Anger Management Counselling
Anger is a normal human emotion. Feeling angry is a natural response to adverse external events like mistreatment, losses, or injustice. This emotion pushes us into action to rectify the situation. Anger in itself is not a problem. It only becomes an issue when it is not expressed constructively.
Consequences of poor anger management
Anger may lead to aggressive behaviour like yelling, damaging property, causing fear to others or physical violence. If unaddressed, anger may adversely impact our relationships, work, family and social life as well our physical and mental health.
Warning signs that one may anger issues and have difficulties in managing include:
- Difficulty expressing oneself in a calm and constructive way
- Thinking that the anger is justified due to the behaviour of others
- Difficulty coming to a mutual agreement with others
- Choosing to ignore the person we are unhappy with
- Choosing to be in isolation
- Engaging in self-harming behaviours
- Displaying aggressive behaviours like shouting, swearing, threatening or being physically violent
Learning to express feelings constructively
Rather than seek to suppress the feelings, the goal of anger management therapy can help one learn to regulate the emotions and to express our feelings and our needs in a healthy way without losing control.
Working through the emotions towards self-discovery
Anger issues are often related to other underlying factors. This may include depression, anxiety or past emotional trauma and abuse. Beyond learning how to express feelings constructively, a professional counsellor at In Focus can also work with you to make sense of the emotions and to uncover the underlying issues beneath the anger. This is inline with our belief at In Focus in nurturing the whole person. This goes beyond anger management therapy that focuses on outward behaviour changes. At In Focus, we believe that anger has much to tell us about oneself and that it is possible to work with a professional counsellor towards a deeper understanding of the messages behind the anger emotions and to discover more about oneself and what matters to you. As a result, growth towards building stronger relationships and a healthier, more satisfying life becomes a reality.
Contact us today to find out more on how we can support you or your loved ones through anger management counselling.
At In Focus, we empathise with our clients as they go through myriad of life’s problems, stresses and challenges which are overwhelming at times. As these happened to us too. The only difference is, it is our profession to help others overcome these life hurdles so as to live life to the fullest.
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