Anger Management

What is Anger Management? Being able to control emotions and manage anger safely can be difficult, especially when trauma is present. At Austin Trauma Therapy Center, we are Certified as Anger Resolution Therapist (CART) and have experience in Anger Replacement Therapy.

Being angry isn’t a bad thing. This is a normal human emotion to experience anger, however, it’s the control part that can be difficult for persons who have experienced lack of safety or other traumas. Anger is our response to what we have interpreted as a potential threat. So, how can we replace anger and implement new techniques and strategies? How can we make these new changes? If you are experiencing anger, we’d love to speak with you more about how we can help you. Take our anger management quiz online below.

Aggression Replacement Training

Additionally, Aggression replacement training (ART) is a cognitive behavioral intervention for reduction of aggressive and violent behaviour, originally focused on adolescents. It is a multimodal program that has three components; Social skills, Anger Control Training and Moral Reasoning.

Anger Management Quiz Online

Do you experience anger in ways that are safe and appropriate, or do you think you might benefit from an anger course study? Uncontrolled anger can disrupt many areas of your life. Here is a short questionnaire on anger that you can utilize to ask yourself about your own experiences with anger.

1.I am on edge and irritable.
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3often
2.I feel defensive around others.
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3.I have sudden eruptions of anger.
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4.I avoid activities that I used to enjoy.
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5.I have heated arguments with family members.
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6.Feelings of stress and pressure are a problem for me.
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7.I feel that people don’t take me seriously or treat me with respect.
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8.When I am angry, I would like to hit someone.
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9.I become frustrated or irritated if I am put on hold or forced to wait in line too long.
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10.Friends and family seem to keep their distance from me.
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Add up your score.
A score of more than 20 means it may be beneficial for you to seek out an
Anger Management Therapist.

Search our Austin Trauma Therapy Center Associates here to start learning how to safely incorporate anger management into your life. The Mayo Clinic has some great tips on managing anger quickly.