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Anger Management Counseling

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Signs and symptoms

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  • Fatigue

  • Fever

  • Addiction

  • Tremors/muscle twitching

  • Substance abuse

  • Violent tendencies

  • Hypertension

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Behavioral Anger

Behavioral Anger

Behavioral anger manifests through the impulse to react physically to the experience of anger. As a result, there may be uncontrolled aggressiveness or physically harmful behavior often resulting in injury. Other common symptoms include:

  • Intimidation or assault
  • Breaking or throwing things
  • Feelings of remorse after the anger has passed
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Chronic Anger

Chronic Anger

Chronic anger manifests as an ongoing and underlying resentment or frustration towards certain people and situations. Some common signs are:

  • A perpetual irritation or nagging feeling
  • Racing thoughts and building rage
  • Palpitations and chest tightening
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Judgmental Anger

Judgmental Anger

Judgmental anger is expressed as indignation at perceived injustice. Often, this type of anger leads a person to assume a morally superior stance on issues. Some of the signs may be:

  • Poor interpersonal skills
  • Presenting justifications for actions/speech made during fits of anger
  • Loneliness due to perceptions of a lack of support system
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Overwhelmed Anger

Overwhelmed Anger

People may experience anger out of hopelessness in situations that they believe are beyond their control. Some common symptoms include:

  • Feeling exhausted for no identifiable reason
  • Trouble concentrating
  • Social isolation
  • Overreacting to minor stressors
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Passive Aggressive Anger

Passive Aggressive Anger

Passive aggressive anger is an avoidant type of anger, where a person may actively deny any feelings of fury or frustration. Some of the symptoms are

  • Sarcasm/veiled mockery
  • Chronic procrastination
  • Avoiding confrontation
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Self-Abusive Anger

Self-Abusive Anger

Self-abusive anger builds up due to negative self-talk, substance abuse, self-harm, or eating disorders. Other signs may be:

  • Lashing out
  • Self-defeating, distorted thoughts
  • Trichotillomania
  • Picking skin or reopening wounds
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Holding on to anger is like grasping a hot coal with the intent of throwing it at someone else; you are the one who gets burned.

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― Buddha

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Together, we can create positive change. Your counselor will create personalized anger management treatment programs to help you on your way toward recovery.

Cognitive Behavioral Therapy

Cognitive Behavioral anger management therapy aids an angry person in recognizing their pattern of self-defeating thoughts. As a result the person can better regulate and control their flare-ups when they occur. Other associated benefits are:

    • Better conflict resolution
    • Effective grief management
    • Better regulate emotional stress caused by trauma
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Social Skills Training

Social skills training helps people develop and enhance their social intelligence for better conflict resolution and communication. Further, social skills training helps people to:

    • Think deliberately about the impact of their anger on others
    • Reduce conflict escalation
    • Improve listening skills while preserving assertiveness
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Psychodynamic Therapy

Psychodynamic anger management counseling is where counselors help people self-reflect to recognize the roots of their emotional distress. Some other benefits are:

    • Enhancement of interpersonal relationships
    • Relief for PTSD
    • Constructive conflict resolution
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Stress Inoculation Training

During stress inoculation training, anger management counselors create anger-inducing situations for people to rehearse their dialogue. Thus, the training can aid people to:

    • Practice coping techniques to deal more effectively with actual anger-inducing events
    • Exercise more self-control during times of uncertainty
    • Lower levels of agitation
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Cognitive Restructuring

The cognitive restructuring aims at enabling clients to find errors in their thinking patterns, especially if they lead to angry outbursts. Cognitive restructuring works by:

    • Helping clients to recognize self-destructive beliefs and personalizing perspectives
    • Supporting clients to inculcate alternative thinking processes to be more objective and rational
    • Removing active or passive biases
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Treatment & Process

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Extreme anger issues can affect the best of us at different stages of our lives. Make us a part of your healing journey.

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We provide a kind and supportive environment for you to navigate through your emotions and arrive at practical solutions.

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Get matched with a qualified anger management counselor or therapist to get a personalized care plan to fit your needs. Our experts work to identify the causes fueling your anger issues and assist you in recovery.

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Delve into virtual therapy from the comfort of your home. Our anger management counselors provide holistic support for overcoming anger issues.

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The goal of counseling for anger management is to assist a person in controlling their anger and can also aid in stressor identification. In anger management counseling, people acquire techniques to help them maintain their composure. They could then respond to tense circumstances in a helpful, constructive way. Anger management lessens the physical and emotional excitation that rage may bring about. A mental health professional's assistance could be beneficial for anger management.

Factors can work singularly or in combination with other elements to prompt an episode of extreme anger. Some of such factors are stress, financial issues, and family problems. Moreover, depression can trigger anger in people in varying intensities. Other mental health disorders such as OCD, ADHD, ODD, and bipolar disorder can also significantly contribute to anger issues.Find anger management counselor to deal with anger issues.

Anger can be characterized by certain identifiable emotional states experienced before, during, or after an enraged outburst. Some of those emotional states are:

  • Anxiety
  • Guilt
  • Rage
  • Frustration
  • Stress
  • Irritability
  • Feeling overwhelmed

Often, people seeking anger management treatment find their anger at being out of control. Furthermore, their angry outbursts impact their relationship with others, where the person's anger-induced physical or verbal actions may end up hurting their loved ones.

People's environment is a significant contributory factor to the development of lifelong anger issues. Therefore, people exposed to stress, financial problems, poor relationships with others, abuse, and an overwhelming burden on time and energy can commonly display furious outbursts. Furthermore, alcoholism, genetics, and response to chemicals and hormones can also put some people at greater risk than others in developing anger issues. Anger management counseling can help you in constructive way to minimize the anger issues.

Extreme anger can manifest physical symptoms in a person, some of which are:

  • Tightening of chest and heart palpitations
  • Headaches
  • Fatigue
  • Raised blood pressure
  • Tingling in ears
  • Headache
  • Pressure in the sinus cavities

If you have been experiencing these signs, we suggest you look for help. You can contact Lifebulb through our 24x7 active helpline. You can also find us online, simply search ‘anger management programs near me’, ‘find anger management counselor’ or ‘find anger management therapist’ or ‘counseling for anger management’ or ‘anger management counseling’ or ‘anger management treatment.’

A holistic anger management program developed by experts aims to minimize physiological arousal & negative social interaction and rewire those cognitive processes that lead to angry outbursts. Anger management treatment starts with identifying the specific symptoms that often trigger a person's extreme anger response. Moreover, anger management counseling helps people understand their behavior and inherent coping mechanisms.

The key to managing persistent anger problems is through therapy. Based on the intensity of your anger and its underlying reason, a qualified mental health specialist can propose a specialized therapy for anger management. The overall objective of counseling for anger management is to assist you in working through your anger so that you can have a healthier, more harmonious connection with your emotions instead of suppressing them.

Psychotherapy: These are the most prominent category of counselors, sometimes also known as "talk therapists." They collaborate with their clients to address underlying anger issues and their causes while also assisting them in achieving healthy behavioral goals.

Psychodynamic Therapy: Psychodynamic therapy is where therapists help people undergo self-reflection to recognize the roots of their emotional distress.

Therapeutic play: Play therapy is a type of psychotherapy that is helpful for younger children.

Cognitive Behavioral Therapy: This type of therapy helps angry person recognize their pattern of self-destructive thoughts. Thus, such persons can better regulate and control their flare-ups when they occur.

Stress Inoculation Training: During stress inoculation training, therapists create anger-inducing situations for their clients so that they can react differently in situations of actual anger.

Our therapists and counselors specialize in providing in-person and online therapy, counseling, care, and treatment for various mental health needs and issues. Some of those issues include, but not limited to, anxiety, depression, grief & loss, trauma, PTSD, couples counseling, marriage counseling, life transitions, adjustment disorders, bipolar, schizophrenia, eating disorders, child counseling, teen and adolescent therapy, anger management counseling, career coaching, life coaching, ADHD treatment, family therapy, panic or anger management treatment, phobias, substance abuse, virtual therapy, online counseling, EMDR, and EFT.

What separates us from the rest is that, unlike others, your first session with a Lifebulb anger management therapist or counselor won't simply be a background or demographic information-gathering session. We understand how difficult getting help can be. That's why our first offline/online anger management counseling session with you will be about providing the exact service you are seeking. Moreover, we will help you demonstrate that the therapy process can work with both sides' combined effort and dedication.

We believe getting access to an anger management specialist or counselor should be quick and easy. So our process is straightforward. Simply browse our therapist catalog until you find the right fit for you. Then, you can schedule a virtual or in-person anger management counseling session online. On the other hand, you can call our office and someone from our team will help make sure you're matched with the right anger management therapist or counselor. Whether online or offline anger management treatment, your therapist will help you with an individualized anger management treatment plan to help you reach your specific goals.

If you are experiencing an urgent emergency please call 911 immediately. While Lifebulb is not a crisis center and Lifebulb anger management therapists/counselors are not emergency service providers, we understand that urgent matters can and will emerge from time to time. You will have direct access to your therapist in the anger management treatment center through email and phone. Our dedicated therapists will go out of their way to be available to your needs. Furthermore, depending on your specific anger management treatment plan, your anger management therapist may provide you with the exact resources to use when situations occur beyond the scope of your online therapy or offline therapy work together.

When you book a session with your therapist/counselor, our team will email you a link to the virtual anger management counseling room as a confirmation of your appointment date and time. Upon clicking the link and logging in to the virtual therapy room, your anger management specialist will meet you there.

Yes. All of our therapists can provide the best online anger management counseling and anger management treatment services in a virtual setting.

We use a HIPAA-compliant video counseling service integrated into our Electronic Health Records System to provide a smooth process for our clients to engage in online therapy sessions. Booking a session with us is easy. Simply call our office or request a specific session time from our website, and a team member can book you with the best possible fit as a therapist or confirm your online anger management session details. We'll review insurance information and a few simple policies and email you a confirmation of your session date and time, whether in-person or virtual anger management counseling.

Booking a session with us is easy and flexible, with several options. You can call our office, and a team member can book you with the best fit-in therapist. We'll review insurance information and a few simple policies and email you a confirmation of your anger management counseling session date and time, whether in-person or virtual. Or you can select your ideal therapist from our website, select a session time that works for you, and we'll reach out to you to confirm your appointment details.

We have a flexible cancellation policy. You can call our office or reach out to your anger management therapist/counselor 24 hours or more before your online therapy session time to cancel or reschedule any appointment at no extra cost.

Anger management treatment is often a long-term process that can help in improving overall mental health. It has been demonstrated that therapy can enhance overall wellbeing and is associated with healthy adjustments to the brain and body. There is never a guaranteed one-stop "cure," but therapy can certainly induce more positive lifestyle changes over time.

We accept several major commercial insurance plans for anger management counseling, including Aetna, Amerihealth, Cigna, Optum Health, United Healthcare, Tricare, and others. If you don't see your insurance listed, we would be happy to verify your benefits to see if we can accept them, and if not, we can offer you an affordable self-pay rate.

At Lifebulb, we operate without any ongoing membership or fees. We believe that everyone deserves to receive the best online anger management counseling service experience. Thus, we believe those benefits should come free of any ongoing out-of-pocket fees simply for engaging in therapy. With us, your only anger management session costs will be those set by your insurance provider or our affordable self-pay rate.

While many practices accept only self-pay clients or out-of-network benefits, at Lifebulb, we aim to keep your costs low by accepting most major insurance plans. Often the out-of-pocket expense per online anger management counseling session is a low co-pay determined by your specific insurance provider and plan. We are also willing to offer a self-pay rate lower than many practices for those without insurance or simply preferring not to use their healthcare benefits for in-person or virtual therapy.

At Lifebulb, we are extremely picky about who we hire to help you achieve your counselling for anger management treatment goals. But we understand that every anger management therapist may not be the perfect match for every client. If your therapy experience is less than what you hoped for, we will help you get someone you would much rather prefer.

We take the responsibility of maintaining your privacy seriously. Lifebulb is subject to HIPAA guidelines, which means that we are subject to all HIPAA rules and regulations. If you have any questions (or recommendations) about our privacy and security practices, we are all ears! Contact us at

Therapists that don't enjoy their workplace are often, unfortunately, unable to provide their clients with the best possible level of counseling and therapy. That's why at Lifebulb, our anger management therapists are our top priority. This means that your counselor or therapist can provide you, their client, with the best treatments for anger because they enjoy the work they do in session with you, where they work, and who they work with.

Our online anger management counselling sessions are all conducted by our therapist aid anger management in private spaces, and our video platform is contained within our HIPAA-compliant Electronic Health Records system, so your face, voice, and data are always private and protected.

Lifebulb is considered a covered entity under HIPAA guidelines, which means we are subject to all HIPAA rules and regulations. If you have any questions (or recommendations) about our privacy and security practices, we want to help. Contact us at

At Lifebulb, our biggest difference lies in our therapists. Many practices, large and small, often put growing businesses before growing people. It may sound simple, but at Lifebulb, we treat our therapists like valuable people that provide a valuable service. What does that mean for our clients? While we believe therapists and counselors, regardless of where they work, do their best for their clients, we've found that therapists who genuinely enjoy where they work are able to provide the best therapy for anger to those they help. To that end, our primary goal at Lifebulb is to provide our therapists with the best possible environment in which to operate. In doing so, we believe Lifebulb clients are best positioned to accomplish their counseling for anger management goals through in-person counseling or virtual anger management counseling.

At Lifebulb, we are extremely selective about the therapists we hire because we know choosing the right therapist can make all the difference in our clients reaching their goals. Our anger management therapists are all educated at the masters level and above and have received several years of hands-on training before becoming fully licensed clinicians. Even among the pool of highly trained therapists, we only work with those who align with our core values. That way, we know your anger management therapist will go the extra mile to help you and offer the best counseling for anger management online or in-person anger management counseling.

Lifebulb’s anger management clinics has several locations for providing in-person anger management counseling and is adding more regularly. We also provide telehealth or online therapy session services for those who may live distant from our offices.

All our counselors are highly educated and trained and have received their full clinical licensure from practicing counseling. We also thoroughly interview each of our therapists, ensure that they pass a background check, and train them in-house to work with us. Additionally, we ensure that each of our counselors and therapists participates in ongoing education to continue to provide the best in-person and online counseling for anger management.

It is important that our clients work with the best possible fit for their specific anger management treatment. This is why we provide detailed bios of our therapists for our clients to review before reaching out to us. If you have a specific anger management therapist in mind to work with, we would be happy to schedule you to see them. We also understand that our clients don't always match perfectly with their therapist, and in the case of a less-than-great fit, we will help you to find the right match among our team and, if necessary, provide the best referral we can to someone more suited to help you beyond our walls.

A professional counselor is a master- or PhD-level mental health professional approved by a state licensure board to diagnose and treat mental health disorders. The exact name of a professional counselor's license can vary by state, but some of the most common are: Licensed Mental Health Counselor (LMHC), Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC), Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor (LCPC), and Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor (LPCC).

We do employ licensed clinical psychologists, as psychologists can offer services, such as best anger management counseling and psychological testing, that many other license types are unable to offer. Many times, your counselor or therapist can work in tandem with a psychologist to provide anger management counseling and psychological testing when necessary to better provide for your specific needs or goals. In this way, we are able to better provide for a wider range of your needs.

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