Anger management resources at Conselis
We are all familiar with the emotion of anger and its negative consequences on the self, on health, and on the lives of others. Anger is considered to be as widespread as anxiety, affecting more than 5% of the American population.
Information on anger management
Anger is a daily experience encountered in a number of interpersonal, family, and occupational situations. It can be expressed outwardly, held in, or controlled and resolved. Expressed anger may lead to negative evaluations by others, a negative self-concept and low self-esteem, interpersonal, occupational, and family conflict, and mild to severe aggression. Anger which is held in may be related to medical conditions such as hypertension, coronary artery disease, and cancer. Regrettably, techniques for anger resolution are relatively unstudied, and some researchers have called anger the "forgotten emotion." However, since the detrimental effects of anger have been known for a long time, it is no surprise that anger is a common force that leads people to seek professional help.
Anger management techniques
Anger management implies techniques that include life skills, problem solving snd step by step ways to change thinking. Among the communication skills the motivated client will learn is how to give and receive criticism without becoming defensive. There is also emphasis on non-verbal communication, including body language and direct eye contact.