Anger Management and Counseling in Alexandria, VA.

Therapy and counseling for anger issues, self control and stress management in Alexandria, Virginia. Find effective help for real change.


Kathleen Hanagan, LCSW, TEP
Anger Therapist

Kathleen Hanagan, LCSW, TEP

Licensed Clinical Social Worker

2016 Mt. Vernon Ave. Suite 204 , Alexandria , Virginia 22301 | 571-305-5499

Anger is much feared and little understood. It is an essential human emotion, and yet it can lead to rage, which is a destructive instinct. It is essential when dealing with anger to get to the root of it, which is most often deep hurt and/or loss. Using brainspotting (https://brainspotting.pro/) as well as psycho-education, I have helped many people make friends with their anger and have far greater freedom of choice as to how to express it.

Kevin Fleming, Ph.D.
Anger Therapist

Kevin Fleming, Ph.D.

Coach/Change Agent/Consultant

At Home or Private Discreet Intensives

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.

Earta Norwood, Ph.D.
Anger Therapist

Earta Norwood, Ph.D.

Licensed Clinical Psychologist

4803B Eisenhower Avenue, Alexandria, Virginia 22304 | 571-357-3459

Anger is a natural emotional response and it emerges as a combination of thoughts, statements, physical reactions, and overall physical arousal. One goal of therapy is to use anger as a helpful and constructive tool in recognizing and establishing boundaries or advocating for your needs. Another goal is to reduce agitation, aggression, argumentativeness, and tension, by learning and practicing skills that help you improve interactions with others and develop healthy ways to communicate your emotions.

Robyn Brickel, M.A., LMFT
Anger Therapist

Robyn Brickel, M.A., LMFT

Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist

300 North Washington Street; # 500, Alexandria, Virginia 22314 | (703) 518-8883

We treat anger with compassion, as it is our experience that anger is usually a symptom of an underlying issue or feeling that is harder to feel or cope with in life. Issues with anger can also present themselves as a part of someone versus all of them. We treat all mental health issues from a trauma-informed, strengths-based, systems model of care.

Kristin Rosenthal, MA, LPC
Anger Therapist

Kristin Rosenthal, MA, LPC

Licensed Professional Counselor

1707 Belle View Blvd C-1, Alexandria, Virginia 22307 | 703-768-6240

Many people have quick tempers and are easily flooded with unhappy emotions. Using new information from neuroscience, we help people learn to observe and think about their own anger process, and then learn ways to re-evaluate and apply “antidote” thoughts to the angry ones. Conversely, many people carry resentment and grudges, and have a lively inner critic of themselves or others, but don’t know how to effectively request what they need and want. They may stew rather than share the needs for safety, control or connection which fuel the anger. Again, we help people follow the feelings, re-appraise them, and come up with a whole different set of actions and reactions. And then practice them in rea....


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Alexandria is not part of any county and is located in Virginia. It has a land area of 15.04 square miles and a water area of 0.43 square miles.  The population of Alexandria is 153,511 people with 66,879 households and a median annual income of $89,134. .


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Establishing weekly sessions with a professional therapist is considered affordable in Alexandria for the average family. While sustaining a commitment to therapy is usually not an issue, if mental health treatment feels like a burden please ask your counselor about accepted insurance plans or sliding scale fees. Low cost counseling and affordable therapy are also sometimes offered by listed city and university level clinics, check with your local Alexandria public health department.