Anger Management Kensington CA. Counseling for Anger in California


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Anger Management

Peter Bernhardt, MFT

Marriage Family Therapist

Within Driving Distance of Kensington, CA

Is your anger ruining your relationships or limiting your success at work? Are you feeling trapped in negative cycles of communication? Are people avoiding you or telling you it’s time to change? Do you want to feel more in control, able to master your triggers? Do you want to feel better, repair broken relationships, and regain closeness? I've helped hundreds of people just like you to feel stronger and repair broken relationships. I teach you concrete mindfulness skills that can being to change your patterns right away and lower your distress and feelings of helplessness. I help you get out of old stuck roles of victim, rescuer or bully that keep you trapped repeating old negative cycl....

Anger Management

Bryan Newman, MA, LMFT

Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist

Within Driving Distance of Kensington, CA

I have extensive experience working with men who are struggling with their anger management. Oftentimes, such men come to see me because the way they are experiencing and expressing their anger is causing serious damage to their relationships, either at home or on the job. Ironically, such men often feel simultaneously disconnected from and ineffectual in their sense of personal power. I help men access their own vulnerability as a way to start feeling what is behind the ineffective expressions of anger and rage. From there, men can begin to reclaim a more true and embodied sense of their strength and power, one that is far more connected with the heart.

Anger Management

Joanne Davis, M.A.

Marriage and Family Therapist

Within Driving Distance of Kensington, CA

There is a difference between healthy anger and triggered over-the-top anger, where a survival instinct has hijacked the person’s rational brain so they cannot see there is no actual threat. I coach client’s to take time away from the source of anger to get their frontal lobes back on line. We then look at what is below the iceberg cap, and heal that. I also help people to not take things so personally, and to remain grounded.

Anger Management

Josh Stern, MA, LMFT

Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist

Within Driving Distance of Kensington, CA

My approach to anger management is unique in that I don't believe it is something to be controlled or caged. Anger, like all emotions, has a dark side and a light side. It has an important message for us that most definitely needs expression. My hopes would be to help you channel anger towards being a positive in your life. Anger does hold life force so let's work on directing that life force towards good in your world.

Anger Management

Todd Harvey, MFT

Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist

Within Driving Distance of Kensington, CA

More than 20 years ago, I had an "Anger Management" problem. I know what it is like to try to keep it under control to only find myself saying cruel things I wish I didn't say. It destroyed a relationship. However, that inspired me to learn how to deal with my anger in a healthy way. I was highly motivated; it took me less than 12 sessions. If you struggle with your anger, we will come up with real strategies that help you pay attention to what is going on in your body so we can prevent the angry outbursts from happening. You may need somebody who can challenge you and keep you in check while at the same time not judging you. Your next step is to call me to make an appointment.

Anger Management

Cheryl Deaner, LMFT

Cheryl Deaner, Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist

Within Driving Distance of Kensington, CA

Anger is a luxury that you may not be able to afford. There are many types of anger. The type I specialize in is the kind that is turned inward, leading to depression and anxiety. This sort of anger may not even seem like anger most of the time. But it is a joy killer, and it leads to such unhappy emotions as envy and jealousy, sadness and desperation. If you are feeling anger and do not know how to express it, you may wish to engage in therapy in order to learn safe and productive ways to handle your anger, no matter what it's source.

Anger Management

Charis Khoury, MA, MFT

Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist

Within Driving Distance of Kensington, CA

Anger has both harmful and healthy/constructive potential depending on how it is dealt with. If you are coming to therapy for anger management, you are probably experiencing anger as interfering with your relationships, your work, or your general wellbeing. Sometimes a propensity towards anger signals that other things may be going on--stress, shame, or other feelings that may be hard to tolerate. In an atmosphere of acceptance and non judgment, we will work with mindfulness to build tolerance for a wider range of feelings, to find ease and to uncover the gems hidden beneath reactive anger.

Anger Management

Kelly Montgomery, MA, LMFT

Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist

Within Driving Distance of Kensington, CA

Anger is another guest that comes knocking at our door. We choose to let it and entertain it and also tell it when to leave and go home. Some anger is healthy. Some anger is not. Finding out how t express yourself and learning what triggers your anger as well as how to substitute it with other emotions, actions, feelings and thoughts can change your life.

Anger Management

Natalie Jones, LPCC Lic#LPCC1528, PsyD.

Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor, Psychologist

Within Driving Distance of Kensington, CA

My approach to anger is to understand first the severity, triggers, and what functions a person's anger is supposed to serve. For example, if it is protective anger; that type of anger is usually displayed when a person is feeling hurt, vulnerable, or distrustful. More than likely, protective anger is one that occurred as a result of childhood trauma or even trauma as an adult (e.g. emotional, physical, or sexual abuse). Once I understand where the anger is coming from and it's purpose, the next step would be to work on coping skills for anger such as cognitive behavioral therapy or the "5 second light rule." I practice how to use these strategies with you in the office in specific scenarios

Anger Management

Theo Reynolds, RC

Relationship Counselor

Within Driving Distance of Kensington, CA

Anger is a healthy instinctual emotion. But it can be very destructive if it isn't managed and you are consciously aware and mindful of this part of yourself. Often we have learned to bury our instinctual anger response because our culture teaches us it is bad. Anger can be scary and even life-threatening if it's directed at you. This is a universal response. Often, because we bury our anger or haven't learned how to manage it in a healthy way, it comes out in ways that are incredibly harmful. I can help you have a new, healthier experience of your anger so that you can stay connected to people in your life and keep yourself safe from doing harmful things that could ruin your life.

Anger Management

Matthew Lindgren, MFT

Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist

Within Driving Distance of Kensington, CA

Other people can be really thoughtless, rude, & annoying. Sometimes it feels like they deserve our anger. Yet anger comes with a price. We run the risk of losing our relationships with our family & coworkers. We feel embarrassed & ashamed. We wished we could do better, & are angry with ourselves. I use a therapeutic technique that has been shown in research to be the most effective in the treatment of anger problems, cognitive behavioral therapy. I combine this powerful technique with EMDR, Somatic Experiencing to get at the root of your anger problem and help you making meaningful and lasting change. You can feel better. You just need to call. Call 415-820-1487 for a free phone consult.

Anger Management

Esther Lerman, M.A., M.F.T.

Marriage and Family Therapist

Within Driving Distance of Kensington, CA

I offer Anger Management workshops for Women to help you find constructive strategies for expressing your anger. I help you to learn new ways to deal with anger in relationships. You'll learn how to express anger so as to be heard rather than get shut out, attacked or abandoned by others. You'll also gain tools for calming yourself down so you can express and handle your anger in better ways. We will address cognitive, physical and behavioral aspects of better ways of dealing with anger Workshop dates are tba. Individual sessions also available.

Anger Management

Jayn Rajandran, LMFT, CGE, DTS, MA I/O Psychology

Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist

Within Driving Distance of Kensington, CA

It is absolutely normal for people to get angry. It is only a problem if you are not able to control it and it overtakes you and has a negative effect or hurts the people around you. When the negative consequences are more frequent and you want to do something about it, then half of the battle is already won. Anger is an external emotion. I will guide you to peel the layers and look at where these things are stemming from. You will work on the root cause of the emotions and learn skills and tools that will help you control your emotions. You will work on ways to boost your confidence and self-esteem, learn how to build healthier and lasting relationships and express your emotions confidently


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