Anger Management and Counseling in Poway, CA.

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


Philip Kolba, MA LMHC NCC
Anger Therapist

Philip Kolba, MA LMHC NCC

Psychotherapist

In 92105 - Nearby to Poway.

I provide individual psychotherapy for anger management. Anger is normal emotion that everyone experiences. It becomes a problem when one expresses anger inappropriately or one lacks the proficiency to express any emotions but anger. I use Humanistic and Dialectical Behaviour Therapy (DBT) to help my clients understand their anger, improve their emotional experience, and express their emotions in healthy ways. A healthy emotional life is the cornerstone of living a full and successful life.

Stephanie Knatz Peck, Ph.D, BCIAA
Anger Therapist

Stephanie Knatz Peck, Ph.D, BCIAA

Licensed Clinical Psychologist

In 92121 - Nearby to Poway.

For some, anger can be a difficult emotion to control. Learn skills to be in control of your anger rather than having your anger control you. If you are someone who struggles with managing anger and other negative emotions, Dr. Peck can teach you effective coping strategies to regulate your emotions to prevent emotions from becoming negative actions. Emotion regulation strategies can both prevent upswings in negative emotion and teach you effective ways to tolerate painful emotions without acting on them. Skills taught are based on Dialectical Behavior Therapy, biofeedback training, and behavioral relaxation skills.

Andrew Last, L.M.F.T., C.S.A.T
Anger Therapist

Andrew Last, L.M.F.T., C.S.A.T

Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist

In 92128 - Nearby to Poway.

Does it seem that your anger controls and overwhelms you? Has it gotten in the way of the relationships that are most important to you? I can help you unpack the reasons for your anger and help you to understand it's roots. I can also help equip you with strategies and skills that will help you to control it. Find freedom from the bondage of unresolved anger!

Sue Cates, MA, LMFT
Anger Therapist

Sue Cates, MA, LMFT

Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist

In 92014 - Nearby to Poway.

Is your anger interfering with your relationships at home or at work? Understanding your triggers can help! Working together, we will slow down your experience, recognize your triggers, use mindfulness to be with these in a healthy way, and be on the road to helping you to regulate your emotions. There is help available! Contact me for a free phone consultation.

Aleksandra Drecun, Psy.D.
Anger Therapist

Aleksandra Drecun, Psy.D.

Licensed Clinical Psychologist

In 92130 - Nearby to Poway.

Anger is a normal human emotion. The manner in which individuals exhibit their emotions, particularly anger can be constructive or destructive. If individuals are able to constructively channel their anger, the experience and management of anger leads to neutral or positive outcomes. However, if an individual manifests their anger in a unhealthy manner, it can negatively affect any facet of their lives from their personal relationships to their professional lives. Cognitive Behavioral Therapy is key to learning to effectively manage anger. With this approach, clients learn to identify and substitute unhealthy trigger thoughts with healthy thoughts and to utilize anger-reducing strategies.

Roxanne Strauss, M.A., LMFT
Anger Therapist

Roxanne Strauss, M.A., LMFT

Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist

In 92108 - Nearby to Poway.

Anger can control our lives and destroy relationships. Often anger is an emotional response to unmet needs in our lives, sometimes beginning from when we were children. I work with my clients to help them recognize their unmet needs, the source of their anger, and to identify the different kinds of anger they may be experiencing. At the same time, we work to together in a safe and non-judgmental environment to learn how to manage anger, focusing on one's own responsibility and building a healthy sense of self.

Tami Chelew, MA, CSAT
Anger Therapist

Tami Chelew, MA, CSAT

Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist - LMFT #79759

In 92131 - Nearby to Poway.

Often anger is a form of protest of some injustice that has been done. The adaptive action tendency when one is flooded with anger is to help one assert themselves with an advocacy of self in healthy ways. Managing your anger vs. having your anger manage you is a way to be in healthy control of yourself which will benefit your close relationships with others and within yourself.

Pamela Polcyn, Ph.D, MFT
Anger Therapist

Pamela Polcyn, Ph.D, MFT

Licensed Marriage And Family Therapist

In 92024 - Nearby to Poway.

Understanding anger and its components can transform your relationship to others and yourself. Through increased clarity about the thoughts, feelings, and behaviors that create and maintain anger states you can learn to create the space and conditions needed to release anger and create a more peaceful and compassionate approach towards yourself and others. Anger can be a powerful motivator when clearly understood. Seeing the innocence in another's behavior can prevent the old habits of blame and resentment that have a poisonous effect on relationships and on ourselves. Developing patience and compassion can contribute to the growth of happiness in ourselves and in others.

Adrienne Levy, MA LMFT
Anger Therapist

Adrienne Levy, MA LMFT

Licensed Marriage Family Therapist

In 92008 - Nearby to Poway.

I help clients understand that anger often points to some other issue that may need their attention, then teaching them the skills to recognize and attend that issue effectively. Emotions often occur in clusters, like constellations of stars in the sky. When anger occurs, fright might be an underlying cause. Usually the angry person is not aware of feeling afraid, but is very aware of fury. Another example could be when boundaries are violated. We get angry when someone "steps on our toes". Then the task is to reset the boundary, not just "manage" anger.

Peter Lambrou, Ph.D.
Anger Therapist

Peter Lambrou, Ph.D.

Clinical Psychologist

In 92130 - Nearby to Poway.

Anger can stem from many sources and momentary or brief bouts of anger are normal ways of generating the energy to defend and protect oneself and one's family. But when anger and outbursts are out of proportion to a situation, or are frequent or too easily provoked, then anger can be a serious problem. Managing anger just as managing other strong emotions is done by first recognizing the early signals or triggers, such as unfairness, feeling offended, intrusions, or frustration. Then to develop alternative ways to respond, such as postponing or delaying a response, or rapid self-calming.

Rebecca Friese, M.A., LMFT
Anger Therapist

Rebecca Friese, M.A., LMFT

Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist

In 92024 - Nearby to Poway.

Do you have angry outbursts that leave you feeling frustrated with yourself? Do you feel stuck and unsure if you can change? Are you looking for more than methods to 'manage' your anger? I help people with anger issues to deal with the emotions that trigger the anger -- such as hurt, fear or shame. When those deeper issues are dealt with, people no longer 'go from zero to sixty' and are able to feel good about how they react to stress. I look forward to working with you.

Dennis Harris, MFT
Anger Therapist

Dennis Harris, MFT

MFT

In 91910 - Nearby to Poway.

When you want something and you can’t get it or when you’ve had enough and it keeps coming you get frustrated and then angry. This is a natural emotional response that if not managed can really damage relationships. There are a few acquirable attitudes and skills that will enable you to recognize when anger arises, calm down and communicate your wants in a productive way. Many years of working with families involved in domestic violence and individuals whose anger has damaged themselves and others have given me some tools that people find user friendly and can help you deal with frustration without hurting the important people in your life.

David Peters, MS, MFT
Anger Therapist

David Peters, MS, MFT

Marriage and Family Therapist

In 92108 - Nearby to Poway.

If you have been confronted by others that you have a "problem with anger", it certainly is worth taking a look. What most people don't know, is that those struggling with anger management are most often merely reacting to stress, anxiety, shame, fear, or depression. In men, depression is often experienced more as irritability than as sadness. While you may not know how to make the change others are asking for, be assured that with the right help, you certainly can make very meaningful change, and enjoy the result. Don't for a moment think that controlling your anger means you don't get to be heard. You will enjoy the experience of really being heard and respected.



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Poway is located in San Diego County, California. It has a land area of 39.07 square miles and a water area of 0.08 square miles.  The population of Poway is 50,157 people with 15,832 households and a median annual income of $95,815. .


Therapy Affordability Meter for Poway, CA

Very Affordable

Booking a weekly counseling session with a licensed therapist in Poway 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. Low cost counseling and affordable therapy are also sometimes offered by listed city and university level clinics, check with your local Poway public health department.