John Romig Johnson, Ph.D, NCPsyA, IAAP, NYAAP
1020 Tyron Circle, Charleston, South Carolina 29414
While anger like fear is a healthy emotion, rage, frustration and emotional outbursts can have a powerfully negative effect on our relationships. I can help my clients understand the sources of anger in their lives and thus develop deeper self-understanding. Growing in awareness and consciousness can be a means to overcoming the feeling of being overwhelmed anger. I will also help people who deny or are unaware of their anger develop more effective ways to resolve their conflicts. The effort is not just to develop behavioral techniques but rather to understand the origins of anger in unresolved feelings and stress and to develop new understandings of the dynamics of anger. We will also focus ....
Kindra Westercamp, Ph.D.
Licensed Clinical Psychologist
7 Gamecock Ave Suite #710, Charleston, South Carolina 29407
Anger is a healthy emotion and needs to be given a space to be experienced/felt, just as sadness, happiness/joy, and fear does. It is not anger itself that is "bad," rather it is how this emotion is expressed that is important. When our anger leads us to hurt other people or objects, we are not expressing our anger in a healthy manner. For individuals who suffer from poor impulse control they may be more likely to react to anger in a destructive manner. I will help my clients learn to experience anger, while at the same time identifying healthy ways in which to express this emotion. I will also assist my clients in identifying possible triggers, as well as ways to cope effectively.