John Howard Society of Durham Region

Anger Management (Youth & Adult)

About The Program

A weekly group-based program available in two formats, youth and adult, to help you develop skills to manage your anger. Through information, education, discussion and practice, you will become aware of productive anger management techniques, improve communication skills and develop alternative coping strategies. A certificate of completion will be provided to those meeting the attendance and participation criteria.

Adult program: 2.5 hours, one evening or afternoon a week for 10 weeks (25 hours)

Youth program: 2 hours, once a week for 8 weeks (16 hours)

Groups start in September, January and April. Please contact us to set up an appointment to register.

To Register:

Please call our Counselling Services Intake number at 905-427-8165

In Clarington, call us at 905-623-6814

What Clients Say

  • “I thought I was coming to learn to deal with my son. I ended up learning more about myself.” ~ Fred H., Manager
  • “Most useful, using the Think-Feel-Do model will always be a part of my life.” ~ Sally B., Consultant
  • “I was really surprised at how I was able to share my thoughts and feelings. I am a very private person and the group made it easy for me to talk. It was a great release for me.” ~Candice M., Mother
  • “Thank you to JHS in assisting me to start the change in my life. I have had many positive responses from friends and co-workers on my new attitude.” ~ Tim D., Truck driver

 


Program Goals

• To understand anger as an emotion
• To become aware of negative ways you presently deal with anger
• To learn productive and positive Anger Management techniques
• To provide a safe and confidential environment in which to express feelings and emotions

Program Objectives

Identify

• Anger styles
• Coping skills
• Personal anger patterns
• Internal/external triggers
• Self-monitoring techniques
• Methods to defuse anger reactions

Learn To

• Increase self-awareness
• Develop a support network
• Improve communication skills
• Express feelings and emotions productively