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Anger management ppt


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The emotion, of anger is something we encounter in our dealings with others and as a reaction to certain events. Knowing if how we respond when we are angry is appropriate or if we need to master some anger management techniques can sometimes be difficult to determine, partly because it is human nature to reject the notion that we may have a problem with how we behave. Your first clue may be hearing some of these phrases from those around you: “You need to watch your temper buddy!!” …

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Anger management ppt

  2. 2. ANGER MANAGEMENT Skills needed in dealing with your anger:1. Identify a range of feelings including anger2. Identify aggressive acts by self and others3. Identify the potential consequences to self and other from these aggressive acts4. Identify self-destructive behavior5. Identify thoughts prior to aggressive acts6. Identify internal cues to feelings of anger7. Develop coping mechanisms for dealing with anger8. Express anger without loss of control
  3. 3. ANGER MANAGEMENTIdentify a range of Embarrassmentfeelings including Excitementanger: Disappointment Jealousy Fear Helpless Sadness Left-out
  4. 4. ANGER MANAGEMENT I am in charge of my own feelings:1. I own my feelings.2. It is okay to feel angry.3. Anger is part of being human.4. I learn how to express my anger in helpful ways.
  5. 5. ANGER MANAGEMENTIdentify aggressive Throw somethingacts shown by self and Kick someone or somethingothers: Get in someone’s face Shoving, grabbing, hitting Break something Call someone names Give someone a dirty look Silent treatment Get others to “gang up” Spread rumors
  6. 6. ANGER MANAGEMENT I choose to feel good about myself through expressing my feelings.1. I express angry feelings in ways that are fair to others and me.2. I use fair words…e.g. “I feel when you”
  7. 7. ANGER MANAGEMENT The more I learn to take care of my anger the more powerful I become. 1. I need to control what I do with my anger. 2. I control how I let my anger out. 3. I practice cooling off. 4. I watch my thoughts.
  8. 8. ANGER MANAGEMENTKnow the difference between anger andaggression.Anger is an emotion. It is ok to be angry.Aggression is acting out inappropriately andis not ok. Learn to check your aggressionand express your anger appropriately.
  9. 9. ANGER MANAGEMENT Ways to Keep Cool:1. Get exercise every day.2. Eat right.3. Get enough sleep.4. Learn to relax.5. Know your feelings.6. Write about those feelings.
  10. 10. ANGER MANAGEMENT Ways to Keep Cool:7. Find a quiet place.8. Take a time out.9. Find fun distractions.10. Make good decisions about what you see and hear.11. Choose friends who make you feel good.12. Learn to forgive and forget.
  11. 11. ANGER MANAGEMENTIdentify potential Physical harm to someoneconsequences of your or selfanger to others and Destruction of propertyyourself…what can Loss of family/friendsthat mean for you? Loss of job Loss of social privileges Going to jail Getting a bad reputation
  12. 12. ANGER MANAGEMENTIdentify self- Negative self-talkdestructive behavior… Blaming everyone elseHow does that help or Taking everything personallyhurt you? Assuming Overeating, drinking Driving recklessly Taking drugs Looking for fights Feeling outraged
  13. 13. ANGER MANAGEMENT I stop blaming others and myself.1. Blaming only keeps people upset.2. Blaming is a way of not respecting people.3. I express my feelings and then try to work things out.
  14. 14. ANGER MANAGEMENTIdentify thoughts prior You did that on purpose…to aggressive acts: You wanted to hurt me… You deserve this… You never even asked me… You’re being unreasonable… You think you’re so good… I’ll show you… You started it… There’s no justice…
  15. 15. ANGER MANAGEMENTIdentify internal cues Stomach gets tight/upsetto feelings of anger: Heart is beating faster Clenching fists Feel myself getting flushed Pressure on my temples Sweaty palms Clenched jaw
  16. 16. ANGER MANAGEMENT I don’t have to hold on to my anger.1. I find ways to let it go2. I talk about hurt and angry feelings.3. I look for someone to discuss my anger.4. I discuss my words and actions that hurt others.
  17. 17. ANGER MANAGEMENT Steps to taming anger1. Know what pushes your buttons.2. Know your body’s anger signs.3. Stop and think!4. Cage your rage…it’s your choice.5. Decide what to do.
  18. 18. ANGER MANAGEMENT I take power.1. I stand up for myself and others being hurt.2. I learn to defeat negative self-talk.3. I feel good about learning about myself.4. I am strong when I use fair and firm words instead of fists.
  19. 19. ANGER MANAGEMENT I remember that people are precious.1. I watch my thoughts, words, and actions.2. I stop hurting people with my words and actions.3. I take ownership of the hurtful things I do and say.4. “Bullying” hurts everyone.
  20. 20. ANGER MANAGEMENT 1. Calm down 2. Name the problem 3. Find solutions 4. Pick the best solution 5. Congratulate yourself 6. Evaluate the solution 7. Make changes if necessary
  21. 21. ANGER MANAGEMENTCan you identify any of the steps inresolving conflict, controlling your angerand avoiding aggressive behavior?Well…(then click)
  22. 22. ANGER MANAGEMENTCalm downShow mutual respectName the problemFind solutionsChoose the best solutionCongratulate yourselfReview the solution that was picked