Anger Management and Counseling in Waterford, MI.

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


Anger Therapist

Debbra Bronstad, LMFT

Licensed Marriage & Family Therapist

Within driving distance of Waterford

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

Susan Gross, PsyD, LP, CAADC

Licensed Psychologist, Certified Advanced Alcohol and Drug Counselor, Interventionist

Within driving distance of Waterford

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

Michael Govan, MA, LLP, LPC, LSGC, EMDR II

Licensed Professional Counselor

Within driving distance of Waterford

What I do often when helping clients with anger management issues is to go back and see what emotional wounds are left unhealed. Sometimes, their are large gaps in the emotional needs that have never properly been met. This is usually where I find the "Real" problem that has turned out to look like an anger problem. Recently over a three week period I helped an adolescent girl resolve a past issue that left her looking oppositional and defiant. Now she is making peace with her mom!!! You can heal too!!!

Anger Therapist

Marilyn Kistler, MA, LPC, NCC

Licensed Professional Counselor

Within driving distance of Waterford

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

Chandler Fleming, L.M.S.W.

Clinical Therapist

Within driving distance of Waterford

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

Joe Kort, Ph.D., MSW

Licensed Social Worker

Within driving distance of Waterford

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

Donna Major, LMSW, BCD

Donna Major

Within driving distance of Waterford

Anger and depression go hand in hand. My goal is to help you discover what are the triggers and then learn new skills to help you cope more effectively. I will help you to learn how to express your anger appropriately and end the ongoing battle with those you love. Learning a new skills takes times as well as gaining insight into your problems. I can help guide you.

Anger Therapist

Dorene Lilley, MA, LLP

Masters Level Psychologist

Within driving distance of Waterford

Anger is destructive to relationships, both in the work place and at home. Many times expressed anger is a form of defensiveness against the hurts of life. In therapy, we will explore your history of anger outbursts, discuss the difference between rage and anger and explore the other 2 major emotions; glad and sad. Resources used include The Anger Workbook by Les Carter and The Lies you Believe and the Truths You Must Believe by C. Thurman. I encourage journaling and role-playing. In order to stop a certain behavior, one needs to learn to replace with healthier behaviors. Patterns of relating and living are explored and help will be offered to change and replace unhealthy anger patterns.

Anger Therapist

Michelle Klear, LPC

Licensed Professional Counselor

Within driving distance of Waterford

At the core of all anger is fear. It is my goal to help my client discover that fear and express it in a way that is not harmful to self or others. How I approach anger management is though humor and education. It is not an easy topic and not everyone understands the complex emotions that anger can provoke in self and others. I do my best to educate and explore the issues.

Anger Therapist

Sally Palaian, Ph.D

Licensed Psychologist

Within driving distance of Waterford

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

Chad Allee, LMSW, LPC

Therapist

Within driving distance of Waterford

I have worked with many teenagers and adults around anger management and conflict resolution as well as people who struggle with anxiety, phobias, depression, workplace issues and family conflict, especially around parenting. I am flexible in my approach and would welcome people to come in and discern whether my approach would be helpful. I utilize an eclectic approach that is individually tailored to suit each client's needs, and incorporate various traditional, holistic and complementary therapies to help individuals, families and groups improve their personal accountability and strengthen healthy coping skills. I look forward to meeting you and helping you on your courageous journey through Life.

Anger Therapist

Franklin Sollars, and Associates

Licensed Psychologist

Within driving distance of Waterford

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

Kim Snyder, MS, LPC, NCC, DCC

Counselor

Within driving distance of Waterford

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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Waterford is located in Oakland County, Michigan. It has a land area of 30.61 square miles and a water area of 4.58 square miles.  The population of Waterford is 73,040 people with 30,127 households and a median annual income of $55,552. .


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Therapy in Waterford 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 Waterford therapist about insurance coverage or ask about sliding scale fees if there are any difficulties with accessibility