Anger Management Therapists in Toronto, ON

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Therapy for Men (Joanne Thivierge)
Registered Psychotherapist (Qualifying)
Verified Verified
1 Endorsed
Toronto, ON M5H
I specialize in men's issues including anger, trauma, self esteem, relationships, substance abuse and stress.
As a man, you face distinct challenges that often are not discussed. You might feel isolated, wrestling silently with emotions that seem to flare up, leading to anger or other reactions you'd rather not experience. You might feel disconnected from who you truly are, or have become so accustomed to unhealthy coping strategies that your own identity seems blurred. You may feel as though you're navigating this journey alone, but I'm here to assure you that there's a way forward - a path towards better understanding and healthier responses. Together, my goal is to help discover the real you and build towards a more balanced life.
I specialize in men's issues including anger, trauma, self esteem, relationships, substance abuse and stress.
As a man, you face distinct challenges that often are not discussed. You might feel isolated, wrestling silently with emotions that seem to flare up, leading to anger or other reactions you'd rather not experience. You might feel disconnected from who you truly are, or have become so accustomed to unhealthy coping strategies that your own identity seems blurred. You may feel as though you're navigating this journey alone, but I'm here to assure you that there's a way forward - a path towards better understanding and healthier responses. Together, my goal is to help discover the real you and build towards a more balanced life.
(437) 800-2347 View (437) 800-2347
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Maria Chaplick
Registered Psychotherapist, MA, RP, CAMS-II
Verified Verified
Toronto, ON M4Y
If you are looking for a compassionate and supportive therapist who can help you overcome your challenges and achieve your goals, you have come to the right place. My name is Maria, and I am a Registered Psychotherapist with a passion for helping people overcome their challenges and live more fulfilling lives. I have experience working with adults from diverse backgrounds and situations. I help people change their relationship to their emotions and thoughts so that they can live the life they want. I provide psychotherapy for adults struggling with anxiety, stress, anger, depression, and self-esteem issues.
If you are looking for a compassionate and supportive therapist who can help you overcome your challenges and achieve your goals, you have come to the right place. My name is Maria, and I am a Registered Psychotherapist with a passion for helping people overcome their challenges and live more fulfilling lives. I have experience working with adults from diverse backgrounds and situations. I help people change their relationship to their emotions and thoughts so that they can live the life they want. I provide psychotherapy for adults struggling with anxiety, stress, anger, depression, and self-esteem issues.
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Sepideh Saedi
Registered Psychotherapist, MA, RP
Verified Verified
1 Endorsed
Toronto, ON M4K  (Online Only)
Are you feeling overwhelmed by present challenges or haunted by past pain, experiencing a sense of disconnection, or yearning for improved relationships with both yourself and others? Are you seeking effective ways to manage your emotions, break free from unhelpful thought patterns and behaviors? I am committed to aiding individuals in acquiring the knowledge and skills necessary to lead more fulfilling lives. Many of my clients face challenges with: anxiety, trauma, depression, body image concerns, intense emotions such as guilt and anger, issues with self-esteem, coping with grief, and fostering healthier relationships.
Are you feeling overwhelmed by present challenges or haunted by past pain, experiencing a sense of disconnection, or yearning for improved relationships with both yourself and others? Are you seeking effective ways to manage your emotions, break free from unhelpful thought patterns and behaviors? I am committed to aiding individuals in acquiring the knowledge and skills necessary to lead more fulfilling lives. Many of my clients face challenges with: anxiety, trauma, depression, body image concerns, intense emotions such as guilt and anger, issues with self-esteem, coping with grief, and fostering healthier relationships.
(437) 747-8110 View (437) 747-8110
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Anxiety and Anger Therapists
Registered Psychotherapist, MA, RP, CAMS-I
Verified Verified
Toronto, ON M5S
Anxiety can paralyze us. Strong emotions can turn our lives upside down. One sentence expressed in a moment of anger can lead to many moments of pain. Being human has never been an easy experience. In the context of COVID, war, and financial hardship, being human has become exceedingly difficult for many. In our attempts to move forward, many of us rely on strategies we think ought to work, but in fact make things more complicated for us. In the midst of strong emotions, we try to avoid the situations and people that lead us to these experiences.
Anxiety can paralyze us. Strong emotions can turn our lives upside down. One sentence expressed in a moment of anger can lead to many moments of pain. Being human has never been an easy experience. In the context of COVID, war, and financial hardship, being human has become exceedingly difficult for many. In our attempts to move forward, many of us rely on strategies we think ought to work, but in fact make things more complicated for us. In the midst of strong emotions, we try to avoid the situations and people that lead us to these experiences.
(437) 747-5724 View (437) 747-5724
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Julie Zikman Toporoski
Registered Social Worker, MSW, RSW
Verified Verified
4 Endorsed
Toronto, ON M4M
Stress, anxiety, depression, substance abuse, anger management and partner conflict and/or violence.
My empathic, non-judgmental approach to clients seeking support for a broad range of difficulties has lead to effective therapeutic partnerships for over twenty years. I have extensive experience conducting assessments and providing personalized therapy for individuals, couples, families and groups dealing with complex difficulties.
Stress, anxiety, depression, substance abuse, anger management and partner conflict and/or violence.
My empathic, non-judgmental approach to clients seeking support for a broad range of difficulties has lead to effective therapeutic partnerships for over twenty years. I have extensive experience conducting assessments and providing personalized therapy for individuals, couples, families and groups dealing with complex difficulties.
(289) 272-7172 View (289) 272-7172
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Shlomo Radcliffe Psychotherapy Professional Corp.
Registered Psychotherapist, MA, RP, CAMS-II
Verified Verified
1 Endorsed
Toronto, ON M6A
Anxiety can paralyze us. Strong emotions can turn our lives upside down. One sentence expressed in a moment of anger can lead to many moments of pain. Being human has never been an easy experience. In the context of increasing world turmoil financial hardship, and constant change being human has become exceedingly difficult for many. In our attempts to move forward, many of us rely on strategies we think ought to work, but in fact make things more complicated for us. In the midst of strong emotions, we try to avoid the situations and people that lead us to these experiences.
Anxiety can paralyze us. Strong emotions can turn our lives upside down. One sentence expressed in a moment of anger can lead to many moments of pain. Being human has never been an easy experience. In the context of increasing world turmoil financial hardship, and constant change being human has become exceedingly difficult for many. In our attempts to move forward, many of us rely on strategies we think ought to work, but in fact make things more complicated for us. In the midst of strong emotions, we try to avoid the situations and people that lead us to these experiences.
(289) 312-4205 View (289) 312-4205
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Stephanie Swayne
Registered Social Worker, BSc, MSW, RSW
Verified Verified
3 Endorsed
Toronto, ON M5V
Waitlist for new clients
Has sexual behaviour, anger, or drug/alcohol abuse caused problems in your life, or in the life of your loved one? Do you have thoughts or feelings in these areas that seem overwhelming to you, and you don't know where to turn? Are you having difficulty in your relationships, your job, or in other important areas of your life because of your thoughts or behaviours in any of these areas? Have you, or has your loved one, been charged with a criminal offence? I might be able to help...
Has sexual behaviour, anger, or drug/alcohol abuse caused problems in your life, or in the life of your loved one? Do you have thoughts or feelings in these areas that seem overwhelming to you, and you don't know where to turn? Are you having difficulty in your relationships, your job, or in other important areas of your life because of your thoughts or behaviours in any of these areas? Have you, or has your loved one, been charged with a criminal offence? I might be able to help...
(855) 906-5455 View (855) 906-5455
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Laura Williams
Registered Social Worker, MSW , RSW
Verified Verified
2 Endorsed
Toronto, ON M6K  (Online Only)
I am a compassionate and experienced Registered Social Worker with over two decades of dedicated service. My specialization revolves around attachment work, relationships, and trauma healing. In my practice, I focus on providing support to individuals and couples navigating the complexities of trauma, attachment issues, anger management, family conflict, domestic violence, parenting, anxiety, depression, addictions, and emotion regulation. Together, we embark on a transformative journey, unlocking the potential for lasting positive change in both internal and external relationships.
I am a compassionate and experienced Registered Social Worker with over two decades of dedicated service. My specialization revolves around attachment work, relationships, and trauma healing. In my practice, I focus on providing support to individuals and couples navigating the complexities of trauma, attachment issues, anger management, family conflict, domestic violence, parenting, anxiety, depression, addictions, and emotion regulation. Together, we embark on a transformative journey, unlocking the potential for lasting positive change in both internal and external relationships.
(289) 273-6767 View (289) 273-6767
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Sarah G Bickle
Registered Psychotherapist, MPsy, RP
Verified Verified
1 Endorsed
Toronto, ON M4Y  (Online Only)
I have ten years of experience in the mental health field, beginning in working with refugees abroad. This lead me to research treatment development for survivors of sexual trauma. I have been most drawn towards working with clients who are processing trauma, anger, perfectionism, ADHD, and/or sex life (LGBTQ+ friendly). However, my experience extends beyond these populations, and I strive to stay open to the wisdom gained through working with a wide range of demographics and therapeutic approaches. Visit my website for more information!
I have ten years of experience in the mental health field, beginning in working with refugees abroad. This lead me to research treatment development for survivors of sexual trauma. I have been most drawn towards working with clients who are processing trauma, anger, perfectionism, ADHD, and/or sex life (LGBTQ+ friendly). However, my experience extends beyond these populations, and I strive to stay open to the wisdom gained through working with a wide range of demographics and therapeutic approaches. Visit my website for more information!
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Meredith Moore
Registered Social Worker, MSW, RSW, BA, BSW, ACW
Verified Verified
Toronto, ON M5V  (Online Only)
I specialize in addiction (dependence/abuse of illicit drugs, medication, alcohol and/or gambling), anger/emotions management (feelings of frustration, anxiety, depression, stress, loneliness, loss) & relationship problems (conflict, communication, trust, self-esteem, intimacy).
I am an experienced Master's level Social Worker, Psychotherapist & Addiction Counsellor offering online video counselling in Ontario. I have worked extensively in the Social Services field since 1999 & as a Registered Social Worker since 2003. For several years, I have assisted adults & youth experiencing a wide range of issues such as; addiction, anger/emotional problems, relationship issues, depression, anxiety, trauma & critical incident stress. I am committed to ongoing professional development & training & to providing an emotionally safe, supportive & honest environment for all of my clients.
I specialize in addiction (dependence/abuse of illicit drugs, medication, alcohol and/or gambling), anger/emotions management (feelings of frustration, anxiety, depression, stress, loneliness, loss) & relationship problems (conflict, communication, trust, self-esteem, intimacy).
I am an experienced Master's level Social Worker, Psychotherapist & Addiction Counsellor offering online video counselling in Ontario. I have worked extensively in the Social Services field since 1999 & as a Registered Social Worker since 2003. For several years, I have assisted adults & youth experiencing a wide range of issues such as; addiction, anger/emotional problems, relationship issues, depression, anxiety, trauma & critical incident stress. I am committed to ongoing professional development & training & to providing an emotionally safe, supportive & honest environment for all of my clients.
(226) 784-2336 View (226) 784-2336
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Dr Malak Psychology Group
Psychologist, PhD, CPsych
Verified Verified
1 Endorsed
Toronto, ON M4P  (Online Only)
We're here to help. We are a small team of highly specialized and skilled Ph.D./Psyc.D. level psychologists. We have extensive experience and expertise dealing with various mental health concerns including: anxiety, depression, anger, alcohol and substance misuse, eating disorders, body dysmorphia, relationship problems, low self-esteem and feeling lost or lacking in life meaning.
We're here to help. We are a small team of highly specialized and skilled Ph.D./Psyc.D. level psychologists. We have extensive experience and expertise dealing with various mental health concerns including: anxiety, depression, anger, alcohol and substance misuse, eating disorders, body dysmorphia, relationship problems, low self-esteem and feeling lost or lacking in life meaning.
(289) 302-6967 View (289) 302-6967
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Leaside Child Therapy Centre
Registered Social Worker, BSc, MSW, RSW
Verified Verified
Toronto, ON M4G
I have successfully helped children struggling with anxiety, depression, anger management, bullying, social skills, separation/divorce, and trauma.
I am a Child and Family Therapist with over two decades of experience helping children, adolescents and adults (ages 4 and up) to develop or enhance their coping skills, tools and strategies to successfully manage life's challenges. I have a warm and engaging style that enables me to quickly connect with children, build a trusting relationship, and help them to develop the skills and abilities they need to succeed. I've worked at various Children's Mental Health Centres in Toronto prior to starting a private practice. I would be happy to be a part of your child/family's journey and a catalyst to their change/success.
I have successfully helped children struggling with anxiety, depression, anger management, bullying, social skills, separation/divorce, and trauma.
I am a Child and Family Therapist with over two decades of experience helping children, adolescents and adults (ages 4 and up) to develop or enhance their coping skills, tools and strategies to successfully manage life's challenges. I have a warm and engaging style that enables me to quickly connect with children, build a trusting relationship, and help them to develop the skills and abilities they need to succeed. I've worked at various Children's Mental Health Centres in Toronto prior to starting a private practice. I would be happy to be a part of your child/family's journey and a catalyst to their change/success.
(416) 505-3590 View (416) 505-3590
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Get Therapy Toronto
Registered Social Worker, MA, LCSW-C, RSW
Verified Verified
Toronto, ON M4P  (Online Only)
When you pick up the phone to start therapy, you are halfway there. The initial call can be the hardest one. Low self-esteem, relationship issues, depression, anger, grief, loss, trauma, family dynamics -- these are all issues we can work through together. I integrate empathy, theory, skills, and knowledge obtained through years of experience into an intuitive therapy process. While I provide a solid, well-structured treatment plan, I am open to a variety of techniques that will help ensure that your experience is a success.
When you pick up the phone to start therapy, you are halfway there. The initial call can be the hardest one. Low self-esteem, relationship issues, depression, anger, grief, loss, trauma, family dynamics -- these are all issues we can work through together. I integrate empathy, theory, skills, and knowledge obtained through years of experience into an intuitive therapy process. While I provide a solid, well-structured treatment plan, I am open to a variety of techniques that will help ensure that your experience is a success.
(647) 797-9362 View (647) 797-9362
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Heyday Therapy Inc
Registered Psychotherapist, BA, MA, RP
Verified Verified
Toronto, ON M6P
It is natural to need professional support when struggling with mental health. Here are examples of some issues that our therapists can help you with: anger management, anxiety/stress and depression management, addiction, burnout, relationship counseling, or couples counseling, marital & pre-marital therapy, family conflicts, modern parenting, blended families, children and divorce, teen issues, relationship problems, instability, conflict or communication issues, dating issues, infidelity peer relationships Illness or disease diagnoses bereavement, grief and loss counselling, career and corporate coaching, etc.
It is natural to need professional support when struggling with mental health. Here are examples of some issues that our therapists can help you with: anger management, anxiety/stress and depression management, addiction, burnout, relationship counseling, or couples counseling, marital & pre-marital therapy, family conflicts, modern parenting, blended families, children and divorce, teen issues, relationship problems, instability, conflict or communication issues, dating issues, infidelity peer relationships Illness or disease diagnoses bereavement, grief and loss counselling, career and corporate coaching, etc.
(647) 797-9743 View (647) 797-9743
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Therapy for Men - David Taller
Registered Psychotherapist (Qualifying), MA, BA Hons
Verified Verified
1 Endorsed
Toronto, ON M6G  (Online Only)
I help men overcome anger, anxiety, depression, and a sense of hopelessness.
Accepting New Clients! As someone who has been to therapy before, I understand how difficult it is to find the right therapist that help you overcome the issues you face. You are here because you're ready for change, tackling challenges, and to seek a fulfilling life. Feeling stuck or lost is common, but you're not alone. A compassionate, safe space awaits where you can explore these feelings and rediscover your purpose. Together, we'll face life's hurdles, encouraging growth and self-discovery. You're supported with empathy and without judgment, easing feelings of loneliness and anxiety as we aim for impactful life transformations.
I help men overcome anger, anxiety, depression, and a sense of hopelessness.
Accepting New Clients! As someone who has been to therapy before, I understand how difficult it is to find the right therapist that help you overcome the issues you face. You are here because you're ready for change, tackling challenges, and to seek a fulfilling life. Feeling stuck or lost is common, but you're not alone. A compassionate, safe space awaits where you can explore these feelings and rediscover your purpose. Together, we'll face life's hurdles, encouraging growth and self-discovery. You're supported with empathy and without judgment, easing feelings of loneliness and anxiety as we aim for impactful life transformations.
(437) 747-8620 View (437) 747-8620
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Derek Shin
Registered Psychotherapist, MA, RP
Verified Verified
Toronto, ON M3C  (Online Only)
Over the past 25 years the most common reasons people come to see me are: Stress, Anxiety, Anger, Depression, and Trauma.
I'm a Registered Psychotherapist with a Masters Degree in Psychology who has been practicing and studying Mindfulness for the past 25 years. I also have extensive training in Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Dialectical Behavioral Therapy, EMDR, Mindfulness Based Cognitive Therapy, and Mindfulness Based Meditation. Every therapeutic tool I use in our work together is something I use in my daily life so I can be at my best as a Father, Husband, Son, Brother, Friend, and Community Member. My approach to our work together is that of a collaboration between adults seeking to understand the best path for your Health and Happiness.
Over the past 25 years the most common reasons people come to see me are: Stress, Anxiety, Anger, Depression, and Trauma.
I'm a Registered Psychotherapist with a Masters Degree in Psychology who has been practicing and studying Mindfulness for the past 25 years. I also have extensive training in Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Dialectical Behavioral Therapy, EMDR, Mindfulness Based Cognitive Therapy, and Mindfulness Based Meditation. Every therapeutic tool I use in our work together is something I use in my daily life so I can be at my best as a Father, Husband, Son, Brother, Friend, and Community Member. My approach to our work together is that of a collaboration between adults seeking to understand the best path for your Health and Happiness.
(647) 370-1498 View (647) 370-1498
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Sarah Butterworth
Registered Psychotherapist, RP
Verified Verified
Toronto, ON M6A  (Online Only)
Help for rumination and worry, anger and anxiety, ADHD, OCD, emotion dysregulation, and overwhelm. I am a Registered Psychotherapist with the College of Registered Psychotherapists of Ontario. I work at a practice specializing in helping clients with issues related to anger and anxiety, including stress, overwhelm, rumination, relationship difficulties, and challenges in emotion regulation for adults, teens, and children. I've received extensive training and supervision in the practice of psychotherapy and my warm, sensitive, and easy-going approach helps me connect with many people.
Help for rumination and worry, anger and anxiety, ADHD, OCD, emotion dysregulation, and overwhelm. I am a Registered Psychotherapist with the College of Registered Psychotherapists of Ontario. I work at a practice specializing in helping clients with issues related to anger and anxiety, including stress, overwhelm, rumination, relationship difficulties, and challenges in emotion regulation for adults, teens, and children. I've received extensive training and supervision in the practice of psychotherapy and my warm, sensitive, and easy-going approach helps me connect with many people.
(289) 273-8971 View (289) 273-8971
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Phil Robbins
Registered Social Worker, MSW, RSW
Verified Verified
1 Endorsed
Toronto, ON M4L
Hi, I'm Phil! I provide in person and virtual individual and couples' counseling. For individuals, I can help with issues such as anger, depression, anxiety, relationships and parenting issues. I have a special focus on men who have challenges with anger and interpersonal difficulties. For couples, my attention is on being more connected and relational, which is essential for moving though and past experiences such as infidelity, ineffective communication, lack of intimacy, and parenting issues. I will listen and respond with care, honesty and respect, and support people to make substantial, meaningful change.
Hi, I'm Phil! I provide in person and virtual individual and couples' counseling. For individuals, I can help with issues such as anger, depression, anxiety, relationships and parenting issues. I have a special focus on men who have challenges with anger and interpersonal difficulties. For couples, my attention is on being more connected and relational, which is essential for moving though and past experiences such as infidelity, ineffective communication, lack of intimacy, and parenting issues. I will listen and respond with care, honesty and respect, and support people to make substantial, meaningful change.
(647) 251-7916 View (647) 251-7916
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Carole Eastman
Drug & Alcohol Counsellor, BA, CCAC, CAMS-II, CDVS-I
Verified Verified
Toronto, ON M2R
Often when people are unhappy with themselves and unresolved issues they reach out to substances to cope, resulting in addiction, anger, and other issues.
I have been there! That is what makes my counselling stand out from others who have not. As a Certified Addiction Counsellor with lived experience, I know what it's like to struggle with addiction and what it takes to recover. My passion is to help those suffering from addictions, stemming from past trauma, heal. Addiction often effects the whole family. I also provide counselling for the family/parents/spouses to help them learn how to best support their loved one. I am certified in Addiction Counselling, Anger Management & Domestic Violence and provide court certificates/letters for all my programs offered.
Often when people are unhappy with themselves and unresolved issues they reach out to substances to cope, resulting in addiction, anger, and other issues.
I have been there! That is what makes my counselling stand out from others who have not. As a Certified Addiction Counsellor with lived experience, I know what it's like to struggle with addiction and what it takes to recover. My passion is to help those suffering from addictions, stemming from past trauma, heal. Addiction often effects the whole family. I also provide counselling for the family/parents/spouses to help them learn how to best support their loved one. I am certified in Addiction Counselling, Anger Management & Domestic Violence and provide court certificates/letters for all my programs offered.
(416) 508-5542 View (416) 508-5542
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Michael Appiah
Registered Social Worker, MSW , RSW
Verified Verified
Toronto, ON M6A  (Online Only)
Specialties - Anxiety, Stress, Christian, Black, Career Guidance, Trauma, Men’s Issues, Life Coaching, Coping Skills, Anger Management, Stress and Relationship Issues.
Truth is, many of us are either trying to remove ourselves further away from pain or to get ourselves closer to pleasure. I will help you get to the root of the issue(s) you are facing and help to change your relationship with the issue(s) that are holding you back.
Specialties - Anxiety, Stress, Christian, Black, Career Guidance, Trauma, Men’s Issues, Life Coaching, Coping Skills, Anger Management, Stress and Relationship Issues.
Truth is, many of us are either trying to remove ourselves further away from pain or to get ourselves closer to pleasure. I will help you get to the root of the issue(s) you are facing and help to change your relationship with the issue(s) that are holding you back.
(289) 277-6897 View (289) 277-6897

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Anger Management Counsellors

How long does therapy take for anger management?

Treatment duration depends on the person’s specific challenges and circumstances. There are treatments for anger problems that are shorter and more goal-oriented, like Cognitive behavior therapy (CBT), which can last weeks to months. Others, like Dialectical behavior therapy (DBT) may last between six months and a year, while a more intensive treatment, like psychodynamic therapy, is open-ended, and clients may see their therapist for a year or longer.

How do you know if you need therapy for anger management?

Everyone gets mad from time to time. But when angry outbursts become frequent and cause damage to relationships, whether at home or in the office, it may be a good time to look into therapy. A therapist can assess where a client’s anger may be coming from, suggest strategies for averting angry outbursts, and help a client create a plan to become a calmer version of themselves.

Is there medication for anger management?

Medications do exist that help people mitigate the feeling of anger, but these are reserved for people with anger-related psychiatric disorders, such as intermittent explosive disorder, oppositional defiant disorder, or in some cases borderline personality disorder. In these cases, antidepressant medications may be prescribed to help with the client’s symptoms. In most cases of anger management, however, talk therapy is the recommended treatment, along with lifestyle changes where relevant.

What’s the best way to encourage someone to seek help for anger issues?

It’s helpful to express your concern and love for the person while framing therapy as a tool for improving their life. Offering specific examples of how an individual’s behavior affected either themselves or others should be done with compassion and with empathy. It may be useful to devise a game plan—breaking the process down into parts, such as finding a therapist, making appointments, and looking into insurance coverage.