Anger Management and Counseling in Chicago Ridge, IL.

Therapy and counseling for anger issues, self control and stress management in Chicago Ridge, Illinois. Find effective help for real change.


Anger Therapist

Roberta Vondrak, MA, LCPC, CADC

LCPC, CADC

Within driving distance of Chicago Ridge

I assist clients with both cognitive behavioral and insight oriented therapy to understand the roots of their anger, how anger is a secondary emotion, and various techniques and skills to effectively manage their anger by directing it in positive ways, rather than either "stuffing" it or "acting out." Often as clients increase their self awareness, they are able to effectively change their responses in situations and relationships that help them be more proactive in handling their anger.

Anger Therapist

Joyce Marter, MA, LCPC

Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor

Within driving distance of Chicago Ridge

Urban Balance’s anger management classes use a curriculum that teaches participants effective communication, listening techniques, stress management, empathy development, sound judgment, impulse control, anger reduction & regulation techniques, forgiveness skills, etc. This class is ideal for individuals who have been having problems managing their anger personally, professionally or in traffic or daily living. UB’s classes meet the requirements for those who have been court mandated to receive anger management counseling.

Anger Therapist

Melissa Sanchez, LCPC, BC-DMT

Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor, Board Certified Dance/Movement Therapist

Within driving distance of Chicago Ridge

Anger management plays a large role in many concerns that bring people to therapy. Anger often gets a bad rap in society and is misunderstood as a "bad" emotion. I work with people to understand that anger is a sign of feeling violated and/or sensing that something within our experience is not OK and difficult to accept. Once we can decipher what is truly happening, I work with people to practice recognizing the signs of worsening anger, the often co-occuring emotional states such as depression and fear, and practice management techniques that are helpful in the moment as well as to prevent increasing moments of anger, rage or irritation.

Anger Therapist

Mid America Mental Health, LLC

Mid America Mental Health, LLC

Within driving distance of Chicago Ridge

Anger is one of the most powerful emotions that can stem from feeling of dissapointment, frustration, annoyance, and hurt. Anger is a normal emotion but one that needs to be dealt with appropriately. At Mid America Mental Health, LLC we focus on helping individuals with their anger problems by diagnosing and treating each individual with compassion and care.

Anger Therapist

Christensen and Sons, LLC, One Family Serving Others

Erik Christensen, LCSW***Lloyd Christensen, MSW, LSW

Within driving distance of Chicago Ridge

Our clients can benefit from anger management counseling by understanding stress and the negative effects it brings to their lives and family. Learning to control anger leads to better decision making therefore happier lives. Let us guide you to a new understanding between being assertive vs. aggressive and a better communication for less conflict in your life.

Anger Therapist

Donna Marie Desai, LCPC

Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor

Within driving distance of Chicago Ridge

Anger provides information about what we think/feel is being threatened, and it provides the energy to act on that information. Since we are wired to become angry WHEN appropriate, only the misuse of anger is a problem. However, anger often hijacks our thinking which then compounds the original problem. When helping clients develop improved anger management skills, I help them understand the elements of our emotional-physical anger response and learn to diffuse them and effectively use the information and energy that anger provides.

Anger Therapist

Aldo P. Hernandez, LCSW

Psychotherapist

Within driving distance of Chicago Ridge

Managing anger can be challenging perhaps because we do not want to appear hurt or vulnerable, either in front of loved ones or a therapist. Don't worry, we can talk about these issues and still have you feel strong. I understand we do not want to hurt others when we are angry but we want to express ourselves.... In therapy we will learn new ways to communicate what we are angry about and learn better ways of expressing ourselves as well.

Anger Therapist

Paul McNulty, LCSW

Licensed Clinical Social Worker

Within driving distance of Chicago Ridge

Have you recently found yourself more easily frustrated? Has your anger become a barrier between you and those you love? Has your anger escalated jeopardizing your job or encumbered you in legal difficulties? If so we can help. Many people are sidelined by elevated levels of anger when stress levels become too high. Anger is a normal emotion but at times when stress levels are high can become a very destructive force. At McNulty Consultants we Cognitive-Behavioral strategies which teach and guide clients to regulate and manage strong emotions, channeling them in healthier ways. To set up an initial consultation call 630-673-5510.

Anger Therapist

Cassie Whitfield, LCSW

Clinical Therapist

Within driving distance of Chicago Ridge

Learning to manage anger can be two-fold. We will explore the root of your anger and attempt to make sense of your reactions and emotions that might seem out of control. In addition to this we will learn skills for emotional regulation and coping. You will gain insight into your anger as well as specific and realistic tools to implement in the heat of the moment.

Anger Therapist

Jens Hussey, LCPC, CADC

Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor & Certified Alcohol and Drug Counselor

Within driving distance of Chicago Ridge

As a society we tell people they shouldn't be angry. But anger is a hard-wired emotion that's part of our physical and emotional make-up. What we do with that anger however is another thing altogether. Many people with anger management issues, or people who feel overwhelmed or engulf by their anger, come to therapy feeling lost as to how to handle what they are experiencing and regret the aftermath of their "anger management." I will help you understand the deeper meanings and anchors to your anger so that instead of fearing it, mis-using it, or snuffing it out with addiction, you will be able to process and understand it in a healthy manner.

Anger Therapist

Mark D. Parisi, Psy.D. and Associates, P.C.

Licensed Clinical Psychologist / Company President

Within driving distance of Chicago Ridge

Mark D. Parisi, Psy.D.& Associates, P.C. offers anger management counseling and education. Our approach to treating anger is to help our clients understand this complex human emotion and to identify the unique triggers that set off their anger. We help to develop coping skills and work on techniques to diffuse anger before it leads to blow outs. Our approach combines education, counseling, and, where appropriate, medication management - all available on-site within our clinic.

Anger Therapist

Flavio Vega, PsyD, PhD, HSPP

Licensed Clinical Psychologist

Within driving distance of Chicago Ridge

My approach to anger management is global. Anger is a symptom of either underlying pathology or mental illness or a personality pattern which might have developed over a course of life. Many times patients with anger suffer from a psychiatric illness which must be treated first before developing a treatment plan. Anger management approach must be unique to a given patient.

Anger Therapist

Julianne Neely, MSW, LCSW

Play Therapist

Within driving distance of Chicago Ridge

Children and teens who struggle with anger, behavior problems, and oppositional defiance can greatly benefit from working with a therapist. Through learning more appropriate ways to express frustration and gaining coping tools to deal with big feelings, children are able to interact in more positive ways with those around them. After completing therapy, they are able to engage in healthier relationships with their peers, parents, and teachers.



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Chicago Ridge is located in Cook County, Illinois. It has a land area of 2.26 square miles and a water area of 0.00 square miles.  The population of Chicago Ridge is 14,373 people with 5,303 households and a median annual income of $45,458. .


Therapy Affordability Meter for Chicago Ridge, IL

Some budgeting needed

While counseling can certainly be an expense for individuals and families in Chicago Ridge, with proper budgeting, it is entirely do-able and the risk/reward is worth it. For some families, it may be difficult to sustain a commitment to therapy without proper insurance coverage. If this is you, ask your therapist about low cost options as practitoners in and around Chicago Ridge may have flexibility or sliding scales