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Anger Management Counselling

Mental health Counselling for Anger Management Problems – Available in Wolverhampton & Online

Anger management involves the use of a Psychological Therapy or Counselling sessions so that you can more easily cope with angry feelings that may affect your work or personal relationships.

At Tranceform we focus on Anger Management using psycho-educational programmes such as our Tranceformental CBT Programme.

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Everybody experiences angry feelings at some time or another and it is a normal human response.

Some people, however, cannot control their anger and uncontrolled anger, or anger that is vented in the wrong “direction”, can have negative consequences on relationships.

We have found that people will “point” anger in one of two fundamental directions, (1) outwardly towards other people or (2) inwardly, at themselves.

Clearly, the potential to cause “damage” exists in both situations, but directing your anger at other people is more likely to cause you “social” problems whilst turning anger inwardly on yourself is only likely to ruin your own life!

Common Triggers for Anger

There are many “triggers” that can lead to Anger, including some of the following:

  • Grief & Bereavement
  • Injustice
  • Sexual Problems
  • Drug Withdrawal
  • Feeling Threatened
  • Feeling Ignored
  • Not Being Taken Seriously
  • Repressed Emotional Experiences

People who have Anger Management problems may find that they experience anger with increasing frequency and begin to lose control over their reactions to what might otherwise be “normal” events.

If Anger does get out of control it can often lead to serious problems with friends, colleagues and sometimes create conflict with the Law.

At worst, when Anger clouds the judgement completely, it can lead people into physical violence and all of the problems that go with “lashing out”.

Mental health surveys suggest that a third of adults are aware that they can often experience “unexpected anger” and just as many know someone who has an anger management problem.

When Anger is focused on the “self” it can have a very debilitating affect on the level of self-esteem as well as self-confidence.

Symptoms and Signs of Poor Anger Management

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As highlighted above, the “Anger Response” is normal in the appropriate circumstances.

When you become Angry the body releases Cortisol and Adrenalin into the bloodstream which are designed to increase your heart rate, quicken the breathing and generally prepare the body for the “Freeze, Flight or Fight” response.

This limbic (“hard-wired”) response is designed to deal with a real threat and under these circumstances your “rational thinking” processes are “put-on-hold” until the danger has subsided.

Of course, people with Anger problems may unjustifiably perceive that a threat is present when in fact there is not – often called a “cognitive distortion”.

Your “belief systems” can easily distort an event so that you can “perceive” almost any situation as a threat leading to the inappropriate response of anger.

If your body is repeatedly exposed to this flow of Cortisol & Adrenalin it can have a detrimental effect on your well being, often leading to Panic or Anxiety Disorders.

Does Poor Anger Management Affect My Health?

Uncontrolled Anger has been shown to be linked with the following conditions:

Suppressed or bottled-up Anger could lead to the following:

Each of the above problems can have serious consequences on the quality of your life so its important to tackle any anger management problems you have sooner rather than later.

Help for Anger Management Problems

Not do we only offer a wide range of Psychological Therapies for mental health problems such as Anger Management issues, but you can also purchase our own self-help book, the Restrictive Realities of Belief written by Paul who is an academic psychologist with more than 30 years experience of working in people development.

This book is designed to provide you with all of the essential knowledge and latest research into mental health counselling as well as a practical set of tools and techniques for making real changes.

Transform Your Thinking & Overcome Anger Management Problems

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If you’re committed to overcoming your Anger Management problems then we highly recommend following our Advanced Tranceformental CBT programme with Paul. Tranceformental CBT is available as Online Therapy if required.

The Tranceformental programme is a highly successful & pragmatic mental health counselling course, run over 10 sessions, that will teach you everything you need to know to understand your problem, identify how unhelpful thinking and limiting beliefs might be reinforcing the issue, and then show you how to make any changes to your unhelpful thinking styles or maladaptive safety behaviours that you may have developed as part of your coping strategies.

Our Tranceformental CBT programme is an evidence-based, research supported approach used by mental health practitioners around the World.

Alternative Therapy Options for Anger Management

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Although our preferred form of mental health counselling for Anger Management problems is Tranceformental CBT we also offer alternative Psychotherapies for those who might prefer a different approach.

These include:

  • Psychodynamic therapy which focuses more on emotional problems and relies on the Therapeutic Relationship to bring about change. Available with Paul.
  • General Counselling which is less structured but still provides a safe and non-judgmental environment to discuss issues which is therapeutic in its own right.
  • Hypnotherapy is an alternative form of therapy that can be applied to a very wide range of problems and is available with Joan.

Free Initial Consultations for Anger Management

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We offer all prospective clients an initial consultation to discuss your Anger Management issues prior to commencing any treatment plans.

The consultation is free and lasts around 50 minutes.

During this consultation we will discuss the various options that are available to you and make a considered recommendation based on your individual personal circumstances.

Initial consultations are also available as part of our online therapy service.

At Tranceform Psychology we recognise the importance of the therapeutic relationship in helping people to bring about effective change, so its important to be able to ‘meet’ to discuss our change programmes BEFORE proceeding.

Our policy is to help people make a fully balanced & considered decision about undertaking work with us, including both the financial and personal implications.

Buy Our Self-Help Book

The Restrictive Realities of Belief is Paul's recently authored self-help book containing everything you need to know about how mental health problems are 'realised' through the socio-cultural beliefs that we acquire over our lifetimes and what you can do to bring about effective change.

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You can read a synopsis of what this book is all about on this page:

The Restrictive Realities of Belief - Book

It is currently available as a 307 page A4 PDF file for just £19.99 which you can purchase here using PayPal. Your copy of the book will be sent by e-mail.


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For most mental health problems we recommend following our 10 session Tranceformental CBT Programme to overcome a wide range of mental health and behavioural problems.

Cognitive Behavioural Therapy is a proven, evidence-based form of mental health counselling for developing a fundamental understanding of the dynamics of your problem, but also for learning new coping skills and strategies for sustainable change over your life.

The full course costs £795 which you can pay for on our fees page.

Tranceformental CBT is available On-line as well as a one-to-one format in the clinic.

Visit Online Counselling for more details.

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Do You Have a 'Mental Illness'?

Why not try out these mental health quizzes to see if you have the symptoms of Depression or Anxiety.

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PHQ 9 Depression Test

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GAD7 Anxiety Test

These two tests are used throughout the mental health profession as indicators of mental illness.

NOTE: These quizzes do NOT diagnose mental illness, only that you have associated symptoms.

Contact Paul Lee BSc. MSc. MIAEBP

Read about Paul

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Hi, I have both Bachelor's and Master's degrees in Psychology & specialise in the following therapeutic modalities:

Tranceformental CBT

Happiness Coaching

Psychodynamic Therapy

Call me on 07434 776125

or e-mail me on:

paul@tranceformpsychology.com

Contact Joan Lee D. Hyp. MIAEBP

Read about Joan

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I specialise in the following therapies:

Hypnotherapy

Brain Working Recursive Therapy

Analytical Therapy

I also offer a complete programme which combines mindfulness, meditation and hypnotherapy

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Complete Wellness Programme

Call Joan on: 07434 776504

e-mail:

joan@tranceformpsychology.com

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