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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 on how 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 keys to mastering anger include 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 powerful. And while it’s a necessary emotion for us to experience, it can quickly unravel out of control. When we don’t have a hold on our anger or how we respond to anger, it can have devastating effects on our lives. 

It can cause you to lash out at loved ones, engage in violent acts, scare those around you, and even harm your own wellbeing. Fortunately, there are therapists who specialize in anger management and who are able to help you better manage your anger. These therapists can assist you through anger management counseling

Thriveworks Counseling in Stamford, CT offers anger management counseling, from therapists who understand that anger is sometimes hard to control. And in these instances, 

If you think you could benefit from anger management services, reach out to Thriveworks Counseling in Stamford, CT today. Call or book online to schedule your appointment and begin anger management services with Thriveworks.

Is There Anger Management Near Me?

Yes, there is anger management counseling near you—as mentioned before, Thriveworks Paramus NJ offers assistance with anger management through anger management counseling services. 

For some, it’s obvious that they have anger issues and they’re okay to admit it. For others, they don’t realize or admit that they could use some anger management help. Either way, it’s helpful to understand the signs of anger issues, which might signify that anger management counseling could be effective. 

These signs include:

  • You often struggle to hold back your anger
  • You tend to think negative thoughts or focus on the negative
  • You’re irritable or aggravated easily
  • You can admit that you are quick to become hostile with others
  • You’re always on the rocks with a friend or family member
  • You threaten others or become violent quickly

Your anger issues might be mild or they might be more severe. Either way, if you think that you could improve your response to anger or you’re interested in living a less-stressed life, consider working with an anger management counselor. 

The anger management counselors at Thriveworks can help you understand your triggers and control your reactions. In turn, they will help you improve your relationships and experience greater joy in life. These professionals have the skills, training, and experience to help you improve and resolve your anger issues.

Types of Anger Management Treatments

There are numerous ways for anger to be better managed with help from anger management counseling approaches, such as:

  • Meditation
  • Thought replacement 
  • Positive thinking
  • Impulse control
  • Self-awareness
  • Mindfulness-based approaches
  • Breathing strategies
  • Relaxation tactics

These coping techniques, which are often taught as exercises to use outside of therapy, can be supplemental to a main approach. Larger, evidenced-based techniques for anger management counseling may often include the follow which often includes cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT), group therapy for adults and teens—and play therapy for younger kids. 

Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT)

Cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) is an effective treatment option for clients seeking assistance in controlling their anger. This is due to CBT’s short-term, goal-oriented approach. CBT is a form of anger management counseling that helps clients to quickly recognize when they’re starting to become angry. 

Thought replacement is a strategy that’s often beneficial in anger management counseling. Basically, it involves evaluating the situation that has caused the client to become angry, and searching for a solution or next step that helps them avoid losing control of their temper. 

Group Therapy

Led by a professional, group therapy sessions help clients to bond with other people who are experiencing similar anger management issues. Group therapy has a unique advantage that helps you to feel less alone during treatment.

Some types of group therapies are family-based, while others are based on age, gender identity, and other factors. Group therapy is not usually the treatment option when it comes to anger management counseling; it’s typically used as a supplement to individual therapy. 

Play Therapy

Play therapy is a form of anger management counseling that’s often used specifically for young children who may struggle to express their emotions. During play therapy anger management counseling sessions, a child therapist will use different forms of play, such as puppets, sand boxes, art projects, music, or other child-friendly activities. 

Play therapy can be an effective anger management counseling tool to teach young children to communicate and better cope with difficult emotions such as anger without lashing out verbally, physically, or having a tantrum. 

Schedule Anger Management Counseling at Thriveworks Counseling in Stamford, CT

Out of control anger can hurt you in every area of life—at work, in your relationships, and your personal health, growth, and fulfillment. The good news is that you can learn to better understand, process, and respond to your anger. 

An anger management counselor at Thriveworks Counseling in Stamford, CT can help you accomplish this important mission.If you’re interested in working with an anger specialist, reach out to Thriveworks Counseling. 

Call our office or schedule online to book with Thriveworks Stamford, CT. You can choose to attend in-person counseling or online therapy for anger management help. Thriveworks stands out from other counseling practices offering anger management. In addition to working with the best of the best mental health professionals, we offer: 

  • Personalized mental health care for your unique needs
  • The ability to meet with your therapist quickly and easily via video or in person
  • Affordable mental health care covered under many different insurance plans
  • Therapy that delivers results—receive evidence-based treatment options from expert relationship counselors

To experience these premium counseling benefits and to start regaining control of your life through anger management counseling, give Thriveworks Counseling in Stamford, CT a call or schedule an appointment online 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 Stamford therapists and counselors accept 25 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)

  • Carelon

  • Cigna | Evernorth

  • Cigna | Evernorth EAP

  • Cigna | Evernorth Medicare Advantage

  • Compsych

  • Connecticare

  • EmblemHealth

  • First Health Network

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Self-pay costs at Stamford
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

5.0 Thriveworks Stamford reviews are collected through Thriveworks.com.
★★★★★
Emily’s warmth and compassion resonates with me and her attentive approach has enhanced my experience. The work of healing is crucial and it starts with a therapist that is relatable, sincere and authentic. This can easily assist in removing the stigma of “mental health” and steer the narrative towards emotional balance & wellness. She challenges me to approach my healing with identifying the root of my triggers while being open and honest with all the facts. Most importantly, it’s my work to understand how the facts and old narratives has shaped my life and she provides me with updated tools & expertise to tackle my PTSD. Emily’s skillful approach is helping me to forge ahead and truly heal in the most pragmatic and authentic way.
Read more Emily’s warmth and compassion resonates with me and her attentive approach has enhanced my experience. The work of healing is crucial and it starts with a therapist that is relatable, sincere and authentic. This can easily assist in removing the stigma of “mental health” and steer the narrative towards emotional balance & wellness. She challenges me to approach my healing with identifying the root of my triggers while being open and honest with all the facts. Most importantly, it’s my work to understand how the facts and old narratives has shaped my life and she provides me with updated tools & expertise to tackle my PTSD. Emily’s skillful approach is helping me to forge ahead and truly heal in the most pragmatic and authentic way.
Stamford Apr 2022
Review left on Thriveworks.com
★★★★★
I have worked with Courtney for about a year and she is a great Clinician. She has excellent clinical skills and has patience with all of her clients. Courtney is a great asset to any agency that she joins!
Read more I have worked with Courtney for about a year and she is a great Clinician. She has excellent clinical skills and has patience with all of her clients. Courtney is a great asset to any agency that she joins!
Stamford Jun 2020
Review left on Thriveworks.com

Where to find us

Getting here

Thriveworks in Stamford is located at 80 Mill River St Suite 2200, Stamford, CT 06902, at W. Broad Street and Mill River Park. We currently share a building with Westchester Health, and are just south of the Shell station near W Broad St., with the Rippowam river to our east. 

Phone number

(203) 408-1896

Languages spoken by CT providers

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