Anger Management Problems In Relationships


  You have had a few bad arguments...and those arguments went too far. On occasion, you have gotten yourself too worked up. Perhaps you have said and done things you regret. That's probably true of most of us. But looking forward, are you at risk of anger management problems in relationships? Red Flags For Anger Management Problems in Relationships In 1998 I began working to help women and men learn key anger management skills.  In my anger management counseling practice, I've worked with couples, individuals, and I have taught mindfulness based anger skills groups.  Over the years, I have had literally thousands [...]

Anger Management Problems In Relationships2019-10-03T12:27:42+00:00

Anger Management Tips For Couples


Anger Management Tips For Couples in San Francisco Bay Area The other day, someone asked me what I would advise couples who find themselves getting stuck in the same old argument. They asked me "Do you have any anger management tips for couples?" You are not unusual! Really! So many couples have difficulty dealing with anger effectively. In fact, if most people are open and honest about it, they would tell you that they have upsetting arguments with their partner. One of the main reasons that couples get stuck is because they forget, or don’t realize at all, that their partner [...]

Anger Management Tips For Couples2019-03-14T05:20:02+00:00

No One Wins The Blame Game


Today, during the middle of a busy day at my San Francisco counseling practice, I received a wonderful quote that I knew I just had to share with you. It was sent to me by a respected colleague and teacher of mine. As I read these few short sentences on my Blackberry, I was immediately struck by how directly the words applied to me and the people in my practice. The quote was from Carl Jung, the famous psychologist and disciple of Freud’s. It said, “Your vision will become clear when you look into your heart. Who looks outside, dreams. Who [...]

No One Wins The Blame Game2018-10-26T16:04:27+00:00

The Secret Roots of Irritation


Feeling too much frustration? Maybe you have one of the six most common co-factors. Did you know that there may be hidden co-cofactors that keep your anger burning quietly? If you have ever been camping, you know that there is a point each evening when it comes time to let the campfire die down so that everyone can go to sleep.  Maybe you have noticed that the fire doesn’t usually stop instantly.  In fact, it can burn slowly and softly for hours if not days. Just like a campfire, our anger can have hidden embers that keep burning even after an [...]

The Secret Roots of Irritation2019-01-28T23:34:24+00:00

Anger Management – Making it Work


This Article on anger management group therapy was written for and published in the Sept 2007 Newsletter of the San Francisco chapter of the California Association of Marriage and Family Therapists. Why Many Anger Management Clients Don’t Get Better “I no longer refer anyone to anger management groups because they don’t work”. This intriguing comment was made by a seasoned clinician, someone for whom I have a great deal of respect. She is a very smart, very skilled therapist who regularly refers her patients to a host of adjunctive services like twelve step meeting and group therapy. This prompted me [...]

Anger Management – Making it Work2021-05-17T00:51:35+00:00
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