Anger Management and Counseling in Santa Ana, CA.

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


Anthony Fiore, Ph.D.
Anger Therapist

Anthony Fiore, Ph.D.

Licensed Psychologist

In 92660 - Nearby to Santa Ana.

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.

Sharon Chan, LMFT
Anger Therapist

Sharon Chan, LMFT

Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist

In 92780 - Nearby to Santa Ana.

I have worked with many clients in understanding the root to their anger, triggers, and how to manage their anger in different situations. In most cases, I don't think anger is an isolated feeling. I view it as a result of connecting to something deeper. Which could be an unresolved pain, loss, repression of emotions, etc. I have helped clients to understand what is causing them to be angry and to work through to find the words of their experiences. I have also helped clients to learn how to cope with these feelings and to explore alternatives to express their feelings in ways that helps the client to feel good about themselves.

Donna Carollo, M.A., LMFT
Anger Therapist

Donna Carollo, M.A., LMFT

Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist

In 92677 - Nearby to Santa Ana.

Anger is a normal part of day to day life. It is hard, if not impossible, to avoid the irritating people and situations that make us angry. While you can not change them, you can learn to control your reactions to upsetting circumstances. Let me help to reduce the emotional feelings and the physiological arousal that your anger causes. Let's regain control of your life!

Cynthia Henrie, LMFT, BCET
Anger Therapist

Cynthia Henrie, LMFT, BCET

LA Therapy Network - Feminist Therapy, Trauma Experts

In 90815 - Nearby to Santa Ana.

Anger is a common issue when you were raised by someone who was angry or you have trauma that causes your fear and anger to be easily triggered. I help you determine the root causes of your anger and treat both the symptom of anger and the root cause to maximize your success at overcoming anger! I also use proven anger management techniques in addition to holistic treatments for trauma, relationship problems, parenting, etc. I offer an individualized, holistic and creative approach to working with your anger issues. Call me! I can help!

Steven Harris, PhD
Anger Therapist

Steven Harris, PhD

Licensed Clinical Psychologist

In 92660 - Nearby to Santa Ana.

I have found that formal anger management classes provide excellent tools, but that most of those tools go out the window when emotionally provoking events occur. I help people work out the underlying feelings that trigger anger that has been out of control. But I also help people use their anger effectively. Many persons are angry and are not aware of it and they could effectively utilize their anger towards constructive ends. Anger is merely a signal that something is wrong, etc. Thus, the anger is not the problem, it is what you do with it. I will help you "manage" your signals of anger in more effective ways through each phase of the process.

Rebecca Schwarz, M.A.
Anger Therapist

Rebecca Schwarz, M.A.

Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist

In 90703 - Nearby to Santa Ana.

Anger management counseling can help to identify stressors and learn the steps to stay calm in the face of anger. The goal is to handle tense situations in more constructive and positive ways by reducing the emotional and physical arousal that anger can cause. It will provide the tools to take back your life and resolve the triggers that result in unplanned anger reactions.

Betsy Walli, MS, PhD
Anger Therapist

Betsy Walli, MS, PhD

Licensed Marriage & Family Therapist 85860

In 90740 - Nearby to Santa Ana.

If you and your partner are feeling emotionally disconnected, you may find yourself drawn into repeated arguments with each other about seemingly unrelated issues -- such as money, parenting, chores, and sex. Hiding within these disagreements are painful questions: Can I reach you? Do I matter to you? Can I count on you if I need you? Once these deep, hidden questions are calmed, and you both feel safe and loved, you and your partner will find it much easier to resolve other issues.

Catherine Wheeler, MFT
Anger Therapist

Catherine Wheeler, MFT

Dr.

In 92879 - Nearby to Santa Ana.

Using tools for anger issues accelerates your capacity to truly heal, when just saying no or talking to yourself isn't enough! And let's face it, good advice doesn't work with anger! Tools help you use the healthier, highest-functioning part of your personality to manage your moods and reactions. Anger is often a result of triggered feelings that have been buried and surface in your adult life as explosive reactions. Yes there are tools to use to manage these triggered reactions. Talk therapy and good advice is not enough!

Mary Ann Nugent, Psy.D.
Anger Therapist

Mary Ann Nugent, Psy.D.

Clinical Psychologist

In 92612 - Nearby to Santa Ana.

While anger is a healthy emotion, it can be unleashed in a very unhealthy manner. Learning tools for effective expression and communication can allow your anger to be heard and understood. Without good communication skills and methods of coping, it often feels as though one is up a creek without a paddle. Good intentions can be hijacked. I will increase your awareness and understanding of the triggers and physical cues that are fueling your anger thus allowing you to make different choices. Together, we will uncover distorted patterns of thinking and reacting, learn new techniques of responding and restore your confidence and personal dignity.

Nancy D Young, Ph.D.
Anger Therapist

Nancy D Young, Ph.D.

Licensed Clinical Psychologist

In 92626 - Nearby to Santa Ana.

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.

Terry Anderson, M.S., Psy.D, LMFT
Anger Therapist

Terry Anderson, M.S., Psy.D, LMFT

Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist

In 92780 - Nearby to Santa Ana.

All of us experience anger from time to time. It is a normal, commonly experienced emotion. However, anger can be incredibly destructive if we do not know how to control it. Frequent or misplaced anger can hurt our reputation, destroy our relationships, limit our opportunities, and damage our physical health. Acknowledging that anger has become an issue is the first step. Getting help is the second. I have worked with individuals and groups helping them to first identify, acknowledge, and then manage their anger for many years. I will help you gain the emotional skills and tools needed to control and manage your anger and help you to live a more harmonious life. Please feel free to call.

Terence Cochran, Ph.D., MFT
Anger Therapist

Terence Cochran, Ph.D., MFT

Marriage and Family Therapist, Psychoanalyst

In 92831 - Nearby to Santa Ana.

Frustration and anger are normal parts of the human experience, but when they become chronic, uncontrollable, and hurtful, they can do untold damage to relationships, families, and ourselves physically. I work with patients to understand the roots of anger, and to develop strategies for anger management by facilitating recognition of hurt, helplessness, and lack of control that underlie rage and excessive anger. Healing comes both from clear introspection and also the use of effective tools to better express hurt, anger, and need.

Priscilla Traub, MS., MFTI
Anger Therapist

Priscilla Traub, MS., MFTI

Registerned MFT Intern

In 90815 - Nearby to Santa Ana.

Anger management counseling will help you recognize what makes you angry, as well as many other intense emotions felt throughout the body. We will explore thought processes, triggers, raise awareness and provide tools for each individual case. Counseling will help create problem solving techniques as well as identify different communication styles (assertive vs. aggressive). Everyone feels angry, the anger is not the problem, rather the forms of expression.



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Santa Ana is located in Orange County, California. It has a land area of 27.14 square miles and a water area of 0.24 square miles.  The population of Santa Ana is 335,400 people with 74,757 households and a median annual income of $52,253. .


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Therapy in Santa Ana is generally within financial reach for the average family, but some budget planning may be needed for a real commitment to weekly counseling. Remember that your mental health and happiness are important. Check with your Santa Ana therapist about insurance coverage or ask about sliding scale fees if there are any difficulties with accessibility. Low cost counseling and affordable therapy are also sometimes offered by listed city and university level clinics, check with your local Santa Ana public health department.