Calming the Family Storm: Anger Management for Moms, Dads, and All the Kids

Calming the Family Storm: Anger Management for Moms, Dads, and All the Kids

by Gary McKay, Steven Maybell
     
 

Anger and confrontation are a part of our lives, like it or not. Every normal family will experience anger, but the reward for families that learn how to deal effectively with that anger is a healthier, happier family environment.Calming the Family Storm is a practical manual of helpful aids for handling the inevitable anger that every family experiences.

Overview

Anger and confrontation are a part of our lives, like it or not. Every normal family will experience anger, but the reward for families that learn how to deal effectively with that anger is a healthier, happier family environment.Calming the Family Storm is a practical manual of helpful aids for handling the inevitable anger that every family experiences. Helps families work on the changes that will result in less anger, more effective expression of the anger that you do experience, and a happier and more harmonious family life.

Editorial Reviews

From the Publisher
“This book should be required reading for all citizens of the planet. It provides a comprehensive program for the management of anger and the creation of happiness. Is there anything else more important?”
Jon Carlson, PsyD, EdD, ABPP, Distinguished Professor, Governors State University, co-author, Time for a Better Marriage

“Many down to earth techniques for encouraging amicable relationships, communicating with others, problem solving and conflict resolution... can be used by anyone who has serious anger problems.”
Albert Ellis, PhD, author, How To Make Yourself Happy and Remarkably Less Disturbable

“A useful compilation of tried and true anger management techniques melded with the well established and workable parenting model of Adler and Dreikurs... full of good ideas and realistic techniques that any family would find helpful.”
Carolyn Crowder, PhD, co-author, Backtalk and Whining, and the author of Eating, Sleeping, and Getting Up

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781886230569
Publisher:
New Harbinger Publications
Publication date:
09/01/2004
Pages:
320
Sales rank:
519,999
Product dimensions:
5.90(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.70(d)

Meet the Author

Gary D. McKay, PhD (Tucson, Arizona) is the co-author of twelve books and programs, including How You Feel is Up To You, Raising Respectful Kids In a Rude World and Systematic Training for Effective Parenting (STEP), the world's leading parent education program. He is a retired psychologist and a diplomate in Adlerian Psychology (North American Society of Adlerian Psychology — NASAP) who conducts workshops for his publications in North America and Europe.

Steven A. Maybell, PhD (Kirkland, Washington) is clinical director for Youth Eastside Services in Bellevue, Washington, a therapist in private practice, and a teacher of Adlerian Psychology in training institutes and universities throughout the country. He holds diplomates in Adlerian Psychology (NASAP), Professional Psychotherapy (IABMCP), Clinical Social Work (NASW), and is an Approved Supervisor of the American Association of Marriage and Family Therapy. Dr. Maybell is a co-author of Raising Respectful Kids In a Rude World.

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