Anger Management Counseling Washington DC

Anger management in Washington, DC is a process of psychological therapy by which those with anger and aggression issues can learn to control themselves. If anger is badly managed, people can find themselves burdened with personal and financial hardships. But with proper anger management, people with anger issues can hope to lead a normal life. Please read on to find local listings for anger management counseling in your area.

Ms. Karen Osterle
(202) 744-2922
1234 19th Street, NW, Suite #901
Washington, DC
Credentials
Credentials: MSSA, LICSW
Licensed in DC
10 Years of Experience
Problems Served
Anxiety/Panic Disorders, Couple or Marital Issues, Depression, Interpersonal Relationships, Multicultural Issues, Stress, Anger Management
Membership Organizations
HelpPro.com
Age Groups Served
Young Adults (18-25), Adults (26-59)

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Ms. Gigi Gruenke
Brookland Pastoral Counseling Center
(202) 526-4445
1325 Quincy St. NE
Washington, DC
Credentials
Credentials: LICSW
Licensed in DC
25 Years of Experience
Problems Served
Aging, Anxiety/Panic Disorders, Behavioral Problems, Grief/Loss, Interpersonal Relationships, Multicultural Issues, Parenting Issues, Stress, Trauma/PTSD, Immigration/Newcomer, Anger Management
Populations Served
Immigrants/Refugees
Membership Organizations
HelpPro.com
Age Groups Served
Adolescents (13-17), Young Adults (18-25), Adults (26-59), Seniors (60 +)

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Dr. Mary Esty
Brain Wellness and Biofeedback Center of Washington
(301) 215-7721
7910 Woodmont Ave. Suite 305
Bethesda, MD
Credentials
Credentials: PhD, LCSW-C
Licensed in Maryland
23 Years of Experience
Problems Served
Anxiety/Panic Disorders, Attention Deficit (Hyperactivity) Disorder, Autism/PDD, Behavioral Problems, Depression, Developmental Disability, Learning Disabilities, Pain Management, Stress, Trauma/PTSD, Neurological, Asperger's Syndrome, Anger Management
Populations Served
Military/Veterans, Chronic Illness, Brain/Head Injured
Membership Organizations
HelpPro.com
Age Groups Served
Children (6-12), Adolescents (13-17), Young Adults (18-25), Adults (26-59), Seniors (60 +)

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Dr. Michelle Sanzo
(619) 567-3697
Parkhurst Associates Mental Health Services1755 S St. NW
Washington, DC
Qualification
School: CSPP, San Diego
Year of Graduation: 2010
Years In Practice: 3 Years
Patient Info
Ethnicity: Any
Gender: All
Age: Adults
Average Cost
$140+
Payment Methods
Sliding Scale: Yes
Accepts Credit Cards: Yes

Veronica M Kirkland
(240) 377-0132
All Things Are Possible Services, LLC3611 Branch Ave
Marlow Heights, MD
Specialties
Anger Management, Trauma and PTSD, Family Conflict, Impulse Control Disorders
Qualification
School: Liberty University
Year of Graduation: 2011
Years In Practice: 2 Years
Patient Info
Ethnicity: African-American, Any
Gender: All
Age: Toddlers / Preschoolers (0 to 6),Children (6 to 10),Preteens / Tweens (11 to 13),Adolescents / Teenagers (14 to 19),Adults,Elders (65+)
Average Cost
$60 - $80
Payment Methods
Sliding Scale: Yes
Accepts Credit Cards: Yes

Ms. Karenna Armington
Armington Psychotherapy Practice
(202) 510-1141
1555 Connecticut Ave NW, Suite 301
Washington, DC
Credentials
Credentials: MSW, LICSW
8 Years of Experience
Problems Served
Anxiety/Panic Disorders, Attention Deficit (Hyperactivity) Disorder, Behavioral Problems, Couple or Marital Issues, Depression, Grief/Loss, Interpersonal Relationships, Sexual Orientation, Stress, Gender Identity, Anger Management, Women's Issues
Populations Served
AIDS/HIV+, Children of Divorce, Gay/Lesbian/Bisexual, Transgendered, Step Families
Membership Organizations
HelpPro.com
Age Groups Served
Children (6-12), Adolescents (13-17), Young Adults (18-25), Adults (26-59)

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Mr. Philip Jackson
PHILIP M. JACKSON, MSSW
(202) 829-6116
860 Venable Pl. NW
Washington, DC
Credentials
Credentials: LICSW
Licensed in DC
40 Years of Experience
Problems Served
Addictions/Substance, Anxiety/Panic Disorders, Child Abuse and Neglect, Depression, Domestic Violence, Forensic, Grief/Loss, Interpersonal Relationships, Psychoses/Major Mental Illness, Self Abuse, Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity, Anger Management
Populations Served
Gay/Lesbian/Bisexual, Transgendered, Offenders/Perpetrators, Interracial Families/Couples
Membership Organizations
HelpPro.com
Age Groups Served
Adolescents (13-17), Young Adults (18-25), Adults (26-59)

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Dr. Deborah Schiavone
Private Practice
(703) 914-6770
7369 McWhorter Place Suite 410
Annandale, VA
Credentials
Credentials: PhD, PMHCNS, BC
18 Years of Experience
Problems Served
Anxiety/Panic Disorders, Attention Deficit (Hyperactivity) Disorder, Depression, Dissociative Disorders, Grief/Loss, Self Abuse, Sexual Abuse/Rape, Stress, Trauma/PTSD, Personality Disorders, Anger Management
Populations Served
ACOA (Adult Children of Alcoholics), AIDS/HIV+, Children of Divorce, Military/Veterans
Membership Organizations
HelpPro.com
Age Groups Served
Children (6-12), Adolescents (13-17), Young Adults (18-25), Adults (26-59)

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Ms. Adele Natter
(301) 485-6794
4545 - 42nd St. NW
Washington, DC
Specialties
Impulse Control Disorders
Qualification
School: University of Maryland
Year of Graduation: 1974
Years In Practice: 30+ Years
Patient Info
Ethnicity: Any
Gender: All
Age: Adults,Elders (65+)
Average Cost
$90 - $120
Payment Methods
Sliding Scale: Yes
Accepts Credit Cards: Yes
Accepted Insurance Plans: Medicare

Dr. Marie Fonrose
(240) 533-5784
Multicultural Counseling & Consulting Center, LLC7307 Baltimore Avenue
College Park, MD
Specialties
Dissociative Disorders
Qualification
School: Saybrook University
Year of Graduation: 2003
Years In Practice: 10+ Years
Patient Info
Ethnicity: Any
Gender: Female
Age: Adolescents,Adults,Children,Elders
Average Cost
$90 - $120
Payment Methods
Sliding Scale: Yes
Accepts Credit Cards: Yes
Accepted Insurance Plans: Medicaid

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Anger Management Programs Can Help You Become More Rational Rather Than Violent

 

The best anger management programs are those that will show you a few things that should help you overcome your anger problems, including showing you how to identify that you are the person that is angry, identifying the reason for getting angry, training you to become more civil and to be able to manage stress better.

Identifying What Anger Is and How It Is Caused

Obviously, anger management programs will help you identify what anger is and also show you how your feelings of hostility and displeasure actually manifest themselves in the form of anger. In addition, the programs help to highlight the various components of anger, including the psychological, physiological and cognitive aspects. In fact, what anger really boils down to is that it warns you that something has gone wrong and it can also be a natural response to certain threat perceptions.

One of the things that you will learn from using various anger management programs is that being angry does not necessarily mean that it is wrong. In addition, such programs also shed light on the reasons why people get angry, which in most instances may be an activating event, which may drive a person mad and thus causes them to lose their cool totally.

 

Once you learn about what anger is and what causes it, the next step is to teach you how to handle anger in the healthiest manner possible. Thus, you will learn that to handle your anger, you may either have to express it better, or learn to suppress your anger. In the case of expressing anger, it would mean being able to convey your anger in a rational and reasonable manner which in turn can be the difference between being able to talk calmly and doing a violent thing instead, when angered.

In the case of suppressing your anger, anger management programs show you how to either ignore your anger or hold it back, and though you may want to also consider this somewhat passive way of dealing with your anger, you should realize that it may not always protect you in case you are not able to control your anger effectively.

In addition, anger management programs also show you the reasons why some people snap even when the irritation is minor. The fact is that anger gives rise to certain reactions that may not always be instantaneous, even when a person snaps and the reason for this is that there are many other feelings that are felt even before the volcano of anger erupts.

Thus, with the help of various anger management programs, you may soon realize how to control your violent outbursts, and in turn, become a more rational person.