The Anger Control Workbook

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New Harbinger Publications, Nov 8, 2000 - Self-Help - 208 pages

The Anger Control Workbook offers a new and highly effective approach to anger control that gives you the tools you need to manage anger in your day-to-day life. You’ll get a deeper understanding of how anger affects all areas of your life—both physically and emotionally—and within a few weeks feel the benefits of controlling destructive anger. This workbook shows you how to practice new coping behaviors that allow you to gain control in anger-stimulating situations. Throughout, the techniques are streamlined and presented in a clear, step-by-step format, including numerous exercises and worksheets. It’s arranged to make it as easy as possible to put together a program tailored to your own personal obstacles and triggers.

This book has been awarded The Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies Self-Help Seal of Merit — an award bestowed on outstanding self-help books that are consistent with cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) principles and that incorporate scientifically tested strategies for overcoming mental health difficulties. Used alone or in conjunction with therapy, our books offer powerful tools readers can use to jump-start changes in their lives.


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Definitely a workbook while I did find it extremely helpful it is a workbook. It does contain information on where anger comes from how to deal with it and i have found it helpful. The workbook aspect ... Read full review

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This book is so useful I ordered to more to give as gifts! It really helps a person get a handle on lifes stresses and to more fully understand why people are the way they are. Read full review


Getting Started Emergency Anger Control
The Costs Of Anger
Understanding Your Anger
Relaxation Skills I
Advanced Relaxation Skills
Trigger Thoughts
The Anger Distortions
Anger Inoculation II
Anger Inoculation III
ProblemSolving Communication
Your Plan for Reallife Coping
Blocks to Reallife Coping
Being Good to Yourself
Getting Unstuck
Research On the Effects of Anger

Creating Coping Thoughts
Anger Inoculation I
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Matthew McKay, PhD, is a professor at the Wright Institute in Berkeley, CA. He has authored and coauthored numerous books, including The Dialectical Behavior Therapy Skills Workbook, The Relaxation and Stress Reduction Workbook, Self-Esteem, Thoughts and Feelings, When Anger Hurts, and ACT on Life Not on Anger. McKay received his PhD in clinical psychology from the California School of Professional Psychology, and specializes in the cognitive behavioral treatment of anxiety and depression.

Peter Rogers, PhD, was the administrative director of Haight Ashbury Psychological Services. He was the coauthor of When Anger Hurts, The Divorce Book, The Anger Control Workbook,and The Community Building Companion.

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