Anger Management and Counseling in Old Tappan, NJ.

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


Yasmine Saad, Ph.D.
Anger Therapist

Yasmine Saad, Ph.D.

Senior Clinical Psychologist

In 10016 - Nearby to Old Tappan.

Anger is a natural reaction to a hurtful or threatening situation. When it becomes uncontrollable, constant, and extreme, unhealthy anger can wreak havoc on our lives. Some people can manage anger with self-taught techniques, reading materials, and other resources. Yet, anger management therapy is considered the most effective treatment option to address these anger issues and adopt healthy coping strategies to handle them when they arise.

Patricia Pitta, Ph.D., A.B.P.P.
Anger Therapist

Patricia Pitta, Ph.D., A.B.P.P.

Clinical and Board Certified Family Psychologist

In 11030 - Nearby to Old Tappan.

Anger is a natural and normal use of emotion that helps you get in touch with that which you are feeling. The problem is that most people don't express their anger and let it build up. Then they express themselves through rages, screaming and just being out of control. Relationships become compromised and resentment and bitterness grows. To stop the pattern, you need to first learn to relax your mind and body. Second, you need to identify what is making you angry. Third, role play expressing your feelings in a positive manner. Fourth, learn to listen other's responses to your statements. Fifth, negotiate with calm to resolve the situation. Relax, think, before you respond.

Philip Kolba, MA LCPC NCC
Anger Therapist

Philip Kolba, MA LCPC NCC

Psychotherapist

In 10013 - Nearby to Old Tappan.

I provide individual psychotherapy for anger management. Anger is normal emotion that everyone experiences. It becomes a problem when one expresses anger inappropriately or one lacks the proficiency to express any emotions but anger. I use Humanistic and Dialectical Behaviour Therapy (DBT) to help my clients understand their anger, improve their emotional experience, and express their emotions in healthy ways. A healthy emotional life is the cornerstone of living a full and successful life.

Abby Mullen, LCSW
Anger Therapist

Abby Mullen, LCSW

Licensed Clinical Social Worker

In 10709 - Nearby to Old Tappan.

Do you find you have difficulty managing outbursts of anger? Or are you more prone to bottling your anger and sitting on it for hours or weeks on end allowing it to fester? Both of these are common responses to anger, and neither are beneficial. Anger management therapy can benefit you by helping you to learn that you can control the way in which you respond to your anger. Through exploring the underlying reasons for your anger you will gain useful knowledge to help you recognize your triggers. Furthermore, through mindfulness and cognitive behavioral approaches you will learn to channel your anger in a more productive way.

Mars & Venus Counseling Center, LCSWs, DCSW, LPCs, LCADCs, Ph.D.
Anger Therapist

Mars & Venus Counseling Center, LCSWs, DCSW, LPCs, LCADCs, Ph.D.

LCSWs, DCSW, LPCs, LAC, LCADCs, and Ph.D.

In 07666 - Nearby to Old Tappan.

The Mars & Venus Counseling Center offers help with moderate anger issues and those affected by these issues. Anger is a natural human emotion. It is a healthy response to disappointment, attack, or loss. Explosive anger, though, can create serious psychological and physical problems. By reducing and controlling anger, an individual can reduce their stress and the stress of others being affected by the anger. Our dedicated counselors will teach the struggling individual to examine their anger triggers and their skewed perceptions of situations and learn constructive ways to express their feelings. Various techniques of renowned leaders in field of anger management will be utilized throughout counseling, including but not limited to self-awareness,...(view profile to read more)

Jerri Shankler, LCSW, LCADC
Anger Therapist

Jerri Shankler, LCSW, LCADC

Licensed Clinical Social Worker, Licensed Clinical Alcohol & Drug Counselor

In 07058 - Nearby to Old Tappan.

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

John Gerson, Ph.D.
Anger Therapist

John Gerson, Ph.D.

Licensed Psychologist

In 10536 - Nearby to Old Tappan.

Issues with controlling anger have to do with impulse control. This is an issue of development, and suggests that those people who can't control their anger haven't successfully negotiated frustration tolerance early in life. Often, this failure has to do with difficulties that parents themselves had with the issue, as well as parental inadequacies with regard to tenderness and soothing, major ingredients that help establish emotional security and self esteem. I will help you explore the "red zones," the places your brain goes to when life issues trigger you to behave reflexively rather than thoughtfully, and to visualize consequences before taking action. www.ThriveTherapydoc.com

Tanvi Mathew, MS, LPC
Anger Therapist

Tanvi Mathew, MS, LPC

Licensed Professional Counselor

In 07450 - Nearby to Old Tappan.

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.

Rich Heller, MSW, CPC, ACC
Anger Therapist

Rich Heller, MSW, CPC, ACC

Marriage Therapist

In 10803 - Nearby to Old Tappan.

Anger is an amazing tool. Often when we hang out in anger it's because we either don't know other tools that are available or because we have some deep unresolved hurt that we have yet to resolve. In working together, we will both unveil the other emotional tools in your toolbox, and uncover any unresolved feelings beneath the anger. We will build a sense of safety within based on your own sense of worth.

Annie Block Pearl, M.S.
Anger Therapist

Annie Block Pearl, M.S.

Psychotherapist

In 10016 - Nearby to Old Tappan.

We all have certain emotions that are easier for us to express than others. While some have difficulty expressing anger, others find it the "safest" emotion to express. For those of you who have problems managing your angry expression we will explore together, how and when this pattern has developed, what purpose it has served in your life, and what other feelings this anger may be masking. Our work together will provide you with tools to healthily and respectfully express the full range of your emotions to enhance the emotional richness and range in your relationships with others.

Rebecca Mitchell, LCSW, MSEd, SIFI
Anger Therapist

Rebecca Mitchell, LCSW, MSEd, SIFI

Psychotherapist

In 10003 - Nearby to Old Tappan.

Anger is an important emotion, that often gets a bad reputation because it can cause us to behave in ways that are unsafe, out of control, and/or destructive. However, there is a difference between feeling angry, and acting inappropriately. Through anger management you will develop the ability to express your needs, wants and feelings in ways that are effective, and preserve your relationships with others.

The Imago Way, Psy.D. & L.C.S.W.
Anger Therapist

The Imago Way, Psy.D. & L.C.S.W.

Licensed Psychologist & Licensed Social Worker

In 10543 - Nearby to Old Tappan.

I help clients become more conscious and less reactive in their interactions. I teach clients specific strategies to break destructive patterns of relating and give them tools to communicate effectively. I also teach clients how to self-soothe. Within the safety of the therapeutic relationship, clients will explore the root of their anger and underlying emotions that are being expressed as anger or rage.

Lauren Rigney, MS, LMHC, NCC, BC-TMH, ACS
Anger Therapist

Lauren Rigney, MS, LMHC, NCC, BC-TMH, ACS

Licensed Mental Health Counselor

In 10001 - Nearby to Old Tappan.

You will learn to create a moment before your anger spikes where you can make a conscious decision to act a different way. You will learn skills to manage growing anger before it becomes too overwhelming to control. You can learn to understand the effects your anger has had on others and work to repair damage that may have been done in the past. You will grow from your challenges and learn a new way of reacting to difficult situations and emotions.

New York Behavioral Health, Ph.D.
Anger Therapist

New York Behavioral Health, Ph.D.

New York Behavioral Health

In 10168 - Nearby to Old Tappan.

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.

Susan Galperin, LCSW LCADC SAP
Anger Therapist

Susan Galperin, LCSW LCADC SAP

Psychotherapist

In 07020 - Nearby to Old Tappan.

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.

Trisha Sanders, LCSW
Anger Therapist

Trisha Sanders, LCSW

Licensed Clinical Social Worker

In 07675 - Nearby to Old Tappan.

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.

Sheila Brown, MA, MHC-LP
Anger Therapist

Sheila Brown, MA, MHC-LP

Mental Health Counselor

In 10003 - Nearby to Old Tappan.

Anger is a universal emotion. Anger that results in aggressive behaviors, acting out, or is interfering with living a healthy lifestyle is problematic. I will help you learn techniques to manage your angry feelings by working with you in identifying and modifying the thoughts you have that lead to angry behavior. As a result, you will learn healthier ways of coping with the triggers of your anger, and experience healthier ways of being .

Charles Wininger, LP, LMHC
Anger Therapist

Charles Wininger, LP, LMHC

Licensed Psychotherapist, Licensed Mental Health Counselor

In 10016 - Nearby to Old Tappan.

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.

Rich Esposito, M.S. CAMS
Anger Therapist

Rich Esposito, M.S. CAMS

Professor Rich Esposito, M.S., CAMS

In 10567 - Nearby to Old Tappan.

As a trained specialist in Anger mangement you will learn that Anger is an emotion that you can control!! especially when you have been mistreated or wronged. the feeling isnt the problem its what you do with it that makes a difference. I offer certifcate programs for mandated court clients who are in need of anger management classes. I offer classes or individual counseling.

Kelley Hopkins-Alvarez, LPC,CST,NCC,BCC,MS,MSEd
Anger Therapist

Kelley Hopkins-Alvarez, LPC,CST,NCC,BCC,MS,MSEd

Licensed Professional Counselor & Board Certified Coach

In 10536 - Nearby to Old Tappan.

Has someone told you that you are getting way too stressed out about things?I will help you learn to communicate your thoughts without becoming confrontational. Do you even know what your positive traits are anymore? We’ll discuss them and also that anger is more of a secondary emotion to more primary feelings such as fear, guilt, shame, powerlessness, or sadness. Together, we will identify the triggers that upset you, so that you can be more self-aware and develop coping skills. Reducing anger will improve your self-image, patience, interactions with family and career success, while reducing health issues such as headache and backaches. I DO NOT DO Court Mandated Anger Management

Transformation Counseling Services, LMSW,PsyD,LCSW
Anger Therapist

Transformation Counseling Services, LMSW,PsyD,LCSW

LMSW,PsyD, LCSW,LPC

In 10003 - Nearby to Old Tappan.

Anger is a common feeling however if you find that your anger controls you more than you control it then it's time to seek help. At Transformation Counseling Services we will help you learn to identify your your feeling and manage anger before it turns into rage. Most people develop anger issues during the developmental stages, due to neglect or abuse. We will teach you new behavioral strategies to combat your anger. If you are ready to do the work we are here to help. Contact us for a free consultation.

Heidi Seifert, LCSW-R, MA
Anger Therapist

Heidi Seifert, LCSW-R, MA

Licensed Clinical Social Worker

In 10003 - Nearby to Old Tappan.

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.

Sherry Schwartz, LCSW
Anger Therapist

Sherry Schwartz, LCSW

Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW)

In 07110 - Nearby to Old Tappan.

Anger is an emotion. We all have a right to be angry. We often mimic the emotions we saw expressed in our childhood home. We may not know any other way to live our life. We utilize Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) to help you learn healthy ways to express yourself. We will also help you develop a tool box in expressing your feelings. We like to make the best use of each of your sessions and want you to leave our sessions with new techniques and tools.

Carolyn AlRoy, Psy.D.
Anger Therapist

Carolyn AlRoy, Psy.D.

Licensed Psychologist

In 10011 - Nearby to Old Tappan.

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.

Akeisha Rivera, Psy.D.
Anger Therapist

Akeisha Rivera, Psy.D.

Licensed Clinical Psychologist

In 10605 - Nearby to Old Tappan.

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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Old Tappan is located in Bergen County, New Jersey. It has a land area of 3.31 square miles and a water area of 0.84 square miles.  The population of Old Tappan is 6,016 people with 1,981 households and a median annual income of $116,285. .


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Licensed, professional counseling in Old Tappan is considered widely accessible by the majority of people who live here and budget is often not a concern for mental health treatment. Low cost counseling and affordable therapy are also sometimes offered by listed city and university level clinics, check with your local Old Tappan public health department.