Couples will gain a new perspective on anger and how to gain control over unhealthy anger thus, preventing the damage that results. Spouse will better managing responses to provoking situations in their relationships and begin to restore healthy communication.
This combination book/workbook provides the steps for HEALING and restoring your marriage relationship.
Couples will learn to:
-reduce levels of anger
-direct anger into healthy ways of relating and problem-solving
-learn effective coping behaviors such as time-outs, prayer to stop escalation
-address issues with assertiveness and requests
-identify triggering situations
-establish a strategy and plan of action
-learn to forgive
-apply skills to more effectively control unhealthy anger responses and manage conflict
-develop emotional intelligence skills to build an intimate relationship
-HEALING scenarios, 'What If?' questions for application.
The lessons include:
Anger's Many Faces,
The Power of Anger - identifying triggers,
What IS Good About Anger?,
Defusing Anger by Managing Stress,
Handling Anger Effectively,
Anger and Assertiveness,
Turn Your Anger into Forgiveness,
Plan to Change Your Life by Changing Your Thinking,
How Emotional Intelligence Impacts Anger,
Building a Healthy and Successful Relationship,
Steps for HEALING the Wounds in Your Marriage,
Stopping the Blame-Game,
Enjoying the Benefits of Good Anger.
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About the Author
This combination book and workbook is co-authored by Lynette Hoy, a marriage and family counselor licensed in the state of Illinois, National Certified Counselor, crisis counselor and Anger Management Specialist and Ted Griffin, Editor/writer. Lynette is a National Anger Management Association- Certified Anger Management Specialist-1V, Supervisor, Consultant and Diplomate. Mrs. Hoy has trained hundreds of clients, couples and students in anger management. Contact Lynette Hoy for questions about these courses.
Steve Yeschek, LCSW is a contributor to this book. Steve is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker, an ordained Pastor, and a Certified Anger Management Specialist IV with NAMA.