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17,267 people sought anger management therapy help in Virginia in the last year

Discover how starting anger management therapy can support your own journey toward a happier, more fulfilling life.

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Starting Anger management therapy

Can you get a therapist for anger issues?

Yes, there are therapists who help with anger via Anger management therapy. It's a therapeutic process that an individual goes through to manage their anger and identify its triggers. They're given clear instructions to improve their angry behavior as well as a safe space for opening up about their emotions.

How does anger management therapy work?

Once an individual's triggers are identified, anger management therapy focuses on helping the individual process and respond to these emotions in a more positive and productive manner. The anger management therapist will provide coping strategies and ultimately help their client take back control of their anger.

What are the 5 keys to controlling anger?

The five 5 keys to mastering anger includes identifying triggers, pausing before reacting, calmly expressing emotions, discovering constructive outlets for frustration, and seeking professional assistance if necessary. Acquiring these skills through Anger management therapy empowers individuals to effectively manage and navigate their anger.

What is the best therapy for anger management?

The best therapy for anger management often involves cognitive-behavioral therapy (CBT), which helps individuals identify and change patterns of thinking and behavior related to anger.

Is anger management therapy conducted in person or online?

Anger management therapy at Thriveworks is conducted both in person and online by video. We encourage you to choose the option that works best for you.

How many sessions do I need for anger management?

Often, Anger management therapy lasts between 4-6 weeks. However, it can last longer, dependent on the individual's needs.

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Anger Management Counseling – Therapists and Counselors in Hanover, VA

Anger is a normal human emotion; however, some people struggle to control this very normal feeling. If you’re looking for assistance in managing your anger, schedule a session with Thriveworks Hanover today by giving us a call or booking online to get started.

What Are the Symptoms of Anger Issues?

Some of the symptoms of anger issues include:

  • Persistent feelings of irritability or frustration.
  • Frequent outbursts of anger, often disproportionate to the situation.
  • Difficulty controlling anger, leading to aggressive or violent behavior.
  • Physical symptoms such as increased heart rate, sweating, or trembling when angry.
  • Problems with relationships, work, or legal issues due to anger outbursts.
  • Avoidance of situations that may trigger anger.
  • Feelings of guilt or remorse after expressing anger.

How Can Thriveworks Help Treat Anger Issues?

Some of the ways that Thriveworks therapists can help to treat the symptoms of anger include:

  • Cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT): Helps identify and challenge negative thought patterns contributing to anger.
  • Mindfulness-based stress reduction (MBSR): Teaches techniques to manage stress and develop self-awareness.
  • Relaxation techniques: Includes deep breathing exercises and progressive muscle relaxation to calm the body.
  • Communication skills training: Focuses on effective communication to express feelings and resolve conflicts peacefully.
  • Stress management strategies: Helps identify triggers and develop coping mechanisms to prevent anger escalation.
  • Assertiveness training: Teaches individuals how to express needs and boundaries in a respectful manner.
  • Anger diary or journaling: Encourages self-reflection and tracking of anger triggers and responses.

Schedule a Session at Thriveworks Hanover Today

Our collaborative approach, blending evidence-based practices and compassionate care, aims to empower you to better mange the symptoms of anger. Scheduling an appointment with Thriveworks isn’t just seeking help; it’s a proactive step towards a more fulfilling life, supported by dedicated professionals.

Book your session today at Thriveworks Hanover—simply call or schedule online to get started today.

Pricing & insurance

Our therapists accept most major insurances. We accept 585+ insurance plans, and offer self-pay options, too.
Learn more about pricing for therapy and counseling services at Thriveworks.

Our Ashland therapists and counselors accept 4 insurance plans

  • Aetna

  • Cigna | Evernorth

  • United Healthcare | Optum

  • United Healthcare | Optum EAP

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Thriveworks helped me realize that I do believe people can change. I’m not the person I was three months ago, broken and fearful. I’m healthy and happy and for the first time being kind to myself. Thank you for giving me my life back.
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Where to find us

Getting here

Thriveworks Counseling & Psychiatry Ashland is located in the same building as Ashland Internal Medicine, A16 Coding Training Institute, Primis, Edward Jones Financial Advisor, H&R Block, Commonwealth Clinic, and a USPS collection box. Nearby is a Food Lion grocery store, Best Dry Cleaners, Petco, Burkes Outlet, and Virginia ABC Store. A Truist bank is also nearby, as well as Fire & Chicken, El Azteca Ashland, and Starbucks restaurants. Across N Washington Highway is a Hardee’s and Wawa. South of the location is the intersection of N Washington Highway and England Street.

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(804) 531-3165

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