Anger Management Counselling is a service where clients are offered strategies and techniques to manage excessive anger and make better life decisions. In a group setting, members discuss their personal issues and get feedback from each other and the counsellor.
Overall, it can make a person's life happier because much unhappiness and difficulties in relationships are caused by an inability to manage excessive anger. Anger management means to direct the energy of anger into productive and prosocial activities; it is not the same as anger control; See FAQ section
The Anger Management Group Therapy Program is conducted over two days for three hours each. Group therapy counselling sessions are designed to help clients recognize the roots of their anger, develop awareness of the negative effects of excessive anger and learn anger mastery. During these sessions the client will explore what are some main triggers of excessive anger, and how excessive anger can be very damaging to his/her relationships and other topics related to managing one’s anger effectively. It meets the requirements of the Ontario Court System.
Although this program is called Anger Management, the approach taken is more general, hollistic in nature and covering life skills management.
The following topics are usually covered in the six (6) hours of the Anger Management Program:
Frequently Asked Questions
What is meant by counselling?
What is Anger Management Counselling?
What are the fees?
The fees for the regular program are generally $80 to $100 per session plus HST. In special circumstances a lower fee may be negotiated during the initial session.
Fees for the Compressed Program is $400. This includes HST and cost of handouts, 8 sessions,about 6 hours. It does not cover the cost of any book your counsellor may recommend.
Is counselling individual or group based?
Will I be expected to complete tests?
How long is the Anger Management Program?
The Anger Management Program usually involves a client attending 8 to10, individual sessions. The duration of each session is usually 45 minutes to 1 hour.
A client may complete the program within 1 to 2 months depending on his/her availability; however, it may be completed within a shorter period of time. There are homework assignments to be completed based on each topic covered in the program.