With the current health crisis, police brutality, and political mismanagement, there are plenty of reasons to feel angry. But is your anger causing you problems? Are you finding it hard to cool that burning sense of injustice?
Sometimes your anger might mask another emotion; for example, shame or disappointment or loss. Or your anger could be a symptom of depression. For more on depression, check out this page.
It is okay to feel angry; your emotions are neither good nor bad, they just exist. However, what you do with your anger could cause you problems.
Quick tips to manage anger
The quick tips set out above might help. If so, then great. But if you still find that anger is a problem, get in touch so we can go a bit deeper with this. You might need a bit of help to retrace the steps of your childhood or the memories of a traumatic experience. Or you might need a bit of help to master skills such as assertiveness. Together, we can work this out.
You can book online a free initial telephone or online conversation. Let’s see how we can work together.
Chris Warren-Dickins LLB MA LPC
Psychotherapist in Ridgewood, New Jersey