Anger Management Therapists in Washington, DC

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Michelle Sanzo
Psychologist, PhD
Verified Verified
Washington, DC 20009
I have experience with several general areas of psychotherapy, with specialties in couples/relationship counseling, trauma, abuse, anger management, anxiety/stress, and domestic violence.
I provide adults in the Washington, D.C. area with individual, couples and group psychotherapy. My style of therapy is accepting, collaborative, and respectful of individual values and choices. I adjust my techniques and theoretical approach depending on your needs, comfort level, and personality. My goal is to provide a safe and nurturing therapeutic environment so that you may search within to find your own answers through greater self-awareness and self-directed growth.
I have experience with several general areas of psychotherapy, with specialties in couples/relationship counseling, trauma, abuse, anger management, anxiety/stress, and domestic violence.
I provide adults in the Washington, D.C. area with individual, couples and group psychotherapy. My style of therapy is accepting, collaborative, and respectful of individual values and choices. I adjust my techniques and theoretical approach depending on your needs, comfort level, and personality. My goal is to provide a safe and nurturing therapeutic environment so that you may search within to find your own answers through greater self-awareness and self-directed growth.
(619) 567-3697 View (619) 567-3697
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Adele Natter
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, MSW, LICSW, LCSW-C
Verified Verified
Washington, DC 20016
I take a serious approach to serious problems. Behaviors you've tried to stop -- anger outbursts, self-criticism, self-sabotage, etc.-- damage your life, work, and relationships. I offer a therapy of insight, depth, and relationship in an interactive and intensive style, so we can get to the root of the problem and give you relief as quickly as possible. With your capacities we heal the broken parts to achieve the goals you identify, in an atmosphere of safety and acceptance in which you can be yourself without fear of shame, blame, or judgment. Contact me and start to take charge of your life!
I take a serious approach to serious problems. Behaviors you've tried to stop -- anger outbursts, self-criticism, self-sabotage, etc.-- damage your life, work, and relationships. I offer a therapy of insight, depth, and relationship in an interactive and intensive style, so we can get to the root of the problem and give you relief as quickly as possible. With your capacities we heal the broken parts to achieve the goals you identify, in an atmosphere of safety and acceptance in which you can be yourself without fear of shame, blame, or judgment. Contact me and start to take charge of your life!
(202) 335-5074 View (202) 335-5074
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Mind's Eye Psychological Services, LLC
Counselor, LCPC, LPC, CAC-AD
Verified Verified
Washington, DC 20013  (Online Only)
Are you living your best life? Or are you experiencing the stress/anxiety, anger, lack of motivation, sadness, grief/loss, or low self-esteem/confidence that affects us all at some point? You are not alone. Now is the time for living up to your full potential. It takes courage to seek help but no one can truly live their best life without support. I am passionate about helping you to empower yourself and create "true" happiness in your life! I believe that we have the inherent capacity to heal ourselves. Let me show you how. Contact me today.
Are you living your best life? Or are you experiencing the stress/anxiety, anger, lack of motivation, sadness, grief/loss, or low self-esteem/confidence that affects us all at some point? You are not alone. Now is the time for living up to your full potential. It takes courage to seek help but no one can truly live their best life without support. I am passionate about helping you to empower yourself and create "true" happiness in your life! I believe that we have the inherent capacity to heal ourselves. Let me show you how. Contact me today.
(202) 759-7992 View (202) 759-7992
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Finding My Peace, PC
Licensed Professional Counselor, LPC
Verified Verified
Washington, DC 20032  (Online Only)
We provide online therapy services that can fit into your schedule, whatever works for you, works for us. We cater to the working man and woman as well as the disabled; those that have an easier time expressing themselves without being face to face. We are here to help those who struggle through COVID-19. We work with youth ages 12 on up to the senior age of 99! We assist with helping you cope with depression, anxiety, anger management, PTSD, mood swings, and much more.
We provide online therapy services that can fit into your schedule, whatever works for you, works for us. We cater to the working man and woman as well as the disabled; those that have an easier time expressing themselves without being face to face. We are here to help those who struggle through COVID-19. We work with youth ages 12 on up to the senior age of 99! We assist with helping you cope with depression, anxiety, anger management, PTSD, mood swings, and much more.
(301) 686-5965 View (301) 686-5965
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Efuntomiwa Adedeji
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LICSW, LCSW-C
Verified Verified
1 Endorsed
Washington, DC 20001  (Online Only)
I have been truly blessed to work with clients ranging from preteens to the elderly dealing with varying issues such as depression, anxiety, relationship issues, anger management, family issues and physical and emotional abuse to name a few. The above issues often interrupt our daily lives and can feel debilitating. However, when one has a trusting therapeutic relationship with someone who cares, one can work towards a path to emotional freedom. After every session, clients will be able to move closer to understanding their underlying issues impacting their day-to-day functioning in a safe space.
I have been truly blessed to work with clients ranging from preteens to the elderly dealing with varying issues such as depression, anxiety, relationship issues, anger management, family issues and physical and emotional abuse to name a few. The above issues often interrupt our daily lives and can feel debilitating. However, when one has a trusting therapeutic relationship with someone who cares, one can work towards a path to emotional freedom. After every session, clients will be able to move closer to understanding their underlying issues impacting their day-to-day functioning in a safe space.
(301) 381-3921 View (301) 381-3921
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Diane Jenkins
Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor, MS, NCC, LPC, LCPC
Verified Verified
Washington, DC 20006  (Online Only)
Life can be challenging! There are times that we all need an unbiased ear that will hear the concerns of your heart without judgment! If that is what you are looking for, you need to schedule an appointment with me. Let’s get it off your chest. Together we can tackle those hurdles and move towards a healthier you! My name is Diane Jenkins. I am a nationally certified (NCC), licensed professional counselor (LPC), who provides professional counseling services for individuals and couples experiencing anxiety, depression, self-harm, low self-esteem, anger, & relationship conflict.
Life can be challenging! There are times that we all need an unbiased ear that will hear the concerns of your heart without judgment! If that is what you are looking for, you need to schedule an appointment with me. Let’s get it off your chest. Together we can tackle those hurdles and move towards a healthier you! My name is Diane Jenkins. I am a nationally certified (NCC), licensed professional counselor (LPC), who provides professional counseling services for individuals and couples experiencing anxiety, depression, self-harm, low self-esteem, anger, & relationship conflict.
(202) 980-2415 View (202) 980-2415
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C & A Behavioral Healthcare Services
Counselor, PsyD, DH, LCPC, LPC
Verified Verified
Washington, DC 20002
I have experience working with children, adolescents and adults with ADHD/ADD, Anger Management, Anxiety, Depression, Couples Counseling, Grief/Loss Parenting, Relationships, and Stress Management.
I am a Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor in MD & DC for over 10 years, I am in practice supporting adults, adolescents, and children to cope with mental health challenges. I use different counseling techniques to support my clients in treatment. I treat clients with respect, empathy, and positive regard. I am a Behavioral Health Crisis Management Specialist, Suicide Prevention therapist, Trauma-Focused Therapist. Certified Cognitive-Behavioral Therapist (CBT). C & A also provide psychotropic medication prescription and management across the lifespan. Also, provide teletherapy & Virtual therapy services
I have experience working with children, adolescents and adults with ADHD/ADD, Anger Management, Anxiety, Depression, Couples Counseling, Grief/Loss Parenting, Relationships, and Stress Management.
I am a Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor in MD & DC for over 10 years, I am in practice supporting adults, adolescents, and children to cope with mental health challenges. I use different counseling techniques to support my clients in treatment. I treat clients with respect, empathy, and positive regard. I am a Behavioral Health Crisis Management Specialist, Suicide Prevention therapist, Trauma-Focused Therapist. Certified Cognitive-Behavioral Therapist (CBT). C & A also provide psychotropic medication prescription and management across the lifespan. Also, provide teletherapy & Virtual therapy services
(240) 329-0980 View (240) 329-0980
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Farifteh Emamghorashi
MEd
Verified Verified
Washington, DC 20001
My preferred methods of treatment are "Eclectic" , "Cognitive Behavior Therapy " and "Stress and Anger Management Strategies".
Life is full of changes. If the simple pleasures of the life feel out of reach. You are not alone.I am trained working with clients in transition such as Divorce, Loss, Critical illness, PTSD due to catastrophic accident, rape, violence and war. I am known as therapist by Fairfax Courts for Anger and Abuse prevention and treatment, as well as helping Undocumented Immigrants for Psychological Assessment and Anxiety Treatment. I am successfully working with couples to solve their issues and having healthy relationship with children, relatives and themselves .
My preferred methods of treatment are "Eclectic" , "Cognitive Behavior Therapy " and "Stress and Anger Management Strategies".
Life is full of changes. If the simple pleasures of the life feel out of reach. You are not alone.I am trained working with clients in transition such as Divorce, Loss, Critical illness, PTSD due to catastrophic accident, rape, violence and war. I am known as therapist by Fairfax Courts for Anger and Abuse prevention and treatment, as well as helping Undocumented Immigrants for Psychological Assessment and Anxiety Treatment. I am successfully working with couples to solve their issues and having healthy relationship with children, relatives and themselves .
(202) 440-1381 View (202) 440-1381
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Nadia Surin
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW-C, CAMS-II
Verified Verified
1 Endorsed
Washington, DC 20001
Ms. Surin is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker and Certified Anger Management Specialist. Ms Surin is currently accepting clients for anger management only. Ms. Surin helps adults and youths struggling with anger issues regain control of their lives and improve interpersonal relationships. Understand managing our anger is a lifestyle change. If you are ready to put in the work the you can make the change that you are desperately seeking.
Ms. Surin is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker and Certified Anger Management Specialist. Ms Surin is currently accepting clients for anger management only. Ms. Surin helps adults and youths struggling with anger issues regain control of their lives and improve interpersonal relationships. Understand managing our anger is a lifestyle change. If you are ready to put in the work the you can make the change that you are desperately seeking.
(410) 989-9922 View (410) 989-9922
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Active Psychotherapy Services
Licensed Professional Counselor, EdD, LPC
Verified Verified
Washington, DC 20006  (Online Only)
I have an extensive and unique clinical experience with more than 15 years in inpatient and outpatients settings. I have helped many individuals with assorted emotional problems, including PTSD, mood and adjustment disorders, grief, anger, ADHD, and borderline personality disorder. I also serve as a mental health consultant for childhood and early childhood programs in Fairfax where I provide play therapy for young children with emotional and behavioral problems and parents' consultations.
I have an extensive and unique clinical experience with more than 15 years in inpatient and outpatients settings. I have helped many individuals with assorted emotional problems, including PTSD, mood and adjustment disorders, grief, anger, ADHD, and borderline personality disorder. I also serve as a mental health consultant for childhood and early childhood programs in Fairfax where I provide play therapy for young children with emotional and behavioral problems and parents' consultations.
(202) 796-5839 View (202) 796-5839
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Roshelle M. Wilder
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW
Verified Verified
1 Endorsed
Washington, DC 20002  (Online Only)
My area of expertise includes anxiety, depression, anger management, life transitions, relationships and trauma.
Are you a young adult/person of color who has a history of trauma and you're ready to start your healing journey? Are you finding it hard to navigate life transitions or relationships? Are you struggling with depression? Are you having difficulty managing your anxiety? Our goal is to provide a life-changing experience that will help you cope, heal and promote individual changes which leads to growth and development. If you are ready to improve your behaviors, your relationships, heal from past trauma or reach your highest potential, we can help. If you're interested in learning more, visit our website, therapyishealing.com
My area of expertise includes anxiety, depression, anger management, life transitions, relationships and trauma.
Are you a young adult/person of color who has a history of trauma and you're ready to start your healing journey? Are you finding it hard to navigate life transitions or relationships? Are you struggling with depression? Are you having difficulty managing your anxiety? Our goal is to provide a life-changing experience that will help you cope, heal and promote individual changes which leads to growth and development. If you are ready to improve your behaviors, your relationships, heal from past trauma or reach your highest potential, we can help. If you're interested in learning more, visit our website, therapyishealing.com
(202) 836-8146 View (202) 836-8146
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Daniel J. Choppa
Counselor, LGPC
Verified Verified
Washington, DC 20009  (Online Only)
Specializing in LGBTQIA+ issues, trauma, anger management, grief, mood disorders, HIV, relationships, self-esteem.
My ideal client is someone who seeks a safe and supportive space to explore their identity and experiences. They may be navigating the challenges of being LGBTQIA+ or coping with trauma. Their needs include understanding, validation, and practical strategies for managing emotions and relationships. Their goals revolve around healing, self-acceptance, and finding fulfillment. They want to live authentically and thrive in a world that sometimes feels unwelcoming. They seek therapy because they believe in the power of self-discovery and growth, and they're ready to invest in their well-being.
Specializing in LGBTQIA+ issues, trauma, anger management, grief, mood disorders, HIV, relationships, self-esteem.
My ideal client is someone who seeks a safe and supportive space to explore their identity and experiences. They may be navigating the challenges of being LGBTQIA+ or coping with trauma. Their needs include understanding, validation, and practical strategies for managing emotions and relationships. Their goals revolve around healing, self-acceptance, and finding fulfillment. They want to live authentically and thrive in a world that sometimes feels unwelcoming. They seek therapy because they believe in the power of self-discovery and growth, and they're ready to invest in their well-being.
(833) 315-5095 View (833) 315-5095
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Robert Muller
Psychologist, PhD
Verified Verified
3 Endorsed
Washington, DC 20016  (Online Only)
I assist individuals to honestly evaluate their need to control substance use, anger and other potentially self-destructive and hurtful behaviors.
If you cling to habitual patterns of reaction and interaction that keep you from reaching your full social, romantic and career potential... If a traumatic life event or ongoing family conflict is overwhelming you... If depression, poorly controlled emotions or stifling self-consciousness are holding you back... It's time to take charge of your life again and begin the path to greater personal fulfillment. For more details on my background and how I work, consult my website at: RobMullerPhD.org. Please note, I am currently licensed in Washington, DC & New York.
I assist individuals to honestly evaluate their need to control substance use, anger and other potentially self-destructive and hurtful behaviors.
If you cling to habitual patterns of reaction and interaction that keep you from reaching your full social, romantic and career potential... If a traumatic life event or ongoing family conflict is overwhelming you... If depression, poorly controlled emotions or stifling self-consciousness are holding you back... It's time to take charge of your life again and begin the path to greater personal fulfillment. For more details on my background and how I work, consult my website at: RobMullerPhD.org. Please note, I am currently licensed in Washington, DC & New York.
(202) 596-7222 View (202) 596-7222
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Keri Sartin
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LICSW
Verified Verified
1 Endorsed
Washington, DC 20008  (Online Only)
We are left with feelings of sadness, anger, anxiety, emptiness, and loneliness.
My name is Keri Sartin and I am the owner of Limitless Psychotherapy Services. I am really passionate about serving and helping people. I started my private practice in 2022 after practicing as a school social worker for 9 years and providing services to adults for over 15 years. I believe adults and children, do best when they feel heard and have supportive people in their lives. I enjoy working to address concerns of anxiety, depression, and general life changes. I also have a passion for helping parents better understand and connect with their children to transform and enhance the parent-child relationship.
We are left with feelings of sadness, anger, anxiety, emptiness, and loneliness.
My name is Keri Sartin and I am the owner of Limitless Psychotherapy Services. I am really passionate about serving and helping people. I started my private practice in 2022 after practicing as a school social worker for 9 years and providing services to adults for over 15 years. I believe adults and children, do best when they feel heard and have supportive people in their lives. I enjoy working to address concerns of anxiety, depression, and general life changes. I also have a passion for helping parents better understand and connect with their children to transform and enhance the parent-child relationship.
(202) 519-4927 View (202) 519-4927
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Christine Kalil
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LICSW, RPT
Verified Verified
Washington, DC 20010
Although challenges are normal in life, we can find ways to navigate them without the stress, anger, and sadness that can otherwise leave us feeling burnt out, stressed or hopeless.
**Currently accepting adult teletherapy clients** Sometimes, the idea of meeting a new therapist can be a daunting, whether or not it's a person's first time. I do my best to ensure that my office is a welcoming and judgment-free space where clients can feel comfortable sharing about their lives and difficulties. I believe in a person's capacity to heal and grow, and I believe that my role is to facilitate this experience in a way that is unique to each client's personality and strengths.
Although challenges are normal in life, we can find ways to navigate them without the stress, anger, and sadness that can otherwise leave us feeling burnt out, stressed or hopeless.
**Currently accepting adult teletherapy clients** Sometimes, the idea of meeting a new therapist can be a daunting, whether or not it's a person's first time. I do my best to ensure that my office is a welcoming and judgment-free space where clients can feel comfortable sharing about their lives and difficulties. I believe in a person's capacity to heal and grow, and I believe that my role is to facilitate this experience in a way that is unique to each client's personality and strengths.
(202) 335-2859 View (202) 335-2859
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Ronald Shectman
Psychologist, PhD
Verified Verified
Washington, DC 20006
My goal in therapy is to be a constructive presence in your life. I will help you think clearly, know yourself better, reduce inner turmoil, communicate effectively, and behave smartly. These improvements will allow you to become psychologically stronger and to feel good about yourself as a person. Learning to recognize abusive self-criticism, impulsivity or undue anger in its earliest stages is an important skill to acquire. Catching an unhealthy inclination quickly, before it becomes unstoppable, can be the prelude to introducing beneficial thoughts or actions that snatch victory from the jaws of defeat.
My goal in therapy is to be a constructive presence in your life. I will help you think clearly, know yourself better, reduce inner turmoil, communicate effectively, and behave smartly. These improvements will allow you to become psychologically stronger and to feel good about yourself as a person. Learning to recognize abusive self-criticism, impulsivity or undue anger in its earliest stages is an important skill to acquire. Catching an unhealthy inclination quickly, before it becomes unstoppable, can be the prelude to introducing beneficial thoughts or actions that snatch victory from the jaws of defeat.
(202) 873-9086 View (202) 873-9086
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Bloom Counseling - Liz Caritj
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LICSW, LCSW-C
Verified Verified
1 Endorsed
Washington, DC 20036
Life can be daunting. I help stressed out adults overcome anxiety, self-doubt and sleepless nights to find their footing and begin to create the lives they want. Are you your own worst critic? Maybe you can’t shake the feeling that your best is never good enough? Do the little things feel overwhelming? Is it hard for you to stick up for yourself and you’re left swallowing your anger or disappointment? My name is Liz Caritj and I work with people in high stress situations, particularly people working in the field of law or in rigorous academic programs, who feel like they’re falling apart trying to hold everything together perfectly.
Life can be daunting. I help stressed out adults overcome anxiety, self-doubt and sleepless nights to find their footing and begin to create the lives they want. Are you your own worst critic? Maybe you can’t shake the feeling that your best is never good enough? Do the little things feel overwhelming? Is it hard for you to stick up for yourself and you’re left swallowing your anger or disappointment? My name is Liz Caritj and I work with people in high stress situations, particularly people working in the field of law or in rigorous academic programs, who feel like they’re falling apart trying to hold everything together perfectly.
(202) 933-7233 View (202) 933-7233
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Genevieve Loving
Counselor, MS, LGPC, NCC
Verified Verified
1 Endorsed
Washington, DC 20009  (Online Only)
I'm skilled in helping clients who are dealing with but not limited to anxiety, depression, eating disorders, relationship issues, anger and stress management. My theorectical approaches help my clients acquire new, necessary skills and ways of learning how to be more self aware in order to promote self actualization to help change behaviors that cause problems in their daily lives. My therapeutic practices help my clients look at their own thoughts, feelings, and behaviors. I help my clients replace negative thoughts with more positive and realistic ones. Everyday is a second chance!
I'm skilled in helping clients who are dealing with but not limited to anxiety, depression, eating disorders, relationship issues, anger and stress management. My theorectical approaches help my clients acquire new, necessary skills and ways of learning how to be more self aware in order to promote self actualization to help change behaviors that cause problems in their daily lives. My therapeutic practices help my clients look at their own thoughts, feelings, and behaviors. I help my clients replace negative thoughts with more positive and realistic ones. Everyday is a second chance!
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Tara Zandi
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LICSW
Verified Verified
2 Endorsed
Washington, DC 20011  (Online Only)
I hold licensure as an independent clinical social worker and possess dual Master's degrees-an MA in clinical psychology and an MSW in clinical social work. Over the course of my clinical career, I have gained experience in various settings such as outpatient, inpatient, hospitals, foster care, and schools, offering therapeutic assistance to a diverse range of individuals. Presently, I provide therapy to clients spanning various ages and backgrounds. My expertise includes working with individuals dealing with issues like depression, anxiety, ADHD, OCD, anger, and other emotional health challenges.
I hold licensure as an independent clinical social worker and possess dual Master's degrees-an MA in clinical psychology and an MSW in clinical social work. Over the course of my clinical career, I have gained experience in various settings such as outpatient, inpatient, hospitals, foster care, and schools, offering therapeutic assistance to a diverse range of individuals. Presently, I provide therapy to clients spanning various ages and backgrounds. My expertise includes working with individuals dealing with issues like depression, anxiety, ADHD, OCD, anger, and other emotional health challenges.
(202) 946-8522 View (202) 946-8522
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Anisley Valdes
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, MSW, LICSW
Verified Verified
Washington, DC 20009
Seeking relief from unpleasant feelings like sadness, irritability, anxiety, depression, anger & grief? When you struggle emotionally, small things can require greater effort. You may have feelings or reactions you can’t explain that defy your best strategies for feeling better. Perhaps you find yourself repeating patterns of behavior you’re not proud of. Or lack interest in pursuits you once enjoyed. Maybe you envision a happier, more productive life but don’t know how to get it. Therapy can help you identify and harness your strengths while adapting and altering patterns that don’t serve you well.
Seeking relief from unpleasant feelings like sadness, irritability, anxiety, depression, anger & grief? When you struggle emotionally, small things can require greater effort. You may have feelings or reactions you can’t explain that defy your best strategies for feeling better. Perhaps you find yourself repeating patterns of behavior you’re not proud of. Or lack interest in pursuits you once enjoyed. Maybe you envision a happier, more productive life but don’t know how to get it. Therapy can help you identify and harness your strengths while adapting and altering patterns that don’t serve you well.
(202) 816-6903 View (202) 816-6903

Anger Management Therapists

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.