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.
Cynthia Schoppmann, MA, CCC
Canadian Certified Counsellor
110 Bearbrook Road, Suite 206, Blackburn Hamlet, ON
Helping clients understand their anger - what is triggering them, where this anger is stemming from and healthier ways to cope with the pain and hurt often found behind angry behaviours. Explore various strategies to communicate their emotions (whether it be anger, frustration, pain, hurt, suffering, etc) in a healthier way to those around them. Helping clients understand the impact of their anger and their behaviours on those around them (whether it be in the workplace, with family or friends).
Abundant Living Counselling Group
Various locations in Ottawa, Ottawa, ON K2G 0G3
Clients presenting with anger issues have a personal history, family-of-origin history in which anger has been distorted and thus de-legitimated in some way. To be effective, any clinical approach to this emotion must include identifying and deconstructing the foundational components buried and sanitized in the client’s subconscious mind, yet continue, repeatedly to constrain their growth. Effective unravelling of personal history benefits the client in terms of understanding, self-awareness, and self-forgiveness.
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.
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
Arthur Karp, M.Ed; RP, CCC
Registered Psychotherapist, Certified Counsellor
9 Antares Dr. Suite 143, Ottawa, ON K2E 7V5
It is by helping the client see the responsibility they must personally assume in tackling their own anger. Gaining greater awareness of what might be the costs whether it is physiological or relational is highly significant. Learning to defuse the anger and aggression and allow for a cooling down phase. Examining carefully those triggering thoughts of ours while learning new ways of challenging them. carefully those triggering thoughts of ours while learning new methods for challenging them.
Laurie Bowen, B.Ed., C.D.C.,M.S.W.,R.S.W.
Registered Social Worker/Creative Arts Therapist
Bank St, Ottawa, ON
Anger is often mistaken as a negative emotion when in actuality it is not. It is what we do with our anger that often leads to problems. Repressed anger turns into depression and depression leads to the loss of hope. If you were raised by a violent and angry parent, that anger is often passed down through generation no. Many people learn to deal with their anger by using other substances such as drugs and alcohol but these only make matters worse. The arts are powerful tools to help us resolve anger from our past and learn how to forgive. Finding lasting change and peace is the goal and each session is uniquely based on the interests and needs of the client.
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.
Meghan Simmons, MSW, RSW
Registered Social Worker
451 Daly Ave, Ottawa, ON K1S 2H6
Anger is part of the human experience. Its purpose is to protect and to defend. However, sometimes the way in which we express our anger (or avoid expressing our anger) can lead to difficulty or pain. How we express our anger can have a profound impact on our social relationships and how we feel about ourselves. There are many ways in which anger manifests itself in a person's life. I begin my work with clients by assessing the nature and origins of their anger. I then utilize emotionally and somatically oriented techniques to support clients to shift to more adaptive means of anger expression.
Suzanne More Kerr, M.A. (C. Psych.), C.C.C.
Marriage & Family & Individual Psychotherapist
611 - 267 O'Connor Street, Ottawa, ON K2P 1V3
Anger is a friend in that it provides us with valuable information about ourselves and our surroundings. It can be understood as our emotional reaction to believing that either we or another have somehow been mistreated. it is most problematic in its expression rather than it its experience. Problematic expressions of anger present in varied forms, from passive forms to expressions of rage. We can learn to promote understanding of the meaning of our anger and the secondary emotions it triggers as well as how to develop alternative coping strategies.