Douglas Goldschmidt, LCSWR
Clinical Social Worker
50 Presidential Plaza, LL5, Syracuse, New York 13057
Many people believe that they own their anger, or their anger owns them. Rather than being an emotion that arises and falls, it becomes intrusive -- often a response to the past that is reenacted after some trigger. It then distorts one's emotional and physical wellness. I find it critical to help client resolve past issues that lead to anger being held, and then learn to see present circumstances clearly, so that their response is appropriate to that moment, and not to behavior learned years before. I have found EMDR, hypnosis and mindfulness in resolving what is past, understanding what is present, and learning to work with emotions appropriate to the moment.