Anger Management and Counseling in Shawnee, KS.

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


Anger Therapist

Alex Ehrsam, M.S., LMFT

Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist

Within driving distance of Shawnee

Is your anger causing difficult consequences in your life? Many therapists can assist with its management, but I would like to also help with exploring the reason your anger gets bigger than others. Anger says "we are being violated", so what is this sense of violation. Does it spring from some situation from the past? Your anger is real, and makes sense in the context of your life experience. It is your "normal." Together we may be able to create a new normal. A personal message to men; you guys can do this too, and real strength comes from being able to accept help when we need it. Do this for yourself, do this for those you love, and never want to unintentionally hurt again.

Anger Therapist

Matthew Luckenbach, DCoun, LPC., RPT, NCC, CCMHC

Licensed Professional Counselor

Within driving distance of Shawnee

Anger is a natural and sometimes necessary emotion that affects us all. It can be very difficult to express anger effectively and appropriately. It is important to realize when it can be a beneficial emotion and how to manage it when it is not helpful. Using my collaborative approach in counseling, I can help you learn ways of dealing with anger and channel it in safe and productive ways.

Anger Therapist

Teresa Cote, MA LCPC LCAC CRAADC NCC SAP

Licensed Professional Counselor

Within driving distance of Shawnee

As a therapist, I have many years of experience working with individuals with anger/domestic violence situations. One of my goals in treating anger management is to reduce both the emotional feelings and the physiological arousal that anger causes. You can't avoid the things, people or situations that enrage you, nor can you change them, but you can learn to control your reactions. I can assist Individuals to develop the skills to address their negative emotions appropriately as well as address the root causes and family of origin triggers.

Anger Therapist

Danience Moreland, MA, LPC

License Professional Counselor

Within driving distance of Shawnee

Anger is one of the many emotions we feel. During therapy you will gain a better understanding of passive and aggressive anger; along with your personal story related to your anger. Therapy will provide a safe environment to talk about your triggers and learn communication skills, problem solving strategies, and relaxation techniques to begin building an assertive future.

Anger Therapist

Sitka Stueve, LSCSW, LCSW, CCP, CCTP, SAP

Licensed Specialized Clinical Social Worker

Within driving distance of Shawnee

Managing our emotions is part of being a responsible adult; but what happens when angry outbursts threaten to overcome you and begin to negatively impact your life? Understanding how your mind works and how you can build new coping mechanisms instead of turning to anger is the starting place in our work together. You can get a handle on the anger; let's get started!

Anger Therapist

Barbara Cleverdon, M.S., LCMFT

Licensed Clinical Marriage & Family Therapist

Within driving distance of Shawnee

All humans experience anger, the key is how we manage and reflect anger in ourselves and to others. I will help you evaluate the emotions that drive your anger and help you find skills to manage it. We will look at your perceived benefits and disadvantages, examine thoughts that drive your anger, find new ways and skills to deflect anger, and hopefully begin to diminish the intensity of your anger.

Anger Therapist

Cheryl Pendell, MA, LPC, NCC, CPT

Licensed Professional Counselor, Certified Play Therapist

Within driving distance of Shawnee

Anger is an extremely important emotion. There's nothing wrong with feeling angry, it's what we do with our anger that gets us in trouble. If you are angry that is a sign of distress. You aren't angry without a reason. I would like to be able to help you understand those reasons and find a place for your anger. I will help you to gain insight into the reasons you are angry and find healthy ways in which to communicate and manage your anger so that it doesn't keep you from the relationships that you desire or interfere and disrupt your life.

Anger Therapist

Diane Schmidt, LSCSW

Licensed Specialist Clinical Social Worker

Within driving distance of Shawnee

Anger is a valid emotion and it can prompt us to be constructive or destructive. If your anger is an issue in your work, relationships or social life, you may want to consider addressing. Often times our anger is a secondary emotion masking what a person is truly feeling. Oftentimes the person is not even aware of what the underlying feeling is. Together we will assess what is currently happening and what has occurred in the past as our past unresolved experiences and emotions play into our present life. We will then formulate a plan to utilize the emotion in a healthy manner and/or work to resolve the issue(s).

Anger Therapist

Jessica Willemsen, MSW, LSCSW, LMAC, LCSW

Clinical Social Worker and Addiction Counselor

Within driving distance of Shawnee

For some people, anger is an emotion that is easier to express, compared to worry, fear, anxiety, sadness, depression, etc. However, lashing out verbally and/or physically, to others and/or property creates another layer of issues. This can result in problems with the law, failed marriages, lost jobs, etc. Recognizing the emotions underling the anger, and feeding into the anger, is an essential piece in mental health recovery. Individual therapy builds insight into our complex emotions, helps us cope with the sources and triggers of these emotions, and rebuilds from the consequences of our past choices.

Anger Therapist

Richard Bates, LMFT, RN

Richard D Bates, Marriage and Family Therapist

Within driving distance of Shawnee

Anger really isn't the problem. It's the symptom. If you deal with the problem, the anger goes away; at least in it's destructive form. We all have anger. How much, what we hope to accomplish, and the harm it does is the real problem. Anger is either about hurt or fear. It reveals a threat to us, even in hurt. There is an underlying paradigm that we will shift to deal with it.

Anger Therapist

Sara Minges, LPC

Licensed Professional Counselor

Within driving distance of Shawnee

One of my favorite play therapy activities for managing anger is "The Angry Kleenex Game." It's a popular favorite of children, teens and adults, involving the use of paper, colored pencils and wet Kleenex. I can't wait to share it with you! We also teach clients core DBT skills of Emotion Regulation and Interpersonal Effectiveness, helping clients to focus on the big picture.

Anger Therapist

Michelle Niehues, LMFT, MS, LMFT

Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist

Within driving distance of Shawnee

I get it you get angry. Let's be realistic, there are a lot of things in this world that can tip anybody off pretty quick. My goal is to help clients understand lifestyle changes that can help overall with anger. Further, I like to work with clients to help them understand where their anger is stemming from. Often times anger is masking another thought or feelings.

Anger Therapist

Laura Drinkard, LMFT

Marriage and Family Therapist

Within driving distance of Shawnee

Anger is a natural human emotion, although a tricky one. Anger is often unknowingly a defense against a deeper emotion, such as hurt, pain, grief, etc. Anger serves as a great disguise for these other emotions and often will remain unresolved and will continue to cause trouble in everyday life until the deeper emotions are addressed. Anger doesn't have to control your life any longer, let's work through this together.



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Shawnee is located in Johnson County, Kansas. It has a land area of 41.85 square miles and a water area of 1.00 square miles.  The population of Shawnee is 65,046 people with 23,689 households and a median annual income of $77,271. .


Therapy Affordability Meter for Shawnee, KS

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Establishing weekly sessions with a professional therapist is considered affordable in Shawnee 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