Anger Management and Counseling in Andover, MN.

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


Anger Therapist

Susan Garfield, MSSW, ACSW

LICSW

Within driving distance of Andover

Do you feel overwhelmed at time by people who push your buttons and bring out the worst in you? Would you like to be calmer and more in control when under stressful and challenging situations. Anger is a challenging emotion which can be managed with easily learned skills and strategies to help improve your interpersonal relationships and get the results you want!

Anger Therapist

Betsy Sansby, MS, LMFT

Licensed Marriage & Family Therapist & Communication Expert for over 30 years

Within driving distance of Andover

There's no shame in asking for help with anger management. What causes shame is the damage you cause others when your anger spills out onto them. In any healthy relationship, disagreements are to be expected. But decisions need to be discussed and negotiated, not forced or made on the sly. Anger management is about learning how to regulate negative emotions, ask directly for what we need, and tolerate the frustration and disappointment that come with being in relationship with others. If you are struggling to hold it together without blasting people you care about, you need help with anger management.

Anger Therapist

Jana Sczepanski Palkert, Sex Therapy, EMDR, LMFT

Minnesota Counseling and Couples Center

Within driving distance of Andover

I believe anger is the most misunderstood emotion. Anger is neither good or bad. It's perfectly normal to be angry it's HOW we express our anger that gets us in trouble. Another troublesome issue with anger is dealing with those angry feelings that get trapped inside. Anger turned inward can lead to depression so we have to be careful that we just don't stuff our anger. The good news is that getting our anger under control is easier than we think. There are two primary tools to effectively managing our anger: first is gaining insight into the underlying reasons for our anger, and next is learning effective ways to manage our anger. Do not live with unresolved anger, call today.

Anger Therapist

Bruce Fischer, PhD, LP, LMFT

Licensed Psychologist, Licensed Marriage & Family Therapist

Within driving distance of Andover

I approach anger management as a basic emotional skill. Like all skills, it can be taught and with practice it can be effectively developed in a short time. Some of the specific techniques I may use in teaching anger management are: identifying early signs of anger, breathing exercises, thought stopping, avoiding triggers, and teaching healthy emotional expression of a full range of feelings. I also use a variety of other techniques from cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) and dialectical behavior therapy (DBT) to help my clients learn to effectively manage anger. Beyond the behavioral approach to managing anger I sometimes find it useful to explore the sources of the anger.

Anger Therapist

Thomas King, MSW, M.Ed., LICSW

Licensed Indedpendent Therapist and Coach

Within driving distance of Andover

Is your anger getting you in trouble at work or at home? Do you feel overwhelmed and sometimes out of control? If you are ready to stop hurting others and yourself then I can help. Together we will learn strategies to slow down your reactions to your triggers, keep yourself calm, and think before your respond. You can learn to transform your anger into effective communication by learning new skills and understanding how to love and accept yourself and those you care about. Please call today to get started.

Anger Therapist

Cathy Johnston, MA, LMFT, CST

Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist, Certified Sex Therapist

Within driving distance of Andover

I'll help you understand the choices you have to manage and express your feelings in constructive ways. You'll become more aware, accepting, and assertive rather than reactive and misunderstood. Anger is a powerful emotion that needs to be expressed like any other emotion. Anger itself isn't bad - in fact, it's a useful signal that something's wrong and we need to take action. However, the way it's expressed can be either helpful or hurtful. Learn to center yourself and be proactive in expressing your anger in a way other people can hear.

Anger Therapist

Rachel Larson, MA, LAMFT

Licensed Associate Marriage and Family Therapist

Within driving distance of Andover

We do not offer "anger management" in the usual sense of the term, but we do offer counseling for people who have feelings of anger. Most often, anger is a masking emotion hiding what is really going on under the surface. In counseling with us, we can begin to uncover and understand where the anger is coming from, and in doing so, begin to heal the wounds that are causing the anger to boil to the surface.

Anger Therapist

Jennifer Rives, MA, LMFT

Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist

Within driving distance of Andover

Are you having trouble keeping your anger in check? This is a common challenge for a lot of people. Anger is what I call an umbrella emotion, which means that it often covers up other emotions that are harder to share with others. It is really useful to take a look at what might be underneath the anger, such as hurt or fear. Anger is a very useful protection, and it might have served a very valuable function for you in the past. However, it is important to take a look and decide if it is useful to you NOW. If your anger is pushing people away, it might be time to learn a new way to express your feelings.

Anger Therapist

Kerin Logstrom, M.A., LMFT

Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist

Within driving distance of Andover

I see anger as a secondary emotion. In order to heal the anger it is important to look beyond anger and search for the primary emotion. Building a trusting therapeutic relationship is very important so you will feel comfortable revealing how you are hurting underneath that angry exterior. Understanding what can trigger you anger is important also. Some education about the brain and how it works is generally helpful in understanding and conquering your anger. I want to show you how you control your emotions. Emotions do not control you!

Anger Therapist

Innovative Psychological Consultants, LLC

Innovative Psychological Consultants

Within driving distance of Andover

We have a number of clinicians that specialize in dealing with anger issues whether it is with children, adolescents, or adults. Figuring out healthy ways to cope with feelings is key. Often clients need help dealing with other emotions and/or need help examining their expectations of themselves and others. Our clinicians are able to help get to the root of anger issues and help resolve those problems.

Anger Therapist

CenterLife Counseling

Within driving distance of Andover

Anger is a normal human emotion. It becomes a problem when the anger overrides our logical brain and results in unacceptable behaviors. We offer individual counseling to help people better understand their trigger and the effects those triggers have physically on the individual. Self-understanding is only a part of the solution. We will help clients develop skills and techniques to recognize when they are becoming angry and interrupt the momentum before it results in hurtful behaviors.

Anger Therapist

Jon Newcomb, MA LMFT

Marriage and Family Therapist

Within driving distance of Andover

I offer individual and group training in anger management. I am certified as a CAMS 1 (Certified Anger Management Specialist) by the National Anger Management Institute. My program consists of 8 to 12 sessions using the curriculum "What's Good About Anger?" This course of training directs participants in learning to identify triggers, take time to think about consequences rather than to lash out, self-soothing practices, and much more.

Anger Therapist

Tessa Gittleman, MA, LAMFT

Licensed Associate Marriage and Family Therapist

Within driving distance of Andover

Anger is not a primary feeling. While it might feel like the only thing you're aware of in the moment, anger is actually a secondary feeling, or a composite of other feelings that get wrapped up and compounded into something familiar. I will help you break your anger down into its smaller parts, such as sadness, fear, embarrassment, and/or hurt. We will also identify your triggers, interrupt unhealthy patterns, and figure out the tools that work for you in the moment.



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Andover is located in Anoka County, Minnesota. It has a land area of 33.88 square miles and a water area of 0.95 square miles.  The population of Andover is 32,213 people with 10,117 households and a median annual income of $93,932. .


Therapy Affordability Meter for Andover, MN

Very Affordable

Booking a weekly counseling session with a licensed therapist in Andover 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