Anger Management Articles

Needing Marriage Advice

By Daniel J. Tomasulo, PhD, TEP, MFA, MAPP on Friday, May 2nd, 2014
I was molested and raped growing up. I have been pushing my husband away and I am feeling low about myself. I have hurt him a lot I turn to people who have hurt me in the past and I want to be able to ...

Returning to My Therapist

By Holly Counts, Psy.D. on Wednesday, April 23rd, 2014
I got very angry with my therapist last week and fired him.  I felt that we were in some kind of sadistic reenactment and it had degenerated over 3 sessions into “having to be right” and holding on to ...

People Trash-Talking Behind My Back to the Tipping Point

By Kristina Randle, Ph.D., LCSW on Monday, April 21st, 2014
I don't understand why, I don't act feminine, yet so many people, including complete strangers and co-workers keep calling me gay behind my back. I don't know what to do, because no matter what I do it only gets worse. They do it even more ...

Stealing, Violent, Play with Poop, Eating Problems, Manipulative

By Daniel J. Tomasulo, PhD, TEP, MFA, MAPP on Saturday, April 19th, 2014
My 8 year old step son has been ground for almost a year now, he will not behave for more than 2 days. He steals whatever he can constantly, food, money, screws, lighters and just other random things. He is very destructive, he has torn up a ...

Help Me Decide on a Diagnosis

By Dr. Marie Hartwell-Walker on Thursday, April 17th, 2014
From New Jersey teen: I have epilepsy. After I got that my mental health declined dramatically. I stopped talking to all close friends. I don't want friends, or a girlfriend, I recently broke up with her. I have thoughts sometimes of wanting to hurt animals ...

Homicidal Threats

By Kristina Randle, Ph.D., LCSW on Friday, April 4th, 2014
I am 16 years old and I, recently was in a UNI (a mental institution for teens in Utah) for suicide attempt (overdose) and ever since I have been out of the hospital something has been different; my depression and anger levels have gone way ...

Teen Anger Problems and Violent Thoughts

By Holly Counts, Psy.D. on Wednesday, April 2nd, 2014
Hi, I’m 14 years old and in the 8th grade. I came here because my anger has been really overwhelming me and causing problems. Like usually when I'm angry I think about hurting these people in horrible ways or ...

Communicating with Someone Who Has Shut Down Through PTSD

By Kristina Randle, Ph.D., LCSW on Sunday, March 30th, 2014
Hello, I am trying to find the things I should do and the things I shouldn't do when approaching my husband. He has just been diagnosed with PTSD after years of alcohol and drug abuse. He is a VERY loving man who will suddenly change ...

Always Angry

By Kristina Randle, Ph.D., LCSW on Sunday, March 30th, 2014
I'm constantly angry and always taking it out on everyone, regardless if I know them or not. This can be trigged by anything at all and I don't even feel sad about it, I just blame that person for making me angry. I've always had ...

Sister-In-Law Sent a Truly Hate-Filled Email

By Daniel J. Tomasulo, PhD, TEP, MFA, MAPP on Thursday, March 27th, 2014
Background information. I have two brothers that married later in life and each has one child. One brother(at 50 years of age)along with his wife grasp the responsibility of being a parent. The other brother (at 55 years of age) and his wife (50 years old) haven't the ...

I Cannot Control My Anger

By Kristina Randle, Ph.D., LCSW on Tuesday, March 25th, 2014
I cannot control my anger. And I got angry with a very small issue. I always do work in a hurry and cannot wait for anything. I become angry if I do not get exactly what I want. I love my husband very much but ...

What Am I?

By Daniel J. Tomasulo, PhD, TEP, MFA, MAPP on Tuesday, March 18th, 2014
I will try and establish all of my issues directly; I am currently seeing a therapist, who I frequently lie to. 1) I cannot sleep through the night and subsequently spend all day and most of the night on the Internet. Once I get to sleep ...
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