Early in my career, “anger management” with clients involved a set of techniques such as deep breathing and the development of varied coping skills. While those are certainly important areas on which to focus, I was missing a piece of the puzzle at the time that is also critical in managing anger.
Inside the walls of a therapy office, there is not a single human on this planet who is (or would have been) the best therapist for everyone. Do not be anxious about all the things you are not as a counselor; rather, stand tall in exactly what you are.
Professional counselors discuss how to best help veterans and military families who are struggling with complex emotions and mental health issues following the U.S.’s withdrawal from Afghanistan.
Using games as a coping strategy for other underlying issues can lead to an addiction, as real life is replaced with a virtual and more favorable one.
Ughly children demand others’ energy. They break things. They often rub people — including their peers — the wrong way. That is what makes them “ughly” — they cause us to go “ugh.”