Dealing with Anger

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eBookIt.com, Feb 21, 2013 - Self-Help - 167 pages
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This book takes an in-depth look at all aspects of anger. It includes anger as it relates to addictions, parenting issues and explores strategies for dealing with young children and teens. It also discusses triggers for anger such as environmental and work-related conditions that reflect changes in our economy and cause increased stress. This book is written in a conversational style, making it very reader-friendly. Many exercises are included to help readers process the information at a personal level. A "must read" for everyone!
 

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Contents

Acknowledgments
1
What Is Anger Anyway?
2
The Anger Cycle
3
The Case of Mary and John
4
A Medical Viewpoint
6
Four Components of Anger
7
Simulating the Anger Response
10
Evaluating the Components of Anger
11
LongTerm Feelings of Anger
55
When Is Anger a Healthy Choice?
57
How Much Anger Is Okay?
58
Factors That Can Trigger the Anger Response
62
Personal Factors
63
Environmental Factors
69
Anger and the Grieving Process
73
The Five Stages of Loss
74

What Does Anger Look Like?
17
The Visibility of Anger
18
Forms of Anger Expression
20
The Origins ofAnger
36
In the Animal Kingdom
37
In Childhood
39
What Do I Feel?
48
How to Heal an Unhealthy Childhood
50
How Do I Know Im Loved?
52
Why Do We Choose Anger Behavior?
54
Depression as Frozen Anger
76
Anger and Addictions
77
Addictions and Unresolved Anger
78
SelfAssessment of a Potential Addiction Problem
79
The Costs and Benefits of Abstinence
89
Anger and Healthy Boundary Development
92
The Victimization Process
24
What Are Healthy Boundaries?
25
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Sandy Livingstone is the president of SL Discovery Consulting Services and a Registered Social Worker with over 25 years counseling experience. She officially formed her current company in 1990, after realizing the expanding need for resources on this topic. Sandy is a well-known anger expert, who specializes in building healthy communications skills and is devoted to help people understand and express anger in healthy ways. She is the author of the book, "Dealing with Anger", and a related "Step-by-Step Handbook for Professionals" who work with angry clients. She brings humor and energy to this often feared topic and provides practical tips for effective communication skills. For over twenty years, she developed and facilitated workshops for clients in treatment, and in 1986 was the first person in Edmonton, Alberta Canada to develop and facilitate anger courses to the public. Some of her clients included social service agencies, teachers, mental health groups, government and private sectors, police departments, crisis units, and shelters. From 1990-1997, Sandy taught "Dealing with Anger" courses through University of Alberta, Faculty of Extension and has appeared on numerous radio and television shows as an expert guest including an appearance on The Sally Show in New York, "I'm Afraid of Your Rage".

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