Anger management is the process of learning to recognize signs that you're becoming angry, and taking action to calm down and deal with the situation in a positive way. We provide court approved services in an individual format, or group. Please contact our office for information.
Having to hold in or repress your anger? Frequent arguing with your spouse, children or co-workers? Trouble with the law, or reckless disregard for rules? Physical violence, such as hitting, loud shouting, door slamming, etc. Threats of violence against people or property. Out-of-control behavior, such as breaking things or reckless driving.
Anger is normal, natural and sometimes necessary. Anger is an adaptive emotional response to experiences of hurt, injustice, fear and frustration. Anger often inspires a powerful physical response in the body, such as a rush of adrenaline, increased blood pressure, increased heart-rate and fast breathing.
I focus on helping clients control their anger positively and in a healthy way, tailoring treatment to the needs of the client. Maybe you must meet court requirements or use for personal growth, anger management involves cognitive, behavioral, and insight oriented therapy. Clients often find inspiration developed through anger management training and translates into improved emotional function in other aspects of daily life. Providing clients with tools they can use when they leave a session. Sometimes it's information, sometimes it's techniques but mostly, it's leaving empowered with a new perspective and abilities.
Heart 2 Heart anger management will teach you how to express anger in a healthy, constructive way. Managing anger well is a learned behavior, requiring practice and resilience. While you can’t get rid of the things or the people that make you angry, you can learn how to control your reactions. Our sessions will help you unlearn these negative responses to anger and help you regain control. We will intentionally help you to recognize early signs of anger, and teach you to take the necessary steps to relax and deal with situations in a positive way. Through awareness training and behavior modification techniques, a highly angry person can begin to see results.