Anger Management Essentials: Teen Edition

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Anger Management Essentials: Teen Edition

An Aggression Management Workbook for Teens

Authored by Anita Avedian LMFT, Ingrid Caswell LMFT
Illustrated by Garyl B Araneta
Cover design or artwork by Bill Weiner
Assisted by Gayane Aramyan

Anger Management Essentials Teen Edition is a workbook designed to help teens manage aggressive behavior. Though the term "anger" management is used in our culture, anger is a normal, healthy feeling. It is aggressive behavior that causes physical and emotional harm. There is a wide misconception that anger management is for people who break things and punch holes in walls in fits of rage. What may come as a surprise is that anger management is invaluable to all of us. We all have moments of frustration and irritability: anger management allows us to communicate our feelings assertively, giving us the best chance at getting our needs met. Additionally, anger management teaches active listening skills, essential to healthy personal and professional relationships.

The authors, Anita Avedian and Ingrid Caswell, are authorized trainers and supervisors with the National Anger Management Association (NAMA), as well as Licensed Marriage and Family Therapists within California. They wrote Anger Management Essentials Teen Edition with an eye on designing a program that could be customized for every reader, focusing on the individual's primary areas of concern. Though the material in this book is most effective when facilitated by a certified anger management counselor, most of the lessons are self-explanatory and can be used as self-help exercises.

The Teen Edition has 25 worksheets and materials so that a school, or counselor, can implement anywhere from a 4-week program (selecting the 4 core worksheets) to a 26-week program with the use of this book. Key areas of focus include: Understanding and Managing Anger with the use of Cognitive Behavioral Tools; Communication and Listening Skills, Developing Healthy Relationships and Boundaries; and, Emotional Intelligence (Mistreatment or Empathy), due to the high correlation between low emotional intelligence and a high number of anger episodes. Anger Management Essentials Teen Edition is for anyone interested in managing aggressive behavior and improving relations both at home and at school, and living a more peaceful, fulfilling life.

Publication Date:
0998733318 / 9780998733319
Page Count:
Binding Type:
US Trade Paper
Trim Size:
8.5" x 11"
Black and White
Related Categories:
Self-Help / Self-Management / Anger Management

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