Anger Management and Counseling in Newport Beach, CA.

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


Anger Therapist

Nancy D Young, Ph.D.

Licensed Clinical Psychologist

3505 Cadillac Avenue, Bldg O, Suite 109, Costa Mesa, California

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

Kristi Starkey, MS, MFT, #52051

Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist

1700 Adams Avenue, Suite 214, Costa Mesa, California

When a client comes in with an anger problem the first step I would take as a Counselor in Mission Viejo, CA is to ask questions to understand what triggers the anger. Once I understand the triggers I will work with by teaching you relaxation techniques that will help calm you down, coping skills which are tools to offset or overcome your anger, and cognitive behavior therapy which will help you understand the thoughts and feelings that influence your behaviors.

Anger Therapist

Dr. Chris Nikolaidis, PhD

Clinical Psychologist

200 Newport Center Dr., Suite 303, Newport Beach, California

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

Deborah Farnsworth, Psy.D.

Psychotherapist/Psychoanalyst

1151 Dove Street, Suite 278, Newport Beach, California

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

Carl Wells, Carl S. Wells Ph.D

California Licensed Clinical Psychologist, MFT

16168 Beach Blvd. #241, Huntington Beach, California

I encourage you to express your anger without violence to others while finding how you can harness this emotion to help yourself instead of self-destruction. You have a right to be as angry as you feel and to learn to evaluate the costs of bottling it up or feeling out of cotnrol. The expression of anger and its energy can be used to help you improve your life if you are willing to learn more about it.

Anger Therapist

Daryl Temkin, Ph.D

Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist

Available for Online Therapy

Rightful anger has an important place in life where and when it must be expressed. However, there are many forms of anger that are internally destructive and can become externally dangerous to ourselves and others. Some forms of anger come from long term contentious relationships and occurrences which can never go away or decrease in pain and agitation. Some forms of anger are explosive on the moment and other anger comes as a gradual escalating irritation that then reaches its limits. Counseling serves to teach skills of anger management and can defuse and even prevent out of control anger from erupting. Counseling is known to be very effective for addressing and safely controlling anger.

Anger Therapist

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

Clinical Psychologist

2436 W. Coast Hwy., Suite 103, Newport Beach, California

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

Patrice Hooke, M.S., LMFT

Licensed Marriage Family Therapist

1151 Dove Street, Suite 245, Newport Beach, California

Anger has always been a difficult emotion. We all have it at time throughout our lives; but, don't always know how to express it in a healthy way. It's natural to blame someone or something outside of ourselves for the anger we feel. I help my clients to allow, accept and own their anger. It's OK to feel angry, but it's NOT OK to take it out on others. I teach skills and provide tools that empower my clients to focus on what is going on WITHIN themselves. If not dealt with, particular feelings and emotions about various painful interactions or events in our lives have the capability of re-surfacing in unhealthy ways. I help to re-regulate and break this pattern.


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Newport Beach is located in Orange County, California. It has a land area of 23.78 square miles and a water area of 29.17 square miles.  The population of Newport Beach is 87,127 people with 38,071 households and a median annual income of $113,071. .


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