Anger Management and Counseling in Oak Park, MI.

Therapy and counseling for anger issues, self control and stress management in Oak Park, Michigan. Find effective help for real change.


Anger Therapist

Laura Mindell, MA LPC NCC

Licensed Professional Counselor

Within driving distance of Oak Park

I am a psychotherapist who understands life can feel like a daily struggle. No one should have to endure these feelings alone. I compassionately listen and support clients as well as offer a therapeutic relationship that provides clients the opportunity to emotionally move forward and bring a healthy balance back into their lives. Counseling empowers clients to gain healthy coping skills, experience self care and process new ways to work through personal difficulties. Understanding feelings behind anger allow clients to feel more relaxed, have increased energy, feel less stressed, become motivated, experience satisfaction in relationships, and cope with difficulties in life easier.

Anger Therapist

Joe Kort, Ph.D., MSW

Licensed Social Worker

Within driving distance of Oak Park

You cannot have high self-esteem and be angry at the same time. The lower your self-esteem, the more vulnerable you are to being angry. Showing your anger in reactive ways doesn't communicate what you really are trying to say. We teach clients how to raise their self-esteem and how what angers them is related to something they believe about themselves. We also offer cognitive-behavioral tools to help individuals and couples address, express and feel their anger.

Anger Therapist

Chandler Fleming, L.M.S.W.

Clinical Therapist

Within driving distance of Oak Park

People are often surprised when I tell them anger itself isn't good or bad. Like a hammer, it is a tool that can be used for the good or bad, to build or destroy. Anger alerts us to take inventory of our emotions. What is happening to evoke the anger? Why am I so angry? What is an appropriate way to handle the anger? I will work with you to answer these questions and to develop a plan so that you are managing your anger rather than the anger managing you.

Anger Therapist

Susan Gross, PsyD, LP, CAADC

Licensed Psychologist, Certified Advanced Alcohol and Drug Counselor, Interventionist

Within driving distance of Oak Park

I provide anger management therapy and court ordered counseling to individuals in Wayne, Oakland, and Macomb counties. Anger management strategies include: Relaxation (yoga, mindfulness, meditation, sleep, music), cognitive restructuring (changing the way you think), journaling, problem solving, communication, life skills, practicing gratitude, and exercise.

Anger Therapist

Franklin Sollars, and Associates

Licensed Psychologist

Within driving distance of Oak Park

Our therapists utilize psychological therapeutic techniques by which someone with excessive or uncontrollable anger and aggression can control or reduce the triggers, degrees, and effects of an angered emotional state. Anger management techniques include relaxation techniques, cognitive restructuring, problem solving, and improving communication strategies.

Anger Therapist

Marilyn Kistler, MA, LPC, NCC

Licensed Professional Counselor

Within driving distance of Oak Park

Anger is a God-given emotion that was given to us to be able to identify things that are not ok and provide the energy needed to make the necessary changes. Unfortunately, we tend to use our anger as a weapon against others rather than a tool to resolve issues. I will work with you to identify what type of anger you struggle with and what triggers it. Together, we will plan a strategy to recognize anger before it gets out of control, diffuse or redirect it, and look for ways to deal with the underlying problem in a way that doesn’t hurt others but deals with the real issue.

Anger Therapist

Thomas Cliff, JD, LMSW

Licensed Clinical Social Worker

Within driving distance of Oak Park

Most of us feel anger sometimes. How we experience and express anger determines whether it will present problems. Seeing the phrase "anger management," we think of controlling impulses and avoiding outbursts. Such control is fundamentally important when angry impulses cause us problems. Clients and I practice ways to put some space between feeling and reaction for this purpose. But there is more to managing anger. Sometimes people do not express it, but try to hold it in. Some claim to feel anger rarely, if ever. Anger is a legitimate emotion, and expressing it is important to health. We work together to find ways to express it constructively, not destructively.

Anger Therapist

Sally Palaian, Ph.D

Licensed Psychologist

Within driving distance of Oak Park

Out-of-control feelings are common when modern day life leaves many people feeling stressed out and overwhelmed. I can help you to understand the roots and triggers of your anger and then help you to cope more effectively when you feel frustration and anger. Anger is the emotion we need to protect ourselves; it’s what we feel when our rights have been violated. However, when not expressed appropriately or if we are out of control with anger, then it often causes our trouble in our relationships. Psychotherapy can help you to cope more effectively and calm your nervous system.

Anger Therapist

Tameka Arnold, LMSW, SSW

Clinical Therapist, School Social Worker

Within driving distance of Oak Park

Certified Anger Management Classes are provided to Teens and Adults by a Certified Anger Management Specialist. Classes focus on emotional skill building and increasing coping skills. Clients are encouraged to identify their triggers, increase their awareness of feelings and learn techniques to change their reactions to triggers. Classes are 8 weeks and each session is one hour long. Call for days and times.

Anger Therapist

Debbra Bronstad, LMFT

Licensed Marriage & Family Therapist

Within driving distance of Oak Park

Are you a Christian struggling with anger? Did you know that feeling angry is not a sin? Anger is meant to be like the warning light on our car dashboard letting us know that something is wrong in a relationship. Sometimes, we get too easily angered because our warning signal has become overly sensitive. This can happen in abusive or traumatic childhood situations when there was harsh or unfair punishment. The anger that was originally justified can become a seething resentment and sometimes an unconscious vow to never again feel that same sense of powerlessness and vulnerability. The key to anger management is to resolve the pain of the past, giving you greater freedom and self control.

Anger Therapist

Stephanie Sachs, LPC

Licensened Psychotherapist

Within driving distance of Oak Park

If you are reading this, you or someone you know, is showing anger in ways that interfere with daily living, straining relationships, and perhaps in trouble with the law. Anger reaches these levels when someone does not understand why they feel so angry. It happens when someone lacks: coping skills, communication and relationship skills, the ability to see things in other ways (such as putting themselves in someone else's shoes). Anger gets out of control when a person or people cannot find solutions or ways to change the circumstances. Often, what one lacks is an understanding of Self! This is where a lot of self-injury (cutting, burning) and suicidal ideation stems from. Find understanding

Anger Therapist

Robert Flewelling, Psy.D. LP

Licensed Psychologist

Within driving distance of Oak Park

Aristotle famously stated that getting angry was easy, but doing so in the right way, and for the right reasons, and to the right degree was not so easy. To this day, those words are a truth. It is a problem that has yet to be universally solved, but instead, must be done individually, in the course of one's life. However, there are keys and tools and understandings that are universal. Providing these tools is a large part of my work, as I work extensively with men and women struggling with anger problems and domestic violence.

Anger Therapist

Kim Snyder, MS, LPC, NCC, DCC

Counselor

Within driving distance of Oak Park

The Lord says, "Be Angry and sin not." Being angry isn't the problem. It's what we do with our anger that is. For many, how they have displayed their anger has created more damage to their relationships than whatever they were originally upset about. I work with many clients struggling with anger, with a goal to not just divert your anger but to dissolve it. All things are possible with God.



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Oak Park is located in Oakland County, Michigan. It has a land area of 5.16 square miles and a water area of 0.00 square miles.  The population of Oak Park is 29,752 people with 11,494 households and a median annual income of $47,463. .


Therapy Affordability Meter for Oak Park, MI

Some budgeting needed

While counseling can certainly be an expense for individuals and families in Oak Park, with proper budgeting, it is entirely do-able and the risk/reward is worth it. For some families, it may be difficult to sustain a commitment to therapy without proper insurance coverage. If this is you, ask your therapist about low cost options as practitoners in and around Oak Park may have flexibility or sliding scales