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Coping With Overwhelming Anger

Anger is a common, signal emotion that includes everything from just being mildly irritated to being resentful, furious, and enraged. Anger is natural, normal part of you. It is a signal letting you know that there is danger and that your standards, values, or even your life have been violated by someone else or even by you. Anger gives you information and tells you to protect yourself. However, anger can become a very disabling emotion that is difficult to control. Unfortunately, many of my clients struggle with anger that is associated with trauma. This level of anger often causes outbursts…

Dealing with Your Child’s Anger

One of the most common issue I frequently see in my practice are children diagnosed with ADHD who also happen to have significant anger issues. Just as adults, children can get angry for a variety of reasons. The question is how do you deal with it as a parent.  Becoming angry due to certain frustrations is a normal and a perfectly acceptable reaction to emotional distress. It is important that you as a parent communicate to your child that they are safe to express their feelings. However, it is even more important that you teach your child how to manage…