Getting Control of Your Anger: A Clinically Proven, Three-Step Plan for Getting to the Root of the Problem and Resolving It

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  • Edition: 1st
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  • Copyright: 2010-01-07
  • Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education
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Now in paper! This clinically proven, 3-step program by a highly-regarded expert on anger management is unique in focusing on breaking the cycle of anger that is passed from generation to generation. It helps people who have "inherited" destructive anger patterns learn constructive ways to express themselves and get their needs met.

Author Biography

About the Author
Robert Allan, Ph.D.
is a leading expert in the field of anger management. He is Clinical Assistant Professor of Psychology in Psychiatry at New York Presbyterian Hospital-Weill Medical College of Cornell University, where he has been an anger and stress spokesperson for the media for the last 15 years. He is a protégé of Dr. Meyer Friedman, who was co-originator of the Type-A behavior pattern. Dr. Allan is the recipient of the prestigious 2002 Timothy A. Jeffrey Award, given by the APA for "Outstanding Contributions to Clinical Health Psychology." He has appeared on national television, including Good Morning America, Rolanda and Day One, as well as local affiliates of all the networks. He has been a radio guest on numerous programs including Dr. Joy Brown, Bill Masur, and Kathy Novack, and has had his work covered in such national print publications as the New York Times, New York magazine, and Woman’s Day. He has conducted programs at major corporations including JP Morgan Chase, The Carnegie Corporation, The Meredith Corporation, Cowan Financial Group, and Con Edison, and has lectured at The American Heart Association, The Women’s Health Symposium, and many other organizations. He is now conducting seminars on anger management for adolescents and their parents.

Table of Contents

Acknowledgmentsp. vii
Introductionp. xi
The Seeds and Fruits of Anger
The Origins of Angerp. 3
Anger: Myths and Misunderstandingsp. 23
Watchful Eyes: Anger in the Family Is Seen, Heard, and Feltp. 45
Breaking the Cycle
Dr. Allan's Anger Management Formulap. 73
Step 1: Identify the Hookp. 99
Step 2: Identify the Needp. 123
Step 3: Fill the Needp. 149
Wait, There's More: Additional Keys to Anger Managementp. 173
New Beginnings: Your "Optimal Anger" Familyp. 199
Epiloguep. 231
Referencesp. 241
Suggested Readingp. 243
Indexp. 247
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