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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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 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

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

I have worked with a variety of clients struggling with anger issues.

— Nick Mecca, Licensed Professional Counselor

I have experience with both facilitating an Anger Management Group at my clinic & also have treated people with Anger Issues on an individual basis. When it comes to anger, I think it's important for a therapist to be able to remain calm, to understand that anger many times comes from past trauma and to be able to work on Distress Tolerance & Deep Breathing/Grounding Work with clients.

— Alia Cross, Licensed Mental Health Counselor in Buffalo, NY

Have at least thirteen years experience working with teens, and adults with Anger Control Issues. Have also written a 12 step un-published manuscript regarding Anger Management.

— Dr. Patricia Bell, Psychologist in orlando, FL

My experience in this area include, creating, and running an anger-management group in an acute partial hospitalization program. Furthermore, I co-developed an anger-management curriculum for justice involved youth in Bergen county.

— K. Chinwe Idigo, Psychologist in Teaneck NJ 07666, NJ

Do you struggle with controlling your temper when emotions run high? Does daily life's typical frustrations turn into bigger issues? Dealing with anger can be tiring, and it may cause feelings of guilt and shame. But there is hope. Together, we can explore strategies to manage overwhelming emotions and discover more peace in your life. Let's work together to help you achieve a calmer and more fulfilling life.

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

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

People think that anger is a simple emotion but really it comes from many places. Maybe you lash out when you are overwhelmed, stressed, annoyed, or hurt. You don’t mean to but you don’t know how else to deal. Maybe you are angry at not being treated like you deserve or things that are unfair. You are standing up for yourself. Maybe the anger is there to protect you from getting hurt again or from feeling sad. The anger acts as a wall to protect you.

— Rebecca Phifer-Ball, Licensed Clinical Mental Health Counselor in Greer, SC

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

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

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

Lots of experience working with anger. I use ideas and techniques from CBT, ACT, and solution focused therapy.

— Mat Barbosa, Licensed Mental Health Counselor in Swansea, MA

The anger we stuff in the moment only continues to build over time until it is released. Many people struggle to find healthy ways to express their anger. Helping a person learn to express their anger in acceptable ways that lead to positive change is transformative work. Anger management promotes relationship safety and satisfaction.

— Matthew Stevens, Licensed Professional Counselor in Woodbridge, VA

Anger is often a trap that becomes too familiar and habitual. But anger is also a great motivator that helps us move mountains. How to find the golden mean where it is not dangerous, but empowers us to get things done? Mindfulness is a uniquely useful method for developing self-awareness whenever anger arises. Learning my individual anger triggers and cues is a good way to begin understanding how to shape my anger into the engine that creates better relationships and a joyful life.

— Rocky Bonsal, Licensed Clinical Social Worker

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