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1,910 people sought anger management therapy help in Connecticut 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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ACCEPTING NEW CLIENTS

Aetna, Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield Connecticut | BCBS, Cigna | Evernorth, +15 more
Anger, Coping Skills, Men’s Issues, Self Esteem, Stress, +4 more

We will remove barriers, elevate mental and physical health, and enjoy the process of doing so.

ACCEPTING NEW CLIENTS

Aetna, Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield Connecticut | BCBS, Blue Cross Blue Shield | Anthem (Blue Card), +15 more
Anger, Coping Skills, Self Esteem, Addiction, Bipolar Disorder, +3 more

As an immigrant, I know that culture plays a significant role in shaping personal experiences, which enriches my therapeutic understanding.

ACCEPTING NEW CLIENTS

Aetna, Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield Connecticut | BCBS, Blue Cross Blue Shield | Anthem (Blue Card), +17 more
Anger, Coping Skills, Stress, Bipolar Disorder, OCD / Obsessive-Compulsive, +4 more

As a Black female, I understand the stigmas that many black individuals were raised with regarding seeking mental health treatment.

ACCEPTING NEW CLIENTS

Aetna, Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield Connecticut | BCBS, Blue Cross Blue Shield | Anthem (Blue Card), +19 more
Anger, Behavioral Issues, Coping Skills, Infidelity, Men’s Issues, +8 more

I am just another human like you trying to make it through life.

ACCEPTING NEW CLIENTS

Aetna, Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield Connecticut | BCBS, Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Connecticut Medicare Advantage, +18 more
Anger, Behavioral Issues, Stress, Women’s Issues, ADHD, +7 more

As a professional woman of color, who grew up in a disadvantaged background, I understand the importance of eliminating barriers to mental health trea... As a professional woman of color, who grew up in a disadvantaged background, I understand the importance of eliminating barriers to mental health treatment accessibility. Read more

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.

Need more help deciding?

Anger is a strong emotion, one that we all experience, sometimes even on a daily basis. That said, some of us know how to process and reflect on our angry feelings, while others can’t help but burst at the seams. For example, consider this: You’re watching your favorite show and it’s at its suspenseful climax—when suddenly the internet goes out and the screen turns to black. We’d all agree that this is an infuriating event, but you can still choose to react calmly or be fueled by your anger: You can take a few deep breaths, investigate your WIFI, and probably get it up and running again; or, you can scream, pound your fist on the coffee table, and sit with your anger.

If you are more likely to open door #2 and allow your anger to take control, you could probably benefit from anger management help. Don’t worry, there is nothing to be ashamed of. We have all overreacted and let our anger get the best of us. And the truth is that we could all probably benefit from working with an anger therapist to better understand, process, and direct our emotions.

“It’s a lot easier to be angry at someone than it is to tell them you’re hurt.” –Tom Gates

If you are in the Hartford area and you recognize the value that you can find in anger management, reach out to Thriveworks in West Hartford, CT anger counseling. We therapists and counselors on staff who specialize in helping this community to work through difficult emotions like anger. These mental health professionals have the tools, the skills, and the experience to help you channel your anger in the wake of stressful or infuriating events. In turn, you will live an overall better life. If you’re ready to set up your first anger management appointment, give Thriveworks in West Hartford a call today at (860) 553-3374.

Do I Need Anger Management? Should I Work with a Therapist for My Anger Issues?

Can you recognize that sometimes you let your anger get the best of you? Do you lash out at loved ones in the heat of the moment and regret it later? You could probably benefit from some anger management help. If you’re unsure of whether you have anger issues, consulting these questions can help:

  • Do release angry thoughts and emotions without thinking twice?
  • Do you get annoyed or frustrated quickly?
  • Do you pick fights with others often?
  • Are you hostile with your friends and family members?
  • Do you ever resort to violence or abuse?
  • Do you throw out threats at other people?

If your answer was “yes” to many of the questions listed above, you might have anger management issues that need to be addressed. Fortunately, you can learn to control your anger and also find a calmness and peace that you’ve never had before. Let an anger management therapist or counselor in Hartford County help you today. If you’re ready to get started so are we. Schedule your appointment today.

Get Anger Management Help at Thriveworks in West Hartford

Anger is a beast—especially if you let it rule your life. Fortunately, you don’t have to be its victim any longer. You can take back control of your emotions and your life. If you have anger problems and think you could benefit from working with a professional, consider working with the anger therapists and counselors at Thriveworks in West Hartford. You don’t have to feel ashamed of your need or desire for anger management. We offer a judgement-free space and we are proud of you for seeking the help that you need!

If you are in the Hartford County area, you can easily make it in for an appointment at Thriveworks Counseling. And the best part is that an anger management therapist or counselor can help you as soon as today or tomorrow. To set up your first session, just call (860) 553-3374. Our expert schedulers will offer you next-day appointments, tell you about our flexible hours (we have evening and weekend availability), and tell you all about your premium counseling benefits as a client at Thriveworks West Hartford.

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 West Hartford therapists and counselors accept 24 insurance plans

  • Aetna

  • Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield Connecticut | BCBS

  • Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Connecticut Medicare Advantage

  • Blue Cross Blue Shield | Anthem (Blue Card)

  • Cigna | Evernorth

  • Cigna | Evernorth EAP

  • Cigna | Evernorth Medicare Advantage

  • Compsych

  • First Health Network

  • Humana Exchange

  • Humana HMO/POS

  • Humana PPO/EPO/HDHP

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Self-pay costs at West Hartford
Talk therapy

Talk therapy

Includes individual, couples, child/ teen, & family therapy

First session

$1

Ongoing sessions

$1

Talk therapy

Psychiatry

Includes reducing symptoms with medication & management

First session

$1

Ongoing sessions

$1

Hear from our clients

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I couldn’t be more pleased with the help Tracy Saucier has given me! She is so kind, compassionate and a great listener.
Read more I couldn’t be more pleased with the help Tracy Saucier has given me! She is so kind, compassionate and a great listener.
Jane Feb 2024
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I love the format of telehealth in the evening. At a time where it's so challenging to find Psychiatrists, Thriveworks has been so easy to work with. And Ericka is lovely; easy to work with, easy to talk to, trustworthy, and very helpful.
Read more I love the format of telehealth in the evening. At a time where it's so challenging to find Psychiatrists, Thriveworks has been so easy to work with. And Ericka is lovely; easy to work with, easy to talk to, trustworthy, and very helpful.
Elizabeth Feb 2024
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★★★★★
I feel very comfortable talking with my therapist Jill about things that have been taking up room in my mind. She helps me find tools to cope with PTSD, anxieties & depression. I know I have a while to go but I am seeing progress due to our sessions.
Read more I feel very comfortable talking with my therapist Jill about things that have been taking up room in my mind. She helps me find tools to cope with PTSD, anxieties & depression. I know I have a while to go but I am seeing progress due to our sessions.
Elizabeth Feb 2024
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★★★★★
Tracy Saucier is an excellent therapist and I feel very comfortable with her
Helen Jan 2024
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Mr Saxton and the counsellors at Thriveworks are highly skilled and knowledgeable in assisting overcome situations that require special understanding.
Read more Mr Saxton and the counsellors at Thriveworks are highly skilled and knowledgeable in assisting overcome situations that require special understanding.
Ash Dec 2023
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★★★★★
The importance of finding a relatable therapist is key! Being in the medical field myself and coping with those stressors post 2020 traumatic events lead me to reach out for help. Learning understand and cope with moving forward in a healthier way. Thank you Ms Cano for making it easy to talk to you and relate!
Read more The importance of finding a relatable therapist is key! Being in the medical field myself and coping with those stressors post 2020 traumatic events lead me to reach out for help. Learning understand and cope with moving forward in a healthier way. Thank you Ms Cano for making it easy to talk to you and relate!
West Hartford Mar 2022
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★★★★★
Eva is absolutely wonderful and has given us tools and techniques to improve our communication and marriage.
Read more Eva is absolutely wonderful and has given us tools and techniques to improve our communication and marriage.
West Hartford Feb 2021
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Mimi is wonderful, attentive and kind. She's really helped me to grow and see the positives in myself. I am so happy to have met her!!!
Read more Mimi is wonderful, attentive and kind. She's really helped me to grow and see the positives in myself. I am so happy to have met her!!!
West Hartford Dec 2019
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Where to find us

Getting here

Thriveworks Counseling & Psychiatry Hartford is located at the corner of Farmington Ave and Ardmore Rd. We currently share the building with Step To Beauty and New England Realty Management, among other businesses. Across the street will find The Westfield apartment building and one block west on Farmington Ave is the Beth David Synagogue.

Phone number

(860) 530-5326

Languages spoken by CT providers

  • Polish
  • English
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