Synopses & Reviews
Get the better of your anger before it gets the better of you.
Someone blames you, berates you, fails you, talks behind your back. Sure, you're mad--but what good does it do you? Plenty, if you learn the lessons of this wise and practical book, which teaches how anger, that most destructive of emotions, can be put to good, constructive uses--if only it's recognized, understood, approached, and managed mindfully. An eye-opening how-to book on making the most of anger, The Anger Workbook combines the latest scientific research with provocative questions and exercises to take you to the very source of your anger, your attitudes about it, and your power to use it as a positive force for change and growth.
The resources here will guide you along a pathway of self-assessment, discovery, and fulfillment.
Compelling questions that lead readers to a greater understanding of their anger. Exercises help in developing new ways to experience anger and new ways to use it beneficially.
About the Author
Lorrainne Bilodeau, MS, CCAS, earned her graduate degree from the Virginia Commonwealth University. Since 1977 she has worked in the field of chemical dependency as a counselor, and more recently as a program director. As a gifted trainer, lecturer, and consultant, Ms. Bilodeau has conducted workshops on Responding to Client Anger for over a hundred human service agencies, provided training opportunities as adjunct faculty for a number of universities, and facilitated seminars, conferences and summer school presentations on Anger Therapy for the Recovering Chemically Dependent Person. Ms. Bilodeau is the author of The Anger Workbook. She has appeared as a guest speaker on radio shows around the country, including National Public Radio. She has written a number of articles on chemical dependency, relapse, and anger. Her most recent project is a workbook focused on Responding to Another's Anger.