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Anger Management Class

                                        ANGER MANAGEMENT CLASSES

          Understanding and learning about anger management isn't about learning how to get rid of anger,
               but learning how to use it appropriately and realizing if don't learn positive ways in handling   
                     the anger,
                                             ANGER turns into DANGER!

--Anger management program is a group program but can be offered individually upon approval of the
        program coordinator, however it is more expensive.
--Sessions are given for two hours weekly for 4 weeks or one hour per week of 8 weeks. Once a person has completed all the sessions
       they will be given a certificate showing they completed the class. If a session is missed, the certificate will only show classes attended.  No refunds of payments if missed a class.
-- Individual sessions cost total of $50 per session. Payment of all sessions are required prior to attending. 
--Group sessions cost is total of $45 per session.  A mimimum of 5 people are required to
       do a group.   Payment of all sessions are required prior to attending.
--Groups are held based on need. Time and day will be set once 5 people are scheduled.  Turning Point Counseling understands that people have different schedules and duties, that is why we are willing to offer a time convenient to the group, when possible. 

--Look below to see what the anger management course offers.

--To register for the group, you can call or text 815-939-1912 or click the button below.  If you call or text:  I will need your name, phone number that you can be reached at, your address and if you need morning, afternoon or evening class.  If you get the answer machine then please leave the information and I will return your call within the same business day unless it is after 5pm then it will be returned either the same day (up to 9pm) or the next business day.  If you are leaving a message, please talk slowly and repeat your phone number so it can be understood.

Sessions will cover:

Session1:  Understanding your anger
                       Anger history
                       Understanding anger management process
                       Understanding the intensity of your anger

Session 2:  Expression styles
                       Types of anger styles
                       How to express anger effectively
                       Communication skills

Session 3:  Anger signs and triggers
                       Psychological and physical signs of anger
                       Problems suppressing anger
                       Feelings that cause pain
                       Lessening the anger triggers

Session 4: Anger Consequences
                       Irrational thought patterns
                       Meeting your needs without hurting others
                       Productive anger

Session 5: Anger versus Abusive Behaviors
                       Effects of your anger on Relationships
                       Trauma = you and your family
                       Effects on your family:   other adults, your children

Session 6: Consequenes of Anger
                       Home, work, in the community
                       Your health

Session 7:  Substances and effects on anger

Session 8:  Interventions for anger management and conflict resolution
                   Setting safe boundaries

If you have any questions, please don't hestitate to call and ask. 


Sheryl Palinski, MA, NCC, LCPC

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