Anger – Recognizing It
Anger is a normal, human emotion. It is intense. Everyone gets angry and has a right to his/her anger. The trick is managing your anger effectively so that it will mobilize you in POSITIVE not negative directions. The first step in anger management is to get to know your anger by recognizing its symptoms. more >>
Name Your Anger Style
Do you stuff your anger? Do you tend to avoid direct confrontation? Stuffers can deny anger… they may not even admit to themselves or to others that they are angry. Stuffers may not even be aware they have the right to be angry. more >>
Effective Anger Management Techniques
Do you manage your anger? Do you allow anger to mobilize you in positive directions? Open, honest, and direct expression is the most effective way of managing anger. Some effective management techniques are listed. more >>
Rage is an energetic and highly creative emotion. However, many abuse survivors to be terrified of their own rage and either squash it down or dissociate it into different parts or selves. This is understandable when you think about the lessons they learnt about rage and other degrees of anger when they were children: that anger equals violence; that if they expressed their own anger they would be punished. Consequently, the selves who hold their rage are usually the most feared parts of the internal system. more >>
The Anger Habit Workbook is a breakthrough in the treatment of anger. It provides brilliant insight and practical lessons for dealing with one of modern society’s most critical behavioral problems. The unique design makes it an invaluable tool for both patient and doctor.
The Dance of Anger: A Woman’s Guide to Changing the Patterns of Intimate Relationships
“Anger is a signal and one worth listening to,” writes Dr. Harriet Lerner, in her renowned classic that has transformed the lives of millions of readers. While anger deserves our attention and respect, women still learn to silence our anger, to deny it entirely, or to vent it in a way that leaves us feeling helpless and powerless. In this engaging and eminently wise book, Dr. Lerner teaches women to identify the true sources of our anger and to use anger as a powerful vehicle for creating lasting change.
The Anger Management Workbook is suitable for client’s in individual or group therapy for anger management training. Or it can be used as a great self-help resource.
Dubbed a “spiritual-cognitive behavioral approach”, the workbook integrates information from the spiritual 12-step therapeutic model and modern cognitive-behavioral and existential therapies. The importance of pro-social (as opposed to anti-social) attitude is taught. Gratitude, forgiveness and resolution of hatred are discussed. Effects of anger on relationships and personal health are identified. Relaxation techniques and information from the cognitive-behavioral therapies are taught.
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