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Best Anger Management Books

Master the art of tranquility with these pivotal anger management books, as endorsed by notable psychology and self-help experts. The selection process highlights the books most often recommended for transforming anger into positive change.

Recommendations from 28 articles, Brene Brown, Asha Rangappa, Drew Houston and 6 others.
Best Anger Management Books
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Wisdom for Cooling the Flames
Thich Nhat Hanh - 2002-09-03 (first published in 2001)
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Learn how to transform your relationships and rejuvenate yourself in the face of one of life's most powerful emotions: anger. With insights from Buddhist monk and Vietnam refugee Thich Nhat Hanh, this book provides the tools and advice needed to overcome anger and unlock positive change in your life and the lives of those you love.
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The Cow in the Parking Lot
A Zen Approach to Overcoming Anger
Leonard Scheff - 2010-06-24 (first published in 2008)
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Discover a practical guide to transforming anger into happiness. In "The Cow in the Parking Lot," Leonard Scheff, former trial attorney and devoted student of Buddhism, shares how he learned to dissolve his anger and helps readers do the same. Using interactive exercises and simple Buddhist principles, Scheff and Edmiston teach readers how to identify the root causes of anger and replace it with newfound joy. You'll learn how to identify your "buttons," the four most common types of anger, and how to laugh at yourself. By the end of this book, you'll realize that only you have the power to make yourself angry.
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A Step-by-Step Guide to Overcoming Explosive Anger
Ronald Potter-Efron Msw - 2007-04-01
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Learn how to overcome extreme and unpredictable anger with this powerful book by renowned anger expert Ronald Potter-Efron. Discover the four types of rage and how to control episodes of anger with practical, step-by-step tools. If you or someone you care about struggles with rage that threatens relationships, jobs, or property, this book provides a plan for change. Don't let anger control your life, join the millions who have found help with Rage.
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The Dance of Anger
A Woman's Guide To Changing The Patterns Of Intimate Relationships
Harriet Lerner - 2005-05-03 (first published in 1985)
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This transformative book by Dr. Harriet Lerner empowers women to channel their anger in a productive way. With wisdom and insight, Lerner helps readers identify the true source of their anger and use it as a catalyst for lasting change. Don't deny your anger - learn to embrace and utilize it with this engaging classic.
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The Anger Trap
Free Yourself from the Frustrations that Sabotage Your Life
Les Carter - 2004-09-02 (first published in 2003)
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Discover how unrecognized and unresolved pain from the past can manifest as anger and negatively impact personal relationships and emotional health. In The Anger Trap, Dr. Les Carter debunk myths about anger and presents practical techniques to help you break destructive cycles and free yourself from hidden insecurities, fears, and selfishness. Drawing from spiritual wisdom and cutting-edge research, this landmark book offers real-life examples of how you can choose a better, more enlightened path towards healthier relationships and a happier life.
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When I Feel Angry
Cornelia Maude Spelman - 2000-01-01
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Help your children tackle their emotions with this insightful book that covers the topic of anger. Journey through the experiences of a little bunny as she learns to deal with her anger in ways that won't hurt others. Perfect for both children and their parents, this book provides valuable insight into a difficult emotion.
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Letting Go of Anger
The Eleven Most Common Anger Styles And What to Do About Them
Ronald Potter-Efron - 2006-08-03 (first published in 1995)
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Letting Go of Anger: A Guide to Healthy Anger Expression examines the most common anger styles and helps readers learn how to communicate their anger in healthy ways. This book teaches readers which anger styles are appropriate for different situations and which lead to certain disaster. By understanding a range of anger styles, readers will be able to better manage their angry feelings and use their anger as a positive force for building a better life.
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What to Do When Your Temper Flares
A Kid's Guide to Overcoming Problems With Anger (What-to-Do Guides for Kids)
Dawn Huebner - 2007-10-15
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Helping kids control their anger is the focus of this interactive self-help book, which includes engaging examples, lively illustrations, and step-by-step instructions to teach children how to cool their angry thoughts and actions. Aimed at ages 9-12, it's part of a series of what-to-do guides for kids and is an excellent resource for parents and caregivers looking to educate and motivate their children. Mom's Choice Award for Self Improvement (Ages 9-12) ​ Young Voices Award, Children's Interactive (Bronze).
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The Anger Management Workbook for Women
A 5-Step Guide to Managing Your Emotions and Breaking the Cycle of Anger
Julie Catalano Msw Licsw - 2018-06-12
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Learn to control your anger and live a happier life with this workbook especially designed for women. Clinical social worker Julie Catalano provides a 5-step action plan that helps you understand the source of your anger, release guilt resulting from negative behavior, and learn practical techniques for managing your anger now and in the future. The book includes real stories of women who overcame their anger issues, up-to-date research on how anger occurs in women's brains and bodies, and interactive exercises for assessing negative behavior patterns. Take control and feel empowered with this guidance, tools, and support.
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Taming a Powerful Emotion
Gary Chapman - 2007-09-01
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This self-help book is all about understanding and overcoming anger with insights and guidance from New York Times bestselling author, Gary Chapman. Whether you struggle with explosive or quiet anger, this book can help you manage and control it. Learn how to discern good anger from bad anger, overcome feelings of shame and bitterness, and make positive life changes today. Gary Chapman's real-life examples and empathetic advice make this an essential read for anyone looking to improve their relationships and overall wellbeing.
Anger Management Workbook for Men by Aaron Karmin Lcpc
When Miles Got Mad by Sam Kurtzman-Counter
When Sophie Gets Angry - Really, Really Angry… by Molly Bang
Beyond Anger by Thomas Harbin
Angry Octopus by Lori Lite
Mindfulness for Anger Management by Stephen Dansiger Mft
Anger Management For Dummies by Charles H. Elliott
Angry All the Time by Ronald T. Potter-Efron
The Surprising Purpose of Anger by Marshall Rosenberg
How to Take the Grrrr Out of Anger by Elizabeth Verdick
Why Does He Do That? by Lundy Bancroft
Cool Down and Work Through Anger by Cheri J. Meiners M. Ed.
The Anger Workbook by Les Carter, Frank Minirth
A Volcano in My Tummy by Eliane Whitehouse
Angry Octopus Color Me Happy, Color Me Calm by Lori Lite
Mouse Was Mad by Linda Urban
Anger by Carol Tavris
Healing the Angry Brain by Ronald Potter-Efron Msw
The Explosive Child by Ross W. Greene
Seeing Red by Jennifer Simmonds
Llama Llama Mad at Mama by Anna Dewdney
Start Where You Are by Pema Chodron
Peaceful Parent, Happy Kids by Laura Markham
Hands are Not for Hitting by Marieka Martine, Heinlen Agassi
The Angry Dragon by Michael Gordon
Coping Skills for Kids Workbook by Janine Halloran
Hands Are Not for Hitting by Martine Agassi
I'm Not Bad, I'm Just Mad by Lawrence E. Shapiro
Sometimes I'm Bombaloo by Rachel Vail
Zach Gets Frustrated by William Mulcahy
The Anger Workbook for Women by Laura J. Petracek
Emotional Intelligence by Daniel Goleman
Anger Management for Everyone by Raymond Chip Tafrate
Letting Go of Shame by Ronald Potter-Efron
I'm Mad by Elizabeth Crary
Anger Management by Howard Kassinove
The Emotional Affair by Ronald Potter-Efron Msw
Stop the Anger Now by Ronald Potter-Efron Msw
Ravi's Roar by Tom Percival
Mad Isn't Bad by Mundy Michaelene
I Hate Everything! by Sue Graves
Thirty-Minute Therapy for Anger by Ronald Potter-Efron Msw
Unfuck Your Brain by Faith Harper Lpc-S Acs Acn
Going Off by Noreen Msw Palmer Ma