Authored by William G. DeFoore, Ph.D.
Anger management therapy is not just a matter of controlling anger. The word "therapy" basically means the treatment or care of a disorder or illness. So what we're talking about here is actually healing the problem, not just managing the emotion.
You wouldn't be here if you weren't looking for help, so why not get help that lasts?
This therapeutic approach goes to where the problems started, which means discovering the emotional trauma underlying the anger.
Once these emotional issues are identified, the healing can begin that leads to controlling anger.
One thing you will discover here is that this site is all about helping you to help yourself.
The processes of therapy is all about healing, while the term anger management sounds more like control. We're going to focus here on lasting healing, and how that can lead to the anger control you want.
Here are the steps to successfully healing dysfunctional and unhealthy anger:
There is nothing quick or easy about this process. However, when you take it one step at a time, it is much quicker and easier than a life filled with rage, conflict, turmoil, broken relationships, depression and abuse.
This is your opportunity to get started on the anger management therapy journey, which will make your whole life better.
So, you've read to this point, which tells me that you're really interested in this topic. Good. I'll try to reward your efforts with some good information.
While this may not be an exhaustive list, here's what I know as the different types of anger therapy:
I hope you found what you were looking for here. If not, you will find a full overview of all of our anger management information on our site map (link at the top of the page). And here's even more information and resources for you.