Anger Management and Counseling in Paterson, NJ.

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


Walter Masterson, LCSW
Anger Therapist

Walter Masterson, LCSW

Psychotherapy and Counseling

In 10021 - Nearby to Paterson.

"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.

Lois Horowitz, Ph.D, LCSW
Anger Therapist

Lois Horowitz, Ph.D, LCSW

Psychotherapist

In 10011 - Nearby to Paterson.

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.

Terri DiMatteo, MA, LPC
Anger Therapist

Terri DiMatteo, MA, LPC

Licensed Professional Counselor

In 07090 - Nearby to Paterson.

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.

Gerald Schoenewolf, Ph.D.
Anger Therapist

Gerald Schoenewolf, Ph.D.

Licensed Psychoanalyst

In 10003 - Nearby to Paterson.

Anger management is a growing problem in our culture. I utilize both individual and group therapy to help people learn to deal with their own anger and the anger of others. People are often convinced their anger is a good thing, until they lose important relationships or get fired from jobs. The first thing I do is show them the many ways their anger is harming them and others. I use many techniques to do this, including analysis, confrontation, video, role play and practice with constructive communication. In time they learn to express themselves in ways that resolve rather than inflame situations.

Joan Warren,  LMFT
Anger Therapist

Joan Warren, LMFT

Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist

In 10016 - Nearby to Paterson.

I provide anger management for court mandated or voluntary treatment and work with a wide variety of people of all ages and backgrounds. By examining the underlying feelings that are difficult to tolerate and trigger aggressive responses and working on relaxation, mindful behavior and communication patterns, you will see positive results. Anger is a feeling we all experience, but if your behavior causes negative consequences, we will explore your history, your sensitivities and your feelings that need to be understood. There is no shame or blame in my treatment and you will gain control of your behavior and interactions.

Comprehensive Counseling LCSWs, LMHC, PhD, MD
Anger Therapist

Comprehensive Counseling LCSWs, LMHC, PhD, MD

Licensed Clinical Social Workers, Psychologists & Psychiatrists

In 10463 - Nearby to Paterson.

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.

Mitchell Milch, LCSW
Anger Therapist

Mitchell Milch, LCSW

Psychotherapist/Couples Counselor

In 07450 - Nearby to Paterson.

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.

Maria Sue Butler, LMFT, Supervisor State Of Florida
Anger Therapist

Maria Sue Butler, LMFT, Supervisor State Of Florida

LMFT Diplomate, Certified of Anger management

In 10022 - Nearby to Paterson.

Skills building interventions have been extremely successful in decreasing the negative effects of anger. At ART, clients learn to identify, develop and apply effective skills that reduce anger immediately!! It's not enough to TALK about what to do, but to PRACTICE the skills while in session. This way, you'll know exactly how to handle a situagtion that triggers anger. Protect your life and relationships! Learn how to use anger to your advantage.

Susan Galperin, LCSW LCADC SAP
Anger Therapist

Susan Galperin, LCSW LCADC SAP

Psychotherapist

In 07020 - Nearby to Paterson.

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.

Bennett Pologe, Ph.D.
Anger Therapist

Bennett Pologe, Ph.D.

Psychologist

In 10019 - Nearby to Paterson.

This one requires careful diagnosis. Too many people have come to me claiming to have problems with anger management when in fact it was someone else who had the problem. Sometimes we need to get angry. Sometimes we just need help with how best to express it. And yes, other times we have the harder task of identifying just why you do get angry so much more than others seem to, more than upon calm reflection you realize is warranted. So this kind of work can be over in a few sessions or it can last months. Depends what we find.

H.C. Fall Willeboordse, LCSW-R
Anger Therapist

H.C. Fall Willeboordse, LCSW-R

Fall Willeboordse, LCSW-R

In 10001 - Nearby to Paterson.

I work with individuals whose anger, a normal healthy emotion, has become out of control, destructive, and has begun or continues to dominate all aspects of their lives. Whether you feel your anger is just there below the surface all the time or if you don’t feel it at all until it erupts and you are flooded by it, I can help you gain more control. I offer a safe, nonjudgmental environment where we will identify your triggers, underlying issues, and work towards strategies that will help you gain more confidence in handling your anger, allowing your reactions to be an appropriate response to a normal emotion.

Edgard Danielsen, PhD, LP
Anger Therapist

Edgard Danielsen, PhD, LP

Licensed Psychoanalyst

In 10001 - Nearby to Paterson.

Sometimes anger is a response to feeling misunderstood: you cannot believe that the other person does not see what is evident to you. At other times, anger is an expression of frustration because you cannot attain a goal or you are prevented (by others or by life situations) from reaching a desired landmark in your life. As a therapist, I will help you understand what is fueling your anger, and once you get a better sense of this, you will be able use emotional energy to deal with the underlying personal frustration instead of wasting it in staying angry.

Johannes Marselis, LCSW, LCSW
Anger Therapist

Johannes Marselis, LCSW, LCSW

Psychotherapist

In 11225 - Nearby to Paterson.

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.



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Paterson is located in Passaic County, New Jersey. It has a land area of 8.41 square miles and a water area of 0.29 square miles.  The population of Paterson is 147,754 people with 43,037 households and a median annual income of $32,915. .


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Committing to weekly sessions of therapy without insurance coverage or low cost options is very challenging for most people in Paterson. If this applies to you, please contact your counselor and ask about sliding scale options or inquire about insurance coverage. The good news is that there are options available to you to establish an effective relationship with a great therapist in Paterson. Your well being and health are important enough to make the best possible effort for. Low cost counseling and affordable therapy are also sometimes offered by listed city and university level clinics, check with your local Paterson public health department.