Anger Management and Counseling in Woodstock, IL.

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


Dan Blair, LMFT, LCPC, NCPC
Anger Therapist

Dan Blair, LMFT, LCPC, NCPC

Marriage Counselor

In 60012 - Nearby to Woodstock.

Anger is not bad by itself. Getting adrenaline drunk though, can give you power at the time, but can also be destructive. Other types of anger may be hidden from view, but slowly eat away at your happiness. I can help you find your triggers, understand how they affect you, and work with you to develop coping tools to both prevent and recover from the stress hormones that accompany anger.

Karen Bridwell, LCPC
Anger Therapist

Karen Bridwell, LCPC

Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor

In 60121 - Nearby to Woodstock.

Annoyed, aggravated, irritated, frustrated, hostile, infuriated, and full of rage. What do all these words have in common? These words all fall on the emotional spectrum of anger. Anger is not an unhealthy emotion, but sometimes people express their anger in an unhealthy manner. There are alternative healthy ways of expressing and managing one's anger. Karen partners with her clients to explore the reasons for their anger, and then teaches the clients how to manage or release anger in healthy ways.

Pete Marcelo, LCSW, PhD
Anger Therapist

Pete Marcelo, LCSW, PhD

Clinical & School Psychologist / Clinical & School Social Worker

In 60142 - Nearby to Woodstock.

If after getting a flat tire, you think and continue to say to yourself: "This sucks"…This is terrible"…"Why does this always happen to me?"…"I can’t stand it"… anger will be the likely emotional response. And if you typically think in a negative way, then you will likely be more prone to psychological and physical difficulties like anger, poor relationships, stroke and heart disease.On the other hand, someone who thinks to himself "I’m glad that I have a spare tire"…"I can handle this"…"This is a hassle, not a horror", will react in a more realistic manner. Cognitive behavioral therapy can help you learn how to cope more effectively with life's challenges and lead a happier life.

Donna Martino, LCPC, NCC
Anger Therapist

Donna Martino, LCPC, NCC

Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor

In 60169 - Nearby to Woodstock.

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.

Michael Sherry, EdD, IABMCP
Anger Therapist

Michael Sherry, EdD, IABMCP

Clinical Psychologist

In 60013 - Nearby to Woodstock.

SIGNS of Anger Management Problems: Combativeness and agitation leading to acute frustration, overwhelming stress, personal and family dysfunction, non-stop arguing, frustrated spouse and expensive legal problems. TREATMENT: Assertiveness and empathy training, advanced communication exercises, insight-oriented counseling, hypnotherapy, counter-conditioning, intense, targeted role-playing, relaxation-autogenic training and communication skill and insight enhancement. BENEFITS of therapy: Greater happiness, rewarding relationships, greater intimacy, enhanced problem-solving, skyrocketing well-being, disappearing legal problems and rapid elimination of stress.

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

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

Licensed Clinical Psychologist / Company President

In 60010 - Nearby to Woodstock.

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.

Karen Cohen, MS, LPC, NCC
Anger Therapist

Karen Cohen, MS, LPC, NCC

Licensed Professional Counselor

In 60010 - Nearby to Woodstock.

Insight oriented conversations can help you to identify the stressors in your life and learn the skills needed 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 by understanding its root cause. Through insight and skill development, you will develop the tools you need to take back your life and resolve the triggers that result in unplanned anger reactions. Understanding the thoughts, feelings and behaviors behind unwanted emotions, you can create a workable plan to get your needs met in a way that works for you.

Margo Milano, PhD, LCPC, NCC, CFLE, CHAIS
Anger Therapist

Margo Milano, PhD, LCPC, NCC, CFLE, CHAIS

PhD, Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor, Certified Family Life Educator

In 60178 - Nearby to Woodstock.

Anger is a normal emotion for humans, but sometimes it overtakes other effective emotions and behaviors. Intense and uncontrollable anger that negatively impacts relationships and work should be addressed with expert services. Once you are in a pattern of difficult-to-control anger, outside assistance is needed to disarm it and integrate more comforable ways to react and cope. Seek counseling quickly to avoid further problems and long-term issues associated with anger. Many effective approaches exist to conquer overwhelming anger, such as Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy. Re-patterning a balanced array of emotions is very possible once you initiate services.

Bruce Christensen, Ph. D.
Anger Therapist

Bruce Christensen, Ph. D.

Licensed Psychologist

In 60195 - Nearby to Woodstock.

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.


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Woodstock is located in McHenry County, Illinois. It has a land area of 13.52 square miles and a water area of 0.00 square miles.  The population of Woodstock is 25,189 people with 9,360 households and a median annual income of $56,355. .


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Affordable with Planning

Therapy in Woodstock 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 Woodstock 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 Woodstock public health department.