Anger Management & Domestic Violence Viewpoints

Blog by Gregory A. Kyles, LPC

Signs of Child Abuse

There are not always obvious signs of child abuse that are apparent to other adults.  In many cases, those who are inflicting child abuse on their children will involve the child in making up lies as to the regard of injuries or hit the child in such a way so that the injuries are not…

What Are The Causes of Spousal Abuse ?

There are a great many people who will tell you that the cause of spousal abuse is due to a substance problem that the battering partner suffers from. Many women who live with a wife beater will be quick to defend them saying that they are a completely different person when they are not drinking. …

Anger Management and Self-Control

Greater self-control is the ultimate goal of anger management classes.  Gaining self-control reduces anger levels, stress levels and the negative consequences of problematic anger and related behaviors.   Working with the concept of emotional intelligence, anger management classes will teach skills and techniques that increase self-control. Self-control can be learned.  Building skills that enhance the awareness…

Anger and Aggression Myths

Some popular beliefs about anger are myths. Challenging these myths is an important aspect of learning anger management techniques and skills.

What Are The Early Signs Of A Batterer?

Domestic violence is all about control over another person.  Young men and women can learn to recognize the early signs of a batterer by the way that the man behaves.  There can also be clues in the past of the batterer that indicate whether or not he is likely to become violent towards his wife or…

Aggression, Anger Management and Domestic Violence

Aggression is a behavior that harms, or seeks to harm, someone.  It also is behavior that does or attempts to do property damage.  Aggression includes mental, emotional and psychological abuse as well as violence such as physical assault, vandalism and other destruction of property (even one’s own).  Other aggression can also be reckless and endangering…

What Are The Laws Concerning Domestic Violence?

Years ago, there were no laws that regulated domestic violence.  A mans home was considered to be his castle and what he did inside that home, regardless of whether he beat his wife or kids, was his own affair.  Women who sought help for spousal abuse were often told by community members and even church…

What Is Emotional Abuse – The Effects Of Abuse

Mention abuse or abusive behavior to most people and they will automatically think about violence, such as wife beater crime that they see on television.  They will conjure up an image in their head of a man who beats his wife and possibly his children being led away by the police in handcuffs.  However, domestic…

Developing Empathy through Emotional Intelligence

Empathy is an important ingredient in learning greater self-control for individuals who have anger management problems.  Empathy is the ability to identify with others through understanding how they feel.  It is increased by better understanding the thoughts, attitudes and overall experience of other people. Emotional intelligence increases the ability to understand the experiences and feelings…

More on Using the EQ Map to Develop Emotional Intelligence and Manage Anger

The EQ (Emotional Intelligence Quotient) Map is an assessment tool used in anger management to help you understand why you have difficulty managing your anger.  Furthermore, the EQ Map will help you identify the origins of stress in your life since stress is directly related to anger problems.  The EQ Map also helps pinpoint what…

Managing Anger–What is Emotional Intelligence?

Emotional intelligence is a set of skills that, when used together, increase the ability a person with problems controlling anger has to decrease stress and reduce anger.  Emotional intelligence improves the person’s social functioning.  It is an awareness of the emotions, emotional triggers, emotional cues and emotional behaviors of one’s self and others.  Learning to…

Anger Management Issues vs. Domestic Violence Issues

Anger management interventions are often mistakenly recommended, or even court-ordered, for individuals who perpetrate domestic violence. This is, in the vast majority of cases, not an appropriate referral and not appropriate treatment for perpetrators of domestic violence. There are significant differences between an individual with chronic anger management problems and an individual who is aggressive…

What Is Emotional Abuse – The Effects Of Abuse

Mention abuse or abusive behavior to most people and they will automatically think about violence, such as wife beater crime that they see on television.  They will conjure up an image in their head of a man who beats his wife and possibly his children being led away by the police in handcuffs.  However, domestic…

Aggression, Anger Management and Domestic Violence

Aggression is a behavior that harms, or seeks to harm, someone. It also is behavior that does or attempts to do property damage. Aggression includes mental, emotional and psychological abuse as well as violence such as physical assault, vandalism and other destruction of property (even one’s own). Other aggression can also be reckless and endangering…

Domestic Violence Costs $8.3 Billion Annually

from Forbes Today domestic violence is known as a social, business and health priority in addition to being a criminal issue. Not only does it cause personal suffering, but domestic violence also reduces productivity, leads to absenteeism and drives up health care costs. And unless people are trained to look for it and ask about…

Thinking Distortions in Anger Management Problems

For people with anger management problems, patterns of thinking are key in building and maintaining high levels of stress and anger.  Patterns of thinking also trigger and ‘validate’ the angry person’s choice of behaviors used to express anger.  For people who have difficulty with stress management, stating their needs directly, confusing anger with assertiveness and…

Pseudo-Violence

Pseudo-violence or ‘near violence’ are the behaviors that threaten, menace and seek to control others without actual physical, ‘hands-on’ aggression.  These types of behaviors seriously impact others and are forms of emotional, psychological and mental abuse.  People with anger management problems often attempt to be controlling of others through intimidation, menacing and other nonverbal threats…

Anger vs. Aggression

Many people mistakenly believe that someone with anger management problems is physically violent.  Actually, many people who have never been physically aggressive have anger management problems.  Any anger problem can benefit from anger management classes. It is the cost of anger to yourself and others that will determine your need for help. Keep in mind…

Problems Associated with Anger: Anger Management Classes

If anger becomes an emotion that occurs too often, is felt too intensely or causes some inappropriate behavior (verbal, physical), then anger is a problem.  Additionally, problematic anger can have a great deal of impact upon health and physical well-being. Anger naturally causes a rise in heart rate and blood pressure, even when anger problems…

How Do I Know if I Need Anger Management Classes?

There are many ways to know if you need an anger management class, but only a few examples are listed here.  If you are not sure if you need an anger management class, consult a professional and get an anger management evaluation. Some indications that you have an anger management problem are that you are…

What is Anger: Identifying the Need for Help with Anger

Anger is an emotional state. It can be triggered by both internal and external cues. As an emotion, anger is a natural response and serves many purposes. It is based in human biology (as are other emotions) and serves us through the survival drive in its most fundamental form. Anger is a strong protective force.…

Domestic Violence Institute of Texas: BIPP Resource DVD Trailer

[youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RYc-XIW-tag] The Domestic Violence institute of Texas is now making available an important Domestic Violence Resource DVD. This DVD is a tool designed to help group facilitators assist male batterers by providing visual tools to help them learn, identify and discuss negative behavior. These tools are an invaluable asset in helping clients in Batterers Intervention…

Battering Intervention and Prevention Program: Letter from a Batterer

Providing Battering Intervention and Prevention Program (BIPP) education services to male batterers is no small task, especially dealing with the minimizing, denying, blaming, faulty core values, and male privilege beliefs on a weekly basis. Domestic Violence Institute of Texas’ BIPP program customarily provide students an opportunity to share their experience, good or bad, at the…

Anger Management Classes: Managing Anger with Stress Management

Anger is an emotion that can be both destructive and enlightening. It is one of many emotions we use when we have to express ourselves, and our state of being. In day-to-day situations we can experience everything from mild irritation to a totally rage filled episode. When we are feeling that our anger is uncontrollable,…

Anger Management Groups in Houston Texas

Anger Management Institute of Texas provides a safe educational environment for clients to learn expressions of anger that are acceptable to society so that violence and self-destructive behavior can be avoided. You will certainly benefit from our classes by learning what stress is, as well as stress management strategies. You will moreover learn how to…

BIPP Groups in Houston, Texas

The purpose of the Domestic Violence Institute of Texas’ Battering Intervention and Prevention Program (BIPP) is to help male batterers understand their actions and how they alone can control their behavior so that they can live without violence. Group sessions are held five (5) days a week: Monday: 6 p.m. – 8 p.m. Tuesday: 6…

Anger Management and Emotional Intelligence Skills

A few years ago Emotional Intelligence came into the mainstream and everyone was learning more about how they handed their emotions. Many businesses use this to help communication between workers and the boss. Understanding your emotional intelligence is an important part of everyday life because it helps you create a more balanced life. Emotional Intelligence…

Domestic Violence: What Is The Typical Outcome Of Family Violence?

Family violence is usually a learned behavior that will continue to cycle until it is stopped. The typical outcome of this type of behavior is that it is passed on to children in the family so that they themselves become victims of abuse or perpetrate violence. The seeds are sown early when it comes to…

Anger Management Classes: Assessments are very important!

Anger is an emotion that we can’t ignore and we can’t get away from because it is with us all the time. We have figured out a way to deal with anger that either works for us or doesn’t but often it’s the way we were raised. Anger sometimes is controlling and often is hurtful.…

Managing Your Anger using Assertive Communication

When someone says something to you do you instantly fly into a rage? Do you switch into a manipulation mode and try to make things work the way you want them? Do you intimidate people to get what you want? If your answer is yes to any of these questions you should consider that you…

Effective Stress Management leads to Effective Anger Management

Anger is always a reaction to an intense inner emotion not a planned event, and stress interferes with one’s ability to deal with intense emotions; it’s safe to say if one doesn’t have effective stress management and/or prevention skills one will never be able to effectively manage one’s anger. Anger is an emotion that can…

Anger Management: The Value of Emotional Intelligence

A few years ago Emotional Intelligence came into the mainstream and everyone was learning more about how they handed their emotions. Many businesses use this to help communication between workers and the boss. Understanding your emotional intelligence is an important part of everyday life because it helps you create a more balanced life. Emotional Intelligence…

Battering Intervention and Prevention Program – BIPP Classes in Houston, TX

[youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=k_Bj1T-LaOs]The purpose of the Domestic Violence Institute of Texas’ Battering Intervention and Prevention Program (BIPP) is to help male batterers understand their actions and how they alone can control their behavior so that they can live without violence. It is not the purpose of this program to find excuses for the batterers’ behavior or to…

Domestic Violence: Can A Wife Be A Victim Of Sexual Abuse?

For years no one ever spoke about sexual abuse in a relationship. What went on between a man and a woman when it came to their sexual habits was between them. Years ago, it was impossible for a woman to actually claim sexual abuse against her husband. Today, however, sexual abuse is recognized as a…

What Are The Laws Concerning Domestic Violence?

Years ago, there were no laws that regulated domestic violence. A mans home was considered to be his castle and what he did inside that home, regardless of whether he beat his wife or kids, was his own affair. Women who sought help for spousal abuse were often told by community members and even church…

Domestic Abuse: Who Is A Wife Beater?

A wife beater is someone to perpetrates violence against their spouse. There is a notion that this type of domestic abuse is relegated to people who are poor, uneducated and perhaps have substance abuse problems. There are television programs that continue to portray the wife beater as almost a stereotype. A man who is on…

Domestic Violence: Why Are Some People More Violent?

Scientists have been looking for a violent gene in the makeup of criminals and killers in an effort to prove that some people are inherently more violent than others. As of yet, they have not made any headway in this type of argument. Most violent people have lived a violent past. Most psychologist and doctors…

Domestic Violence & Abuse: What Is Abuse?

Many people think that domestic abuse is strictly between a husband and wife or two people who are co-habiting with one another. This is not the case when it comes to domestic abuse. By most laws, anyone who is in a relationship, regardless of whether they are living together or not, can be a perpetrator…

Effective Stress Management Skills for the Workplace

The reasons for stress are varied. Some of the common stressors are financial worries, medical issues, work pressures, traffic congestion, child related issues, strained relationships, death of a loved one and loneliness. Stress affects you both physically and mentally. Headaches, allergies, insomnia, lethargy, hair loss and exhaustion are physical symptoms of stress. Other symptoms of…

Why are Physicians Angry?

Anger is a normal human emotion experienced by people from all walks of life and all professions. It is primitive and all-pervasive. Nobody can prevent the onslaught of anger. Being in the medical profession is not a ticket to an anger-free life. Physicians experience anger as much as their patients. It is a long hard…

Anger Management Skills for the Angry Boss

Have you ever come face-to-face with an angry boss? If you have, you’re not alone. Bosses are human-beings. Human-beings get angry. Therefore, bosses are bound to get angry at sometime or the other. The boss-employee relationship is one of its kind. One day he praises you to the skies. The next day he can’t stand…

Anger Management for Angry Spouses

Marriages are meant to last a lifetime. Unfortunately, they come to a premature end thanks to spouses who have no control over their tempers. What do you do when you are stuck with an angry spouse? Do you retaliate with anger, do you back down or do you get out of the marriage? It’s not…

How to Deal with Angry Co-Workers!!

The workplace is a tough place to be in. Throw in an angry co-worker and work becomes all the more stressful and unpleasant. Angry co-workers can be a nuisance at the workplace. They create a negative atmosphere for themselves and those around them. They demand time and attention and often shift focus from the job…

Domestic Violence vs. Anger Management

Domestic Violence can happen to anybody, anytime. As opposed to general perception, it doesn’t affect any particular type of community or family. The rich and the poor have become victims of domestic violence. No matter what your standing in society is you could be a victim of domestic violence. Though, the perpetrator is most often…

Study Reveals the Angriest Americans

VAndrea Thompson Senior Writer LiveScience.com Anger is more likely among the young, those with children at home, and the less educated, a new study finds. A national survey of 1,800 Americans aged 18 and older questioned participants on how and when they feel angry in order to build “a broader social portrait of anger in…

Anger Management for Partner Abuse

Have you heard the story of a guy who shot his girlfriend full in the face? Are you aware of her plight as she struggles on without a nose and only the back of her head? Well, she was a victim of partner abuse. If you are a victim of partner abuse get help or…

Disruptive Anger in the Workplace

The workplace is a melting point of people from different backgrounds, cultures and communities. Conflicts and differences of opinion are bound to occur. Add to that deadlines, work pressures and responsibilities and you get an entire workplace drama. Newspapers frequently enumerate stories of employees going over the edge and shooting their colleagues or destroying company…

How Do I Know if I Need Anger Management Classes?

There are many ways to know if you need an anger management class, but only a few examples are listed here.  If you are not sure if you need an anger management class, consult a professional and get an anger management evaluation. Some indications that you have an anger management problem are that you are…

Anger Management and Assertive Communication

A relationship is not always a walk in the park. More often than not it is fraught with stress,anxiety and apprehension. This happens because two individuals in a relationship are constantly changing and growing with time.   The beginning of a relationship is superficial. Partners are at their best and all flaws are concealed. As…

What is Anger: Identifying the Need for Help with Anger

Anger is an emotional state.  It can be triggered by both internal and external cues.  As an emotion, anger is a natural response and serves many purposes. It is based in human biology (as are other emotions) and serves us through the survival drive in its most fundamental form.  Anger is a strong protective force. …

Questions About Anger

Anyone who lives with an abusive partner knows how difficult it is to make it through the night. Anyone who works under a sullen boss knows how tough it is to make it through the day. Anger can shatter homes and destroy lives.   Remember the student who picked up his gun and took shots…

Why Anger Assessments are Important

Anger is only an emotion. It is witnessed in the best of us and the worst of us. Experiencing anger certainly does not make us lesser human-beings.   If it’s only a feeling-an emotion, why do we let it take control of our lives?   Good Question. The answer though is not that simple. Anger…

The Disruptive Physician and Emotionality

Dedication, commitment, investment…hard work and vision.  These are the givens.  The personality characteristics that help those seeking a career in medicine succeed, however, can also be the very same characteristics that can eventually undermine the practitioner’s workplace effectiveness and personal well-being.  Most will enter training with an altruistic desire and vision to be of service,…

Disruptive Physicians and the Emotional Toll of Medical Practice

Many physicians work in a demanding professional climate fraught with long hours, rapidly paced schedules and, most often, an overwhelming clinical responsibility.  As a backdrop to these daily rigors, the onus of legal liability along with professional isolation, will, over the long haul, exponentially compound the emotional toll of a medical practice. While these are…

Disruptive Physicians: Evaluating Your Own Interactional Style – Passivity and Passive Aggression

Passivity and passive aggression in medical practice may actually be one and the same.  A passive physician can be disruptive to effective patient care and the performance of the work team.  An ‘absent’ physician can also greatly increase the risk of error and adverse incidents.  Passive behaviors such as not communicating pertinent clinical information through…

Managing Disruptive Physician-Generated Risk in Communication Patterns

A physician’s communication style can dramatically increase the risk of serious error in patient care.  Simple adjustments in style can conversely reduce risk and liability.  The One Minute Manager by Ken Blanchard and Spencer Johnson written in 1981 has sold millions of copies. It is still a gold standard of manageable ways to reduce work…

Professional Consequences for the Disruptive Physician—the role of other physicians and professional organizations

Physicians considered “disruptive” in their professional lives are now faced with a greater possibility of administrative interventions due to JCAHO standards.  Interventions could result in loss of facility privileges, limited or lost privileges to practice medicine and even legal proceedings.  Physicians should be aware that administrative agencies could require that a disruptive physician undergo psychological…

Anger Management Executive Coaching Services for Physicians in Houston, Texas

Anger Management Institute of Texas’ Executive Coaching Program for Disruptive Physicians is experiencing a dramatic increase in referrals from Texas, and Louisiana.  All of the referrals have been made by management of accredited hospital/organizations as a result of JCAHO Sentinel Event Alert Issue 40, July 9, 2008 which became effective January 1, 2009 regarding physicians displaying…

Predictions for Professional Anger Management Services in 2009

Well trained, Certified Anger Management Facilitators will enjoy increased international recognition as useful intervention for stress, anger, communication and emotional intelligence. By George Anderson, MSW, BCD, CAMF, CEAP The increase in demand for services will come from the following areas: · The state of Texas will mandate anger management classes for all middle school students.…

Anger Management and Emotional Intelligence

The four domains of emotional intelligence are: ·Self-awareness/anger management ·Self-control ·Social Awareness ·Relationship Management Anger management is actually the key to managing all intense, negative emotions. Emotions determine our styles of communication as well as our ability to make decisions. Anger is a common symptom of stress. All legitimate anger management classes, as well as…

Recession Increases the Demand for Anger Management Services

As our economy continues to decline, there is a dramatic increase in referrals to anger management coaching programs. It is generally recognized that stress is rampant among persons who have lost jobs, faced foreclosures and other consequences of a down economy. The holiday period exacerbates these stresses. Anger is a secondary emotion that is always…

Need Help With Your Anger?

When was the last time you felt really angry? Has it been a month, week, a day, yesterday, an hour ago or do you just feel angry all the time?   Anger is not tangible. It’s not something you can get hold of with your bare hands and toss away. Anger may be a symptom…

Economic Crises Fuels Stress and Anger

One of the unfortunate consequences of the tragedy of 9/11 was a nationwide increase in the incidence of anger, stress, PTSD, depression, anxiety and substance abuse. Research conducted by the Rand Corporation and the Neuropsychiatric Institute at UCLA Medical Center indicated that the impact of this disaster on vulnerable persons was the same, independent of…

Learn to Manage Your Anger

Feelings and emotions just happen to us. We cannot rid ourselves of them. All we can do is control the way they influence our lives. The same rule applies to anger. We cannot wish it away but we can manage the way it powers our lives and those around us.   Anger ranges from anything…

Assertive Communication Tips for Those Who Manage Others

Be Civil: Speak honestly without meanness, viciousness or attack. Be empathetic and positive: Emphasize outcome and solutions. Choose your words to elevate and  empower your employees. Examine problems and hold your employers and yourself accountable, not  for blame, but for finding solutions. Speak clearly: Be straightforward, direct, and open. Listen carefully: Listen to others more…

Angry Employees in the Workplace

We spend a major portion of our lives at work. No job comes with a stress-free tag. If we want to work we have to accept the stress, pressures and responsibilities associated with it. In simple words, you can’t have your cake and eat it too. The stress and pressure we face at work often…

The Many Faces Of Anger

Having over thirty years experience as a psychotherapist, I have seen anger expressed in many of its forms, by omission and commission. Usually we have a way of expressing anger that is our signature, that is a way of being angry that we resort to over and over again, when we are in conflict. Habits…

Effective Help With Your Anger

When was the last time you felt really angry? Has it been a month, week, a day, yesterday, an hour ago or do you just feel angry all the time? Anger is not tangible. It’s not something you can get hold of with your bare hands and toss away. Anger may be a symptom of…

An Open Letter to Judges, Prosecuting Attorneys and Human Resource Managers about Anger Management Classes

Person-directed aggression and all forms of rage are dramatically increasing worldwide. While anger management is the most effective intervention for unhealthy anger, the lack of state or local standards poses risks for those in the position to mandate employees or defendants to attend such classes. Currently, there are no regulations mandated for anger management providers…

Houston, Texas Anger Management Classes

[youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PIClFMe3LM4]Fast Track Anger Management Classes Every Saturday and Sunday of the month. If you’ve been court ordered to complete an anger management class by a certain date, and you don’t have the time to attend weekly classes or due to unseen circumstances and procrastination you find yourself out of time to attend weekly classes to…

Disruptive Physician Behavior and JCAHO Standards

When I speak with hospital administrators, many times the topic of disruptive physician behavior comes up. Now that has some obvious reasons. Disruptive physician behavior can damage the hospitals reputation tremendously and it can cost the organization lots of money. It is actually estimated that unnecessary turnover rates alone costs health care organizations more than…

Costs of Coworker Bullying: Anger Management Training Needed in the Workplace

Workplace bullying has been a hot topic since the release of the 2007 Zogby survey, which showed that 49% of American workers report that they’ve been the target of a bully’s bad behavior.  Employers have begun instituting tolerance training and implementing respectful-workplace policies.  Awareness is key in preventing this prevalent workplace disease. One way to…

Effective Stress Management Skills

The only thing constant in life is change. And change is often coupled with stress. Stress occurs as we try to adjust and cope with the constant changes in our lives. It affects us physically and emotionally, positively and negatively. It can trigger feelings of depression, anger and fury. But it can also give us…

Anger Management Makes Unprecedented Inroads in Health Care, Criminal Justice and Business

Health Care The Joint Commission on the Accreditation of Health Care Organizations is requiring new standards for “disruptive behavior” among professional healthcare staff. Disruptive physician behavior has been determined to increase medical errors and risk patient safety. These new requirements have created a Cottage Industry for specialized anger management facilitators nationwide. Resources designed to address…

Manage My Anger

Everybody has trials and tribulations. Life takes its toll on all of us at some point of time or the other. We get angry, depressed, frustrated and miserable. Everyday is not a Sunday or a fun day for that matter. But that’s life and the sooner we accept that the better.   Why do I…

Learn to Manage Your Anger

Feelings and emotions just happen to us. We cannot rid ourselves of them. All we can do is control the way they influence our lives. The same rule applies to anger. We cannot wish it away but we can manage the way it powers our lives and those around us. Anger ranges from anything between…

Emotional Intelligence and Anger Management

We are all emotional beings. We may experience emotions in varying levels of intensity but nobody can deny having emotions. Recognizing and understanding emotions is of paramount importance in our personal lives and interactions with others. Emotional Intelligence is a relatively new concept in the field of Psychology. It is the ability to recognize, understand…

A Report From Front Line Anger Management Providers

Certified Anger Management Facilitators (CAMF) throughout the nation are doing good and well. Trained anger management providers who use the Anderson & Anderson curriculum along with the Pre and Posttests are now able to objectively report the success of their intervention.   Yacine Bell, CAMF who practices in Oakland, CA. reports a 99% success rate…

Joint Commission Alert: Stop Bad Behavior among Health Care Professionals

Rude language, hostile behavior threaten safety, quality. Media Contact:    Ken Powers Media Relations Manager 630-792-5175 kpowers@jointcommission.org (OAKBROOK TERRACE, Ill. – July 9, 2008 ) Health care is a high-stakes, pressure-packed environment that can test the limits of civility in the workplace. A new alert issued today by The Joint Commission warns that rude language and…

Psychiatric Assessments for Disruptive Physicians, A Risk for Non-Impaired Doctors

JCAHO standards for physicians make a clear distinction between “disruptive physicians”, psychiatrically impaired physicians, substance abusers and/or sexual abusers. Unfortunately, some resources for “disruptive physicians” demand that all participants undergo a formal psychiatric examination whixh includes projective tests. While assessments for all of the above issues may be necessary, the mental health assessment should be…

The Negative Effects of Anger On Your Health

There are many serious and very dangerous side effects associated with constantly being angry. Anger puts extra stress on all of your body’s systems. Long, frequent periods of anger have been associated with problems such as heart disease, high blood pressure, and even strokes. Chronic anger goes hand and hand with insomnia, depression, anxiety disorders…

Handling Workplace Anger Issues

We often see people getting mad at work, and the ripple-effects are never very good. Anger as a reaction to bad news is a common scene, and anger as an intimidator is often used to get results. Since coworkers lose a lot of respect for those who vent on a regular basis, what can be…

Anger Management Classes

[youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PIClFMe3LM4]Do you experience extreme feelings of frustration? Do you see red when something doesn’t go your way? Do you get aggressive and agitated easily? Well, if the answer is yes then you are a potential candidate for anger management classes, but to be sure let’s take a simple test.   Click on this Anger Test…

Attention: All Fellow Texas Anger Management Providers

I am the Program Director of the Anger Management Institute of Texas.  We offer anger management services and are located in Houston, Texas.    Because of the name of my organization, I frequently receive inquiries from individuals, agencies, and employers throughout the Great State of Texas requesting anger management services.  Since I am located in…

Anger in the Workplace

Let’s take a look at anger and see what it is, where it comes from, who has it and what we can do about it and how it can affect the workplace. According to the Merriam Webster dictionary “anger is an intense emotional state induced by displeasure.” As stated by George Anderson, MSW, in his…

Why Anger Management Skills are Important

Everybody experiences anger at some point of time or the other. A certain degree of anger is normal and healthy. However, if it gets out of control you can harm not only yourself but also those you come into contact with. Anger is probably the most real of all human emotions. It can increase your…

North Carolina Anger Management/Conflict Coaching Provider Featured in “Real Simple” Magazine

As a representation of his growing influence in the world of anger management, Carlos Todd, http://www.masteringanger.com has been featured in the Time Inc. magazine “Real Simple.” Visit http://www.realsimple.com/realsimple/gallery/0,21863,1779636,00.html to read the article titled “16 Ways to Manage Your Anger ” or pick up a copy of Real Simple at a news stand near you. Anger Management…

Anger is an Energizer

Anger is a natural emotional state and is designed to help us stay alive. Anger sends signals to all parts of our body to help us fight. It energizes us and prepares us for action. Often, the perceived need to protect one-self comes from what amounts to psychological attacks from others. Use Anger Wisely When…

Anger Management Classes: A Student’s Perspective

From time to time I’m asked to explain what anger management classes are all about, so I decided to post, with her permission, one of my students’ class reviews. Her review explains the positive effects anger management services can have on individuals as well as couples. 1. Did you benefit from taking the classes, if so…

Barriers to Resolving Conflict

Conflict is usually viewed negatively, however conflict is simply an indicator and driving force for change. If handled correctly conflict is the early stage of positive change. A conflict does not lead to change on its own, but it is the indicator that there is a need and want for change. Conflict resolution is the…

Anger Management: A New Map

Most of us humans meander through life following the map their parents created for them. They often don’t pause or take the time and effort to appraise themselves to see if old thoughts and behaviors are still working for them working or against them. Why? Because the thing that we are most afraid of and…

How are you feeling today?

Most people do not stop to reflect upon the meaning of that question, yet typically their answer is “OK.” During the hurry of the day, it may be a bit much to consider how one might be “feeling.” It is the very act of pausing and considering one’s feelings that are significant to anger control.…

The Link Between Anger and Trauma

Every new case I work with  I learn more  about the anatomy of anger.  A recent observation is the link between trauma and anger. Although it must be made clear that anger management is a class that teaches skills there is no doubt that some of the time  chronic anger is associated with some traumatic…

Anger Management Classes in Houston, Texas

Houston based anger management program has responded to the needs of busy individuals and offers weekend classes every weekend to its clients. Class Schedule: It is recommended, but not required, all Self Referral and Employer Referral students complete 16 Hours of Anger Management to receive a Certificate of Completion. • Employer referrals need written documentation…

Naomi Campbell Never Received Anger Management Services

Through no fault of her own, Naomi Campbell, like so many other celebrities, has never received anger management. Instead, she has received counseling or psychotherapy for what amounts to a non- existing mental or emotional disorder. Further, the person who provided the services had no formal training or experience in teaching or coaching anger management.…

BBC Documentary on Anger Management Was a Remarkable Success!

The filming of the Griff Rhys-Jones Documentary on anger management was completed yesterday at the Brentwood Home of George Anderson, BCD, LCSW. On Saturday, March 29th, director James Runcie from London filmed George Anderson leading an anger management group, in which Mr. Rhys-Jones was a participant. Later on, Mr. Rhys-Jones was filmed in a one-on-one…

Anger can be a Useful Response!

Anyone can become angry. That is easy. But to be angry with the right person, to the right degree, at the right time, for the right purpose and in the right way is not easy.” – Aristotle Anger can be a useful response in some situations. However if it gets out of hand, if it…

Anger Management, a Neglected Topic in Gang Intervention

In many U.S. cities and some rural areas, gangs are exploding and causing alarm to residents as well as local, state, and federal politicians. The most typical response to gang violence is to increase law enforcement devoted to cracking down on youth criminals. Prosecuting attorneys have used creative approaches to gang intervention, including injunctions and…

Anger Management Institute of Texas is the #1 Anger Management Provider in Texas

It is only March but the performance of the Anger Management Institute of Texas is poised to break records for anger management practices in 2008. The reputation of this organization continues to grow and its strict use of globally acclaimed Anderson & Anderson® model has added greatly to its credibility. Congratulations are in order for…

The 10/90 Rule

10% of Life are the happening events; 90% are our responses! So here we are living our lives and responding to those events which affect us. All of those happening events are stresses brought to bear on our very being. 10 % of life represents all of those happening events. 90% of our lives represents…

Anger Management Services for Austin, Texas Mayor

The mayor of Austin, Texas, has to decide between anger management and community service to remove the charge of assault from his record. Mayor Will Wynn acknowledged that sometimes his anger can be a problem. Problem anger does not discriminate. High-profile people are not only subjected to public humiliation and scrutiny, but also, among other…

Anger Management and Causes of Anger: Changing for the Better

Anger and anger management can both be learned behaviors. We tend to learn behaviors from those around us. If we have lived with people who express anger in negative ways, we are likely to use the same approach. The good news is that negative behaviors can be unlearned, and positive ones can be learned to…

Controlling Your Anger: Healthy Ways to Express Anger

Anger is a natural human response to events which they percieve as having a negative affect on their life. Therefore, when people try to suppress anger, they inevitably explode with rage at some later date or they may internalize the anger to a degree where the anger manifests itself as some type of mental disorder…

How to Deal with an Angry Co-Worker

The workplace can often be a stressful environment, but when anger is thrown into the picture then the stress level becomes even greater. Having to deal with the anger or negative behavior of a co-worker can sometimes make you feel vulnerable and decrease your productivity, but there are positive ways in which you can handle…

Why Anger is Essential to Healthy Relationships

Many of us have some very definite ideas about anger. We see anger as destructive and hurtful. We consider it to be an inappropriate response. We equate anger with violence. In short, we feel that anger is simply wrong, and that when we experience anger, there’s something wrong with us. Anger isn’t nice. Anger isn’t…

Seeing Red: The Cost of Anger

JENNA WAS SO ANGRY, SHE SAW RED. After eight years of marriage, despite a child and a home together, her husband Pete was leaving. After only four or five marriage counseling sessions, Pete gave up. Jenna wanted the couples counseling to reignite the romance and intimacy. He still wanted out. After they separated, Pete made…

Weekend Classes on Saturdays in Houston, Texas

[youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PIClFMe3LM4] If inappropriate displays of anger is creating problems in your personal life or work environment but you don’t have the time to attend classes on a weekly basis this series of weekend classes is idea for anyone who wants to improve their anger and fear control skills. Class Schedule: It is recommended, but not…

Self Awareness: The Foundation of Anger Management

It’s a well established theory anger is a secondary emotion; one usually experience emotions such as frustration, disappointment, and jealousy right before one becomes angry. These emotions are generally based on some form of un-met need and/or a value one perceives to have been violated. Most people seldom realize these primary emotions due to their…

Anger Management: A Lucartive Niche Market

Anger management is increasingly becoming one of the most sought after interventions worldwide. Anderson & Anderson receives requests daily from Human Resource Managers, Organizational Development Specialists, Employee Assistance Professionals as well as University Dean of Students requesting referral resources for their client populations. As cut backs and downsizing occur in an environment of terrorist fears,…

Anger Management: Assessing the Aftermath of Conflict

It is very important to have the proper approach in order to effectively resolve a conflict. But merely solving the conflict is not enough. It is also very important to recognize what valuable lessons you learned from the situation itself. Below are 14 questions to help you recognize the source of the argument as well…

Phases of Executive Coaching For Physicians

For those who are making referrals of physicians or other executive to executive coaching/anger management, it is useful to have an understanding of the coaching process in order to accurately explain to the potential coachee the four steps of the process. The Anderson & Anderson Executive Coaching/Anger Management model includes the four phases which are…

Anger Management Institute of Texas’ Website Receives Recognition

WEGO’s team of expert researchers and community members has awarded Anger Management Institute of Texas,”Welcome to Anger Management Institute of Texas “, as a Recommended Resource.  This signifies their recognition that “Welcome to Anger Management Institute of Texas” as one of the best resources for information on mental health on the web. They’re currently featuring it on their …

Easy Anger Management Tips

 The first step in being able to learn effective anger management techniques is to recognize the situations that make you angry and your body’s warning signs of anger. List things that can trigger your anger Make a list of the things that often set off your anger (for example, running late for work and getting…

Calming Anger By Developing Emotional Responsibility

We all get angry sometimes. It is a natural reaction to events that lead us to believe that we deserve better or someone has wronged us and we feel that they absolutely must not do that to us as it is not fair and undeserved. But what is anger? “Chances are good that if you…

Anger Management Techniques

Gain Control Of Your Anger Now With These Steps: 1. Breathe deep and long breaths. Be sure to open your belly and breathe deep into your abdomen. You may not know it, but when you’re angry you’re panicking. This will help you to calm down. 2. Walk outside and look at the sky while you’re…

The Best Ways To Deal With Anger

Anger is an emotion that you feel when something irritates you. It can be just a small annoyance or full blown out rage. Your perception of anger was learned, in the form of beliefs and values that were instilled in you. Usually, in the early stages of your emotional development. When any of your beliefs…

Twelve things Anger Management Providers did in 2007

Carlos Todd was appointed president of the American Association of Anger Management Providers Gregory Kyles moved to establish the Anger Management institute of Texas as the leader in anger management in Texas George Anderson’s website www.andersonservices.com broke records in internet saturation for an anger management site Angeronmymind.com became a premier anger management blog Executive coaching…

What to look for in an Executive Coach for Physicians

In April 1, 2007, the JCAHO (Joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations) established standards for all American Hospitals relative to disruptive physicians. These new standards have opened a floodgate for psychologists, psychiatrists and coaches to become immediate experts on providing intervention for “disruptive physicians” with or without credible training or experience. What to look…

Anger isn’t always bad – 5 ways that anger is GOOD!

Experience with anger may leave you with the idea that all anger is bad. Yelling at your children for cooperation doesn’t leave you feeling very positively. Watching your children fight when they are angry doesn’t give you any warm feelings either. But, anger does have it’s purpose in our lives and can teach us a…

Some Stress Symptoms

Every symptom we have is related to stress. It is only when our mind and body does not overcome the amount of stress that we have several symptoms of stress. Symptoms of stress can be a life sentence. Symptoms of stress can include adrenal fatigue and this is why it is very difficult for the…

Dealing with Anger Management

We all experienced those moments in which we feel completely out of control with frustrations. Perhaps you’ve thrown something across the room, screamed at someone uncontrollably or put your fist through a wall. Having this kind of experienced, most people react rationality out of their emotion. Unfortunately, the majority of people will lash out without…

Stalling Tactics used by Some Physician Groups against JCAHO Standards to avoid Anger Management Services

“Standards set by the Joint Commission for Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations can help medical staffs deal with disruptive physician behavior in a fair, organized fashion. Should a physician’s disruptive behavior reflect a health problem, the JCAHO standards go further to require the medical staff to implement a process to identify and manage the individual physician’s…

Teaching Anger Management and Emotional Control to Children

These days, anger management is a hot topic among educators. More and more, we see angry students committing acts of violence against classmates. Educating the public on the topic of anger management is the best way to help children manage their anger in an appropriate way. What is anger? Angry feelings are normal emotional reactions…

Dealing with Anger Management

We all experienced those moments in which we feel completely out of control with frustrations. Perhaps you’ve thrown something across the room, screamed at someone uncontrollably or put your fist through a wall. Having this kind of experienced, most people react rationality out of their emotion. Unfortunately, the majority of people will lash out without…

Anger: To Control Or To Learn

Many of us will do anything to avoid another’s anger, yet may be quick to anger ourselves. Many of us dread another’s anger yet continue to use our own anger as a way to control others. Let’s take a deeper look at what generates our anger and how we can learn from it rather than…

So They Say You Have An Anger Problem… Now What?

Uncontrolled anger can become a major barrier to a harmonious life. It can cause major damage in our personal, social and professional lives. The ways we handle anger and stress are learned responses. In other words, our reactions to difficult and stressful situations are largely based on how we observed our caregivers or other important…

How To Control Your Anger

We’ve all felt anger at some time or another – we all know how it is. There are times when you fly into a great rage and others when a small annoyance will make you feel angry and cause you to flare up. When you are angry, your instincts cause you to react with immediate…

Anger Management Institute of Texas Services – Houston

Anger Management Institute of Texas provides a safe educational environment for clients to learn socially acceptable means of dealing with anger. Our program is designed for those who are seeking self-help; court mandated referrals, and those referred by human resource managers or employers. We also have one-on-one Executive Coaching for executives, police officers, firefighters, medical…

Anger and Health

The effects of anger on health have more to do with duration than frequency and intensity. The normal experience of overt anger lasts only a few minutes. But the subtle forms of anger, such as resentment, impatience, irritability, grouchiness, etc., can go on for hours and days at a time. Consistent, prolonged levels of anger…

4 Signs That You May Have An Anger Problem

You may not want to admit it, but many of you already know that at least one point of your life, you have had a problem with anger. But there are many people out there who are not quite sure if they have an issue with anger. To help you find out, below are some…

Do you have trouble shutting your mouth when angry?

“Speak when you are angry and you will make the best speech you will ever regret.” If you answered yes to the title question I am sure you have realized the truth in this quote by Ambrose Bierce. In order to gain control over your tongue you must be determined to see things differently. People…

Anger Management Institute of Texas Fast Track Classes

[youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PIClFMe3LM4]Anger is a natural human emotion. However, it can cause emotional and physical distress if not controlled. Don’t let a reckless driver on the freeway ruin what would have otherwise been a good day for you. Anger Management Institute of Texas can provide you with techniques that will help you utilize your anger in a…

Creating Balance With Your Anger

Angry feelings are a part of almost everyone’s life. Sometimes anger plays a small part without any problems. Other times, however, it becomes a large part of our lives. We may become rigid, mistrustful, or filled with rage. Anger is a common emotion but it can be difficult to deal with. Quite often we have…

Calming Anger By Developing Emotional Responsibility

We all get angry sometimes. It is a natural reaction to events that lead us to believe that we deserve better or someone has wronged us and we feel that they absolutely must not do that to us as it is not fair and undeserved. But what is anger? “Chances are good that if you…

Recipes For Instant Stress Relief

Many people tell me that it’s impossible to laugh or be happy when they are stressed. The fact is that laughter is one of the fastest ways to change your emotional state. From watching your favourite comedy movie to reading a good joke, a good belly laugh can go a long way to cure the…

Three Tips to Forgiveness: A Key Factor in Anger Management

Elizabeth, 32, cried during anger management class as she told how one year ago – her 19-month-old girl was permanently brain-damaged as the result of a medical error at the hospital in which she was delivered. Elizabeth had a legitimate grievance toward the hospital and medical staff, and felt that she could never forgive them…

Why We Choose Anger (And How To Take Another Road)

Anger had turned into an epidemic these days. Few realize that anger is a choice we make and that it is fairly easy to take another road. This article explores the reasons why we choose anger, the consequences that choice has, and offers specific guidance on how to make a different choice. By Brenda Shoshanna…

Managing Resistance in Executive Coaching Clients

The Executive Vice President of a large corporation in Los Angeles contacted me seeking assistance with a valuable staff member who was exhibiting an aggressive edge that was causing tension at their workplace. According to the information I was given, this employee had no idea that her colleagues felt she was addressing them with a…

Armchair Stress Busters – Five Ways to Beat Stress Without Leaving Your Chair!

Who says you have to work up a sweat to beat stress? Here are five easy stress management techniques you can practice without having to leave the comfort of your armchair. If you are feeling stressed and have a few minutes to spare try one of these quick-fire stress busters to make you feel better.…

Consumer Fraud Alert – On-line Anger Management Classes – Houston, Texas

Consumer Alert for persons considering anger management classes on-lineConsumer Fraud: False or misleading Internet anger management ads Anderson & Anderson has earned the reputation as “The Trusted Name in Anger Management”. We have devoted our many years of practice to providing quality professional services to consumers and professionals. In the absence of state standards for…

Good Anger, Bad Anger – Telling The Difference

Feelings of anger can be a good guide that you need to take action to stand up for yourself, and avoid being manipulated. Getting rid of all anger because it has negative connotations can rob you of this valuable resource and turn you into an unhappy people pleaser. But how do you tell the difference…

The Consequences of Anger

Speak when you are angry and you will make the best speech you will ever regret. –Ambrose Bierce Anger and the ATM At the time I am writing this post, the average anger management class is going to cost you between $600 and $2500. In addition to court fees most courts will order 12-52 weeks…

Is your anger brining you down

There are many consequences of expressing anger. When anger is a problem, the signals are usually as follows: it lasts too long, it is too intense, it happens too frequently, it leads to aggression, and/or it destroys work or personal relationships. On the positive side, anger provides a signal that change is needed and, when…

Worry Causes Anger

If you are constantly worrying then you are harming your body and mind, and eventually your emotions will explode into anger. Worrying often leads nowhere, since most times, the things that people worry about are out of their control. For example, if you have bill due tomorrow and do not get a paycheck until Friday…

Anger Management – Emotional Intelligence Assessments

Anger Management Institute of Texas now provides anger and emotional intelligence test upon request. If you’re a Manager, Human Resource Professional, Mental Health Professional, or an Employee Assistance Professional in need to have someone evaluated for fitness-for-duty these are invaluable tools for assessment purposes. The anger assessment measures a person’s skills in six areas: interpersonal assertion,…

Learning Healthy Anger Management Strategies

When treating or dealing with anger issues, there are many suggestions for anger management strategies. Each of them is intended to help people who are hot-tempered and frequently have fits of rage. Anger, although a healthy and normal response to upsetting situations, it can be intense to the point of violence. When a person experiences…

The Secret of Stress Management

Stress is all around us and affects us every day. Here are some easy to use methods for coping with stress. Stress, it’s all around us! All day long we are exposed to stress, stress at home, stress at our jobs and, at least here in San Diego, even stress at the beach. Things happen…

Anger Management

We all get angry from time to time. Anger is a normal, healthy emotion that allows us to face threats and defend ourselves. Without anger, we probably wouldn’t be able to survive. But can someone be too angry? Some people are indeed more prone to getting angry than others. They get angry more easily and…

Anger Management: Conflict Prevention Strategies for Health Care Professionals

Anger Management: Conflict Prevention Strategies for Health Care Professionals October 9th, 2007 – Gregory Kyles An Audio Conference sponsored by AHC Media LLC www.ahcmediainteractive.com Anger Management: Conflict Prevention Strategies for Health Care Professionals When: Monday, October 29, 2007 What time: 2-3:30 pm ET      Presenter: George Anderson, MSW, BCD, CAMF Click here – http://www.ahcpub.com/products_and_services/?prid=1090 – or call…

Anger Management Technique Re-wire your Brain

Do you have trouble with anger management, and find yourself caught in the same old emotional reactions? Maybe you blew up at your spouse, only to realize after the smoke cleared that you might have overreacted just a tad. Or perhaps you weren’t invited to your uncle’s friend’s sister’s birthday party…and you behave as if…

Activities For Anger Management

Tough is the word I would use to describe how it is to deal with the circumstances of getting angry with no control. Too many people don’t know how to handle tight situations other than getting uncontrollably angry. Of course we will leave young children out of that category. There are ways to cope with…

Anger Management – Executive Coaching for Physicians in Houston, Texas

[youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KI91khD4mY0]The anger management program for physicians addresses the need for a one-on-one individual and sensitive intervention model for health care professionals. Anger Management Institute of Texas is now offering an intensive ten hour coaching class for doctors who prefer a private setting or are not appropriate for mixed or open groups. Everyone receives an initial…

7 phrases to improve your communication as a manager

As a manager or supervisor, you routinely have to handle difficult issues or interactions. You may have to give a negative evaluation, or be direct and autocratic in telling someone how to do their job, or talk to a subordinate who is angry and critical. In these and other sensitive situations, your choice of words…

Stress Management: It’s a Matter of Life and Health

It’s common sense that we all need to manage our stress. But, did you know that managing stress effectively is a matter of life and of health? The Stress Response is a series of biochemical events in the human body designed to help a person respond to some sense of danger in the environment. This…

Anger Management Classes in Houston, Texas

[youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PIClFMe3LM4]Anger Management Institute of Texas provides a safe educational environment for clients to learn socially acceptable means of dealing with anger.  You will certainly benefit from our classes by learning what stress is, including stress management strategies that provide alternatives to avoid violent and self-destructive behavior. Anger Management Institute of Texas uses the Anderson &…

Anger in Relationships

In every relationship, conflict is inevitable. It is a part of the relationship dynamic that couples will not always agree with each other. Since disagreements will occur it is important that couples are able to deal with their conflict in ways that allow both parties to feel that there is a fair resolution or what…

Stress Management Secrets for Relationships

Imagine how your life might be if you knew how to finally stop the stress in relationships that saps your strength, drains your energy and ruins your productivity! Until you have released the need for judgment, you will always have it reflected back to you in your relationships. This is one of the main causes…

Feel Those Feelings and Develop Emotional Intelligence

There is an old joke about a man who is walking home along the street in the early hours of a weekend and he sees another man, who is obviously very drunk, on his hands and knees, searching for something. “What are you looking for?” he asks the drunked man. “My house keys” the man…

How to Talk so Your Partner will Listen

If you’re convinced that you and your partner don’t communicate, you may have tried many ways to improve your communication with each other, with poor results. You may think that telling him over and over will do the trick. You may believe that raising your voice will get her to listen. All that results is…

Stress Management–Desk Rage is More Common in the Workplace

As any human resource executive can tell you, frustration and office temper tantrums by employees are not unusual, but two new studies indicate that incivilities in the workplace appear to be increasing. Termed “desk rage,” by one survey, it includes arguments between employees, pen throwing managers and workers kicking expensive computer equipment in fits of…

Eight Simple Anger Management Tips

“The other night I ate at a real family restaurant. Every table had an argument going.” One of the biggest obstacles to personal and career success is anger. When we fail to control our anger, we suffer several blows: Anger impedes our ability to be happy, because anger and happiness are incompatible. Anger sends marriages…

How Anger Management Classes Can Help You

Has someone suggested that you need anger management classes? The comment may have irritated or worried you, but it is likely the friend or relative has your best interests in mind and wants to spare you grief from unrestrained anger outbursts. Enrolling in anger management classes is no disgrace. In fact, it may be the…

Do You Need Anger Management?

Anger management is not just for crazed maniacs or disgruntled executives. Learning how to manage minor and major irritations is something everyone needs to do. You may want to start by obtaining general anger management information and progress to enrolling in an anger management class. But first you need to recognize classic symptoms of uncontrolled…

New Anderson & Anderson Anger Management Certification Training in Chicago

Anderson & Anderson Presents George Anderson, BCD, LCSW Three Days of Executive Coach/Anger Management Certification at the Hampton Inn Hotel, Chicago, Illinois Approved for 8 CEU’s by CAADAC (#2n96-341-0805), BBS (#PCE60), CAADE (#CP40-793-C-1009), TCBAP, and the CA. Board of Corrections The Anderson & Anderson model of anger management is the most effective and widely-recognized curriculum…

How to Handle Angry People

Do you ever find yourself wishing more people would take those anger management and anger control classes? Do you get tired of dealing with angry people, or wind up being angry yourself? You may be missing the upside of anger: how to use their anger to help you to create the life you truly want.…

Anger: Good News and Bad News

 The Good News: Anger Can Save Your Life  Legend has it that when noted wilderness–survival expert Tom Brown slipped through thin ice and into a frigid lake miles from help, he immediately employed one of his most potent survival tools—anger! His anger at himself for having fallen into the lake in the first place, the…

Anger: Detect It; Prevent It; Manage It…Just Don’t Lose It

Anger is one of the most misunderstood and overused of human emotions. It is a reaction to an inner emotion and not a planned action. The feelings underlying the anger reaction make us feel vulnerable and weak; anger makes us feel, at least momentarily, strong and in control, but anger can be devastating. One moment…

Stress is Directly related to Nutrient Deficiency!

 As a wife, mom and business women I have multiple task in life on a daily basis. I have four children a husband, and a large extended family. Life can be pretty stressful on MOST days. My husband experiences high stress as well because of the multi tasking required of him each day. Soon both…

Emotional Intelligence a critical factor in anger management

Emotional intelligence is the capacity to create positive incomes in relationship to others and ourselves. It is the practice of being aware, understanding, appropriately expressing and handling emotional states in ourselves and others. Emotional intelligence is an important skill to acquire because of its usefulness in leadership, sales, marriage and interpersonal relationships at work, school…

Stop Toxic Managers before They Stop You

You’ve been there. We’ve all been there. The manager who bullies, threatens, yells. The manager whose mood swings determine the climate of the office on any given workday. Who forces employees to whisper in sympathy in cubicles and hallways. The backbiting, belittling boss from hell. Call it what you want — poor interpersonal skills, unfortunate…

Consumer Fraud Alert

Consumer Alert for persons considering anger management classes on-line Consumer Fraud: False or misleading Internet anger management ads Anderson & Anderson has earned the reputation as “The Trusted Name in Anger Management”. We have devoted our many years of practice to providing quality professional services to consumers and professionals. In the absence of state standards…

There is a Very Thick Line between Anger Management and Psychotherapy

Anger management is a force to be reckoned with. Anderson & Anderson, along with many other anger management providers who are certified under George Anderson, are doing their best to promote the anger management movement. It should be made clear to all providers, as well as people who are interested in becoming providers, that anger…

Domestic Violence Interventions and Anger Management are not Equal

Domestic Violence Interventions and Anger Management is not Equal I gave a presentation on anger management this week and I was asked–What is the difference between domestic abuse and anger? One of my colleagues– George Anderson gave an explanation which I resonate with and which I shared with my audience. He stated that those with…

My Experience with George Anderson, World Renowned Provider of Anger Management

I am a retired physician who decided to enter the teaching world and required extensive training and certification in Anger Management. After a lengthy search for sources for this training, I chose Anderson and Anderson’s program because Professor George Anderson, a former member of the staff of UCLA, is the foremost leader and world-renowned expert and writer in Anger Management.…

Anger Management as Time Management

So much time is wasted being angry. For some, years are spent holding a grudge or finding ways to get even. I have therefore had pause to ask – How much time is wasted being angry? What if there was a way to measure this. I am sure that as an entire society we would…

Anger Management Services in a Private Setting

[youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KI91khD4mY0] Our Anger Management/Executive Coaching program is available for clients who would prefer a private setting or are not appropriate for mixed or open groups. Such individuals may include, but are not limited to, high profile individuals, physicians, attorneys, judges, faculty, law enforcement, and high-level management. The program is designed to improve stress and anger…

Anger Management Institute of Texas New Class Schedule

Anger Management Institute of Texas provides a safe educational environment for clients to learn socially acceptable means of dealing with anger.  You will certainly benefit from our classes by learning what stress is, including stress management strategies that provide alternatives to avoid violent and self-destructive behavior. Anger Management Institute of Texas uses the Anderson &…

What is an Anger Management Assessment?

Licensed mental health clinicians including psychologists, clinical social workers and licensed professional counselors are all familiar with and are trained to perform assessments. The most common may be the psychosocial assessment. This assessment takes a global look at the individual’s history as well as current symptoms to come up with a mental health diagnosis. Anger…

Anger Management Training for Companies and Organizations – Houston, Texas

[youtube=http://youtube.com/watch?v=3hybEtqQFAE]When organizations invest in anger management training for their employees, they invest in a more efficient workforce and lower overhead. Anger management training pays off with reduced absenteeism, workplace conflict, health problems, and sick day usage. Research has also shown that anger management training improves morale and increases productivity and performance in most major areas…

Anger Management Institute of Texas receives Letter of Appreciation

Mr. Kyles, I am writing you this to share my appreciation for your series of anger and stress management classes. As mentioned in many conversations, I had searched for a provider who was both a specialist in this area and with whom I would feel personally and professionally comfortable. You met both of these criteria.…

Anger Management Institute of Texas Informational Videos Menu

As we strive to provide anger management news and views to the public at-large it became apparent it would be most useful and customer friendly to consolidate our informational videos, so we developed a menu of our videos for your viewing pleasure. Please visit our website https://ami-tx.com and review one or all of our videos.…

Anger Management Services in Houston, Texas

[youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KaHSyjEb4us]Anger Management Institute of Texas provides a safe educational environment for clients to learn socially acceptable means of dealing with anger. Our program is designed for those who are seeking self-help; court mandated referrals, and those referred by human resource managers or employers. The workbooks used include exercises focusing on enhancing emotional intelligence, improving assertive…

Why are anger management groups effective?

When people come into a group and interact freely with other group members, they tend to recreate those difficulties that brought them to anger management in the first place. Under the skilled direction of a Certified Anger Management Facilitator (CAMF), the group is able to give support, offer alternatives, or gently confront the individual. In…

Out of Control Angry Destroys Personal Relationships

Damage to your personal relationships is usually the common costs of anger. Most often it’s those relationships you consider the most valuable. Regardless of what you believe, most people do not direct their anger at those they dislike. It’s usually directed at those we know well, such as our spouses, children, family members, co-workers, and…

When should I seek anger management services?

Most of my clients seek anger management services at the insistent of their spouses, parents, or other family members. Without fail, sooner or later they get around to tell me their out-of-control anger only occurs in their personal lives, not at work. I immediately tell them the reasons they don’t act out at work like…

Why do I need an anger assessment?

  Frequently I receive inquires about the dynamics of anger management, costs, dates and times available, and topics covered. Very seldom do clients ask about the anger assessment. I always make it clear to the caller regardless of where one decides to receive anger management services find out if the provider completes an anger assessment…

Open Letter to Judges & Prosecuting Attorneys

   Judges and Prosecuting Attorneys need to be aware of a new scheme being perpetrated on the Internet by unscrupulous “so called anger management counselors“. Unfortunately, there are no state mandated standards anywhere for this new area of specialization. Consequently, the internet is being flooded with ads for cheap, fast, accepted, approved, money back guaranteed…

Houston Area Anger Management Program

by Shannon Cavers Divorce is ranked 2nd in the top 10 stressors in life according to psychological experts.  When humans experience stressful circumstances, it is not surprising that intense emotions such as anger, hostility, and resentment may surface.  Left unchecked, these emotions may lead to inappropriate aggressive behavior.  This is why courts sometimes order one or both parties…

EAPs Need Training in Anger Management

An unfortunate trend is becoming problematic nationwide. Employees from businesses and governmental agencies are being inappropriately placed in domestic violence wife beaters classes by their Employee Assistance Providers. This practice is damaging to victims of domestic violence and useless for persons in need of anger management/executive coaching classes. Employee Assistance Professionals are not required to…

Do you need an anger management class?

Despite the apparent over saturation of anger management consciousness there still seems to be a lack of clarity about what anger management is and when it is appropriate. At my organization–Todd’s Anger Management Solutions in Charlotte, North Carolina, I get many inquires by phone or through our website at www.masteringanger.com. Some of these inquires are…

Anger Management in Adult Education

By  George Anderson, MSW, BCD, CEAP Yesterday in California an entire highway was closed as the result of “road rage”. There are daily reports of airport rage, child abuse, spousal abuse, homicide and “dog fighting”. Person and property-directed aggression is not just the “rage” it is a public health epidemic. Take a look at these stats:…

Todd’s Anger Management Solutions, PLLC in Charlotte, North Carolina becomes a major East Coast Anger Management Provider

By Carlos R. Todd, LPC, NCC, CAMF  Todd’s Anger Management Solutions in Charlotte, NC becomes a major provider of anger management on the East coast. This company has been receiving a steady stream of inquires from across the country by individuals and organizations seeking anger management services. This development is placing Todd’s Anger Management Solutions…

Anger and Stress in Casinos

By George Anderson, LMSW, CEAP, CAMF Casino employees are often vulnerable to a range of physical and emotional problems. Employees who work in casinos are expected to always treat customers with respect, smiles and dignity. Shelly Field, who counts “100 Best Careers in Casinos and Casino Hotels” among the 20 books she has written, said…

The most powerful concept in anger management

By Carlos Todd, LPC, NCC, CAMF  After seeing many clients in anger management it is clear that the concept of anger as a secondary emotion is the most powerful. I have been privileged to see from those who have a limited education to high level business executives and they all understand this very simple concept.…

The Uniqueness of the Anderson & Anderson Anger Management Curriculum

By George Anderson, MSW, BCD, CAMF  An anger management model which works Person-directed violence, road rage, office rage, air port rage, and child abuse are only a few of the many ways that our society suffers from unhealthy anger. Person-directed aggression resulting from stress and anxiety often triggers an individual’s inability to control his or…

Anger Management Classes in Houston, Texas

[youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PIClFMe3LM4]Anger Management Institute of Texas provides a safe educational environment for clients to learn socially acceptable means of dealing with anger. You will certainly benefit from our classes by learning what stress is, including stress management strategies that provide alternatives to avoid violent and self-destructive behavior. Anger Management Institute of Texas uses the Anderson &…

Positive Feedback about the Anderson & Anderson’s Curriculum

As one of the many anger management providers using the Anderson & Anderson intervention curriculum and program I’ve come to believe it truly serves the purpose I wanted when I decided to start my anger management practice. I wanted a program with an assessment and a curriculum that was simple enough for anyone to follow…