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Anger Management Calgary

Control anger triggers with professional anger management counselling. We’re here to support you in learning how to appropriately manage and express anger so that you can bring peace back to your life.

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What is Anger Management Therapy?

Anger management therapy is a counselling service that helps you or your loved one understand what triggers episodes of anger and provides you with logical strategies and techniques to manage angry thoughts and outbursts. Anger management problems can occur due to a variety of factors, and the best way to cope with those issues is to seek professional help.

Is Anger an Emotion or a Choice?

Anger is viewed as both an emotion and a choice. It is something you feel when a specific situation triggers you, but you can also learn to control those feelings and limit them through anger management techniques. At times, anger can feel like it is so powerful that it takes over you, and you lose control of the situation. When this happens, you must know how to react to your emotions respectfully.

Signs & Symptoms of Anger Management Issues

If you notice that you have an unhealthy connection with the feeling of anger, you may be dealing with an anger management issue. Here are some signs that you may be struggling with anger management:

Typically, anger is a misunderstood emotion and often disguises the root of the problem. If any of the listed signs or symptoms resonate with you or a loved one, it may be time to get professional help.

When to Get Help with Anger Problems

You may notice that your feelings of anger are getting the best of you and impacting your relationships with others. Managing anger is not an easy task, but once you learn self control, you will find additional peace and happiness in your life.

Controlling your angry thoughts and emotions is imperative to living a healthy mental and physical lifestyle. If certain circumstances lead you to act out or inappropriately react to situations, it’s time to get anger management help.

What is the Best Therapy for Anger Management?

Depending on your ability to manage anger, many different forms of therapy may work best for you. Upon figuring out your triggers, more profound issues may be discovered that must also be addressed.

Here are some of the most common forms of therapy, besides anger management, for those dealing with anger issues:

If you determine there are other emotions and deeper problems at your anger counselling, you may be referred to an additional therapy solution.

About Our Anger Management Therapy Services

At Can’t We Just Get Along Counselling, our expert anger management therapists will stand by and support you from the moment you contact us until you no longer need assistance with managing your emotions. We will work with you to:

Discover and work through your triggers.

Develop a realistic care plan to help you overcome your anger issues.

Support you through your entire self-help journey.

If you feel that your anger issues have evolved or stemmed from larger issues, like depression, our registered psychologist will also help you combat those challenges. At the end of the day, we want you to be your best self, and we will work with you to achieve that.

Take Control of Your Anger

If you’re ready to take control of your anger, we’re here for you. We are so proud that you are getting the help that you deserve.

Let’s get you back on track to forming healthy relationships with not only your loved ones but with yourself. Book an appointment today to meet with a mental health professional and take back control of your emotions.

Frequently Asked Questions

There are many reasons why you may be getting angry so easily. This can be due to past events or stressful situations that have left you feeling angry, impatient, unheard, lonely or more. In order to discover what your triggers are, it's important that you seek anger management therapy to take back control of your angry emotions.

Controlling your anger isn't as simple as changing your attitude. It takes effort and patience to understand your triggers and how you can overcome them. If you're struggling with anger management, there are a couple of techniques that you can try when you feel your anger coming:

  • Begin deep breathing until you’re calm
  • Identify an alternative solution
  • Think before you speak
  • Walk away from the entire situation
There are many different techniques that you can use, and in anger management therapy, you will come to understand which tactic is best based on your personality and triggers.
Absolutely. The only way that one with a mental illness can change is if they want to adjust their current behaviours. If you, or your loved one, is facing these challenges but don't care to commit to a steady plan to overcome them, it is nearly impossible to change. This process is emotional and requires great work, but success is right around the corner once you open yourself up to help.
Typically, anger is not directly associated with anxiety, but someone who has anxiety is likely to have increased anger. If you’re feeling anxious, you may want to look into anxiety counselling.

The six common stages of anger can help you understand how you react to certain situations. Understanding how your triggers activate your episodes can help rewire your brain to know how to tackle your anger more effectively. Here is a brief description of the six stages of anger:

  1. Activation: The situation that triggers your anger.
  2. Modulation: How you perceive the situation.
  3. Preparation: The decision you make about what emotion to use in relation to the activation. In this case, the emotion would be anger.
  4. Action: Your reaction to the situation with angry thoughts.
  5. Feedback: The processing of how you responded to the situation.
  6. Deescalation: Coming back down to a calm state.