|About the book|
"Anger is one of the most toxic emotions for your heart. Dr. Allan?s program can help stop the cycle of destructive anger. Highly recommended."
--Dean Ornish, M.D., Author, Dr. Dean Ornish?s Program for Reversing Heart Disease and Founder and President, Preventive Medicine Research Institute
Break the hold anger has on your life
Anger, like fear, is a powerful survival tool that has evolved over countless millennia. But when we allow anger to rule our day-to-day lives, it undermines our health, alienates loved ones, and ruins our chances for a happy, healthy life.
Now, Getting Control of Your Anger helps adults who have "inherited" destructive anger patterns learn constructive ways to express themselves and get their needs met. Focusing on breaking the cycle of anger in yourself and your family, Dr. Robert Allan helps you discover the reasons for your anger and find more effective ways to get your core needs met.
With Getting Control of Your Anger you'll learn to:
|About the author|
Robert Allan, Ph.D., is a leading expert in the field of anger management with a specialty in coronary risk reduction. He is a Clinical Assistant Professor of Psychology in Psychiatry at New York-Presbyterian Hospital/Weill Cornell Medical Center, where he has been an anger and stress spokesperson for the media for the last fifteen years. Dr. Allan is the recipient of the prestigious 2002 Timothy A. Jeffrey Award for outstanding contributions to clinical health pyschology from the American Pyschological Association.
Donna Blass is a freelance writer specializing in relationships. Her work has appeared in the New York Times, More, Family Circle, Glamour, Brides magazine, and American Baby, among other publications.
|Table of contents|
Part 1: The Seeds And Fruits Of Anger
2: Anger: Myths And Misunderstandings
3: Watchful Eyes: Anger In The Family Is Seen, Heard, And Felt
Part 2: Breaking The Cycle
5: Step One: Identify The Hook
6: Step Two: Identify The Need
7: Step Third: Fill The Need
8: Wait, There?s More: Additional Keys To Anger Management
9: New Beginnings: Your ?Optimal Anger? Family