Anger Management and Counseling in Ridgefield, NJ.

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


Nathaniel Smith, LCSW-R
Anger Therapist

Nathaniel Smith, LCSW-R

Licensed Clinical Social Worker

In 10570 - Nearby to Ridgefield.

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.

Gail Rosen, LCSW
Anger Therapist

Gail Rosen, LCSW

Licensed Clinical Social Worker

In 10001 - Nearby to Ridgefield.

Being angry and losing control of ones behavior is mostly a learned habit. Anything learned can be unlearned. I will work with you in a cognitive and behavioral way to break and change this habit to a more functional and acceptable way to express yourself. We will also look at where and how you learned this behavior how you decided to give yourself permission to behave in this manner.

Susan Glaser, LCSW, MSW
Anger Therapist

Susan Glaser, LCSW, MSW

Licensed Clinical Social Worker

In 07078 - Nearby to Ridgefield.

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.

Johannes Marselis, LCSW, LCSW
Anger Therapist

Johannes Marselis, LCSW, LCSW

Psychotherapist

In 11225 - Nearby to Ridgefield.

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.

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 Ridgefield.

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.

Joan Warren,  LMFT
Anger Therapist

Joan Warren, LMFT

Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist

In 10016 - Nearby to Ridgefield.

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.

Sheila Berard, LCSW
Anger Therapist

Sheila Berard, LCSW

Licensed Clinical Social Worker

In 07675 - Nearby to Ridgefield.

Anger can become part of your everyday life due to past history, family conflict, work issues, substance use, etc and anger can also affect all of these spheres of your life. With the use of cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT), mindfulness, play therapy (for children) and solution-focused techniques we will work together to reduce and resolve the reasons for your anger along with learning coping skills for future anger as this is a nature feeling that all humans experience so that you can move forward in life on a more positive path.

Edgard Danielsen, PhD, LP
Anger Therapist

Edgard Danielsen, PhD, LP

Licensed Psychoanalyst

In 10001 - Nearby to Ridgefield.

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.

Heidi Seifert, LCSW-R, MA
Anger Therapist

Heidi Seifert, LCSW-R, MA

Licensed Clinical Social Worker

In 10003 - Nearby to Ridgefield.

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.

Joanna Buset, LPC
Anger Therapist

Joanna Buset, LPC

Licensed Professional Counselor, Specializing in Children & Adolescents

In 07012 - Nearby to Ridgefield.

If you or your child have difficulties with anger, you know how devastating it can be to relationships, friendships, work and school life. Most people with anger issues, are otherwise good people, who are embarrassed and ashamed of the way they erupt! Why do nice people end up with anger problems? Often temper issues are related to other difficulties like impulse control issues stemming from ADHD, low self-esteem, poor modeling in their own families, childhood trauma, depression, or anxiety. I believe in a comprehensive approach which aims to change anger responses, as well as identify and address the underlying issues.

Nancy Howard, MSW, LCSW
Anger Therapist

Nancy Howard, MSW, LCSW

Licensed Clinical Social Worker

In 08830 - Nearby to Ridgefield.

Anger is valuable, it tells us clearly that we need to address a situation or concern. However, when we let anger overcome our ability to regulate it, we begin down an unhealthy path both within ourselves and with others. I aim to teach client skills to reduce the intensity associated with their anger and help with the thinking process. We strive to find and understand situation in a more balanced way that can lead to effective resolution.

Adam Lukeman, LCSW
Anger Therapist

Adam Lukeman, LCSW

Psychotherapist

In 10027 - Nearby to Ridgefield.

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.

Carolyn AlRoy, Psy.D.
Anger Therapist

Carolyn AlRoy, Psy.D.

Licensed Psychologist

In 10001 - Nearby to Ridgefield.

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.



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Ridgefield is located in Bergen County, New Jersey. It has a land area of 2.54 square miles and a water area of 0.30 square miles.  The population of Ridgefield is 11,373 people with 4,002 households and a median annual income of $68,843. .


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Generally Affordable

Therapists in Ridgefield 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 Ridgefield public health department.