Anger Management Counselling

Anger is a common emotion that can be felt in moments of frustration, conflict and despair. It is a natural emotion but it can be perceived as a negative response when it surfaces. This is usually because of the behaviours and reactions that you may use to express how you are feeling. 

This can lead people to believe that anger is a feeling that must be suppressed so that they are not judged too harshly for their reaction, but in doing so this can also create stronger feelings of anger and resentment within a person. Learning how to manage your anger can take time and some personal reflection.

In anger management counselling you can work with a trained counsellor who can help you understand what may be triggering your angry responses, and learn also how to manage your anger.

What causes Anger Problems?

There can be many factors that influence your anger management. You may have external stressors in your daily life that provoke a reaction within you and can cause anger to be the responsive emotion. This can make you feel overwhelmed afterwards as you may become more reactive towards the cause of your anger. If you are experiencing long periods of stress, anxiety or depression it can heighten the feelings of anger that you feel and cause them to build up over time. 

Some people may not understand how best to manage their anger responses and it can be misdirected towards something or someone that the feelings were not intended for. Counselling for anger management can help to identify what is triggering your anger and if there are any underlying emotional associations to your anger responses. Working with an anger management counsellor allows you the space to articulate your thoughts and feelings, without trying to provoke an angry response. 

You will be able to discover what you are experiencing in your own time without judgement and can learn new behavioural skills and tools to help you negotiate your feelings in the most appropriate way for you.

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What happens in Anger Management Therapy?

When you start to attend counselling or psychotherapy for anger management, you will work with a trained therapist who would have experience in anger management issues to understand what approach would best suit your needs. An anger management counsellor serves as a guide and support system for individuals struggling with anger issues. In the therapy sessions, counsellors provide a safe space for clients to express their emotions openly and without judgment. They can employ various therapeutic approaches to help you gain insight into your anger patterns and develop effective strategies for managing and expressing anger in healthier ways.

Anger management counselling is a specialised form of therapy designed to help you recognise, understand, and manage their anger in constructive ways. By working with a trained anger management counsellor, you can explore the root causes of your anger, identify triggers, and develop healthy coping mechanisms.

Benefits of Counselling for Anger Management

Seeking counselling for anger management offers several lifelong benefits that you can learn to incorporate into your life. Firstly, it can provide you with a better understanding of your emotions, enabling you to identify triggers and early warning signs of anger. Through therapy, you can learn practical techniques such as deep breathing, mindfulness, and communication skills to manage your anger effectively in challenging situations.

Moreover, counselling helps you address underlying issues contributing to your anger, such as past trauma, unresolved conflicts, or unmet needs. By exploring these underlying factors, you can heal emotional wounds and develop a more balanced and resilient mindset.

Anger management is not a quick fix but rather a journey towards self-awareness and emotional regulation. It requires patience, commitment, and the ability to reflect and process difficult emotions. Counselling for anger management provides you with the tools and support needed to embark on this journey.

By working with a qualified counsellor, you can gain an insight into what your anger triggers are, develop coping strategies, and explore healthier ways of expressing and managing your emotions. Anger management counselling is not about suppressing your emotions but about understanding and channeling them in constructive ways.

How do I Make an Appointment?

If you are looking to speak to a therapist about anger management in one of our Dublin or Galway therapy centres or online, you can browse through our list of available therapists. Simply choose a location or visit our Therapies page to help identify your preferred centre for counselling and psychotherapy. Our booking system will help you to identify suitable available therapists and you can book your appointment directly.

If you are unsure of which type of therapy or therapist would be most suitable for you, you can contact our administration team directly by email at info@mindandbodyworks.com or phone us on 01 677 1021. Our team will be able to advise you about the services provided and which therapist would be best suited for you to work with.

Our team of therapists are working from 8am to 10pm Monday to Friday and 9am to 6pm on Saturdays. While we will try our best to match your requirements please bear in mind this is subject to the availability of the therapists.

How do I Arrange An Appointment to Work on this Issue?

You can select a therapist below or contact our centres directly for assistance in making an appointment.

  • Annette McDonnell

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    Online Therapies

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  • Jackie Graham

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  • John Lalor

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    Dublin 14

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  • Caroline Bracken

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    Dublin 14

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  • Owen Drummond

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    Dublin 14

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  • Dr Jessica Lunn

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  • Bríd Fitzgerald

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  • Angéla Földes

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    Dublin 4,Dublin 14

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  • Michael Kaski

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    Dublin 4

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  • Jean Tobin

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  • Leo Muckley

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  • Martina O’Sullivan

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    Dublin 14

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  • Ann Prendergast

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    Dublin 14

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  • Lisa Stewart

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    Dublin 2,Dublin 4

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  • Stephen Vaughan (Clinical Director, Dublin)

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    Dublin 2,Dublin 4,Dublin 14,All Dublin Locations

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  • Paul Hogan

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    Dublin 2,Dublin 14

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  • Bernie Collins

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    Dublin 2

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  • Rosina (Ros) Forlenza

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    Dublin 4

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  • Frank Crowe

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    Dublin 4

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  • Tim Byrnes

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    Dublin 4

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  • Claire Murphy

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    Dublin 2

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  • Gerry Langtry

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    Dublin 2

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  • Kevin Leech

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    Dublin 2

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