Anger Management and Counseling in Hackensack, NJ.

Therapy and counseling for anger issues, self control and stress management in Hackensack, New Jersey. Find effective help for real change.


Carolyn AlRoy, Psy.D.
Anger Therapist

Carolyn AlRoy, Psy.D.

Licensed Psychologist

In 10001 - Nearby to Hackensack.

I work with anger management for anger that is not physically abusive and not required by the courts. We will look at the root causes - is this a way that you keep others at bay? Are there other ways to cope with anger? Is this an approach to conflict that you learned in your family? We will talk about your thoughts, experiences, and expectations regarding conflicts. I will help you to understand and articulate the cause your anger so that you are less likely to feel out of control.

Jenna Purcell, MSc, CCC
Anger Therapist

Jenna Purcell, MSc, CCC

Social Confidence Life Coach

In 10012 - Nearby to Hackensack.

We feel anger because we feel that something is not fair, something is not working out the way we thought it should, our boundaries have been crossed, or we feel we have been treated badly, or missed out. Anger can be frustrating if you don't know how to address the underlying issue. I specialize in helping those whose anger is related to social anxiety, isolation, bullying, harassment or lack of important social skills.

Walter Masterson, LCSW
Anger Therapist

Walter Masterson, LCSW

Psychotherapy and Counseling

In 10021 - Nearby to Hackensack.

"Sticks and stones will break my bones, but your words will break my heart." Many people with anger issues know the damage that can be done to a relationship with even one outburst. Mastering anger is necessary to having the affection and trust of the people we care about. It has been accurately referred to as 'restraint of pen and tongue' in some literature. While it may seem like an effort one undertakes for others, the primary benefits are to the person who handles their anger. If you are reading this, and the thought "I wouldn't get angry if so-and-so didn't do such-and-such" consider yourself a primary candidate for this work. Discovering how to escape from anger will set you free.

New York Behavioral Health, Ph.D.
Anger Therapist

New York Behavioral Health, Ph.D.

New York Behavioral Health

In 10168 - Nearby to Hackensack.

Anger Management is a specialty of our center. Research indicates that anger problems can be made worse by therapists practicing ineffective techniques. So you wan to be sure your clinician is practicing the right form of anger management. The good news is there is also plenty of scientific support to show that effective anger management can reduce anger symptoms in as few as 12-20 sessions. In fact, a study published by one of our staff members indicated that in addition to anger being reduced, but depression symptoms decreased as well. If you, or a loved one, suffer from anger problems, please call us with any questions you may have. We understand how far reaching these issues can be.

Adam Lukeman, LCSW
Anger Therapist

Adam Lukeman, LCSW

Psychotherapist

In 10027 - Nearby to Hackensack.

Anger is neither a good emotion nor is it a bad one. It is sending a message saying to you that a situation (or a person) is unfair, unjust, disrespectful or threatening. It is normal to be angry when you’ve been mistreated or wronged. However, it becomes a problem when you let anger out in a way that harms yourself or others. If you feel like your anger is out of your hands and there is little you can do to control it, I provide the help you need to gain control over your anger. During our work, we explore the roots of your anger, and you learn new ways to communicate your feelings and thoughts without hurting yourself or others.

Tanvi Mathew, MS, LPC
Anger Therapist

Tanvi Mathew, MS, LPC

Licensed Professional Counselor

In 07450 - Nearby to Hackensack.

The goal of anger management is to control the anger before it controls you by reducing your emotional and physical responses to situations that trigger outbursts. At Emerge, you’ll learn to manage the intensity of your thoughts, behaviors and actions since that is all that you have control over. You can’t change the people or environments that cause you to feel enraged, but you can change yourself and identify when to remove yourself from the situations that are triggers. If you feel you’re becoming angry more easily and having low frustration tolerance, you can benefit from anger management. The first step is understanding that there is help available and reaching out for the support in order to make the change.

Nathaniel Smith, LCSW-R
Anger Therapist

Nathaniel Smith, LCSW-R

Licensed Clinical Social Worker

In 10570 - Nearby to Hackensack.

Anger tends to get labelled negatively in our culture, often being described as a "negative emotion", or seen as something dangerous or to be denied. Yet the truth is, like all emotions, anger plays a vital role in our psychological system. It serves as a warning that something important to us feels threatened. It can motivate us to take action to correct something negative that is happening. Prevalent negative attitudes about anger contribute to many people getting insufficient practice in identifying and communicating about anger effectively. At my Pleasantville office I provide individual, family and couples counseling for issues related to anger management in adults and children.

Jerri Shankler, LCSW, LCADC
Anger Therapist

Jerri Shankler, LCSW, LCADC

Licensed Clinical Social Worker, Licensed Clinical Alcohol & Drug Counselor

In 07058 - Nearby to Hackensack.

You don’t have to feel angry all the time. Sometimes anger is obvious, and causes emotional, family and legal issues. Sometimes anger is less obvious, resulting in self-destructive or passive-aggressive behaviors. While you are learning about the source of your anger and in order to heat you must develop techniques to keep the anger from boiling over into rage. Talking and exploring ways to redirect potentially destructive behaviors and thoughts relieves the anger and promotes healing and healthy emotions

Heidi Seifert, LCSW-R, MA
Anger Therapist

Heidi Seifert, LCSW-R, MA

Licensed Clinical Social Worker

In 10003 - Nearby to Hackensack.

What if you didn't have an anger problem? Are you holding back and constantly giving? You do this so much that you finally can't take it anymore and you explode. If that described you I can help. Too often people think that their anger is out of control when it isn't true. What is happening is you hold back on small irritations until it builds up. I can show you how to recognize this and stop before you explode.

Susan Galperin, LCSW LCADC SAP
Anger Therapist

Susan Galperin, LCSW LCADC SAP

Psychotherapist

In 07020 - Nearby to Hackensack.

Sometimes we forget that anger is one of many emotions. Emotions are neither good nor bad. It's normal to feel anger when you've been mistreated. We feel anger when we feel insecure , vulnerable and other different feelings that trigger our anger. We feel anger when we aren't in control. The problem is not the emotion, but the expression. Most of us don't like how anger make us feel. It usually makes us feel out of control and can make us do things we might tend to regret. Together we can explore where your anger stems from, learn different strategies to express it in a way that will benefit you in your relationships and achieve your goals to lead a healthier and happier life.

Susan Glaser, LCSW, MSW
Anger Therapist

Susan Glaser, LCSW, MSW

Licensed Clinical Social Worker

In 07078 - Nearby to Hackensack.

Do you find that your anger escalates instantly and strongly? Difficulties with anger often come as a result of unresolved trauma and/or a life history that includes abuse. I can help with treatment of the underlying trauma and abuse issues, as well as with techniques for current management of anger, so that you can be in better control of how you wish to live your life.

Elizabeth Hill, LCADC
Anger Therapist

Elizabeth Hill, LCADC

Licensed Counselor

In 07032 - Nearby to Hackensack.

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.

Insight Psychological Group, Psy.D.'s, LCSW's and LPC's
Anger Therapist

Insight Psychological Group, Psy.D.'s, LCSW's and LPC's

Group Practice

In 07607 - Nearby to Hackensack.

IPG offers a powerful weekly Anger Management group. The goal is to become more aware of the triggers of anger, the effects of aggression and the underlying emotional wounds. Each week members keep a log of situations that trigger them and work through a chapter in our Anger Management workbook. In group, members are invited share insights from their log. Other members respond with their immediate thoughts, feelings and reactions. As we explore the dynamics that unfold in the group, members gain real-time feedback of what activates them and alternative possibilities to their usual reactions. $65/week. Clients must attend all sessions (12) to receive a certificate of completion.

Michael Zone, LCSW, ACSW, MEd, JD
Anger Therapist

Michael Zone, LCSW, ACSW, MEd, JD

Licensed Clinical Social Worker

In 10028 - Nearby to Hackensack.

Anger has become increasingly prevalent in our society. People are more angry, stressed and rageful. Hostility ans aggression is on the increase in all areas of life. Fortunately, there are very effective anger management programs and techniques that help people identify cues that anger is coming and triggers that set off anger. Coping techniques and cognitive-behavioral skills help to reduce issues of chronic anger.

Kerry Ann Barrett, LCSW
Anger Therapist

Kerry Ann Barrett, LCSW

Birch Light Perspective LLC

Available for Online Therapy

Anger is a normal feeling we all experience. In working with my clients I help them understand that feeling angry is not the issue it is what we do as a result of feeling angry. You will learn to recognize warning signs, identify your triggers, learn ways to better express the feeling of anger as well as how to managing it. You will come to realize that you have the power and control over your emotions and not the other way around.

Marc Shulman, Psy.D.
Anger Therapist

Marc Shulman, Psy.D.

Clinical Psychologist

In 11530 - Nearby to Hackensack.

There are moments in life when you can feel so overwhelmed and filled with rage that it seems impossible to control your anger. This can have devastating consequences on your life. My approach to anger management will assist you with identifying the roots of your feelings, so that we can collaboratively develop practical strategies that will enable you to control and potentially move beyond these negative emotions and behaviors.

Ariana K. Goswick, LMHC
Anger Therapist

Ariana K. Goswick, LMHC

Licensed Mental Health Counselor

In 10007 - Nearby to Hackensack.

Anger, typically experienced as an intense feeling of displeasure, is often triggered by an injustice, failure, or stress. Anger can vary in degree from mild irritability to rage. Contrary to popular belief, anger is a health emotion, and when managed correctly, it can be an important component for healthy relationships. When anger is not processed and experienced appropriately, however, it can be alienating and lead to actions that are regrettable. If you or someone you know is struggling with managing anger, I encourage you to reach out for support.

Lauren Levy, LCSW
Anger Therapist

Lauren Levy, LCSW

Licensed Clinical Social Worker

In 10128 - Nearby to Hackensack.

People often come into my office and say that they have no control over their anger, that they just "lost it." I work with my clients to help them understand that they do have control over their anger. I teach them anger management strategies to increase awareness of their feeling states on a regular basis so that they can recognize and address the warning signs before letting the anger build. There are several techniques that clients can use when they recognize the warning signs. My clients and I fill their "toolbox" with as many strategies as possible to calm themselves down and think rationally.

Johannes Marselis, LCSW, LCSW
Anger Therapist

Johannes Marselis, LCSW, LCSW

Psychotherapist

In 11225 - Nearby to Hackensack.

This is not who you are, or have to be. I know this because you are here. Anger, in and of itself, is not a primary emotion - it is secondary, triggered by a host of other emotions, sometimes long buried. I would like to explore with you in parallel, first your triggers and responses, and second you past. Our responses are learned and can be reconditioned. You can respond differently. Bear in mind, though there may be persons or things affected by your anger, you are my focus, and you deserve to be cared about.

Kevin Fleming Ph.D.
Anger Therapist

Kevin Fleming Ph.D.

Coach/Change Agent/Consultant

In 07620 - Nearby to Hackensack.

Grey Matters International and the work of Kevin J. Fleming, Ph.D approaches issues of anger management in a very humane yet fresh perspective. You see, anger is a normal emotion but it is the valence (intensity) as well as the coupling choice of what one does with this that is the problem. Telling someone to "not" do it or modifying behavior with a trite psychological plan that only breeds a compliant response is not the way to change anger. Brainwave optimization is a new cutting edge technology that allows one to rewire circuitry responsible for reactivity driving the anger. Contact Grey Matters International, Inc now at kevin@kevinflemingphd.com or 877-606-6161.

Charles Wininger, LP, LMHC
Anger Therapist

Charles Wininger, LP, LMHC

Licensed Psychotherapist, Licensed Mental Health Counselor

In 10016 - Nearby to Hackensack.

If you find your temper getting the best of you, leaving you with feelings of regret, sadness or shame, I can help. With new skills for managing your anger, you'll be able to catch yourself before you say or do something that can hurt the ones you love. The idea is for you to speak your mind while staying in control, so that your message doesn't get lost. With the right techniques, you'll be able to get your point across in a way that the other person can hear.

Daphne Schuster, EdD, LMFT, LCSW-R
Anger Therapist

Daphne Schuster, EdD, LMFT, LCSW-R

Licensed Marriage & Family Therapist & Clinical Social Work

In 11101 - Nearby to Hackensack.

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.

MyTherapist, PhD, LMHC, LMFT
Anger Therapist

MyTherapist, PhD, LMHC, LMFT

Psychotherapist, Clinical Sexologist

In 10011 - Nearby to Hackensack.

Rational emotive behavior therapy is a highly effective, evidence-based style of therapy that helps you identify the thinking that's keeping you feeling angry and behaving, well, angrily. Once you identify the thinking errors, we can name those errors, and correct them to move in a different, more constructive emotional and behavioral direction (such as frustration and disappointment instead of anger and rage).

Comprehensive Counseling LCSWs, LMHC, PhD, MD
Anger Therapist

Comprehensive Counseling LCSWs, LMHC, PhD, MD

Licensed Clinical Social Workers, Psychologists & Psychiatrists

In 10463 - Nearby to Hackensack.

In psychotherapy patients can benefit from anger management counseling by learning to better manage powerful emotions such as anger and rage. Patients can also learn to manage strong impulses and modify their behavior. Another focus of anger management may be improving one's communication skills to reduce the drive toward "acting-out." Improvements in these various areas can have positive and long lasting effects on interpersonal relationships.

Akeisha Rivera, Psy.D.
Anger Therapist

Akeisha Rivera, Psy.D.

Licensed Clinical Psychologist

In 10017 - Nearby to Hackensack.

We all get angry at times in our life, and there are times when anger is a useful signal that tells us something needs to change or that something is wrong. But there are also times where anger can begin to dominate our thoughts and actions, causing problems at work and in our relationships. My goal as a therapist is to help you talk though your concerns and issues so that I can give you the tools to help you overcome sources of non-productive anger. When you're tired of being angry and ready to move on, let's talk.



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Hackensack is located in Bergen County, New Jersey. It has a land area of 4.18 square miles and a water area of 0.15 square miles.  The population of Hackensack is 44,834 people with 18,169 households and a median annual income of $55,289. .


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Therapy in Hackensack 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 Hackensack therapist about insurance coverage or ask about sliding scale fees if there are any difficulties with accessibility. Low cost counseling and affordable therapy are also sometimes offered by listed city and university level clinics, check with your local Hackensack public health department.