Out-of-control anger can destroy relationships, reputations, careers—even your health. But Dr. Robert Nay knows from extensive clinical experience that nearly anyone can learn to manage anger constructively—with enough practice. This systematic workbook builds core anger management skills using interactive exercises that readers can tailor to their own needs. Dr. Nay provides practical tools for identifying anger triggers, recognizing the different faces of anger, replacing aggression with appropriate assertiveness, and defusing conflicts. A wealth of realistic stories and examples invite the reader to "step in" and practice the skills discussed until old habits are replaced with more productive new ones. When anger gets in the way of personal goals, this book provides a blueprint for change. Readers can download and print additional copies of the worksheets and forms.
This title is part of The Guilford Self-Help Workbook Series, edited by Martin M. Antony.
About the Author:
W. Robert Nay, PhD, is a clinical psychologist in private practice in McLean, Virginia, and Annapolis, Maryland, and Clinical Associate Professor at Georgetown University School of Medicine. He has trained thousands of mental health professionals nationwide to work on anger management and relationship issues with their clients. The author of Taking Charge of Anger, Second Edition, and Overcoming Anger in Your Relationship, Dr. Nay lives in Annapolis with his wife. His website is www.wrobertnay.com.