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Anger Management Spotlight: The Angry Husband

In part 1 of this Anger Management Spotlight series, we discussed how parents deal with anger and how it affects their parenting. After reviewing our temperament as parents, it is now time to move into a discussion on how to cope with our spouse – the angry husband. Part 1 of the Anger Management spotlight […]

Support Groups in the Community. Do they Really Help?

By Mayah Taylor, M.A. The Relationship Between Community Support Groups and Anger How do support groups or more specifically community support help people with anger management? Who needs it? Why? What does it do for you? These are the questions we tend to ask ourselves when we hear the word “support.” Most if not all […]

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The Freshman Binge Drinking Culture and How to Manage It

Freshman binge drinking has been a long-time college culture notion. Entering college life can be a high time for teens. Stepping up to a new stage in life can be both exciting and nerve-racking for these teens. There are many  factors that affect why students start to drink and some of these may be quite […]

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Can Eating Disorders be Caused by Fear of the Freshman 15?

By now, you’ve heard the warnings about “freshman 15.” But is it just a myth?  Many students are likely to gain weight-but it may not be the full freshman 15 and it may not happen during freshman year. Good news, right? College offers temptations and requires many adjustments for the incoming Freshman. There are many […]

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Anger Management With Group Therapy Will Help Lessen Your Anxiety: 3 Reasons Why

By, Mayah Taylor, M.A. In both anger management and group therapy: what do people say? The thought of group therapy can often fill people with anxiety. Why? For one thing, you are in a room with strangers encouraging you to share your anger, your feelings, and things that may be personal to you. Scary, right? […]

The challenges of being a freshman

The Challenges of Being a Freshman

Peer pressure, stress, anxiety, and homesickness are some of the challenges that freshmen face in their new life in college. Stepping foot in a new school is definitely one for the books for many teens. Teenagers think that by being in college and away from home, they can be free to do whatever they want. […]

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Over 100 Showed Up to Learn the Truth About Anger

Over 100 Showed Up to Learn the Truth About Anger   One week has passed since my Virginia Summer Institute on Addiction Studies presentation on, “How to deal with Anger Sober” and I am reminded of the human experience-how as one person I can accomplish so little but as a collective, we can accomplish so […]

How to Have Anger the Right Way

  Brain Control “I’m actually pretty aware when I’m getting angry-when my face starts getting hot and I can’t catch my breath. The problem is I can’t seem to stop it.” Sound familiar? For many of us, anger soars out of control because we don’t notice the physiological signs of arousal before it’s too late. […]

You Took an Anger Management Class - What Now?

You Took an Anger Management Class – What Now?

Your Story We all have a story. Some of us have stories in which anger is a prevalent theme in our lives. In our anger management group, you told your story, received great feedback from the group, learned new skills and are now ready to use those skills in the real world. But what if […]