Anger Management and Counseling in Kearny, NJ.

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


Jerri Shankler, LCSW, LCADC
Anger Therapist

Jerri Shankler, LCSW, LCADC

Licensed Clinical Social Worker, Licensed Clinical Alcohol & Drug Counselor

In 07058 - Nearby to Kearny.

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

Susan Galperin, LCSW LCADC SAP
Anger Therapist

Susan Galperin, LCSW LCADC SAP

Psychotherapist

In 07020 - Nearby to Kearny.

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.

Terri DiMatteo, MA, LPC
Anger Therapist

Terri DiMatteo, MA, LPC

Licensed Professional Counselor

In 07090 - Nearby to Kearny.

Anger is an emotion that often viewed as an emotion to avoid or suppress. In my view, however, anger -- just like other emotion -- serves as an indicator as to how we really feel about a person or situation. In working with clients on anger-issues I encourage -- not the suppression of anger -- but rather the appropriate expression of it. The goal is to help clients own and feel their own anger and to use it in ways that helps advance their understanding of themselves and those who mean the most to them.

Jonathan Schnapp, LCSW
Anger Therapist

Jonathan Schnapp, LCSW

Psychotherapist

In 10009 - Nearby to Kearny.

Anger can compromise relationships, jeopardize jobs, and put your life at risk. Anger is often a mask for other emotions that may be more painful to deal with such as depression. By helping you understanding the underlying causes of your anger, you can significantly reduce it, learn more effective ways to manage it, and avoid circumstances that trigger it.

Adam Lukeman, LCSW
Anger Therapist

Adam Lukeman, LCSW

Psychotherapist

In 10709 - Nearby to Kearny.

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.

Mitchell Milch, LCSW
Anger Therapist

Mitchell Milch, LCSW

Psychotherapist/Couples Counselor

In 07450 - Nearby to Kearny.

Anger management requires the ability to contain, own, reflect and evaluate anger as information and energy to inform decision making on how to best promote our self interest and keep us safe doing so. Many of us due to traumatic events early in our lives cannot extricate the experience of anger from grave fears of judgment, punishment or in severe cases, annihilation. Fight, flight and freeze are often unproductive, dangerous, and automatic reactions to the re-living of these traumatic events. The brain trips false alarms that must be rewired for patients to cease to be afraid of their anger. I use supportive therapy, mindfulness techniques and insight therapy to effect changes.

Barbara Bennett, LMFT
Anger Therapist

Barbara Bennett, LMFT

Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist

In 10001 - Nearby to Kearny.

Anger is a completely normal, usually healthy, human emotion. But when it gets out of control and turns destructive, it can lead to problems at work, in relationships and in the overall quality of your life. But you don’t have to feel helpless in the face of an unpredictable and destructive force in your life. I work to help you heal the root cause of your anger. You’ll find understanding and compassion for the pain in yourself and your healing can begin. With healing comes understanding and compassion for others, and the return of the sense of control and calm in your life.

Kenneth Jedding, LCSW, MA
Anger Therapist

Kenneth Jedding, LCSW, MA

Licensed Psychotherapist

In 10003 - Nearby to Kearny.

Anger becomes a repetitive cycle, like bring on a hamster wheel, but it ultimately sabotages the other areas of our lives. I think of it this way: that when you're in the grips of chronic anger, you're being played rather than being the player, the author, of your own experiences. Played by? Three things: Your past, the object of your anger and physiological habits, in that people's minds will be most comfortable in a certain disposition, in this case, anger. Good things come from finding light in the darkness. In this case, with therapy, in transcending grievances and the mental habit of anger, to see things in a better way and to lift your everyday experience to a more satisfying place.

Lauren Levy, LCSW
Anger Therapist

Lauren Levy, LCSW

Licensed Clinical Social Worker

In 10128 - Nearby to Kearny.

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.

Stefanie Robison, MA, LMHC
Anger Therapist

Stefanie Robison, MA, LMHC

Licensed Mental Health Counselor

In 10003 - Nearby to Kearny.

Are you ready to take charge of your anger? I hope you answered yes, because I want to help you do just that. I assist you in developing coping skills to stop and pause before becoming so irate that it ends in an outburst. This begins with examining what the underlying cause of the anger may be. We then make sure you are treating yourself with the kindness and love you deserve, so you can mirror that same treatment to those around you.

Karen Lewis, LCSW
Anger Therapist

Karen Lewis, LCSW

Licensed Clinical Social Worker

In 07666 - Nearby to Kearny.

Are you feeling out of control? Do you explode at the smallest and inconsequential comments? Are you unhappy with this behavior and are wondering what is going on with you? Therapy can help you uncover the underlying issues and work through them so that you do not have to go from zero to hundred in a few seconds. We can work together to understand the anger and help you have better control over it.

Michael Barmak, LCSW
Anger Therapist

Michael Barmak, LCSW

Licensed Clinical Social Worker

In 07016 - Nearby to Kearny.

I can help you learn how to manage your anger. Often anger is covering deeper feelings such as heartbreak, helplessness and loneliness. I can teach you a three-step anger process that can help you take personal responsibility for your angry feelings and learn what feelings you may be avoiding with your anger and, how you might be using anger to try to control others. Also how to know if you are really angry at yourself for maybe not setting a healthy boundary with someone and instead project your anger onto others.

Lois Horowitz, Ph.D, LCSW
Anger Therapist

Lois Horowitz, Ph.D, LCSW

Psychotherapist

In 10011 - Nearby to Kearny.

Do you have a short fuse? Did you know that recent studies about chronically angry people identify genetics, traumatic experiences, and environment stress as the causes of uncontrollable anger? Let me help you to understand the circumstances that trigger your anger. In psychotherapy, we can work together to develop new healthier ways of expressing yourself. Please visit my website lhorowitz.com for more information.



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Kearny is located in Hudson County, New Jersey. It has a land area of 8.85 square miles and a water area of 1.42 square miles.  The population of Kearny is 42,137 people with 13,783 households and a median annual income of $60,015. .


Therapy Affordability Meter for Kearny, NJ

Generally Affordable

Therapists in Kearny are often within budget with some potential challenges for longer term commitments. Your mental health and well being are a top priority. If accessibility is a concern, ask your counselor about sliding scale fees or inquire about accepted insurance plans. Low cost counseling and affordable therapy are also sometimes offered by listed city and university level clinics, check with your local Kearny public health department.