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Anger Management

Anger is a normal emotion. It involves a strong, uncomfortable and emotional response to a provocation. It happens when we are threatened, offended, wronged, or denied something we really want or need. more
Anger is a normal emotion. It involves a strong, uncomfortable and emotional response to a provocation. It happens when we are threatened, offended, wronged, or denied something we really want or need.
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Questions and Answers

Danielle Alvarez
Danielle Alvarez
Licensed Professional Counselor

I can see why you are alarmed. That is a scary situation for a parent. Do you know if the child has been evaluated by a mental health professional? Early treatment is often the key. A professional will be able to help the child learn how to control their anger and mend the troublesome actions into... more

Jorge Tovar
Jorge Tovar
Therapist

Let me start my stating this is important to take seriously - taking to his PCP, getting a referral to a pediatric specialist, and getting him to a relational psychotherapist would be my first tasks. I wont label this occurrences as "normal" yet it is important to note these things do occur... more

Kristi King-Morgan, LMSW
Kristi King-Morgan, LMSW
Social Worker, Psychotherapist

I will assume that for whatever reason, you either do not want to or are not able to seek counseling for this. However, I highly urge you to do so because long-term childhood abuse does have negative consequences for your life as an adult, as it seems you are already aware. There are confidential... more

Keisha Helms
Keisha Helms
MS Counseling Psychology

Hi there. I have to commend you on reaching out to get some answers on why you are feeling the way that you are feeling. A lot of people secretly go about their lives every day feeling this way because they are too afraid of what the answer might be.First off, what stressors do you have in your life... more

Danielle Alvarez
Danielle Alvarez
Licensed Professional Counselor

It sounds as if you may be experiencing a bout of anxiety and/or depression. Sleeping difficulties, irritability and anxiety attacks all are correlated with these mood disorders. And it’s actually quite common for someone to deal encounter this during their lifetime. Also, keep in mind that just... more

Kristi King-Morgan, LMSW
Kristi King-Morgan, LMSW
Social Worker, Psychotherapist

I suggest that you work on emotional awareness. Emotional awareness basically means knowing what you are feeling and why.Emotional awareness also means that you can identify the link between the way you are feeling and your actions. In other words knowing that your feelings dictate what you do.Often... more