Yoshie Martinez, M.Ed., CCC
Canadian Certified Counsellor
317 Catherine St., Ottawa, ON K2R 5T4
Anger is an emotion that is expressed when something/someone needs to be protected. It gets us in gear. When it feels that anger is out of control, it is useful to understand it's function and guide it to be productive rather than destructive. Those who are the angriest have been treated unfairly by their family or society, and they don't know how to make things right. I will provide tools to help you cope with the events in your life that have created such anger, and help you express your emotions and communicate in a way where you will be more likely to be listened to.
Nataxja Cini, MSW, RSW
4019 Carling Ave, Suite 202, Ottawa, ON K2K 2A3
Is anger interfering with you life? Ae you finding yourself isolated at work or at home because of your temper? Do your peers, family, friends and children avoid you because you can be explosive? Do you wonder why you get so hot and bothered by things that really shouldn't make you angry? Togther we explore your "anger style" and discover your "triggers and provocations". You can learn to take control of your emotions and tame your anger. We offer individual therapy to help you with your anger.
Ros Macdonald, BA, MSW, RSW
Registered Clinical Counsellor
Unit 125 - 2111 Montreal Rd., Ottawa, ON K1J 8M8
My intention is to support you. Anger is a mask, covering over our more vulnerable feelings of fear, sadness, or hurt underneath. Anger can also come out as an overreaction to a present situation, fueled by past hurts.. I can offer you relaxation exercises and handouts to help you heal & learn to let go. An important 1st step is to develop awareness of what your triggers are. Feelings of anger can also be positive, signalling to us that something in our lives needs to be changed . How do you want to deal with your anger so it is safe for others to be around you? How can you use your thinking as well as your heart to decide how you wish to respond to situations that trigger you?
Liesel Aranyosi, Registered Professional Counsellor
Lifesource Medical Centre, 2130 Robertson Rd., Ottawa, ON K2H 5Z1
My approach to Anger Management is, most definitely, Cognitive Behavioral. Aside from sharing with the clients the various strategies that can be used for anger management, I teach the clients how to get rid of the underlying causes of anger, to begin with. Discussing the different mental mistakes that most of us make and teaching how to correct those mental mistakes empower people in realizing that we do have control over how we may want to feel.
Michael Hart, M.A., CCC
Certified Canadian Counsellor
1825 St. Joseph Blvd, Ottawa, ON K1C 7C6
Counsellors at Elim, in addition to knowing anger management techniques, are trained in getting to the root of anger. Clients not only learn how to control anger but also come to understand what is the emotional wound behind the tendency to be angry. Our approach not only controls the anger but help clients heal from the psychological pain that might be driving the anger. Many of our clients report that once they have dealt with painful issues of the past, they become much more at peace with themselves and with others.
Kim Maillet, B. Ed, MA, CCC
773 Percifor Way, Ottawa, ON K1W 0E5
We can help you manage your anger in more healthy ways. Anger is an emotion, and like any other emotion, it is not "bad". What we do with our anger is what can cause pain to ourselves and to those around us. We all have the need to feel understood. Often, anger presents itself when we feel controlled or feel we do not have choices. We can help you learn to recognize what makes you angry and help you learn how to meet your needs in more productive ways.
Paul LeBlanc, MSW, RSW
1986 Fairbanks Avenue Back Door, Ottawa, ON K1H 5Y6
Anger and emotions management has long been an area of interest and specialization for me. Dating back to my undergrad I have studied anger as learned behavior, biological predisposition, and unfortunately as an outcome of childhood trauma. Men are taught that if they feel and express genuine emotions that they are whimps, among other pejorative terms. Anger and emotions management iwith me is a gentle supportive experience that coaches clients to experience and express healthy emotions. We will unpack and reframe past toxic behaviors, and experiences and learn healthy assertiveness. It is NOT judgement or contemptuous. Rather it is a supportive personal growth and change proces
Jane Langmaid, M. Ed., RP
Registered Psychotherapist, Ontario
124 O'Connor St, Suite 503, Ottawa, ON K1P 5M9
When a person has problems managing anger there are several areas I address. First is to stabilize them - if they are burned out, exhausted, living in a situation that constantly arouses anger, we need to address that first. Next, if a reaction is disproportionate to an event, we know there is more going on. The most efficient way I find to identify this is to use a questionnaire to identify "schemas" which are underlying belief systems which are probably being triggered if the person lashes out or withdraws in anger. This helps guide our naming of what is being triggered, connecting with other emotions than anger, and in general regaining control over our behaviour in a way that works.
Conny Barry, RP, M.Ed. (Counselling), CCC
Can. Cert. Counsellor and Registered Psychotherapist
Ottawa South, Alta Vista, Ottawa, ON K1H 5T7
I help clients unlock the negative cycle that anger and its accompanying behaviors may cause. In an empathic and supportive environment I help the client understand where the underlying feelings and thoughts originate and loosen the stranglehold that this cycle previously held. Together with cognitive and behavioral strategies we develop new and healthy coping methods to manage these emotions more productively.
Joan Stafford, M.Ed., CCC, RMFT, RP
Reg. Marriage and Family Therapist, Can. Cert. Counsellor, Registered Psychotherapist
Within Driving Distance of Ottawa, ON
Anger is just one of a wide range of emotions that we experience. It is often a way of coping with feelings of helplessness, vulnerability, or disappointment. It can be a signal that that your needs are not being met, and an opportunity to make positive changes. Anger that is not controlled, however, brings pain to everyone. I help clients to understand where their anger comes from and teach them Cognitive Behavioural strategies for managing it.