Anger Management Counselling
Blanchardstown, Dublin 15

Therapy for Excessive Anger and Rage

Welcome to our anger management counselling services at Blanchardstown Therapy Centre, which are intended to assist you in regaining control over your feelings and leading a more contented, tranquil life. Although anger is a normal human emotion, when it gets out of control or becomes overwhelming, it can negatively impact your relationships, job, and general well-being. You can rely on our knowledgeable counsellors to give you the advice, support, and useful skills you need to control your anger.

We will work with you to address the root causes of your anger, create healthy coping strategies, and promote effective communication through individualised counselling sessions. Join our anger management counselling programme right away to take the first step towards a happier, more centred existence.

Understanding Anger

What is anger? It’s important to have an understanding of rage before diving into anger management techniques. According to Psychology Today, anger is a complicated emotion that can have many different causes, including stress, trauma from the past, or unmet expectations. Anger can be divided into passive anger and aggressive anger, according to an article in Psychology Today. Suppressing or rejecting rage is a common aspect of passive anger, and doing so can cause internal conflict and self-directed wrath. On the other side, aggressive rage involves outward displays of wrath, such as yelling, physical violence, or abusive language. By comprehending the various ways that rage manifests itself, our

The Impact of Anger on Relationships

Relationships with loved ones, friends, co-workers, and romantic partners can suffer greatly if your anger is out of control. Relationship harmony is crucial in an Irish culture where family and community values are highly valued.

Unchecked rage can cause marital breakdowns, loss of trust, and emotional estrangement, according to study done by Relationships Ireland. Additionally, it might intensify disputes and foster an adversarial atmosphere. Our anger management counselling sessions will help you identify triggers, improve communication, and cultivate empathy in order to resolve these relational difficulties. You can mend and enhance your connections by focusing on these areas, which will promote an awareness of, respect for, and compassion.

Anger Management Techniques

Learning and putting into practise useful strategies that support emotional regulation and self-control are prerequisites for managing anger effectively.

In the counselling environment, anger management techniques are really important because they help clients understand, express, and manage their anger in a healthy way. Through counselling, clients can learn a range of techniques to help prevent their anger from becoming destructive or damaging their mental health. These techniques often involve identifying triggers, exploring deeper feelings, and improving communication skills.

Deep Breathing Exercises

Incorporating deep breathing exercises into their coping mechanisms is a crucial strategy because it helps them control their breath and reduces the physiological reaction associated with rage. Clients are able to focus their attention on the present by deliberately taking deep breaths, which successfully stops the escalation of rage.

Progressive Muscle Relaxation

Progressive muscle relaxation is another beneficial technique that involves having clients gradually tense and then relax various muscle groups in order to reduce stress and encourage relaxation all around.

In the context of counselling, Progressive muscle relaxation is one of the most effective and commonly used techniques to help people manage stress, anxiety and physical tension. Progressive muscle relaxation involves a guided process where clients gradually tense and then relax different muscles in their body.

Through this purposeful sequence of tension and relaxation, individuals enhance their body awareness by becoming more aware of the body sensations associated with each of these states.

Therapists often include progressive muscle relaxation in their counselling sessions to help clients understand the relationship between physical and emotional wellbeing and to teach them a valuable skill in reducing the physiological consequences of stress.

Mindfulness Techniques

Mindfulness is a practice that has become popular in counselling because it helps people be more aware of themselves and manage their emotions. It’s all about being aware of the present and making a connection between your thoughts, emotions, and your body.

Therapists often use mindfulness techniques such as body scans, meditating, and breathing in therapy to help their clients grow a more accepting and compassionate attitude towards their inner lives. These techniques teach clients to look at their thoughts without getting bogged down in them. This helps them to respond to life’s challenges more thoughtfully and helps them develop better emotional regulation skills.

Cognitive Restructuring

This technique offers individuals the means to challenge and reframe negative thought patterns that contribute to anger. By replacing distorted thoughts with more realistic and balanced ones, clients experience a reduction in the intensity of their anger and an overall improvement in their well-being.

Cognitive restructuring is a basic psychological technique that aims to promote balanced and rational thinking by recognising and correcting unhelpful or biased thought processes. Developed in the context of cognitive-behavioral (CBT) therapy, cognitive restructuring aims to help people understand how their thoughts shape their emotions and behaviour. By challenging and reinterpreting illogical views, people can replace them with more accurate and useful ones.

By overcoming cognitive distortions such as catastrophization, overgeneralization, and black- and-white thinking, people can overcome emotional difficulties such as anxiety and despair. By developing a more positive and adaptive mental attitude, people can improve their emotional health and problem-solving capacity.

The Path to Controlling Anger: Taking the First Step

Our counsellors and psychotherapists provide a supportive and non-judgmental setting for the duration of your therapeutic journey at Blanchardstown Therapy Centre. Your health and uniqueness as a person are our top priorities. Our counsellors are committed to building a cooperative connection that gives you the confidence to deal with anger and rage and create successful long-term plans.

Issues Your Individual Counsellor Can Help You With

Individual counselling is a personal opportunity to receive support and experience growth during challenging times in life. Our counsellors and psychotherapists can provide safety, healing, and understanding in a confidential environment, thereby facilitating self-awareness, self-acceptance, and the strength to change. Counselling isn’t just about addressing mental health issues, it can also involve discussing and resolving personal dilemmas, making decisions, and navigating the challenges of life.

Counsellors at Blanchardstown Therapy Centre are trained to listen empathetically, to help you explore and understand your feelings, and to provide you with the necessary tools and techniques to manage and overcome your difficulties. With diverse approaches and methods at their disposal, our psychologists can address a broad spectrum of issues ranging from everyday stresses to complex mental health conditions. Our professional counsellors are capable of assisting you through various situations, providing an invaluable source of support and guidance.

Counselling for Anxiety

This type of therapy addresses excessive concern, panic episodes, phobias and social anxiety in order to encourage calm and better functioning.

Counselling for Depression

Employs a variety of therapy modalities to reduce feelings of depression, hopelessness, and poor motivation.

Counselling for Trauma

Assists you in processing and recovering from prior traumatic events, easing uncomfortable symptoms, and enhancing general wellbeing.

Counselling for Relationship Difficulties

Investigates patterns of communication, resolving problems, and improving interpersonal skills to promote stronger and more fulfilling relationships.

Counselling for Self-Esteem and Identity Issues

Your counsellor helps you to work towards building self-confidence, challenging self-critical thoughts, and fostering a positive self-image. This helps you to develop your values, beliefs, and better sense of self.

Counselling for Stress and Burn-Out

Improves general resilience by learning efficient coping mechanisms and relaxation techniques.

Counselling for Bereavement, Grief and Loss

Supports you as you go through the grieving process, assisting them in navigating the feelings of loss and discovering meaning in their experiences.

Counselling for Anger Management

Helps people to identify their triggers, delve into their emotions, and find constructive ways to vent and control their anger.

Counselling for Addiction

Your counsellor helps you to address substance abuse, gambling problems or behavioural addictions through therapy focused on understanding triggers, developing, coping skills, and promoting recovery.

Counselling for Eating Disorders and Body Image Concerns

Helps you to examine harmful eating habits, distorted body image, and underlying emotional problems that contribute to disordered eating.

Counselling for Work-Related Challenges

This type of counselling helps you to manage work-related stress, enhancing work-life balance, and creating coping mechanisms.

Counselling for Existential Concerns

Explores questions about existence’s nature, meaning, and purpose with the intention of helping people find their own meanings and lead fulfilling lives.

Counselling for Life Transitions

Helps people adjust to significant life changes including moving, changing careers, having a child, or getting divorced.

Therapy for Autism

Avail of autism therapy services in Blanchardstown, Dublin 15. Therapy can reduce the impact of restricted behaviours and enhance social communication and  relationships.

CBT Therapy

Don’t let life’s challenges hold you back. Reclaim control, unlock your potential, and embrace the life you deserve with the help of one of our CBT therapists.

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Irene Ryan

Irene Ryan

I strive to offer a safe, non-judgmental space for clients to explore their difficulties and achieve their goals. I have a background working with children and people with intellectual disabilities, and individuals with ASD. I have experience working with anxiety, stress, panic, trauma, anger, and self-esteem. My approach is client-centered and tailored to the needs of the individual.

Chloe Murphy

Chloe Murphy

With a BSc in Psychology and an MA in counselling and psychotherapy I have developed the specialised skills to support individuals with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) and Intellectual Disabilities (ID). My current work as an assistant clinical psychologist has allowed me to gain a keen understanding into the unique challenges and strengths of these individuals.

Blanchardstown Therapy Center – Dublin 15

Ideally located in Blanchardstown, Dublin 15, at the junction of Blanchardstown Main Street and Clonsilla Road, we offer anxiety counselling and psychotherapy services to customers who reside or work in around Blanchardstown, Mulhuddart, Clonsilla, Castleknock and Tyrrellstown.