 2. Snapping at family members/friends/co-workers 3. Thinking "People piss me off because they're stupid" 4. Feeling impatient with people then later wondering "Why did I do that?" Let's talk about those situations and figure out what to do about it.

— Donald McCasland, Licensed Clinical Social Worker
 

Anger is an emotion. The difference is that anger can lead to aggression (shout out to those that thought I would say hate; #yoda). My approach to anger takes a look at how we express this emotion and how frequently it turns into aggression. By understanding the cause of anger, how it manifests and how often it becomes aggression, we begin to build a foundation that allows the experience of emotions in a healthier, more sustainable way.

— MICHAEL ROSE, Licensed Professional Counselor in ,

I have been treating anger management issues for 15+ years. I ran an anger management group for 8 years. I use CBT to treat anger management issues to teach my clients how to monitor their anger, identify triggers, and look for cues. I provide my clients with ways to respond to anger-provoking situations instead of reacting to them. I also teach my clients the connection between stress and anger, and we discuss how anger is in reality a secondary emotion.

— Janine Purvis, Counselor in Evansville, IN
 

I am a Certified Anger Management Specialist. I am able able to provide mandated (or strongly suggested) anger management to help you better understand the underlying causes of your anger, help you develop less destructive coping skills, and ultimately help you improve the relationship you have with yourself and others.

— Tabitha Ford, Licensed Clinical Social Worker

Anger is an emotion that we all experience but for some it can turn into destructive actions. I specialize in using mindfulness-based techniques to help my clients shift from destructive patterns to effective actions and connection with those who are important. I have facilitated Anger Management groups in jails and health care centers, in addition to working with countless individuals to make meaningful change in reducing problematic anger.

— Katherine Plambeck, Clinical Psychologist in Berkeley, CA
 

Do you find yourself losing control of your temper in the heat of the moment? Do the typical annoyances of daily life seem to always escalate into bigger problems? Being angry is exhausting and can lead to feelings of guilt and shame. Together we can explore tools to help regulate those overwhelming emotions and find more peace in your life.

— Ryan Anderson, Licensed Professional Counselor in Cedar Park, TX
 

Anger is a secondary emotion to Anxiety. When we feel threatened, we can enter one of our survival mechanisms, "fight" mode which produces anger. I start by taking the time to explore the root cause of anger and increase your awareness of your internal response with tangible coping skills. This supports you in reducing shame and guilt surrounding anger as well as increases your ability to regulate and communicate your emotions with confidence.

— Ashley Johns Hinder, Licensed Clinical Social Worker

Anger is one of the few emotions that are accepted in our society as a response to grief, to heartbreak, and to life's unfair treatment. Through my work, I look at anger as a tool that informs us of how our bodies and emotional health are reacting to challenges that come up. Deconstructing anger, its presence, and its purpose in our life can transform it into a healthy purpose in our life.

— Brandon Tran, Associate Marriage & Family Therapist in San Diego, CA
 

Anger is a normal, healthy emotion, neither good nor bad. Like any emotion, it conveys a message, telling you that a situation is upsetting, unjust, or threatening. If your reaction to anger is to explode, however, that message never has a chance to be conveyed. So, while it’s perfectly normal to become upset how we deal with that anger really decides the outcome. I am adept at helping others manage this in a new way.

— Ronda Hain, Licensed Mental Health Counselor in , WA

I honestly feel that we all have a lot to be angry about. I also believe that we can often misdirect our anger towards the people we love the most. If you find yourself pissed off most of the time, let me help you unpack that. There is a reason why and we'll figure it out together.

— Angie Dion, Licensed Marriage & Family Therapist
 

Personally, anger is my favorite emotion, which leaves me with many cross-eyed looks. However, I enjoy working with anger because it is an honest and genuine emotion. We can work together to uncover your source(s) of anger and learn what to do with it so that it does not get in your way any longer.

— Jeremy Henderson-Teelucksingh, Counselor

I have had hands-on training and have experience running a court ordered anger management group.

— Jess Callaway, Licensed Resident in Counseling in Norfolk, VA
 

I am trained and certified as an Anger Management Trainer- Specialist.

— Jeanette De Marshimun, LCSW, Licensed Clinical Social Worker in Westchester, IL

I can help by providing you with the specific tools needed to overcome your pain. Asking for help can be hard, and at the same time it is the first step toward regaining control of your life.

— Steve Helsel, Licensed Professional Counselor in Commerce Charter Township, MI
 

Irritability and anger is often triggered by anxiety, relationship difficulties, job stress, feeling unappreciated/disrespected, and/or insomnia. Identifying the underlying cause of your anger is the first step in understanding and managing your anger. I help to treat anger at its root cause, by challenging the cognitive distortions associated with your anger.

— Kirsten Hardy, Clinical Social Worker

I help adult clients who struggle with anger, anxiety, depression, panic attacks, self esteem issues, personality disorders, relationship challenges, life transitions, & general mental health. I also specialize in clients approaching or have reached mid-life and/or retirement who struggle to navigate emotions around life changes. I work with clients at their pace so they don't feel pressured or pushed. I believe that one needs to get out of their comfort zone to grow.

— Miri Taub, Clinical Social Worker
 

Serenity Solutions offers individual and group therapy for anger management. You will learn -what triggers -how to catch yourself when you feel worked up -how to decrease thoughts and feelings of anger -how to communicate respectfully, even when you feel angry.

— Alisa Kamis-Brinda, Licensed Clinical Social Worker in Philadelphia, PA

I can help by providing you with the specific tools needed to overcome your pain. Asking for help can be hard, and at the same time it is the first step toward regaining control of your life.

— Steve Helsel, Licensed Professional Counselor in Commerce Charter Township, MI