Anger Management and Counseling in Laguna Woods, CA.

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


Anger Therapist

Dr. Chris Nikolaidis, PhD

Clinical Psychologist

Within driving distance of Laguna Woods

Do you experience feelings of anger and irritation? I can help you to decrease your overall intensity and frequency of angry feelings and increase your ability to appropriately express your angry feelings as they occur. I can help you to develop an awareness of your current angry behaviors, clarify their origins, and learn healthy alternatives to anger. I can help you to come to an awareness and acceptance of your feelings of anger while developing a better sense of control and peace. I have many years of experience helping Corporate Executives learn ways to overcome their anger. Call 24/7 by clicking or texting (949)791-7127. Take the first step toward learning how to manage your anger.

Anger Therapist

Gary Aris, LPC, CTC

Licensed Pastor Counselor, Certified Temperament Counselor

Within driving distance of Laguna Woods

Whether your anger is towards friends, family, or co-workers, there are successful ways to control this emotion. You no longer have to feel bottled up or explode at the wrong time. No two people have the same ways of reacting to anger, so you will get a custom made plan that works specifically for you. Call us now and see for yourself how effective our counseling can be.

Anger Therapist

Vicki Asher Wills, PsyD, LCSW

Licensed Clinical Social Worker, Clinical Psychology Doctor

Within driving distance of Laguna Woods

Anger when used appropriately can be a useful tool to give us the aggressive energy we need to take action when we are feeling helpless or victimized. Unfortunately, it is often misused and becomes abusive, creating whole new problems for relationships and careers. I work with clients to first learn to control their emotional expressions, define the underlying feelings creating the hostility, and learn new skills to better utilize their feelings to resolve conflict in more adult ways.

Anger Therapist

Robert Puff, M.A., M.Div., Ph.D.

Clinical Psychologist

Within driving distance of Laguna Woods

Anger work is a psychological tool which is used to heal from past and present emotional pains. The basic premise of Anger Work is to let go of emotionally painful events by focusing on them and expressing anger about the pain. By focusing on the trauma over and over, the pain will gradually go away, never to affect you again. (Specific, hands-on techniques are discussed later in this article) A comparison can be made between our physical health and our emotional health. When the body experiences a severe laceration or other injury, if the wound is left unattended it will get infected. Eventually, it will fester and may even turn into gangrene, a life threatening condition. If, however, the wo....

Anger Therapist

Larry Smith, LAADC CA

Licensed Advanced Alcohol and Drug Counselor

Within driving distance of Laguna Woods

Get Real Recovery offers outpatient therapy for those suffering from co-occurring substance abuse and anger issues. If you or your loved one needs help, call our Admissions Helpline today for a free confidential assessment and insurance check. We accept most private insurance plans and can arrange private pay as well.

Anger Therapist

Piper Walsh, Ph.D

Clinical Psychologist

Within driving distance of Laguna Woods

Is your anger causing you personal, social, or professional problems? Anger is usually a normal, healthy emotion. However, when anger is expressed in an out of control, intimidating, or destructive manner, it can create problems in work, relationships, and even with the law. I help people to understand and to manage their anger. Using humor, patience, and compassion, I facilitate awareness of what thoughts, beliefs, and language create triggers that ignite anger. Additionally, I teach new strategies to keep anger under control and express it in manner that will help you get what you need from others. I can be contacted at 949.370.4726 or at info@southoccounseling.com. Hope to hear from you soon!

Anger Therapist

Deborah Farnsworth, Psy.D.

Psychotherapist/Psychoanalyst

Within driving distance of Laguna Woods

Anger is a normal emotion that we all feel, however if your anger is interfering with you relationships at home or at work it is important to get help. Destructive anger is often a mask for feeling of helplessness, poor self image, and depression that can be traced back to our earliest relationships. I will help you to identify the roots of your anger and take specific steps to handling situations differently. You can learn to talk about your feelings and needs without attacking. You can learn to hear disagreement from your partner or co-workers without feeling defensive. I have worked with anger issues all my professional life and I can help.

Anger Therapist

Jeanne Yorke, Ph.D.

Ph.D.

Within driving distance of Laguna Woods

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

Anger Therapist

Nancy D Young, Ph.D.

Licensed Clinical Psychologist

Within driving distance of Laguna Woods

Activating the fight-flight system is the single most challenging factor in managing anger, stress, & interpersonal conflict. When anger stems from childhood trauma, EMDR may be useful. When it originates from an over-active limbic system (e.g, in ADD), neurofeedback and/or medication may be indicated. Regardless of the source, some crucial elements are: learning an effective relaxation/self-soothing method, knowing how to check one's pulse so that time-out can be taken to use the self-soothing tools to calm down when elevating (rather than after full escalation), and employing a cardio exercise program. A good Mindfulness practice can be beneficial as well for those who are so inclined.

Anger Therapist

Maryam Jamili, MA, MFTI, MMFT

Registered Marriage & Family Therapist Intern

Within driving distance of Laguna Woods

Anger is a very powerful emotion that can stem from feelings of frustration, hurt, annoyance, or disappointment. It is a normal human emotion that can range from slight irritation to strong rage. Anger can be harmful or helpful, depending upon how it is expressed. Knowing how to recognize and express anger in appropriate ways can help people to reach goals, handle emergencies, and solve problems. However, problems can occur if people fail to recognize and understand their anger.

Anger Therapist

Ed Segawa, M.A., LMFT

Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist

Within driving distance of Laguna Woods

There is nothing wrong with the emotion of anger. We all get angry at times. However, it is critical to know how to express your anger in heathy ways. If you have lossed a relationship or been in legal trouble due to your anger, then you are in serious need of anger management counseling. Others may simply feel the need to get better control of their anger. In either case, anger is typically an emotion that is a cover up to other more vulnerable types of emotions and frustrations over unmet needs. When anger is out of control, you need new ways to express this anger that leads to peaceful outcomes. Please call today to learn step-by-step, how to choose a new path and outlet for your anger.

Anger Therapist

Anthony Fiore, Ph.D.

Licensed Psychologist

Within driving distance of Laguna Woods

With a partner, I have developed a new and effective model of anger management that teaches you eight proven tools for anger control. These skill-based tools include; (1) reducing stress in your life, (2) developing empathy, (3)learning to respond instead of react, (4) changing self-talk, (5) communicating assertively, (6) adjusting expectations, (7) learning to forgive, and (8) retreating and thinking things over. These tools are taught to clients both in individual consultation and in anger management classes. They are also taught in online anger management programs I have produced.

Anger Therapist

Pamela Wilson, Psy.D., MFT

Licensed Marriage & Family Therapist & Psychoanalyst

Within driving distance of Laguna Woods

Anger is a feeling that we all have experienced. However, when we have a difficult time controlling angry outbursts or when we become physically or emotionally abusive, we need to get help. Uncontrolled anger can push the people we love away, and ultimately lead to painful feelings of guilt and/or shame. Let us look at what has happened in your early relationships, that has contributed to your inability to control your anger and find other, more healthy ways for you to manage.



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Laguna Woods is located in Orange County, California. It has a land area of 3.34 square miles and a water area of 0.00 square miles.  The population of Laguna Woods is 16,406 people with 11,306 households and a median annual income of $38,674. .


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