Everything You Need To Know About Anger Management

Last Update on March 25, 2021 : Published on November 9, 2020
Anger Management Guide

A procedure that helps people to control their anger and live positively is referred to as Anger Management. Do you know anger management helps people in identifying stressors? The fact is with the help of anger management, people learn to stay calm in chaos as well in a positive way. Moreover, anger management reduces physical and emotional impacts that are caused by anger.

Anger management teaches people how to control reactions and respond positively. A trained mental health counselor helps people to learn anger management. This blog will help you to learn how anger management works. So, let’s get started.

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Learning the Roots of Anger:

The two events that make someone angry:

1. Internal Events

Internal events include frustrations, perceived failures, or injustices.

2. External Events

External events include teasing, bullying, humiliation, or loss of privileges or property.

Anger always results in tantrums or verbal arguments that impacts your mental health and results in sulking, anxiety, or depression. Aggression is an evolutionary response helping people for fighting off threats. Continuous anger impacts mental health that leads to grief, addiction, trauma, or other mental health issues. Natural inclination might provide temporary relief but it never takes out the anger completely. Therefore, opting for complete treatment and learning coping strategies is required. If you or your loved one is feeling the same, Calm Sage strongly recommends you to work with a therapist and get proper help.

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Working of Anger Management

Anger management works on providing a clear set of guidelines for recovery. Anger management provides control to the people who are bad at expressing their emotions. Along with control, it also teaches people to reply constructively with positivity.

Anger management begins from recognizing patterns, behaviors, and what triggers their anger. After identification, people become aware of what triggers them. Along with this, the therapist helps people to reply more positively and constructively rather than providing destructive replies.

Apart from teaching anger management to people, this therapy also helps people in building strong social networks. Nobody can deny the fact that anger also ruins professional and personal relationships. Therefore, anger management also teaches people to reduce and control their anger in a more positive way. It also helps in reducing stress and anxiety.

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Learning anger management can also reduce the risk of high blood pressure and heart diseases. Mental health and physical health benefits make anger management more effective and best among all the therapies. Anger management aims to teach people how to control uncontrollable situations and the emotional coaster. Successful anger management teaches people to express frustration and anger in healthier ways. Techniques used for anger management are:

Anger management includes group sessions or one-on-one sessions wherein various effective techniques are taught. Specifically, group sessions are for addressing types of anger issues that include parenting, work related to anger, rage, relationship issues, or teen problems. In some cases, people are also court-ordered for attending anger management classes which is mostly the result of legal or domestic issues.

Anger management therapy is available continuously. You can also register online for anger management courses. Most of the sessions include exercises and assignments which are more known to be the most effective ways to learn anger management. Anger management classes also include in-person therapy for practicing new skills specifically for real-life situations.

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Court-Ordered Anger Management

The judicial system may mandate some people to attend an anger management course. It mostly includes people who have convicted of some criminal offenses like:

  • Destroying or damaging others property
  • Disturbing the peace
  • Battery
  • Assault
  • Intimate partner violence

Who gets the benefits of Anger Management?

Below-mentioned is examples of people who are likely to get the benefits of learning Anger Management:

  • People who have bullying behavior
  • Violent offenders
  • People who are affected by behavioral changes
  • People with PTSD
  • People experiencing substance use
  • People undergoing recovery
  • People with mental health issues who are not able to control their anger

I hope this blog helps you to understand Anger Management in brief. For more such content, follow Calm Sage on all social media platforms.

Thanks for reading!

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About The Author

Aayushi Kapoor
Aayushi Kapoor

Aayushi is a Content Creator at Calm Sage. She holds a Bachelor’s degree in Food Technology and a Master's Degree in Clinical Nutrition. Her constant interest in the improvement of mental health, nutrition, and overall wellness embarked upon her career as a “full-time educational writer.” She likes to make an asynchronous connection with her readers. Her mantra for living life is "What you seek is seeking you".


  1. Akanksha

    As i'm short tempered so i need this. Thanks.

  2. Jackie

    This was a really helpful blog to understand all about anger management. Next time I'll try the breathing exercises you mentioned. Thanks!

  3. Kerin

    I would recommend this blog to a cousin. He really needs to know this.

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