Anger Management and Counseling in Peotone, IL.

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


Jon Dodds, PhD, LCPC
Anger Therapist

Jon Dodds, PhD, LCPC

License Clinical Professional Counselor

In 60914 - Nearby to Peotone.

I help individuals learn to feel all of their feelings. This includes learning how to feel their anger and express it effectively and appropriately as opposed to ineffectively or destructively. Anger is a tricky emotion to understand because it has so much energy. The energy of anger has to be handled in strategic ways---which when done so can be a source of positive potential allowing the individual to address the issues that are causing them so much frustration.

Jamie Boudreau, M.A., LCPC
Anger Therapist

Jamie Boudreau, M.A., LCPC

Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor

In 60423 - Nearby to Peotone.

Anger typically mask other feelings and needs. Often a person's way of expressing anger directly relates to how anger was managed by one's caretakers in childhood. While it can be difficult to sort it all out, self-awareness is key to managing feelings of anger. My approach to developing anger management skills in psychotherapy is first to identify patterns of behavior around anger and probable triggers to explosive episodes. Secondly, with this information, specific behavioral strategies can be developed to minimize risks associated with unregulated anger. And finally, with this greater stability, deeper self-exploration can be pursued that will lead to improved anger management.

Michael Mecozzi, Psy.D.
Anger Therapist

Michael Mecozzi, Psy.D.

Licensed Clinical Psychologist

In 60451 - Nearby to Peotone.

In the treatment of anger management, you will learn that the emotion of anger is not the problem. Instead, it's how we respond to anger that causes us problems. Anger management therapy therefore focuses on how you can experience and communicate anger in a way that strengthens your relationships. Additionally, you will learn to identify the triggers to your anger, which will likely decrease the amount of anger you experience.

Janet Wichmann, LCPC
Anger Therapist

Janet Wichmann, LCPC

Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor

In 60462 - Nearby to Peotone.

Anger management requires a calm and respectful relationship that I build with the client. Often the client is overwhelmed and fearful, hiding behind a boisterous, heated anger. Given an ongoing opportunity to express one's situation and to be heard with genuine concern is a necessary step in the healing process for those who suffer with anger issues. Of course, we also discuss boundaries and stopping measures to manage impulse control.

Stephanie Brands, LCSW, CADC
Anger Therapist

Stephanie Brands, LCSW, CADC

Clinical Therapist

Available for Online Therapy

Have you ever lost your temper and then thought "why did I react that way"? Do you struggle to communicate with people in your life without getting mad or defensive, yelling, or withdrawing/isolating from the situation all together? You are not alone. Many people struggle with managing their anger and finding other ways to communicate their frustrations without verbal and physical aggression. I work with individuals struggling to regulate their emotions by finding the feelings underneath the anger and learning appropriate strategies like mindfulness, distress tolerance, and emotion regulation to help them communicate their needs effectively.

Christensen and Sons, LLC, One Family Serving Others
Anger Therapist

Christensen and Sons, LLC, One Family Serving Others

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

In 60448 - Nearby to Peotone.

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.


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Peotone is located in Will County, Illinois. It has a land area of 1.86 square miles and a water area of 0.00 square miles.  The population of Peotone is 4,120 people with 1,424 households and a median annual income of $78,506. .


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