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Anger Management

If you want to manage your anger better and live in or near Phoenix, Chandler or Scottsdale, Arizona, call 602.750.8051. Man who is angry

Anger Management Problems

  • Relationship Problems. Are you stuck in old patterns of interacting? Does your anger frighten loved ones?
  • Out of Control. Once you get angry, does it seem like your emotions takes over?
  • Career Setbacks. Does your anger cause you problems at work?
  • Financial Difficulties. Does your anger cost you money?
  • Legal Difficulties. Does your anger get you in trouble with the law?
  • Health Problems. Does your anger cause you stress? Headaches?
  • Road Rage. Does your anger get you in dangerous situations when driving?
  • Theories Don't Seem to Work. Have techniques you have learned from a book or from an online course just not seem to be working?
  • Need To Start Now. Do you need to get started on solving your anger problems?
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How Does Anger Management Work?

Feeling angry from time to time is part of being human. But you can learn to channel your emotions through anger management.

  • Identify Triggers, Thoughts and Feelings. You must identify and understand the external events, thoughts and feelings that lead to anger.
  • Coping Responses. You must learn improved ways to cope with triggers.
  • Change Thought Patterns. You must learn to identify and change unproductive thought patterns.
  • Assertiveness Skills. You must learn to make "I" statements and stand up for yourself without attacking.
  • Relaxation Techniques. You can use breathing exercises and guided imagery to reduce stress.

Techniques for Anger Management can be learned. In addition to theory and techniques it is helpful to to interact with an experienced therapist who can monitor your progress, offer objective feedback and encouragement, and help you turn theory into lifelong healthy habits.

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Benefits of Anger Management

Anger management can have these benefits—

  • Better ability to communicate.
  • The ability to de-escalate and defuse challenging situations.
  • Less stress.
  • Fewer financial or legal problems.
  • Better relationships.
  • Stronger ability to chose the direction your life takes.

Anger Management in the Phoenix Area

Effective anger management skills can be learned in individual counseling or in a group setting. Deer Valley Counseling offers personalized, effective anger management anger management training to people who live in Phoenix, Glendale, Mesa, Scottsdale or another city in Arizona.

Cost is $25 per group session. Each session lasts one and a half hours. The Anger Management Program takes about 12 to 14 weeks to complete in a group setting and about half that in an individual setting. Individual sessions are on a sliding scale. The group can be used in the short term to learn anger management techniques and in the long term as a support group on an as-needed basis.

Uncontrolled anger can cause great emotional, financial, legal, and physical difficulties. Effective anger management techniques can be learned. Call 602.750.8051 if you would like to discuss learning new anger management skills.

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