Anger Management and Counseling in La Mirada, CA.

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


Chris Tickner, Andrea-Marie Stark
Anger Therapist

Chris Tickner, Andrea-Marie Stark

Marriage and Family Therapist

In 91101 - Nearby to La Mirada.

Anger is called a covering, or secondary emotion. It often comes on the heels of some other more vulnerable and painful emotion. For example, many individuals experience anger as a way to defend against shame. Instead of feeling the hot, tingling embarrassment and vulnerability of shame, we automatically jump to powerful and protective anger. This is an automatic and unconcious process. Working with anger is not about sucking it up and just counting to 10. It's about slowing things down and having the courage and support to stay with the more vulnerable underlying emotions. Once these are felt and expressed, anger no longer has a job.

Yeshiva Davis, LMFT, MA, MBA
Anger Therapist

Yeshiva Davis, LMFT, MA, MBA

Licensed Marriage & Family Therapist

In 90008 - Nearby to La Mirada.

Are you notorious for your hot temper? Do you have a short fuse, or find yourself getting into frequent arguments and fights? Explosive anger can have serious consequences for your relationships, your health, & your state of mind. Let’s work together to prevent your anger from hijacking your life. In session, we’ll work together so you can gain insight into the real reasons for your anger. I can introduce you to some effective anger management tools, so you can learn how to express your feelings in healthier ways. I can help you learn to express your emotions without hurting yourself or other. Once you do this you’ll not only feel better, you’ll also be more likely to get your needs met.

Betsy Walli Sadur, MS, PhD
Anger Therapist

Betsy Walli Sadur, MS, PhD

Licensed Marriage & Family Therapist 85860

In 90740 - Nearby to La Mirada.

If you and your partner are feeling emotionally disconnected, you may find yourself drawn into repeated arguments with each other about seemingly unrelated issues -- such as money, parenting, chores, and sex. Hiding within these disagreements are painful questions: Can I reach you? Do I matter to you? Can I count on you if I need you? Once these deep, hidden questions are calmed, and you both feel safe and loved, you and your partner will find it much easier to resolve other issues.

Jeanne Yorke, Ph.D.
Anger Therapist

Jeanne Yorke, Ph.D.

Ph.D.

In 92831 - Nearby to La Mirada.

Anger comes from someplace deep inside. I work not only at helping the person control their anger but the cause so it can permentely be deleated. Each person is uniquely different and we will work together to understand how to deal with its root causes. Most clients can learn in a couple sessions what to do in the moment to get anger under control. The rest takes longer

Gary Brainerd, PhD
Anger Therapist

Gary Brainerd, PhD

Licensed Clinical Psychologist & Marriage Therapist

In 91101 - Nearby to La Mirada.

Anger can be an ally and not a detriment. Individuals need to learn how they create and contribute to their feelings of anger and how to control the expressions of anger so it benefits them rather than hurts them. When a hose is leaking, you might need to turn off the power from the connection to the house, or you may need to relieve the pressure by adjusting the nozzle. Similarly, we all need to learn how we create excessive anger -- AND we need to learn how to control the expression of that anger.

Olga Aguilar, M.A. LMFT
Anger Therapist

Olga Aguilar, M.A. LMFT

Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist

In 90041 - Nearby to La Mirada.

Anger is very closely correlated to depression and is in fact one of its symptoms. When people get labeled as having "anger issues" I as a therapist suspect that there is some form of underlying depression and in most cases early childhood trauma. I use cognitive behavioral therapy, but I also use psycho-dynamic psychotherapy to get down to the root of the underlying reasons for the anger.

Harris Marriage & Family Therapy Inc., LMFT
Anger Therapist

Harris Marriage & Family Therapy Inc., LMFT

Harris Marriage & Family Therapy, Inc.

In 90631 - Nearby to La Mirada.

We provide therapy to treat anger management. Anger is a psychological defense mechanism to feeling threatened either emotionally or physically. We teach our clients how to identify their own feelings, so they are better able to communicate the offensive behavior or words which they heard. Then we teach the client how to respectfully express themselves.

Lauren Stevenson, Psy.D.
Anger Therapist

Lauren Stevenson, Psy.D.

Licensed Clinical Psychologist

In 91006 - Nearby to La Mirada.

Feeling out of control can be extremely distressing, destructive, and can have a lasting impact on your relationships with others. Learning how to manage your emotions and effectively deal with anger is an important goal, and one that can be accomplished through active participation in therapy. The goals is for our clients to leave therapy with the skills and confidence that they can manage the challenges that come with everyday life. Learning such skills will directly help with increasing the quality of your relationships and decrease the negative impact of your anger in areas such as work, school, and family difficulties. It can also potentially help avoid any negative legal outcomes.

Terry Anderson, M.S., Psy.D, LMFT
Anger Therapist

Terry Anderson, M.S., Psy.D, LMFT

Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist

In 92831 - Nearby to La Mirada.

All of us experience anger from time to time. It is a normal, commonly experienced emotion. However, anger can be incredibly destructive if we do not know how to control it. Frequent or misplaced anger can hurt our reputation, destroy our relationships, limit our opportunities, and damage our physical health. Acknowledging that anger has become an issue is the first step. Getting help is the second. I have worked with individuals and groups helping them to first identify, acknowledge, and then manage their anger for many years. I will help you gain the emotional skills and tools needed to control and manage your anger and help you to live a more harmonious life. Please feel free to call.

Sara Fakhraei, M.S., LMFT
Anger Therapist

Sara Fakhraei, M.S., LMFT

Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist

In 92618 - Nearby to La Mirada.

The goal of anger management is to reduce both your emotional feelings and the physiological arousal that anger causes. You can't get rid of, or avoid, the things or the people that enrage you, nor can you change them, but you can learn to control your reactions. Anger management is an approach designed to help you manage the emotional and physiological arousal that accompanies anger. As it's often not possible to change the circumstances or people that elicit anger, anger management can help you recognize your triggers for anger and learn to cope with them more effectively.

John Warrington, Ph.D.
Anger Therapist

John Warrington, Ph.D.

Licensed Psychologist

In 91010 - Nearby to La Mirada.

Everybody gets angry. Anger is a human emotion which can serve both positive and negative ends which, in itself, is neutral. Frustration, fear, feeling threatened or treated unfairly can trigger an angry outburst in any animal. Anger is a normal human emotion. It can be an appropriate response to injustice, unfairness or discrimination. However, what we need to achieve is a way of expressing anger that is reasonable, measured and proportionate. Cognitive behavioral therapy provides one of many possible answers to managing anger. Feelings are often created by our thoughts and examining our thought processes to see if they are reasonable and rational can help us with emotional regulation.

Mark Baker, Ph.D.
Anger Therapist

Mark Baker, Ph.D.

Clinical Psychologist

In 91107 - Nearby to La Mirada.

We frequently offer courses on Anger Management and have several therapists that specialize in this area. Helping people struggling with anger requires a specialized approach to treatment so make sure you are talking to a therapist that specializes in this area if you are in need of help. Call us and our intake coordinator will have one of our anger management specialists give you a call.

Cristina Cano, M.S., LMFT
Anger Therapist

Cristina Cano, M.S., LMFT

Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist

In 90703 - Nearby to La Mirada.

Anger is usually triggered when individuals have difficulties verbally expressing their feelings of frustration. All those feelings can lead to a violent physical altercation due to not being release the undesirable anger thru the use of communication. With a therapist support, skills can be learned on how to manage your strong undesired feeling and release them in a healthy manner.

Jace Draper, LMFT, MA
Anger Therapist

Jace Draper, LMFT, MA

Marriage and Family Therapist

In 92805 - Nearby to La Mirada.

Anger is an emotion that quite readily makes connections with all the other negative emotions. It can be tricky to navigate and even more difficult to manage effectively. Whether you’re struggling with managing your anger or navigating a relationship with someone who struggles with anger, Therapy is the tool that can make all the difference. I’m here to help you cultivate boundaries for anger and live your life with healthier connections.

Kevin Fleming, Ph.D.
Anger Therapist

Kevin Fleming, Ph.D.

Coach/Change Agent/Consultant

In 92804 - Nearby to La Mirada.

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 kevin@kevinflemingphd.com or 877-606-6161.

Jackie Parke, Psy.D.
Anger Therapist

Jackie Parke, Psy.D.

Licensed Clinical Psychologist

In 92835 - Nearby to La Mirada.

Clients in anger management therapy with Dr. Parke can experience the benefits of a peaceful presence and a healing environment. There are root causes of anger that need to be identified, and they usually relate to a sense of injustice or having been wronged in the past. Enjoy newfound freedom from anger and learn to navigate your emotions fluidly rather than having them control you.

Susan Melchior, MFT, MASC
Anger Therapist

Susan Melchior, MFT, MASC

Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist

In 92612 - Nearby to La Mirada.

I have worked in the field of counseling for 30 years, and in specific have assisted many clients over the years in the area of anger and rage management--either court ordered or not. I have a specific format to follow and some adjunct exercises to assist my clients in their finding a means for expressing their feelings without resulting in rage. I help my clients regain control over their emotions, rather than letting their emotions control them. New tools are introduced and reviewed with couples or individuals to assist in this process. I hope that you will give me a call to find out more about how i might help you in this area.

Dr. Lynne, Ph.D., L.M.F.T.
Anger Therapist

Dr. Lynne, Ph.D., L.M.F.T.

Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist

In 92807 - Nearby to La Mirada.

Anger is only the "tip of the iceburg." Talking with a professional therapist will help give you insight into what is really at the core of your anger. Many do not realize that anger is actually a "mask" for many other emotions. Anger can also be "stored up" through a person's lifetime. Once you admit you are angry, then the journey begins to find out what, why, who and how. Becoming aware of the life events either in your past, or currently that you might be struggling with is the beginning of emotional freedom. We are not meant to spend our lives angry. Discovering more about yourself, your emotions, and anger will be the beginning of a journey of freedom from emotional bondage.

Sandra Lambert, LMFT, LPCC, Ed.D
Anger Therapist

Sandra Lambert, LMFT, LPCC, Ed.D

Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist

In 91741 - Nearby to La Mirada.

Being angry is not bad in itself. It is when we use the energy that anger gives us to hurt others and ourselves that cause problems. Anger is a "red flag" that tells us that something is not right in our lives. If you are experiencing this type of anger, you owe it to yourself and the others you love to find out what you can do to control and even let go of destructive feelings and behaviors and have a much more productive, happier life.

Tonia Vojtkofsky, PsyD
Anger Therapist

Tonia Vojtkofsky, PsyD

Licensed Clinical Psychologist

Available for Online Therapy

As an experience psychologist, I can help people struggling with intense frustration, irritation, hot temper, verbal or physical outbursts, and other problem behaviors. Through specific evidence-based interventions as a certified Mindfulness-Based Therapist, and guided by the principles of neuroplasticity, I help people mindfully navigate these painful emotions and experiences in a healthy way. My goal is to help people overcome difficulties, reach their potential, and effect real and lasting change.

Cynthia Henrie, LMFT, BCET
Anger Therapist

Cynthia Henrie, LMFT, BCET

LA Therapy Network - Feminist Therapy, Trauma Experts

In 90815 - Nearby to La Mirada.

Anger is a common issue when you were raised by someone who was angry or you have trauma that causes your fear and anger to be easily triggered. I help you determine the root causes of your anger and treat both the symptom of anger and the root cause to maximize your success at overcoming anger! I also use proven anger management techniques in addition to holistic treatments for trauma, relationship problems, parenting, etc. I offer an individualized, holistic and creative approach to working with your anger issues. Call me! I can help!

Joelle Allman, LCSW
Anger Therapist

Joelle Allman, LCSW

Licensed Clinical Social Worker

In 90703 - Nearby to La Mirada.

Frustration and anger is a normal part of life but if you find your child or yourself having a negative attitude or pessimistic outlook on life; swearing and cussing at others, yelling and having anger outburst, hitting or throwing things, or driving aggressively, it is definitely time to get help. Learning how to manage your anger and frustration will improve your attitude, your relationships with others, and give you a sense of control over your life. Stop avoiding and blaming others for your negative behavior. Don’t ignore the warning signs, please take a step to improve your life and the lives of those you love.

Debra Burianek, LMFT
Anger Therapist

Debra Burianek, LMFT

Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist

In 90703 - Nearby to La Mirada.

Anger has a place in life but you need to know how to use it effectively. Anger is a powerful emotion that can come from hurt, frustration, annoyance or disappointment. If you find yourself out of control and losing your temper more frequently its time to get the help that you need. Give me a call and we can work together on finding the root causes to the problem.

Rebecca Bokoch, PsyD
Anger Therapist

Rebecca Bokoch, PsyD

Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist

In 91101 - Nearby to La Mirada.

Anger is a very strong emotion. Anger can be highly destructive in many aspects of a person's life. I would help clients to separate themselves from their anger, so that it does not have the power to define their identity or their relationships. I would also help clients to increase anger management skills by exploring the source of their anger, mapping the influence of their anger, identifying triggers, and exploring the progression of their anger. In addition, I would help enhance client relaxation strategies by practicing breathing techniques, mindfulness meditation, and progressive muscle relaxation.

Vanessa Hughes, PhD, MA, MFT, MAT, MAICS, SEP
Anger Therapist

Vanessa Hughes, PhD, MA, MFT, MAT, MAICS, SEP

WELL COACHED LIFE| GRIT Kids Coaching

Available for Online Therapy

As a culture, we do not do well with healthy expressions of anger. Often we are raised to suppress it and then we have limited practice at dealing with big emotion. There is a spectrum of healthy aggression- to keep us safe and to maintain boundaries- and rage- our body's strategy for safety. Anger management is about applying the right "dosing" to maintain boundaries yet not fracture relationships or suffer other losses. I am able to help you learn to regulate your body to be able to apply the appropriate "dose" to be effective and not destructive.



La Mirada is located in Los Angeles County, California. It has a land area of 7.82 square miles and a water area of 0.01 square miles.  The population of La Mirada is 49,520 people with 14,325 households and a median annual income of $79,330. .


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Establishing weekly sessions with a professional therapist is considered affordable in La Mirada for the average family. While sustaining a commitment to therapy is usually not an issue, if mental health treatment feels like a burden please ask your counselor about accepted insurance plans or sliding scale fees. Low cost counseling and affordable therapy are also sometimes offered by listed city and university level clinics, check with your local La Mirada public health department.