Hal Brickman, LCSW, RCSW, CSW, MSW, CHT
New York State Licensed Clinical Social Worker
23 Linwood road , Port Washington , New York 11050
My main approach is to help my client identify situations (contexts), people, behaviors (his and others) that seem to usher in varying degrees of anger. My main message is that anger is an appropriate feeling to loss and frustration, but it is his learning to appropriately express anger in an adaptive manner that leads to emotional growth and the mollification of the anger itself.
Walter Masterson, LCSW
Psychotherapy and Counseling
Home visits, Nassau County, NY 11023
"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.
Zalman Nelson, LMSW
Licensed Professional Therapist
Great Neck, New York 11023
Many of us learned in life that we're powerless, unable to change the very things that so deeply impact and hurt us, robbing us of happiness and success. It makes us angry, resentful, and full of rage. But you don't have to be a prisoner of that neverending dynamic. Learn to face you hurts, take responsibility for your needs, and tools for healthy, constructive emotional expression that builds relationships.
Rev. Christopher Smith, LCAC, LMHC, LMFT
Helping you find wholeness...
2345 University Ave, Bronx, New York 10468
Not being able to control how you act or speak out of anger can be very damaging in some or all of your relationships (parent-child, with a significant other, among friends, even at work). Having uncontrollable anger and feeling angry all the time also does not feel good for the person with those feelings and it's possible to feel regret afterwards for what you have said or done. There is hope, however. Through exploring the anger and practicing techniques that you will learn, you can get to the stage where you can manage your anger (e.g. get angry about the right things and express it appropriately), leading back to a sense of wholeness and peace. Christopher and you can journey there.
Lisa Lempel-Sander, LPsyA
221 Hollywood Avenue, Douglaston, New York 11363
Anger management seeks to enable you to control those explosive urges to destroy, obliterate, hurt, or injure when you're angry or provoked. While some of the work we do is cognitive or behavioral in orientation, other parts of the work are psychoanalytic, seeking to help us both reach and heal the deep wounds that engender such a tremendous and often overwhelming sense of rage. The benefits of bringing your anger under control are self-evident. You can expect improvements in the quality of your personal and professional relationships and will see overall strengthening of self esteem, compassion for self and others, and an overall improvement in your sense of stability and well-being.
Patricia Pitta, Ph.D., A.B.P.P.
Clinical and Board Certified Family Psychologist
35 Bonnie Heights Road, Manhasset, New York 11030
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.
Kristin Schaefer Schiumo, Ph.D.
117 Cove Drive, Manhasset , New York 11030
Anger is a completely normal, often healthy, emotion. But when it gets out of control and turns destructive, it can lead to problems at work, in your personal relationships, and in the quality of your overall life. You cannot avoid all the situations or people that anger you, nor can you change them, but you can learn to control your reactions to them. We will work to reduce the intensity of your emotions and the physiological arousal that anger causes you, through the use of strategies such as cognitive restructuring, relaxation, problem solving, improved communication, humor, and changing your environment.
Abby Mullen, LCSW
Licensed Clinical Social Worker
475 White Plains Road Suite 23, Eastchester, New York 10709
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.
The Imago Way, Psy.D. & L.C.S.W.
Licensed Psychologist & Licensed Social Worker
320 Orienta Avenue, Mamaroneck, New York 10543
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.
Kevin Fleming Ph.D.
Yonkers, New York 10701
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 email@example.com or 877-606-6161.
Chloe Carmichael, PhD
230 Park Ave, 10th floor, New York, New York 10169
Anger is a normal and healthy emotion. Sometimes, however, it can become overwhelming and turn into an anger management problem. Therapy at Carmichael Psychology will offer you tools to help you manage your anger more effectively. Dr. Chloe or one of her associates will work patiently with you to learn about your triggers and patterns when it comes to anger, and work with you to learn more effective ways to cope.
Comprehensive Counseling LCSWs, LMHC, PhD, MD
Licensed Clinical Social Workers, Psychologists & Psychiatrists
98-120 Queens Boulevard, Rego Park, New York 11374
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.
Susan Galperin, LCSW LCADC SAP
725 River Road Suite 102A, Edgewater, New Jersey 07020
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.