Anger Management for Everyone: Seven Proven Ways to Control Anger and Live a Happier Life

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Impact Publishers, 2009 - Family & Relationships - 221 pages
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Now, from the authors of Anger Management: The Complete Treatment Guidebook for Practitioners, here at last is a comprehensive program for the rest of us! Tafrate and Kassinove bring their expertise and research-based understanding to everyone interested in controlling their anger. Is your anger:
  • making others uncomfortable and creating distance in your relationships?
  • disrupting your ability to think clearly and make good decisions?
  • resulting in behaviors that you later regret or recall with embarrassment?
Anger Management for Everyone shows you how to cope with life's adversity, unfairness, and disappointment, so you can successfully "put anger in its proper place and live a vital, happy, and upbeat life."
 

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"Anger Management for Everyone" by Raymond Chip Tafrate and Howard Kassinove This book is the best of its kind on the market. I am a psychologist who has worked for years in both the business and ... Read full review

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ANGER MANAGEMENT FOR EVERYONE is a practical, easy to follow guide to getting control of your anger so that you can live a more productive life today. Written by anger-experts, Tafrate and Kassinove, the reader can feel assured that these recommendations are based on proven research and clinical wisdom. Rather than get angry, get this book. --Robert L. Leahy, Ph.D., Director, American Institute for Cognitive Therapy, New York, NY 10022, Editor, JOURNAL OF COGNITIVE PSYCHOTHERAPY: AN INTERNATIONAL QUARTERLY
This exceptional book will be invaluable to anyone who wants to understand and manage anger in their lives. It is based on a well-researched approach, written in a clear and down-to-earth style, and contains practical suggestions to quickly bring excessive anger under control. Drs. Tafrate and Kassinove, two seasoned anger management experts, help readers generate solutions to problems when that is possible and to accept the negative realities of life when that is the only recourse. In addition to clearly presenting their seven anger control techniques, they help you understand how to live a happier and more fulfilling life. I strongly recommend this fine book. --Denis G. Sukhodolsky, Ph.D., Associate Research Scientist, Yale University School of Medicine, Child Study Center
...the best self-help book on anger I have yet come across. --Raymond DiGiuseppe, Ph.D., ABPP, Professor and Chair, Department of Psychology, St. John's University, Past President, Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies
 

Contents

ANGER BASICS
3
OTHER ISSUES
18
SEVEN PROVEN WAYS
55
Changing Appraisals and Judgments
87
Changing Internal Anger Experiences
129
Changing Anger Expression
159
References and Suggestions for Further Reading
213
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Raymond Chip Tafrate, Ph.D., is a clinical psychologist, professor, and chairperson of the Criminology and Criminal Justice Department at Central Connecticut State University. He has over ten years' experience providing outpatient client services. Dr. Tafrate serves as a consultant to state criminal justice agencies and trains practitioners in client engagement skills and the application of cognitive-behavioral interventions. His research on the nature and treatment of anger has been published in scientific journals and books, and presented at international conferences.Howard Kassinove, Ph.D., ABPP, a board certified clinical psychologist, is past chairperson of the Psychology Department at Hofstra University and past director of their Ph.D. Program in Clinical & School Psychology. He is director of the Institute for the Study and Treatment of Anger and Aggression, and a Fellow of the American Psychological Association, the American Psychological Society, the Albert Ellis Institute, and the Behavior Therapy and Research Society. An internationally recognized scholar and lecturer, Kassinove has written numerous books, papers, and book chapters, and edited Anger Disorders: Definition, Diagnosis and Treatment.

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