Anger Management and Counseling in Lafayette, CA.

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


Shohreh Schmuecker, MA. LMFT (#105346)
Anger Therapist

Shohreh Schmuecker, MA. LMFT (#105346)

Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist

Lafayette, California 94549 | 925-238-8605

I believe that there is a difference between anger and rage. Anger is a controllable expression of our emotions. Anger can tell us when we have had our boundaries violated or if we feel something complex and difficult to understand or if we are reminded about something in our past that is triggering us. Anger does not have to result in hurting others. Rage is often out of control and can be very hurtful. Please note: I am not an anger management specialist and if you are seeking court ordered therapy please look for a therapist who specializes in anger management, however I can offer support around how to navigate general anger explorations.

Kevin Fleming, Ph.D.
Anger Therapist

Kevin Fleming, Ph.D.

Coach/Change Agent/Consultant

At Home or Private Discreet Intensives

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.

Vanessa Hughes, MA, SEP
Anger Therapist

Vanessa Hughes, MA, SEP

Alternative and Integrated Practitioner | 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.

John Kane, AMFT, APCC
Anger Therapist

John Kane, AMFT, APCC

Associate Marriage and Family Therapist

Available for Online Therapy

I help people struggling with anger management by working with them to develop awareness of their anger experience in their body and mind and how it is impacting their body. I help you learn and practice strategies for regulating your body and mind so you do not lose control of the anger. I help you to learn healthy communication of anger, and the development of conflict resolution skills. I support you in exploring issues of transference from past relationships and experiences that may be contributing to your strong feelings of anger in present circumstances and relationships. We create safety, increase positive expression of anger, and reduce or eliminate sources of anger when possible!

Maureen Loftis, MA, JD
Anger Therapist

Maureen Loftis, MA, JD

Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist

3080 North Lake Blvd., Suite 2B, Tahoe City, California 96145 | 530-386-7992

Difficulty with anger management really means that a person is having a hard time controlling emotions; sometimes it is hard to figure out what the emotion is even called but most would agree "uncomfortable" is a good word to describe the feeling. I offer a place to explore your emotions and figure out what is under the surface of the anger so that you can gain clarity then make choices how you want to walk in the world differently with more control over your emotions.


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Lafayette is located in Contra Costa County, California. It has a land area of 15.04 square miles and a water area of 0.16 square miles.  The population of Lafayette is 25,843 people with 9,403 households and a median annual income of $137,895. .


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Licensed, professional counseling in Lafayette is considered widely accessible by the majority of people who live here and budget is often not a concern for mental health treatment. Low cost counseling and affordable therapy are also sometimes offered by listed city and university level clinics, check with your local Lafayette public health department.