What is anger?
Anger may have been a very useful emotion in our evolutionary past, but now that we no longer live in caves, we generally need to settle disputes through conversation rather than violence. Although most of us get angry from time to time, having a real problem controlling anger is a different case entirely. This can result in rage, bitterness, exhausting grudges, and may even escalate to physical violence.
How do you control anger?
Keeping your temper under control is vital to a peaceful life. There will always be incidents that make you bristle and raise your blood pressure, but how you deal with them is what’s important. If your anger is in control of you it can have a very negative effect on your relationships and even take its toll on your health.
Sometimes you might just need to take time out, but that won’t always work. A psychologist can help you learn to express your frustration in an assertive but non-confrontational way.
What can you do about your anger?
At Endeavour Wellness we recommend a holistic approach to anger management. Regular exercise can provide an outlet for your emotions and replace feelings of anger with positive endorphins: chemicals that make you feel happier and more relaxed. We will teach you how to think before you speak, giving you more time to avoid fanning the flames of a situation. We have many techniques and because your situation is unique to you, we can tailor a program accordingly.
What will I get out of anger management counselling?
If your anger upsets you and hurts those around you, call Endeavour Wellness. We can help you with anger management classes or highly-personalised anger management counselling. With professional help, you can identify regular themes that trigger your angry outbursts. We can help you to use powerful tools such as humour and forgiveness to diffuse a situation before it gets out of hand. Psychologists are trained in practical relaxation skills, so you can turn the heat down on your anger, and regain control of your life.
Our Anger management Practitioners
Psychologist at Miranda
Works with Adults and Couples Specialisation - Sport Psychology
Joel Curtis is the owner and Principal Psychologist of Endeavour Wellness. Joel enjoys listening to people and is passionate about helping others. His counselling style is non-directive; he doesn’t like telling people what he thinks they should do. His goal is to help people understand themselves so they have the skills to be able to…
Psychologist at Miranda
Works with Children, Adults and Families Specialisation - Mental Health Issues
Nancy enjoys working closely with women, children and adolescents, particularly with eating disorders, anxiety, depression, issues relating to body image, self-esteem, behaviour management and relationships. She enjoys the dynamic of family and couple therapy as it is inclusive of all members and allows for productive therapy. Nancy's approach to Psychology and therapy is founded on…