What’s Good About Anger? 6-12 Week Anger Management Group

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About This Program

Target Population: Adults dealing with anger mismanagement issues; court or employer-ordered and self-referrals; program has also been used with adolescents dealing with anger

Brief Description

The What’s Good About Anger? program offers groups and programs for individuals who are personally motivated to learn skills for controlling anger or who are mandated by employers, courts, schools or other institutions to complete an anger management program. The What’s Good About Anger? program is based on the What’s Good About Anger? books and workbooks.

Program Goals:

The goals for What’s Good About Anger? are:

  • Demonstrate that anger is a force that can be used for good when healthy strategies and thinking are in place
  • Reduce levels of anger in provocative situations and to learn effective coping behaviors in order to halt escalation and to resolve conflicts

Outcomes expected to achieve include:

  • Reduce anger arousal
  • Skill development such as:
    • Behavioral strategies: Time-out, assertiveness, empathy
    • Stress management & relaxation
    • Cognitive restructuring

Contact Information

Lynette J. Hoy, NCC, LCPC, CAMS-IV, MA
Agency/Affiliation: CounselCare Connection, P.C., Anger Management Institute
Website: www.whatsgoodaboutanger.com
Phone: (630) 368-1880 x1 or (708) 341-5438
Fax: (630) 530-2066

Date Research Evidence Last Reviewed by CEBC: June 2015

Date Program Content Last Reviewed by Program Staff: March 2016

Date Program Originally Loaded onto CEBC: May 2011