Becky Roth, MSW, LGSW, CPC
Career and Life Coach
11904 F Darnestown Road, Gaithersburg, Maryland 20878
Are you feeling upset thinking about your life or your career? As your life and career coach I can help you get a plan to help decrease your stress. Together we navigate the path to realizing your ideal life vision. During the coaching process, we work to identify your core values, enhance your strengths, increase your self awareness and to ensure that we find you a life or career plan.
Brad Wasserman, LCSW-C
Psychotherapist for Adults, Adolescents, Couples & Families
18900 Bluewillow lane, Gaithersburg, Maryland 20886
I have nearly 20 years experience running anger management groups and working with individuals and couples on this issue. Anger is aggressive. The aggression of anger protects us by pushing away and hurting others before they hurt us. As a result, anger problems always created damage our lives and emotional distance from those we care about. You will learn to manage your feelings in ways that undo the damage your anger has caused. Your life will function in healthier ways, without the chaos your anger has caused. And you will move closer to the people who matter, rather than dealing with the fallout and distance your anger has caused. Both you and those close to you will benefit greatly.
Ashburn Psychological Services
Ashburn Psychological Services
44110 Ashburn Shopping Plaza, Suite 251, Ashburn, Virginia 20147
Uncontrollable anger, a bad temper and aggression can lead to significant relationship and career failures. Identifying the triggers that cause one to become upset and learning more adaptive strategies and solutions are the essential ingredients for change. Cognitive restructuring, problem solving, improving communication and relaxation strategies are but a few approaches used in anger management treatment. Working with partners, spouses or family members is also beneficial. At times, medication may be warranted in conjunction with therapy or counseling. We at Ashburn Psychological Services are here to help.
Well Marriage Center, Ph.D, Psy.D., LMFT, LPC, LCSW
Marriage Counseling Specialists
109 S. King Street, Leesburg, Virginia 20175
Anger can be a destructive force for any relationship. Well Marriage Center specializes in helping couples and marriages overcome anger issues and challenges. Glen Denlinger has specialized in working with men and anger management issues. He can help couples set healthy boundaries and understand anger through the context of a relationship. Individual counseling is often recommended for a time with anger management.
Laurie Levine, LCSW
Licensed Clinical Social Worker
457-B Carlisle Drive #202, Herndon, Virginia 20170
Living with anger management can cause difficulties in many aspects of a person's world. Personal, professional and community relationships are at risk if one struggles with anger issues. Tools to reduce anger management involve exploring the root of the anger and dissecting it to discern when, how and why certain anger triggers are activated. Once identifying triggers, we work on how the client can learn to channel the anger into a more productive direction be it via physical activity or other appropriate energy releases. There can also be a focus on mindfulness and meditation to help with the overwhelming anger impulses.
Beth Levine, LCSW-C
Licensed Clinical Social Worker
932 Hungerford Drive, #2A, Rockville, Maryland 20850
We all get angry sometimes. Anger, like other emotions, is important. It signals to us that something is going on that we need to pay attention to and understand better. If we don’t slow ourselves down, anger can take up a lot of space in our relationships and our lives. I work with people to help them recognize the triggers for their anger, what meaning this trigger holds for them, and what feelings are fueling the anger. In this way, people can express their feelings and needs in a way that leads to happier lives and better relationships.
Linda Ritchie, Ph.D.
Licensed Professional Counselor/Marriage & Family Therapist
1800 Michael Faraday Drive, Suite 201, Reston, Virginia 20190
All of us experience moments of unwanted emotional intensity and that is normal. However, if you are experiencing moments of intense emotional intensity that you are unable to control, we can help you regain your emotional self-control. We will work with you to help you gain insight into the disruptive emotions and impulses that make you feel out of control and helpless. We will enable you with tools and strategies that you can use to improve your relationships and make your life more fulfilling and enjoyable. Emotional self-control can be learned and we can help.
Carlos Durana, Ph.D.
Licensed Clinical Psychologist and Licensed Professional Counselor
11417 Tanbark Dr. , Reston, Virginia 20191
We all experience anger in our lives. I help clients develop healthy ways to experience and express their anger by: • Identifying effective ways to handle anger and express feelings; • Understanding how feelings such as fear, pride and inferiority feed anger; • Transforming negative patterns of thinking, relating and behaving that influence anger; • Learning ways to communicate, resolve conflicts and meet needs successfully; and • Developing a healthy lifestyle that supports a successful life. The constructive use of anger, assertiveness, helps express and preserve our needs, worth, and convictions while considering and respecting the needs and feelings of others.
Paul Kelner, Licensed Clinical Social Worker
Certified Sex Addiction & Anger Management Therapist
6260 Montrose Road, Rockville, Maryland 20852
I am a Certified Anger Management Specialist trained by the National Anger Management Association. I work with men and women who have difficulty controlling their anger and rage at home or at work. I can help you become aware of your anger triggers and teach you calming techniques and conflict resolution skills. I will also help you learn assertive communication skills. I work with men and women who are court-referred as well as with those who would like to work on these issues with a trained anger management specialist.
Mark Napack, MS, LCPC
Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor (LCPC)
6810 Montrose Road, North Bethesda, Maryland 20852
Anger is part of life and yet can be very destructive to our happiness and that of others. Anger is related to hurt and fear but is an emotion in its own right. Used properly, anger helps us to maintain our boundaries and rights and those of others. I am an experienced counselor and therapist in dealing with anger issues. From rage to passive aggression, anger can cause a lot of damage and get in the way of our living safisfying lives. Anger issues can resolve. You can get better. I look forward to hearing from you.
Elizabeth Nyang, Ed.D., LCPC
Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor
8720 Georgia Avenue, Suite 706, Silver Spring, Maryland 20906
Sometimes we do not know why we are angry and what to do to control it. I will help you to learn tools you can use to calm down and deal with things in a positive way. Anger can prevent you from obtaining many of the things you want in life. Once you learn how to identify your triggers you will be able to take steps to prevent that big blowup. We may use meditation and tai chi techniques to put yourself in a calm place.
Anita Gadhia-Smith, PsyD, LCSW-C, LICSW
4405 East West Highway, Suite 304, Bethesda, Maryland 20814
Anger management can change the course of your life. When we learn how to manage our feelings, instead of our feelings managing us, we begin to grow in psychological maturity. The quality of your relationships determines the quality of your life. I will assist you in understanding triggers, thought patterns, and developing alternative coping mechanisms to address difficult feelings. Your relationships and your life will thrive.
Keith Miller & Associates Counseling
Psychotherapists and Couples Counseling
4831 West Lane, Bethesda, Maryland 20814
Has your anger taken on a life of its own? We can help you find a way to put anger behind you that works. Anger that doesn't go away or flares up when it's not helpful is a sign that something inside you needs to shift. Like an earthquake, the ground at the surface moves unpredictably because of pressure built up somewhere hard to reach. You can learn an effective and respectful way to detect and decode your own seismic rumblings which will give you plenty of time to respond to difficult situations with many more options and many more choices. You'll be able to put your best self in the lead when it matters most. Call today or visit our website for free resources that may help you right away
Laurieann Duarte, LGSW
Licensed Social Worker
10410 Kensington Parkway, Suite 219, Kensington, Maryland 20895
Do you find that you often react first and think later? Do you often feel ashamed of behaviors you may have performed due to feelings of anger or frustration? Do you feel as if no one listens to your concerns? Let's work on finding different ways to manage your feelings - - let's talk. Give therapy a try - - you deserve the opportunity to see things differently. Make it a good day - - be well. Give me a call for a free phone consult to discuss your concerns. 240.292.6127
John Raymond, MA, MS, LPC
Licensed Professional Counselor
129 Park St. NE Suite C., Vienna, Virginia 22180
Anger is usually an indication of other deep seated emotions. While working on reducing angry behavior can help live a more peaceful life, getting to the deep seated emotion that drives the behavior is the approach I use. Doing this may not be the desired approach for many; however, the emotional reactions someone has with anger management can can be difficult to manage without understanding what is going on with them.
Alison Huang, NCC, LCPC
Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor
8403 Colesville Road, Ste. 1100, Silver Spring, Maryland 20910
Anyone who has anger issues is a nice person because he/she always puts other people’s needs first. Hence, it’s such a shame to let other people to think you are a bad person! Now it’s about the time to clear your name! When you attend anger management, you will be able to deescalate the intensity of strong emotions, express your anger appropriately instead of being aggressive, and blow off your steam safely without hurting anyone.
Laurel Fay, M.S., LCMFT
Licensed Clinical Marriage and Family Therapist
8720 Georgia Avenue, Suite 308, Silver Spring, Maryland 20910
How do you know if your anger is serious enough to need help? A quick answer is if you find that anger is your go-to, knee-jerk reaction to everyday irritants and disappointments, or if your anger is compromising your quality of life, it may be time to talk to someone. My way of working with angry clients is to both search for the causes of the anger as well as figure out concrete, common-sense ways for anger to be managed on a daily basis. Anger itself is not the problem; often it's the management (or mismanagement) of it that brings on a host of other problems. Maybe you have a right to be angry! But wouldn't it be better to be able to express that anger in a way others can really hear it?
Nancy Montagna, Ph. D.
Licensed Clinical Psychologist
1110 Fidler Lane, #1417, Silver Spring, Maryland 20910
Anger is a natural response to hurt and fear but it can cause more pain in our lives if we use it to hurt others, physically or emotionally. Anger that is destructive, usually comes from an old hurt that we are carrying within us. This hurt has been painfully touched by circumstances or by the actions of someone else. First we need to learn ways to stop our hurtful actions by taking a break or walking away. Then, however, we need to turn our attention to the underlying hurt and to bring compassion and care to our own hurt self. You will find that at the same time, you become more compassionate toward other people.
Christina Schultz, MA
Resident in Counseling, Supervised by Thomas Lamp, LPC
New Directions Counseling, 150 S. Washington St Suite 303, Falls Church, VA, Falls Church, Virginia 22046
Using an integrative approach, based on Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Assertiveness Training, and Interpersonal Psychology, I seek to understand, raise your consciousness, teach, role play, and develop healthy assertive communication skills and stress management skills. I employ empathy in my approach, trying to understand and raise your consciousness of the background, cognitive distortions, and emotional triggers which perpetuate your angry response. I also try to help you identify what sadness, difficulties with lack of control and uncertainty, and fears may be driving your angered response. I employ homework exercises and stress management development to help you reach these goals.
Christiana Shao, M.S., M.A., LGPC, NCC
Resident in Counseling
300 N Washington St #102, Falls Church, Virginia 22046
Using principles of psychodynamic and family systems, we will work together to identify and resolve maladaptive thought patterns that results in anger. We will use cognitive behavioral therapy to help you gain additional coping skills needed while addressing negative patterns and/or beliefs contributing to feelings of anger. We will work to develop treatment goals that are specific,measurable,achievable and realistic by helping you make small changes that will help you get better.
Alicia Munoz, MA, LPC
Licensed Professional Counselor
450 West Broad Street Suite 315, Falls Church, Virginia 22046
Part of learning to be in relationship with other people involves managing our anger effectively. Life fire, it can be a positive or negative force, depending on how it's handled. I work with you to understand the differences between passive, assertive, and aggressive anger expression. Through identifying feeling and triggers and exploring family of origin dynamics that influenced how you learned to express your needs, you will begin to learn how to communicate in ways that safeguard rather than sabotage your relationships.
Kevin Fleming Ph.D.
Baltimore, New York 20777
Grey Matters International and the work of Kevin J. Fleming, Ph.D approaches issues of anger management in a very humane yet fresh perspective. You see, anger is a normal emotion but it is the valence (intensity) as well as the coupling choice of what one does with this that is the problem. Telling someone to "not" do it or modifying behavior with a trite psychological plan that only breeds a compliant response is not the way to change anger. Brainwave optimization is a new cutting edge technology that allows one to rewire circuitry responsible for reactivity driving the anger. Contact Grey Matters International, Inc now at firstname.lastname@example.org or 877-606-6161.
Christine Marr, MA, LMFT
Psychotherapist, Hypnotherapist, Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist,
4501 Connecticut Ave NW, Ste 101, Washington , District of Columbia 20008
I specialize in Mr. Nice Guy/ Ms. Nice Gals. So often the stress and frustration that underlies our angry outbursts comes from taking so much on or having so much our plate. Just as hard as we work for others we can learn ways to better assert our needs and preferences, set limits, and stand up for our self care. Using goal targeted talk therapy and holistic methods that fit each person's style I can help you get more (respect, response, of what and how you want things, space, peace, etc), by knowing what and how