Anger Management and Counseling in West St. Paul, MN.

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


Jana Sczepanski Palkert, Sex Therapy, EMDR, LMFT
Anger Therapist

Jana Sczepanski Palkert, Sex Therapy, EMDR, LMFT

Minnesota Counseling and Couples Center

In 55369 - Nearby to West St. Paul.

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.

Brad Bychinski, MA, LMFT
Anger Therapist

Brad Bychinski, MA, LMFT

LIFE Counseling LLC

In 55337 - Nearby to West St. Paul.

Anger management counseling can help to identify stressors and learn the steps to stay calm in the face of anger. The goal is to handle tense situations in more constructive and positive ways by reducing the emotional and physical arousal that anger can cause. It will provide the tools to take back your life and resolve the triggers that result in unplanned anger reactions.

Joan Pechauer, LMFT
Anger Therapist

Joan Pechauer, LMFT

Marriage and Family Therapist

In 55369 - Nearby to West St. Paul.

Anger itself is not bad, but many of us have not learned how to handle it or channel it in healthy ways. I will work with you to identify the triggers that challenge you and help you come up with a plan of how to talk yourself into a calmer place. Then when you speak, you will feel confident that you are representing yourself in a clear, strong way.

Stephanie Jensen, MSW, LICSW
Anger Therapist

Stephanie Jensen, MSW, LICSW

Licensed Independent Social Worker

In 55104 - Nearby to West St. Paul.

Anger is often a discharge of other emotions one may be experiencing below the surface. Anger can present itself in situations that involve ongoing sadness, worthlessness, hopelessness, adverse life events, chemical imbalances in the brain, persistent low mood, trauma, etc. Getting to the core of anger and identifying any core issues that may be present. Once there is increased awareness one can learn new coping strategies to better manage emotions and the development of anger.

Rebekah Miller, MA, LMFT
Anger Therapist

Rebekah Miller, MA, LMFT

Licensed Marriage & Family Therapist at Wellness Counseling Services (WCS)

In 55427 - Nearby to West St. Paul.

Do you often lose your temper with family, friends or strangers? Does it feel like rage sometimes “takes over”, leading to physically or emotionally hurting yourself or someone else? Do you always feel angry? All kinds of people struggle with anger: adolescents who feel “out of control,” parents who regret angry behavior toward their kids, former spouse abusers that never want to relapse, veterans with unresolved anger about deployment experiences, people with legal histories due to actions taken in anger. Together, we will work to identify your anger triggers, to provide tools to interrupt your triggers and to help you heal relationships that have been damaged as a result of your anger.

Tamera Mensink, MA, LMFT
Anger Therapist

Tamera Mensink, MA, LMFT

Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist

In 55118 - Nearby to West St. Paul.

I currently offer anger management therapy through discussing the cause and source of anger and working through ways to handle anger in a positive way. Anger is a normal, natural reaction. What is important is how we handle our anger and that we handle it in a positive way. Anger can become addicting for some and itis hard to break the cycle. Anger management is difficult, and I can help you get to where you can handle your anger in a positive way.

Kalli Matsuhashi, MA, LP, LMFT, LPCC
Anger Therapist

Kalli Matsuhashi, MA, LP, LMFT, LPCC

Licensed Psychologist & Marriage and Family Therapist

In 55122 - Nearby to West St. Paul.

I have worked with many clients, mostly men but some women, to help them understand and better manage the frustration and anger in their lives. Sometimes the anger stems from patterns learned in childhood, sometimes it arises from just not knowing how to better manage the frustrations of life. I can work with clients to help them reduce their overactivity and gain not only insight into the problem, but better control and ultimately, better relationships.

Diane Hovey, PhD, LMFT, CPT, CSAT
Anger Therapist

Diane Hovey, PhD, LMFT, CPT, CSAT

Marriage and Family Therapist

In 55110 - Nearby to West St. Paul.

Anger is venom that slowly poisons our body, robbing us of reason and compassion. This type of anger takes away our ability to act with integrity. Yet, there still remains a type of healthy anger; it is one that calls us to action against injustice while allowing for compassion and reason. For those whose anger has spiraled out of control, these two types of anger get confused. We need to begin exploring anger’s triggers, any underlying issues or emotional wounds that have been left to fester and allowed to infect the entire body. For some, learning more effective techniques of managing stress can also be important.

JoAnna Smith, MA, LMFT
Anger Therapist

JoAnna Smith, MA, LMFT

Therapist/Coach

In 55122 - Nearby to West St. Paul.

Anger is normal: it is a form of communication and can even be advantageous at times. However, it often masks other underlying emotions (such as shame, fear, low self-worth) and its expression may hurt ourselves and/or those around us. Our work together can identify your specific anger triggers, develop ways to better manage both the emotional and physical components of anger, improve your ability to express yourself assertively v. aggressively, and repair the damage that the prior expression of anger may have caused.

Cathy Johnston, MA, LMFT, CST
Anger Therapist

Cathy Johnston, MA, LMFT, CST

Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist, Certified Sex Therapist

In 55408 - Nearby to West St. Paul.

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.

Rebecca Meyer, LPCC
Anger Therapist

Rebecca Meyer, LPCC

Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor

In 55071 - Nearby to West St. Paul.

Anger management may be more easily reached than what you think. Often, individuals struggle with anger when they are feeling disrespected and/or when your values/beliefs are being challenged. Just think of our current political climate. What makes you angry about it? I will help you set boundaries and develop skills so that when you do get angry, you will not harm the things (and people) that are important to you.

Lisa Wilke, PsyD, LP
Anger Therapist

Lisa Wilke, PsyD, LP

Psychologist

In 55434 - Nearby to West St. Paul.

Do you feel irritable and frustrated? Do you rage sometimes and don't know why? When you fight with your partner, parent, or friend does it escalate quickly? Anger can come from a deep part within you that may be bottle up. It is possible to remain cool headed even if your natural go-to is anger. I can teach you effective strategies and skills to help you remain calm and collected in those moments of frustration.

Innovative Psychological Consultants, LLC
Anger Therapist

Innovative Psychological Consultants, LLC

Innovative Psychological Consultants

In 55369 - Nearby to West St. Paul.

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.

Kori Hennessy, MA, LMFT
Anger Therapist

Kori Hennessy, MA, LMFT

Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist

In 55407 - Nearby to West St. Paul.

Anger doesn't have to rule your life. I recognize that people who struggle to manage their expression of anger are hurting. It doesn't feel good or empowering to lose control. I can help you take back the power anger has stolen from you and make the changes you are looking for. I believe that if you're coming to therapy you are ready for change. Let's work together to make it happen.

Renee Segal, MA, LMFT
Anger Therapist

Renee Segal, MA, LMFT

Licensed Marriage, Family and Individual Therapist

In 55305 - Nearby to West St. Paul.

Learning how to control your anger can improve your relationships, self-esteem and reduce the amount of stress you feel. Anger is a sign that something has hurt you. It is important to deal with that hurt in an effective way. Anger in of itself is not a bad thing. It is what a person does with that anger that makes all of the difference. Anger management is good for your health and all of those around you. Learning how to use your anger effectively will have a great imact on all parts of your life.

Timothy McCarthy, PhD, LP, LMFT
Anger Therapist

Timothy McCarthy, PhD, LP, LMFT

Licensed Psychologist and Licensed Marriage-Family Therapist

In 55437 - Nearby to West St. Paul.

Anger becomes a habitual way of responding to frustration and stress in life. It can become particularly harmful for our relationships with others, whether that be in our romantic relationships, in our families, or in the workplace. Unfortunately, our society tends to reinforce aggressive ways of handling relationship difficulties and the general frustrations of life. Expressing impatience, frustration, and anger have become all too common as acceptable modes of handling conflict. Overcoming patterns of anger requires honest self–appraisal and a deep commitment to treating others with respect at all times using more respectful skills of effective assertiveness.

David Halper, MA, LMFT
Anger Therapist

David Halper, MA, LMFT

Licensed Marriage & Family Therapist

In 55110 - Nearby to West St. Paul.

Everyone gets angry. It is a normal emotion. The issues comes when the emotional brain overrides our logical brain, and we behave in ways that for which, once we are calm, we are often embarrassed and remorseful. We end up hurting others. I work with clients to identify the triggers to their anger and find out why certain interactions cause such intense emotional response. Our goal is to be able to manage our emotions well enough so that they do not boil over into hurtful and destructive behaviors. I don in-office and online counseling. You can self-register and self-schedule and appointment at mnonlinecounseling.com.

Thomas King, MSW, M.Ed., LICSW
Anger Therapist

Thomas King, MSW, M.Ed., LICSW

Licensed Indedpendent Therapist and Coach

In 55112 - Nearby to West St. Paul.

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.

Susan Garfield, MSSW, ACSW
Anger Therapist

Susan Garfield, MSSW, ACSW

LICSW

In 55305 - Nearby to West St. Paul.

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!

Bruce Fischer, PhD, LP, LMFT
Anger Therapist

Bruce Fischer, PhD, LP, LMFT

Licensed Psychologist, Licensed Marriage & Family Therapist

In 55408 - Nearby to West St. Paul.

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.

Heather Holt, MSW, LICSW
Anger Therapist

Heather Holt, MSW, LICSW

Licensed Indépendant Clinical Social Worker (LICSW), Psychotherapist

In 55104 - Nearby to West St. Paul.

Anger Management therapy is often very structured for me. I use a curriculum to address the following: Anger. (What is it? What triggers anger? What makes it better/worse?) Quick Control of Anger. (Recognizing anger and learning ways to calm your emotions.) Strategies to Manage Anger. (What stops it? What is frustration? What is rumination? Strategies for managing unhealthy rumination.) Relationships. (Communication strategies) Challenging Angry Thoughts and Beliefs. (How our thoughts affect our anger) Challenges to Managing Anger.


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West St. Paul is located in Dakota County, Minnesota. It has a land area of 4.90 square miles and a water area of 0.10 square miles.  The population of West St. Paul is 19,727 people with 8,261 households and a median annual income of $47,710. .


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While counseling can certainly be an expense for individuals and families in West St. Paul, 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 West St. Paul may have flexibility or sliding scales. Low cost counseling and affordable therapy are also sometimes offered by listed city and university level clinics, check with your local West St. Paul public health department.