We all know what anger is, and we've all felt it: whether as a fleeting annoyance or as full-fledged rage. Anger is a completely normal, usually healthy, human emotion. But when it gets out of control and turns destructive, it can lead to problems—problems at work, in your personal relationships, and in the overall quality of your life. It can make you feel as though you're at the mercy of an unpredictable and powerful emotion. The goal of anger management is to reduce both your emotional feelings and the physiological arousal that anger causes. You can't get rid of, or avoid, the things or the people that enrage you, nor can you change them, but you can learn to control your reactions.
Anger management counselling will equip you with these skills.
- Reduce your anger and stress levels
- Communicate effectively
- Address the impact of your behaviour on family members and others
- Break the cycle of anger by adopting new behavioural practices
- Recognise your personal high risk triggers, and start using practical tools to effectively manage your anger in these situations
- Consistently behave in ways that get your needs met – without hurting other people in the process
- Identify underlying causes of your anger