We help you manage your frustrations…

Are you experiencing uncontrollable bouts of rage? Do you feel like you have little control over your emotions? Are your moods disrupting your professional, social and home life? We can help you to regain control of your feelings and actions using evidence-based therapy techniques


When is Anger an issue?

Anger is a normal human emotion. Strong feelings of anger are often felt in response to feeling that either you, others or something that is important to you are under threat. Like any emotion though, we can sometimes allow the feeling of anger to take hold of our actions leaving us feeling out of control.

It may be time to seek support with anger if you feel your anger is taking over your thoughts, emotions or actions. You may need support if you recognise that anger is having an impact on your:

⦿ Relationships

⦿ Professional career or development

⦿ Mental and Physical Health

⦿ Ability to achieve ambitions or goals


What are the signs of Anger?

We will all have different reactions to anger. Most individuals will experience a combination of difficult thoughts, emotions, physical sensations and actions that overflow when angry. Despite this, there are some common symptoms including:

⦿ Increased heart rate or shallow breathing

⦿ Muscle tension

⦿ Feeling easily irritated 

⦿  Physical aggression or breaking things

⦿  Using alcohol or other substances to manage emotions

About the author of this service

Mr. Michael Swift
Senior Integrative Psychotherapist

Michael holds qualifications in Psychotherapy & Health Psychology.

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What does therapy involve?

Anger is a common feeling, but it can be easy to become overwhelmed by when you don’t know how to deal with it. It’s important to remember that typically anger itself is not a problem. It is how we manage it and what we do when we are angry that can become the challenge.

Anger management involves learning how to control your anger and make positive changes in your life. It can involve recognising the things that trigger your anger, like certain people or places, the warning signs of feeling angry, and then being able to take action to avoid harming yourself or others.

I had previously seen several counsellors prior to working with [Swift Psychology]. What I liked about this approach was it helped me to understand why I was becoming irritable, but also gave me practical skills and tools to help me calm down when I needed to. – Verified Client Review

With your therapist you will work through several stages to manage your anger including:

⦿ Identifying negative patterns of thoughts that create or maintain anger

⦿ Challenging unhelpful thoughts and behaviours

⦿ Relaxation training

⦿ Developing communication and assertiveness skills

⦿ Problem solving techniques

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