David Gallick, MSW, LSW, LMFT
Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist
hazleton, Pennsylvania 18201
Anger is a completely acceptable emotion, something every one of us experiences at one time or another. What is not acceptable is when anger escalates to the point of "rage". When anger reaches the that stage the person is being overly reactive to a situation and is acting out of feelings and not his or her rational thinking. When I work with clients with anger management issues I help them to understand that there are ways they can control anger so it doesn't take control of them. By helping clients understand that rage is never acceptable and providing them with strategies for staying in control, clients and their families can have safer, more meaningful, fulfilling relationships.
Chelle Carlson, LPC, MA
Licensed Professional Counselor
Courageous Living Counseling, 22 N. Price Street, POTTSTOWN, Pennsylvania 19464
Are you feeling out of control? Do you have a history of explosive, aggressive outbursts that are out of proportion with precipitating stressors? Anger Management therapy will help you come to an awareness and acceptance of angry feelings while clarifying origins of, and alternatives to, aggressive anger. I will help you learn constructive ways t to better handle angry feelings in constructive ways that will enhance your daily life and relationships.
Kerstin Miller, M.Div, LMFT, CST
Couples and Family Therapist
Pottstown, Pennsylvania 19465
Anger only is the 'top of the volcano'. What I really find important for my clients is to understand the underlying issues and emotions that fuel the volcano. I am approaching anger management from three angles: 1) Anger is a strong physical reaction and I consider it essential for my clients to learn relaxation practices to stay in touch with their calm. 2)Anger is fueled by destructive and often self-destructive thoughts and I believe that it is very helpful for clients to be able to identify and shift these thoughts. 3) Anger is defensive emotion and it is essential for clients to gain access to their deeper emotions in order to self-soothe.
Thomas and Carol Corso, Carol Corso, M.A. Thomas Corso
214 W. Broad Street, Bethlehem, Pennsylvania 18018
I have worked with children and adolescents on anger management as a therapist and classroom teacher. In addition, I worked as a consultant in many school districts in the Lehigh Valley, serving as a facilitator for anger management groups. Focus was on awareness of anger triggers, strategies and coping skills to deal with anger and de-stressing techniques.
Barbara Shaw, MS, LMFT
Licensed Marriage & Family Therapist
168 West Ridge Pike, Suite 208, Limerick, Pennsylvania 19468
Appropriately expressed anger is a useful human emotion. Unfortunately, if you are struggling with excessive internal rage & accumulated anger, you can be easily triggered & find yourself out of control. This experience is obviously destructive to others, but you are suffering deeply as well. After lashing out toward loved ones, you are left with feelings of self-loathing & frustration at your inability to control your own emotions. These negative feelings can contribute to more accumulated anger - so the cycle continues. No one wants to live this way. You can choose to bravely explore this vicious cycle of anger. Heal yourself - heal your relationships - heal your life. You can do this!
Alliance Counseling Center, LPC
Licensed Professional Counselor
1422 Main Street, Hellertown, Pennsylvania 18055
In our counseling sessions, inappropriate expressions of anger are addressed. Clients are encouraged to identify the source of their misdirected anger and resolve the past struggle. This allows the client to develop methods of expressing emotions more appropriately. You will learn to control your anger and ways to deal with the pain it can cause you and loved ones.
Jeffrey Kauffman, M.A., M.S.S., L.C.S.W., B.C.D., F.T
licensed clinical social worker/ psychotherapist
217 Pottstown Pike, Chester Springs, Pennsylvania 19425
Anger management is a therapeutic approach to help a person learn tools for managing anger, for keeping it under control. My approach is to, along with this, also address what you are is angry about and work to understand and get at the source of the anger. That is, I see anger to a symptom more than the problem itself and therapy helps by you not only to manage your anger by using anger management tools, but more importantly to deal with what you are actually about in the first place and resolve and heal this.
Jonathan Gransee, Psy.D.
313 W. Liberty Street, Suite 226, Lancaster, Pennsylvania 17603
In terms of managing your anger, it is important to understand that anger is often the minds' way of protecting you, or of defending you from something. Often, people feel as if they have been a victim of something, and then they will act out in anger because they feel as if they need to protect themselves. If you understand why, it may be easier to get past the point of simply having outbursts.
Qatana Samanen, Ph.D.
145 Jug Hollow Rd., Phoenixville, Pennsylvania 19460
Anger management is all about empowering you with new choices. You learn new ways of thinking so you can respond more calmly to life's disappointment and upsets. You learn new ways of acting so you have options available that keep you from dong things you might later regret. You enjoy the benefit of improved relationships, and knowing that you have transformed old patterns to create a life of greater calm and contentment.