Anger management classes can be done in a group setting or one-on-one counseling, depending on your or a loved one’s comfort level. Classes are available for an individual or for a child, spouse, parent, or if you are a mental health advisor, your patient. The types of counseling, timeframe, number of sessions, and so forth is determined by the counselor’s assessment and your or your loved one needs as a patient.
The key things you can expect from anger management therapy include, but are not limited to coping skills that help diffuse the anger, or finding ways to prevent anger from escalating, along with knowing what triggers the anger and what contributes to it, such as an underlying medical condition such as depression and anxiety. Other expectations may include:
Utilizing these coping skills in therapy will help you identify anger issues, create a management plan, and allow the therapist to assess how they are working to your betterment.