Anger is a natural emotion that everyone experiences. Mild forms of anger may include displeasure or irritation. When some people react to criticism, threat or frustration, they become angry; this response is healthy. When the reaction to such criticism, threat or frustration becomes explosive our judgment and thinking can become impaired and we are more likely to do and say unreasonable and irrational things. (Keep in mind – Anger is considered a secondary response to feeling sad, lonely, frightened, or rejected.)
Anger management is a process of learning to recognize triggers. (Triggers are anything, as an act or event, that serves as a stimulus and initiates or precipitates a reaction or series of reactions.) Anger management will also introduce methods for calming yourself down and assisting you in responding instead of reacting to the triggers.
The 16 week Anger Management Program consist of introducing you to information that, if applied, will help you respond in an appropriate manner.