Anger Management in Midlothian, VA—Counseling and Therapy

Anger Management in Midlothian, VA—Counseling and Therapy

You’re pacing around the office when your coworker notices you have clenched fists.  They jokingly ask if you’re feeling angry. “Well, actually, I am incredibly angry,” you think to yourself.  The printer just ran out of ink while you were printing a financial report you needed and you’re beside yourself with anger.  More and more people comment on your anger as you walk through the office fuming.  “What’s their issue?”  You start recalling all of these occurrences and think maybe it’s you.

When you are constantly overwhelmed by anger, it can be hard to handle.  You can start to feel like you are losing control of your emotions and the way you react to certain situations.  This can make you feel helpless, but the good news is that there is something that can help you: anger counseling.

At Thriveworks Midlothian, our counselors want to help you identify the causes of your anger and help you develop a plan to appropriately respond to these causes.  Our counselors are passionate about what they do, and they have helped people just like you to overcome their triggers and monitor their anger.

Do I Have Anger Issues?

Anger can arise in someone for many reasons.  Emotions send us messages, and anger is an emotion that communicates to you that a situation is upsetting you or maybe even threatening you.  Anger is not the issue, until that anger becomes unmanageable.  Signs that your anger is uncontrolled include:

  • Anger that affects your relationships and social life
  • Feeling that you have to hide or hold in your anger
  • Constant negative thinking and focusing on negative experiences
  • Constantly feeling impatient, irritated, and hostile
  • Arguing with others often, and getting angrier in the process
  • Being physically violent when you’re angry
  • Threatening violence to people or their property
  • An inability to control your anger
  • Feeling compelled to do, or doing, violent or impulsive things because you feel angry, such as driving recklessly or destroying things
  • Staying away from certain situations because you’re anxious or depressed about your angry outbursts

How Can Working with a Counselor Help?

When you’ve reached a point in your life where you want to take positive steps toward anger management, there are effective strategies you can implement.  Here are some of the best, clinically-proven methods to try:

  • When you feel anger welling up inside, breathe deeply while repeating a calming word or phrase over and over, like “relax”. Keep repeating this process until the anger subsides.
  • Exercise routinely to “burn off” steam and diffuse pent-up anger while benefitting your body and mind.
  • Learn how to express anger in a constructive way and don’t hold it in. This is part of assertiveness training, which will teach you how to express feelings calmly yet firmly. 

A counselor at Thriveworks Midlothian can help you work on these methods and more.  They can provide you with the tools you need to work on processing your anger in a healthier way.  There is no simple answer on how to handle your anger, and the anger management counselors at Thriveworks Midlothian will work to develop the best plan for you. 

Call Thriveworks Midlothian to Schedule an Appointment

Are you ready to uncover the source of your anger?  If difficulty managing your anger is currently affecting your life in a negative way, reach out to Thriveworks Midlothian.  We are ready to help you take on the difficult tasks of managing your anger, developing positive coping mechanisms for trigger events, and helping you heal potentially broken relationships.  Our counselors are ready and willing to help you move past your anger and start on a path toward a happier life.

At Thriveworks, we want to help.  We offer flexible hours with weekend and evening availability.  Call us today, and you could potentially have an appointment within 24 hours.  We have a “no waiting list” policy and partner with a variety of insurance plans. If you’re ready to learn how to express your anger in a constructive way, call us today at (804) 799-7944.  We look forward to hearing from you.

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Stephen Handley is such a great guy to work with. He is consistently helpful and caring throughout all of our conversations. I highly recommend him for anyone but especially adolescents and young men. He has helped me tremendously.
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Dr. CAMILLE BRENKE HAS CHANGED MY LIFE FOR THE GOOD. HER CHOICE OF MEDS HAS BEEN BETTER THAN ANY DOCTOR I HAVE SEEN. ALSO VERY NICE AND KIND.
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It is such a pleasure to write a review for Erica Stewart. She truly has a heart for people. She serves others with an unselfish heart and listens without judgment. She has helped me tremendously through the years and I know she will continue to help others through their journey.
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Ms. Erica Stewart, LCSW is an outstanding clinician. I have had the opportunity to see her work in action over many years while serving as a fellow clinician in the community. She is skillful and talented in many area including the field of counseling. More importantly - she cares about those she provides services to in counseling. She has a warm, caring and positive demeanor/nature and is one who has always gone beyond the call of duty to be of assistance to others. She has worked with many populations and helped clients and persons in the community to reach their personalized goals regardless of one's situation, culture, race or socio-economic status. Regardless of who you are - if you are seeking caring, skillful and compassionate services to help you during a time of difficulty, Ms. Stewart is an outstanding option to turn when seeking services. She is an asset to the great Thriveworks Midlothian Team. Ms. E. Stewart, LCSW is highly recommended with a 5+*, A+ rating.
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It is truly a delight to write a review about Erica Stewart. Ms. Stewart has offered me so much guidance and support throughout the years. She is such a great person and truly enjoys helping people. I am confident that she will continue to lead others in the right direction.
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It is such a pleasure to write a review for Erica Stewart. She truly has a heart for people. She serves others with an unselfish heart and listens without judgment. She has helped me tremendously through the years and I know she will continue to help others through their journey.
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Erica Stewart

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Erica is one of the best Social Workers that I know. On the many occasions that we have worked together she has risen above and beyond the call of duty. In her work you will be able to tell her commitment and compassion for everyone. She constantly thinks about everyone’s mental wellbeing and what she can do to assist them with being the best they can be. Erica shows commitment and dedication in all that she does and is always professional. It has been an great honor to work alongside her.
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Erica Stewart is so knowledge, caring and concerning when it comes to getting to the root cause of your situation. She is always patient and understanding. Erica gives you an opportunity to state your truth as she digs deeper into getting to know who you are so that she will best be able to help you. Erica has a heart of compassion and love. I would go to her for anything because I know once we have talked I will feel better about myself and my situation even if it has not completely been resolved. I can depend on Erica to be truthful and honest. She is always just a phone call away. I would recommend her to anyone that is going through anything and watch her walk with you through your issues until the two of you find a solution and if by chance she can't initially help you, she will research or reach out to find answers. She is very professional and confidentially is on the top of her list. You have a problem? Erica will help you find a solution. It may not be what you want to hear, but it will be what you need to hear. Go see her today. I encourage you.
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We have seen Lauren Campbell for couples counseling, and she has been phenomenal. She listens without judgement and prompts us to work on issues we have been struggling with with care and compassion. I am feeling hopeful about the future, and I am grateful for Lauren’s help and support.
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Laure Campbell Review

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Lauren Campbell has shown exceptional abilities as a clinical social worker in the Richmond area of Virginia. She is bright, very conscientious, understanding and very empathetic to the problems of her clients. I have heard only praises from her supervisors, administrators, fellow social workers and most importantly from the clients under her care. I would recommend her without reservations for any position she would apply for. She is an excellent social worker and counselor.
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Oustanding support

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I worked with Emily Gonzalez, great counselor and professional. She was there for my agency during some tough times, superior support and service.
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