Anger Management Blackhawk CA. Counseling for Anger in California


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Anger Management

Daryl Temkin, Daryl Temkin

Ph.D., Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist

Rightful anger has an important place in life where and when it must be expressed. However, there are many forms of anger that are internally destructive and can become externally dangerous to ourselves and others. Some forms of anger come from long term contentious relationships and occurrences which can never go away or decrease in pain and agitation. Some forms of anger are explosive on the moment and other anger comes as a gradual escalating irritation that then reaches its limits. Counseling serves to teach skills of anger management and can defuse and even prevent out of control anger from erupting. Counseling is known to be very effective for addressing and safely controlling anger.

Anger Management

Kristina Schasker, M.A., MFT

Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist

Within Driving Distance of Blackhawk, CA

Clients often identify "anger" as a primary concern on counseling intake forms. So many of us struggle with anger because it occurs in response to so many life experiences and we are rarely taught how to appropriately communicate about it. Anger, and the way we express it, often leaves us with negative consequences that impact our lives at home and at work. The reality about anger is that it is often a secondary emotion...a reaction to hurt and pain. Cognitive therapy can help identify what thoughts and events trigger our anger. Once we can identify the triggers we can learn to be more conscious and active in choosing how we will respond to them.

Anger Management

Neal Winblad, MFT

Marriage, Family Therapist

Within Driving Distance of Blackhawk, CA

Angry outbursts usually reflect an autonomic nervous system that is dysregulated from unresolved trauma and accumulated stress response. Not only do I work with you to give you new tools and ways to put a stop sign between the stimulus and your anger reponse, but using the tools of Somatic Experiencing we can actually discharge that fight or flight energy that is backed up behind the dam waiting to explode. This will leave you feeling calm and well regulated in the face of daily stresses and encounters.

Anger Management

Katherine Jewett, MA MFTI

Marriage and Family Therapist Intern

Within Driving Distance of Blackhawk, CA

Anger is not, in itself, a dangerous or negative thing. Anger, like all emotions has a purpose that usually speaks to something that feels unfair or unjust and/or the frustration of blocked needs/desires. But when anger gets out of hand, when we can't control it, it can be emotionally debilitating and can ruin our relationships, our piece of mind, even our livelihoods. The damage isn't just limited to the individual challenged with anger either. The fear, sadness, and anger it creates for those we love has a destruction path all its own. Luckily, therapy can help you to manage this potentially damaging emotion, so that you can reduce the destruction anger can create.

Anger Management

Kristin Avicolli, LCSW

Licensed Clinical Social Worker/Therapist

Within Driving Distance of Blackhawk, CA

Anger is a normal emotion and can be managed by learning coping mechanisms and mindfulness strategies. You may also want to understand what is underneath those unpleasant feelings. We will work together to increase insight, decrease stress and improve communication skills. Relationships can trigger some of our deepest hurts and family of origin issues. Together we can untangle these feelings, so you can free yourself from your negative thoughts.

Anger Management

Margaret Petersen, MA, MFT

Licensed Marriage & Family Therapist

Within Driving Distance of Blackhawk, CA

Managing anger is an opening of the door to the Self. Therapy is of tremendous value for anyone who wants to learn more about responding in the world rather than reacting in the world -and later wishing you hadn't....again and again and again.Managing anger has nothing to do with willpower and everything to do with gaining consciousness, setting intentions, and learning about the wounded parts of the self that are lurking below the surface that can trigger such chaos in one's life. ready to get off the roller coaster of reactivity and begin to feel empowered and happy like never before? Please call to learn how i work with anger management today at 925-520-5263.

Anger Management

Aaron J Feldman, LMFT

Licensed Marriage & Family Therapist

Within Driving Distance of Blackhawk, CA

Are you angry all the time, suffering with constant dissatisfaction and irritability? For some people, everything seems fine and under control until a wire gets tripped causing you to explode or fall apart. Maybe this looks like a shout, a push, or a punch, a rant or escalating up to tornado-like destruction. Or perhaps your anger goes inward: a clenched jaw, stomach-aches, depression, or high blood pressure. Often these feelings and incidents are accompanied by feelings of shame and low self-esteem. Anger is a normal and even necessary response to threats to our emotional and physical well-being. Were it not for this emotion, our species would be extinct, so my job is not to eliminat....

Anger Management

Meredith Reddoch, MA, LMFT

Marriage and Family Therapist

Within Driving Distance of Blackhawk, CA

Anger can feel overwhelming, out of control an this is not a good feeling. Learning how to manage this anger can help you regain a sense of control and confidence within yourself. It can be helpful to understand what might be triggering this anger. The more you can understand yourself and your behaviors, you then will have the ability to change the unwanted reactions that have probably created many negative consequences for you. Together we can work on your anger management goals and I will support you through this process.

Anger Management

Galina Litvin, MFTI

Marriage and Family Therapist

Within Driving Distance of Blackhawk, CA

Anger is an emotion that all people experience at one time or anther. But it becomes a problem for individuals when they are not able to fully control this emotion. I work with my clients to develop coping skills that will enable them to better control their anger. We will explore the different triggers and find ways to decrease the emotional arousal and learn techniques to better control reactions that cause one to be angry.

Anger Management

Karyn Goldberg-Boltz, Ph.D.

Licensed Clinical Psychologist

Within Driving Distance of Blackhawk, CA

Anger is a healthy biological response when you have been wronged or disrespected. It's the inappropriate response to anger that gets us into trouble. I can help you develop the tools to regulate your emotions and slow the process down. You can learn to understand your anger and identify your triggers. We can create more adaptive strategies to deal with provocative situations at home and in the workplace so that you can cope better.

Anger Management

Sylvia Ching, MA, MFT

Licensed Marriage & Family Therapist

Within Driving Distance of Blackhawk, CA

Although anger is an emotion that we were all born with, it is also a choice. Jesus said don't be quick to anger and don't sin in your anger, but He never said don't be angry. We all have this emotion - it is only a matter of controlling and taming it. It is a choice. I give my clients tools that help them achieve that goal. Anger is a lot of energy that can be used for good - it's just the matter of knowing how and I help with that.

Anger Management

Kevin Fleming Ph.D.

Coach/Change Agent/Consultant

Within Driving Distance of Blackhawk, CA

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.

Anger Management

Mey Saephan, MS

Marriage and Family Therapist

Within Driving Distance of Blackhawk, CA

Anger in itself is not a bad thing. It is a feeling and feelings are there for a reason. You can manage your frustrations without losing control of yourself. In my work with you, you will learn your personal signs and symptoms of anger and catch yourself before you reach that point of no return. "My anger outbursts and destructive behavior seem to come from nowhere!" This is not true. You can learn the root cause, slow it down and have control over your life again. You will learn how to be assertive instead of being aggressive.


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