The Anger Management Workbook for Women delivers an actionable 5-step strategy specially designed to help you understand, work through, and take control of your anger.
As a clinical social worker and therapist specializing in anger management, Julie Catalano has seen that when women choose to address their anger management issues, they often do so with feelings of shame or regret. If anger is wreaking havoc in your life and you have decided to work on it—congratulations, you’re making a very brave choice.
In The Anger Management Workbook for Women Julie offers a 5-step anger management plan that will help you understand the source of your anger, release the pervasive guilt that often results from negative behaviors, and learn actionable strategies for managing anger now and in the future.
Included in The Anger Management Workbook for Women are the compelling stories of women who have overcome their anger issues with Julie’s help, as well as:
• Accurate, up-to-date research that explores how anger occurs and manifests in women’s brains and bodies • • Worksheets, quizzes, and other interactive exercises for assessing negative behavior patterns and discovering how your mind perceives and responds to anger
• Practical in-the-moment techniques and strategies that will change your mental and physical reaction to anger-provoking thoughts and situations
• Use of the FADE method—Feel better about managing anger, Appear differently to others, Do things differently, and be Empowered when managing better
Anger management does not come naturally for many women, and those who seek anger management treatment do so for a variety of reasons. No matter what your reason, the guidance, tools, and support in The Anger Management Workbook for Women can help you take control of your anger and live a healthier, happier life.
About the Author:
JULIE CATALANO, MSW, LICSW, is a Licensed Independent Clinical Social Worker who has been a practicing psychotherapist for more than 20 years. She is a graduate of the Boston University School of Social Work. Prior to entering social work, Ms. Catalano was the editor of the East Boston Community Newspaper in East Boston, Massachusetts, and taught English in Poland for two years as part of the WorldTeach program. Ms. Catalano worked as a community mental health clinician for Catholic Charities in Lawrence, Massachusetts, and as a family therapist and outreach clinician for the Family Center, Inc. (now the Parenting Journey) in Somerville, Massachusetts. Ms. Catalano is the director of Neighborhood Counseling and Community Services, Inc., a nonprofit community mental health group practice dedicated to keeping community mental health services accessible to all. She is a member of the National Association of Social Workers Massachusetts Chapter. Ms. Catalano resides in Somerville, Massachusetts, with her husband, two children, and their dog, Fluffy.
Foreword writer DR. SANDRA P. THOMAS holds BS, MS, and PhD degrees in Education, as well as an MSN, all received from the University of Tennessee, Knoxville. Dr. Thomas chairs the PhD program and teaches doctoral courses at the University of Tennessee, College of Nursing. She focuses on phenomenological approaches to teaching and research. She chairs a transdisciplinary phenomenology research group that meets weekly in the College of Nursing. Primary research foci are women’s mental health issues and recovery from abuse. Dr. Thomas has served as editor of Issues in Mental Health Nursing since 1997. Currently, she serves on the board of the International Society of Psychiatric- Mental Health Nurses Foundation and the Expert Panel on Violence of the American Academy of Nursing.