Anger Management and Counseling in Lake Forest, IL.

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


Anger Therapist

Catherine Papagiorgio, NCC, LCPC, CADC

Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor ,

Within driving distance of Lake Forest

Anger is a normal emotion. Anger is a problem when it is out of control hurtful and destructive. Destructive anger can lead to problems at home, work , school and in relationships. Each persons tolerance level and managing skills are different .Genetic, physiology and ones environment all contribute to the way a person responds to anger. By learning skills to better manage the way an individual appraises a situation and learning positive ways to express and communicate their frustrations and hurts one can experience healthier outcomes.

Anger Therapist

Amanda Atkins, MS, LMFT

Licensed Marriage & Family Therapist

Within driving distance of Lake Forest

We all experience anger - but if anger is consistently getting in the way of your relationships or self improvement, it might be time to get professional help. Amanda has particular experience helping couples where one parter has difficulty appropriately expressing anger. Together we can find skills to reduce anger in your relationship. Many couples report major improvement after engaging in couples therapy in order to reduce angry outbursts during conflict.

Anger Therapist

Gary Phillips, S.T.D

Licensed Clinical Psychologist; Pastoral Counselor

Within driving distance of Lake Forest

A client having out of control anger will be able to (1) know what causes the anger (2) know the type of anger he/she shows (3) know 3 new things to do to manage, decrease and stop the anger (4) know how to have more positive relationships by using the 3 new things to do to manage, decrease and stop the anger (5) know how to use anger constructively to live a better, happier life at home and at work

Anger Therapist

Rae Mazzei, Psy.D., CADC, BCB

Licensed Clinical Psychologist

Within driving distance of Lake Forest

Anger can have devastating effects on our lives and destroy relationships. If you’re struggling with anger, you may be searching for ways to manage your feelings and behaviors. Within a supportive and non-judgmental therapeutic space, I will help you identify the root causes of your anger. At the same time, I will help you work on how to manage your anger, recognize what triggers your anger, find healthier ways to express your emotions, and better resolve problems and communicate more effectively.

Anger Therapist

Kristin Patten, MA, LCPC

Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor

Within driving distance of Lake Forest

Is your child out of control? Are there holes in your walls, broken items, lots of tantrums, or siblings getting hurt in your home? Let me help! I specialize in working with youth aged 3-25. I can help you identify from where these behaviors are coming and strategize to help make your home more peaceful and your child less stressed. Sometimes, self-harm behavior is also a symptom of anger, but directed at oneself. Kids behaviors are typically goal oriented, and it's the adults' job to decipher the kid code! Give me a call for a free consultation, and if I'm not the right match for you, I'll send you somewhere nearby that may be a better resource!

Anger Therapist

Sharon Depowski, LCSW, CADC

Licensed Clinical Social Worker, Alcohol/Drug Counselor

Within driving distance of Lake Forest

Anger management is an important skill to master in our ever changing world, which brings increasing amounts of stress into our lives. I would utilize two tools: discussing an individual's background to discover possible causes for the behavior, and teaching positive approaches toward stressors. I have assisted both individuals and couples with anger management issues.

Anger Therapist

Kristen Jacobsen, MA, LCPC

Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor / Therapist

Within driving distance of Lake Forest

Most people who have difficulty managing their anger have unintentionally allowed it to build up over years and years. If this pain is not alleviated, it builds and builds until it is expressed in a verbally or physically violent outburst. Just as a volcano fills with hot lava and erupts unexpectedly, a person's anger is released in a similar phenomenon. I can help you process these emotions and channel them in a more productive manner so that you can live a healthier, happier life.

Anger Therapist

Donna Martino, LCPC, NCC

Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor

Within driving distance of Lake Forest

Anger is a normal human emotion that we all experience. The way we express anger can be what distinguishes us as being healthy or unhealthy partners, parents, co-workers, employees or managers. Anger is generally a surface emotion. Beneath it lies another strong emotion, usually sadness, hurt, fear or inadequacy. In our efforts to protect ourselves from being vulnerable we often act out in anger, which generally takes us farther away from our true goals. In my work with you I will help you understand your anger in a different way and provide you with techniques and coping skills to manage this strong emotion moving you closer to your ultimate goals and strengthening your relationships.

Anger Therapist

Renee Murphy-Hughes, M.A., FPT, LPC

Licensed Professional Counselor

Within driving distance of Lake Forest

Anger management is really not about anger at all. It's about other things that I will discuss with my clients. Once they figure out what is the true basis for the anger then they can start to work on tempering their reaction to anger. Anger doesn't feel good to either the person on the receiving end, nor to the person who is raging or losing control. No one really likes the feeling of "being-out-of-control" - except addicts. There are many ways of getting your point across without being physical, raging, or insulting. We can work on this together. I believe you will find it beneficial. It is not a typical "Anger Management Class". Just one to one.

Anger Therapist

Bruce Christensen, Ph. D.

Licensed Psychologist

Within driving distance of Lake Forest

In dealing with anger management, I do not simply try to focus on counting to 10 and other superficial control mechanisms. Instead, I try to help the individual to learn to deal more effectively with the underlying causes of the anger. Anger is a defensive response to perceived threat. Thus, I help the individual to uncover, recognize and deal more effectively with the perceived threat - perceived loss of love and respect from a loved one is the most common threat. We all feel hurt when we perceive that our loved one feels or thinks less of us.

Anger Therapist

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

Licensed Clinical Psychologist / Company President

Within driving distance of Lake Forest

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

Melissa Sanchez, LCPC, BC-DMT

Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor, Board Certified Dance/Movement Therapist

Within driving distance of Lake Forest

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

William Edleman, LCSW, MSW

LCSW

Within driving distance of Lake Forest

Often challenges that complicate our lives also gives us opportunity to grow. Perhaps we're faced with marital or family problems, or job dissatisfaction. Or, you've had difficulty expressing anger.These struggles may indicate deeper issues, limiting beliefs and emotional wounds we harbor from the past. With William Edleman's help, you can alter self-destructive patterns of behavior and make positive , lasting improvements in your life. You can break free from your distrust of others and learn to act more effectively, feeling more whole and more self -empowered.



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Lake Forest is located in Lake County, Illinois. It has a land area of 17.17 square miles and a water area of 0.06 square miles.  The population of Lake Forest is 19,408 people with 6,673 households and a median annual income of $155,792. .


Therapy Affordability Meter for Lake Forest, IL

Extremely Affordable

Therapy in Lake Forest is easily accessible for the vast majority of families. This area ranks high nationally among the top of all income earners, making mental health treatment and counseling in Lake Forest an affordable option for individuals and families here with or without insurance coverage