Anger Management Articles

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 ...

Super Happy, Then Super Sad

By Daniel J. Tomasulo, PhD, TEP, MFA, MAPP on Tuesday, March 18th, 2014
Hey, I'm 20 going onto 21 and i'm a female. So anyways, what I'm trying to say is that, well recently I've been feeling extremely depressed and it's been going on for a week now. I always get depressed, for almost all my life now, but recently ...

Controlling Personality And Jealousy

By Daniel J. Tomasulo, PhD, TEP, MFA, MAPP on Tuesday, March 18th, 2014
I am 35 years old lady married to 41 years old man. I feel jealous a lot when we go out and there are girls in the streets even I know my husband is faithful and I trust him but I feel annoyed big time ...

Therapist Gives Others the Benefit of the Doubt

By Daniel J. Tomasulo, PhD, TEP, MFA, MAPP on Monday, March 17th, 2014
Hello, I’m 33 and I've been with my psychotherapist for almost 10 years. She's caring and insightful. When I talk about my own issues related to problems such as self-esteem and impulsiveness I often gain a great deal of understanding about myself. My issue occurs ...

Always Having Violent Thoughts & Fantasies About People

By Kristina Randle, Ph.D., LCSW on Thursday, March 13th, 2014
I always think about hurting people violently if they make me angry or even just annoy me a little bit. I can't stand people in general, and hate being around them. I'm also always negative, a huge pessimist. A. Having violent thoughts and tendencies does not ...