Sam Romirowsky, Ph.D
F-52 Omega Drive, Newark, Delaware 19713
Anger is a very normal emotion, but has to be managed carefully so as not to cause damage to relationships. In working with individuals who have difficulty managing their anger, I help develop strategies to recognize the anger before it "boils over", and find appropriate ways to express the anger and reduce the liklihood of it recurring. Without dealing with the anger, people often develop problems with depression, or express the anger in ways that get themselves in to trouble.
Jay Jemail, Ph.D.
5829 Kennett Pike, Wilmington, Delaware 19807
Anger management requires a thorough assessment of the patient/client. It is important to understand is roots, underlying issues, triggers and to provide the tools to manage the emotions and behavior. Alternative coping skills are important to address this. Stress management and impulse control training as well as substance abuse issues have to be considered. In some cases, medication can be useful. Individual, marital and family work needs to be considered.
Susan Maroto, L.C.S.W.
Licensed Clinical Social Worker
5 Christy Drive, Suite 102, Chadds Ford, Pennsylvania 19317
Anger management problems are often due to another underlying problem. Many people "hold in" and stifle their anger again and again - until finally there is a Mt. Vesuvius style eruption. The key is in learning to address issues earlier in the game to prevent the build up of resentment. Susan helps people learn to express their feelings appropriately and to set and maintain boundaries. Many people find that with attention to these new skills, they are able to prevent inappropriate "explosions" of anger. Some people have a history of deeply hurt feelings underlying the anger outbursts, and these feelings need to be expressed and healed to prevent difficulty with anger outbursts.
David Nicholson, LMFT
Licensed Marriage & Family Therapist
516 East Lancaster Avenue, Downingtown, Pennsylvania 19335
Using the latest research that has been done on the brain, I help my clients with information, strategies and approaches that make all the difference. Understanding the emotional systems in the brain and utilizing techniques to manage anger effectively can be a freeing experience. People can change and learn to control anger that feels overwhelming.
Amy Crawford, M.S.
225 S. Church St., West Chester, Pennsylvania 19335
Anger is profoundly powerful. It can protect, advocate, change, make itself heard, seen, felt. It is this power that makes it an easy tool, something that we are often taught - usually through difficult circumstances - to use. While there is a time and place for anger, it often overwhelms those boundaries and overshadows other useful tools as well - such as compassion, empathy, peacefulness, and patience. As your therapist, we work together to strengthen those other useful and powerful tools, while also working to look at the roots of anger and frustration and give them the attention and care that they need, so that they can be used in appropriate and mindful ways.
Jean Eljay, MS, PhD, CNLP, CH, AdvHC
Certified Advanced Hypnotist and NeuraLinguistic Programmer
1306 Wilmington Pike, 3rd Floor, West Chester, Pennsylvania 19382
You have all the tools to stop your out-of-control, explosive anger. Afterwards you could picked one, but you did not. Knowing what to do and doing it are very different aspects of anger management. We change your behavior so that choices can be made before “those nasty words”, physical actions or abuse can occur. Hypnosis is short-term giving the angry person, a way of substituting a healthy response for an unhealthy one. Stop anger NOW with a free consultation.
Janet Edgette, Psy.D.
412 Newcomen Road, Exton, Pennsylvania 19341
I see lots of angry teenagers. They disrespect parents and teachers, punch holes in walls, say mean things to siblings, refuse to help out around the house, or are surly and sarcastic and make everyone walk on eggshells around them. Anger management works fine if the person wants to manage their anger, but most of the angry teens brought to my office have no interest in managing their anger—they want people to know they're angry because that's the only way they feel their message will be heard. I help these kids find other ways to express themselves, and help parents hear and appreciate the message—even while disagreeing with it—so that the "heat" leaves, allowing for genuine discussion.