Anger Management and Counseling in San Francisco, CA.

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


Zak Forrest, LMFT
Anger Therapist

Zak Forrest, LMFT

Licensed Psychotherapist

423 Gough St, San Francisco, California 94102 | (415) 967-2861

There are many different reasons for why someone might be angry and have difficulty managing it. What is common though, is a lack of understanding by the person expressing the anger and most likely the person receiving it. Together, we can take a nonjudgmental approach to understanding your anger, unpack what it contains and the function it serves. Through this process reactivity is diminished, composure is restored and relationships improve.

Philip Kolba, MA
Anger Therapist

Philip Kolba, MA

Psychotherapist

Available for Online Therapy

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.

Peter Bernhardt, MFT
Anger Therapist

Peter Bernhardt, MFT

Marriage Family Therapist

1197 Valencia, San Francisco, California 94110 | 510-684-0658

Is your anger ruining your relationships or limiting your success at work? Are you feeling trapped in negative cycles of communication? Are people avoiding you or telling you it’s time to change? Do you want to feel more in control, able to master your triggers? Do you want to feel better, repair broken relationships, and regain closeness? I've helped hundreds of people just like you to feel stronger and repair broken relationships. I teach you concrete mindfulness skills that can being to change your patterns right away and lower your distress and feelings of helplessness. I help you get out of old stuck roles of victim, rescuer or bully that keep you trapped repeating old negative cycl....

Jonathan Eli Herrick, jonathan herrick
Anger Therapist

Jonathan Eli Herrick, jonathan herrick

Licensed Clinical Social Worker

2048 Green St, san francisco, California 94123 | 4157229446

Having experienced a father with significant rage and having, over the years, outgrown anger myself, I am both very empathetic about anger and effective at assisting clients reduce it. With 45 years of meditation practice and 30 years of training in a wide spectrum of trance and other techniques - as well as understanding how relationship itself can trigger anger - I have powerful means of helping clients manage and reduce problematic anger.

Elizabeth Hayes, Psy.D, MFT
Anger Therapist

Elizabeth Hayes, Psy.D, MFT

Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist

1195 Valencia Street, Suite 4, San Francisco, California 94110 | 415-820-1681

Anger is a natural part of our emotional landscape but if you find that you are feeling angry more than you would like and/or you have difficulty expressing your anger in healthy ways I can help you. My style is warm and collaborative and I will provide a safe and reliable space for us to explore your anger. By making links between your past and present experience we can work together to increase your awareness, generate movement, and let go of some of your anger, making room for more positive feelings.

Theo Reynolds, RC
Anger Therapist

Theo Reynolds, RC

Relationship Counselor

3150 18th St., San Francisco, California 94609 | 408-623-1970

Anger is a healthy instinctual emotion. But it can be very destructive if it isn't managed and you are consciously aware and mindful of this part of yourself. Often we have learned to bury our instinctual anger response because our culture teaches us it is bad. Anger can be scary and even life-threatening if it's directed at you. This is a universal response. Often, because we bury our anger or haven't learned how to manage it in a healthy way, it comes out in ways that are incredibly harmful. I can help you have a new, healthier experience of your anger so that you can stay connected to people in your life and keep yourself safe from doing harmful things that could ruin your life.

Jay Reid, LPCC
Anger Therapist

Jay Reid, LPCC

Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor

381 Bush Street, Suite 503, San Francisco, California 94104 | 415-944-3628

Anger - by itself - is not problematic. Evolution endorsed anger to motivate us to protect ourselves. When we are in environments where anger is expressed in violent or abusive ways, then this can grow to feel normal. Instead of having a graduated response to a signal of disrespect, someone can jump directly to an outburst of rage. The heart races, blood pressure rises, and it's hard to think about anything but teaching a lesson to object of anger. If this sounds familiar, I can help. I focus on the thoughts, behaviors and feelings that you have when angry so that you can interrupt the rage reaction and allow yourself the time and space to think about the best way to respond when angry

Kyle Corsiglia, LMFT
Anger Therapist

Kyle Corsiglia, LMFT

Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist

2171 Union Street, San Francisco, California 94123 | 415-255-3253

I will help you to understand anger for yourself and to manage it more effectively. I will help you start to recognize triggers, negative self talk and destructive patterns of behavior, to learn practical techniques to calm your self down and to use your feelings of anger to get in touch with your deeper human needs. You will be more authentically empowered with self knowledge, better communication and self regulation skills. Your relationships and health will benefit greatly.

Kevin Fleming Ph.D.
Anger Therapist

Kevin Fleming Ph.D.

Coach/Change Agent/Consultant

San Francisco, California 94101 | 1-877-606-6161

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.

Natalie M. Mills, LMFT
Anger Therapist

Natalie M. Mills, LMFT

Marriage and Family Therapist

870 Market St., Ste. 1055, San Francisco, California 94102 | (415) 794-5243

Anger is wired into all of us and is essential for survival. It is an intelligent emotion. It can also be incredibly destructive. Most of the time, it is a secondary emotion which means that an unmet need or another emotion is the driving force behind our anger. I will help you to safely identify what is behind your anger and give you tools to effectively regulate it. (I will also help you heal and enhance any relationships previously damaged by your anger.)


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Establishing weekly sessions with a professional therapist is considered affordable in San Francisco 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 San Francisco public health department.