Synopses & Reviews
This book makes anger control a manageable skill anybody can learn by simplifying it to three essential steps: prevention, containment, and resolution. In order to prevent angry outbursts, you first identify the causes of the anger in your life, both the external situations that trigger it and the internal monologue that might be feeding your feelings of rage. Then you learn to contain your anger by recognizing danger situations and quickly damping your anger when it threatens to flare up. Resolution is the final step in real, lasting anger control, dealing with the deeper conditions that might contribute to your feelings of anger and frustration. This book provides a variety of straightforward suggestions to help your resolve the various frustrations in your life that have kept you anger prone.
Renowned anger expert Ron Potter-Efron makes anger control a manageable skill that anybody can learn. Through an engaging combination of incisive questions, realistic scenarios, and interactive strategies, his workbook helps people gain an awareness of angry thoughts, feelings, and actions.
Do you have a hard time controlling your anger? Do certain situations or people make you so mad that you go into a rage every time you encounter them?
Well managing your anger is not only possible; it also doesn’t have to be hard. Let anger expert Ron Potter-Efron show you how in three straight-forward steps you can prevent, contain, and resolve every angry outburst.
Stop hurting yourself, your loved ones, and your job when you:
- Learn what makes you angry
- Get hold of the anger when it flares up
- Take care of the frustration sin your life that keep your anger level high
About the Author
Ronald T. Potter-Efron, M.S.W., Ph.D., is a clinical psychotherapist and a certified alcohol and drug counselor with a special focus on anger management. His many publications include Angry All the Time; Letting Go of Anger; Letting Go of Shame; Anger, Alcoholism, and Addiction; Working Anger; and Being, Belonging, Doing. Dr. Potter-Efron conducts his private practice at First Things Counseling Center in Eau Claire, Wisconsin, and leads his popular anger workshops all over the country.
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