Anger Management and Counseling in Hercules, CA.

Therapy and counseling for anger issues, self control and stress management in Hercules, California. Find effective help for real change.


Anger Therapist

Larry Lease, JD, MA, LMFT

Licensed Marriage & Family Therapist

Within driving distance of Hercules

Expression of anger is often the gateway to reaching underlying feelings of pain, such as hurt. In therapy - with both individuals and couples - I help angry persons stay connected to their upset feelings and express them in a way that strengthens relationships. When we have the courage to share the painful feelings with persons we trust, we experience increased self-confidence and deeper intimacy. If you have repetitive EXPLOSIVE anger, which is emotionally harmful or physically dangerous, I urge you to find an anger management group, where participants work together to gain control over these behaviors, before seeking therapy with me. For more visit KinseyLeaseCounseling.com

Anger Therapist

Mey Saephan, MS

Marriage and Family Therapist

Within driving distance of Hercules

Anger in itself is not a bad thing. It is a feeling and feelings are there for a reason. You can manage your frustrations without losing control of yourself. In my work with you, you will learn your personal signs and symptoms of anger and catch yourself before you reach that point of no return. "My anger outbursts and destructive behavior seem to come from nowhere!" This is not true. You can learn the root cause, slow it down and have control over your life again. You will learn how to be assertive instead of being aggressive.

Anger Therapist

Meredith Reddoch, MA, LMFT, SEP

Marriage and Family Therapist

Within driving distance of Hercules

Anger can feel overwhelming, out of control an this is not a good feeling. Learning how to manage this anger can help you regain a sense of control and confidence within yourself. It can be helpful to understand what might be triggering this anger. The more you can understand yourself and your behaviors, you then will have the ability to change the unwanted reactions that have probably created many negative consequences for you. Together we can work on your anger management goals and I will support you through this process.

Anger Therapist

Theo Reynolds, RC

Relationship Counselor

Within driving distance of Hercules

Anger is a healthy instinctual emotion. But it can be very destructive if it isn't managed and you are consciously aware and mindful of this part of yourself. Often we have learned to bury our instinctual anger response because our culture teaches us it is bad. Anger can be scary and even life-threatening if it's directed at you. This is a universal response. Often, because we bury our anger or haven't learned how to manage it in a healthy way, it comes out in ways that are incredibly harmful. I can help you have a new, healthier experience of your anger so that you can stay connected to people in your life and keep yourself safe from doing harmful things that could ruin your life.

Anger Therapist

Esther Lerman, M.A., M.F.T.

Marriage and Family Therapist

Within driving distance of Hercules

I offer Anger Management workshops for Women to help you find constructive strategies for expressing your anger. I help you to learn new ways to deal with anger in relationships. You'll learn how to express anger so as to be heard rather than get shut out, attacked or abandoned by others. You'll also gain tools for calming yourself down so you can express and handle your anger in better ways. We will address cognitive, physical and behavioral aspects of better ways of dealing with anger Workshop dates are tba. Individual sessions also available.

Anger Therapist

Natalie M. Mills, LMFT

Marriage and Family Therapist

Within driving distance of Hercules

Anger is wired into all of us and is essential for survival. It is an intelligent emotion. It can also be incredibly destructive. Most of the time, it is a secondary emotion which means that an unmet need or another emotion is the driving force behind our anger. I will help you to safely identify what is behind your anger and give you tools to effectively regulate it. (I will also help you heal and enhance any relationships previously damaged by your anger.)

Anger Therapist

Kyle Corsiglia, LMFT

Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist

Within driving distance of Hercules

I will help you to understand anger for yourself and to manage it more effectively. I will help you start to recognize triggers, negative self talk and destructive patterns of behavior, to learn practical techniques to calm your self down and to use your feelings of anger to get in touch with your deeper human needs. You will be more authentically empowered with self knowledge, better communication and self regulation skills. Your relationships and health will benefit greatly.

Anger Therapist

Chloe Lankshear, M.Ed, Ed.S, MFTI

Marriage & Family Therapist Registered Intern

Within driving distance of Hercules

I use cognitive behavioral techniques to help my clients to identify the thinking that leads to their feelings and behaviors. I then work my my clients collaboratively to examine the evidence for that thinking, then explore different perspectives and change the thoughts into more helpful ones that reduce the feelings of anger, making them more manageable.

Anger Therapist

Galina Litvin, MFTI

Marriage and Family Therapist

Within driving distance of Hercules

Anger is an emotion that all people experience at one time or anther. But it becomes a problem for individuals when they are not able to fully control this emotion. I work with my clients to develop coping skills that will enable them to better control their anger. We will explore the different triggers and find ways to decrease the emotional arousal and learn techniques to better control reactions that cause one to be angry.

Anger Therapist

Todd Harvey, MFT

Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist

Within driving distance of Hercules

More than 20 years ago, I had an "Anger Management" problem. I know what it is like to try to keep it under control to only find myself saying cruel things I wish I didn't say. It destroyed a relationship. However, that inspired me to learn how to deal with my anger in a healthy way. I was highly motivated; it took me less than 12 sessions. If you struggle with your anger, we will come up with real strategies that help you pay attention to what is going on in your body so we can prevent the angry outbursts from happening. You may need somebody who can challenge you and keep you in check while at the same time not judging you. Your next step is to call me to make an appointment.

Anger Therapist

Josh Stern, MA, LMFT

Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist

Within driving distance of Hercules

My approach to anger management is unique in that I don't believe it is something to be controlled or caged. Anger, like all emotions, has a dark side and a light side. It has an important message for us that most definitely needs expression. My hopes would be to help you channel anger towards being a positive in your life. Anger does hold life force so let's work on directing that life force towards good in your world.

Anger Therapist

Glenn Fleisch, Ph.D., MFT

Licensed psychotherapist

Within driving distance of Hercules

Anger is often misunderstood- associated with aggressive or violent behaviors. Anger is actually a powerful "inner" reaction, a life energy that is arising as a protest against mistreatment or pain- sometimes a way to stand up for oneself. Thus, in my work, we learn how to harness the bodily feel and energy of anger- in order to sense its meaning, and to experience its power. From there, we often discover underlying pain, hurt, trauma, fear- which we can also experience and process. We learn to identify triggers for angry reactions- and develop tools to harness this energy, rather than let it act out in destructive ways. Anger therapy is a thus bodily process of healing, restoring spirit.

Anger Therapist

Charis Khoury, MA, MFT

Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist

Within driving distance of Hercules

Anger has both harmful and healthy/constructive potential depending on how it is dealt with. If you are coming to therapy for anger management, you are probably experiencing anger as interfering with your relationships, your work, or your general wellbeing. Sometimes a propensity towards anger signals that other things may be going on--stress, shame, or other feelings that may be hard to tolerate. In an atmosphere of acceptance and non judgment, we will work with mindfulness to build tolerance for a wider range of feelings, to find ease and to uncover the gems hidden beneath reactive anger.



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Hercules is located in Contra Costa County, California. It has a land area of 6.41 square miles and a water area of 13.57 square miles.  The population of Hercules is 25,314 people with 8,135 households and a median annual income of $101,018. .


Therapy Affordability Meter for Hercules, CA

Very Affordable

Booking a weekly counseling session with a licensed therapist in Hercules is not a large financial issue for the majority of people in this area. Sustaining a commitment to mental health treatment is easily accessible for the average family, but ask your therapist if there are any concerns as many will accept insurance or even offer sliding scale fees