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 is a normal human emotion that warns us that something is being done to us that is threatening, unjust, or gets in the way of getting our needs met. Of course, we can become angry at ourselves for a variety of reasons. Anger by nature is not a “problem” nor does it always require “anger management.” Unfortunately, for many people, anger can become a problem . I help people for whom anger has become a problem through developing behavioral and emotional self-awareness, understanding about triggers and underlying causes, and effective coping skills (aka “tools”) that can help them manage their anger reactions in more constructive ways.

— Dr. Robert Nemerovski, Psy.D., Clinical Psychologist in San Rafael, CA

When a person has difficulty managing anger, there are always very understandable reasons why they are reacting the way they are. It can be frustrating when other people don’t recognize that you’re doing the best you can to manage difficult situations. My approach to treating anger involves working together to develop a non-judgmental understanding of why you respond the way you do when you’re angry, and helping you learn evidence-based tools to make the changes you want to make

— Phillip Raab, Clinical Psychologist

Anger is a secondary emotion. This means that there are usually some other underlying feelings that are pushing it to the surface. This can be fear, sadness or humiliation. Also how we analyze what is going on outside of us, effects how we feel and act. Sometimes deep rooted issues are impacting our emotions. There are some strategies that can be used to help you regain control of your emotions.

— Kevin Rose, Therapist in Allen Park, MI

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

I believe that anger is an expression of underlying unmet needs. Let’s work together to help you gain the skills to emotionally regulate intense emotions and strengthen your communication with your loved ones.

— Anna Abramyan, Clinical Social Worker in Olympia, WA

I've gained expertise in anger management through education and skill development, addressing challenging family dynamics, conflict resolution, and children's anger. My approach includes recognizing triggers, practicing mindfulness, deep breathing, and promoting assertive communication. These strategies have enabled me to effectively manage anger, and assist with fostering healthier emotional responses.

— Dawn Studniarz, Student Therapist

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

Many individuals may be unaware that anger serves as a messenger emotion. Anger is a primary emotion that encompasses various subsystems of emotions. Metaphorically, anger is a vehicle transporting other emotions that are driving your anger. There are a multitude of reasons that can trigger anger; however, therapy can equip you with valuable techniques to gain a deeper understanding of the underlying causes driving your anger.

— Matthew Cobb, Associate Marriage & Family Therapist

I have taught court-approved Domestic Violence and anger management for a number of years. I use a compassion-based, trauma-focused approach to understanding the role of anger and emotional regulation in your life.

— Frank Thewes, Licensed Clinical Social Worker in Princeton, NJ

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

Anger can be one of the most difficult emotions to navigate. Out of control anger is surprisingly common. It can affect our relationships, careers, and even our health. Anger is a normal human emotion. I can show you how to use anger in a constructive, relationship building way as opposed to suppressing it or being out of control. I can show you how smart your anger is, through emotional management counseling. Most importantly, I don’t want you to give up your anger.

— Chardonnay Badchkam, Licensed Clinical Mental Health Counselor in , NY

I have worked with clients to successfully resolve anger management issues by connecting triggers to past trauma and providing strategies to recognize & manage negative emotions.

— Sumantha Sen, Licensed Master of Social Work in New York, NY

I help clients understand the root cause of their anger, how to identify and be aware of somatic responses within the body, how to react differently to situations, recognize and identify core beliefs that may be contributing to anger, gaining control over your body and Learning new healthy coping strategies.

— Melissa Oden, Licensed Master of Social Work in New Baltimore, MI

Anger is a powerful emotion AND it's an energy we feel strongly in our bodies. The feeling of anger can often tell us that something isn't right in the current moment. It may also be the result of unmet needs that culminated in feelings of anger for you as a young child. When unaddressed, this anger continues into adulthood. There are many ways that anger can be addressed - through changing thoughts & beliefs, learning to express feelings & needs and more.

— Annette Barnett, Associate Marriage & Family Therapist in Saratoga, CA

Angry people are often misunderstood. I know the regret and shame that can come after losing your temper, yet again. While anger can bring out the worst parts of us that we usually like to keep hidden, it can also feel good to know that it keeps people from taking advantage or messing with us. Let's try to tame that anger so it feels like you're more in control of it.

— Sayuri (Julie) Heinl, Licensed Marriage & Family Therapist in Arlington, VA

I help clients learn better ways to handle difficult emotions and feelings.

— Walter Sposkoski, Licensed Clinical Social Worker in Monroeville, PA

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

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

Our work together will help channel the self-preservation properties behind anger toward your gaining insight and a powerful way to pursue self-regulation, acceptance, healthy boundaries and safety. Internal Family Systems (IFS)

— Gwenevere Abriel, Licensed Marriage & Family Therapist in Coconut Creek, FL