Anger Management and Counseling in La Plata, MD.

Therapy and counseling for anger issues, self control and stress management in La Plata, Maryland. Find effective help for real change.


Anger Therapist

Kathleen Hanagan, LCSW, TEP

Licensed Clinical Social Worker

Within driving distance of La Plata

Anger is much feared and little understood. It is an essential human emotion, and yet it can lead to rage, which is a destructive instinct. It is essential when dealing with anger to get to the root of it, which is most often deep hurt and/or loss. Using brainspotting (https://brainspotting.pro/) as well as psycho-education, I have helped many people make friends with their anger and have far greater freedom of choice as to how to express it.

Anger Therapist

Philip Kolba, MA

Psychotherapist

Available for Online Therapy

I provide individual psychotherapy for anger management. Anger is normal emotion that everyone experiences. It becomes a problem when one expresses anger inappropriately or one lacks the proficiency to express any emotions but anger. I use Humanistic and Dialectical Behaviour Therapy (DBT) to help my clients understand their anger, improve their emotional experience, and express their emotions in healthy ways. A healthy emotional life is the cornerstone of living a full and successful life.

Anger Therapist

Kristin Rosenthal, MA, LPC

Licensed Professional Counselor

Within driving distance of La Plata

Many people have quick tempers and are easily flooded with unhappy emotions. Using new information from neuroscience, we help people learn to observe and think about their own anger process, and then learn ways to re-evaluate and apply “antidote” thoughts to the angry ones. Conversely, many people carry resentment and grudges, and have a lively inner critic of themselves or others, but don’t know how to effectively request what they need and want. They may stew rather than share the needs for safety, control or connection which fuel the anger. Again, we help people follow the feelings, re-appraise them, and come up with a whole different set of actions and reactions. And then practice them in rea....

Anger Therapist

Athena Staik, Ph.D., LMFT

Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist

Within driving distance of La Plata

Anger is an emotion that, when expressed assertively treats self and others with dignity, and helps us stand up for ourselves to clarify and express what we need or want, like or don't like, etc. On the other hand, anger, as an automatic defense strategy, can damage both ourrelationships and personal health. As a defense strategy, anger is expressed in one of two ways. Some express their resentment outwardly, such as with yelling, and others express it inwardly, by withdrawing, stewing with resentment inside. Awareness of inner thoughts, emotions & body's signals, and understanding how brain & body work together are keys to regulating anger.


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Thank you for visiting our Maryland page of anger counselors in La Plata, Maryland who are experienced in therapy and treatment for anger issues.  Ask your provider about classes or workshops in addition to individual sessions to help with issues relating to anger. Begin your new journey today.

La Plata is located in Charles County, Maryland. It has a land area of 7.40 square miles and a water area of 0.04 square miles.  The population of La Plata is 9,125 people with 3,081 households and a median annual income of $95,729. .


Therapy Affordability Meter for La Plata, MD

Very Affordable

Booking a weekly counseling session with a licensed therapist in La Plata is not a large financial issue for the majority of people in this area. Sustaining a commitment to mental health treatment is easily accessible for the average family, but ask your therapist if there are any concerns as many will accept insurance or even offer sliding scale fees