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07.12.2012 Posted In: NETWORKER EXCHANGE By Psychotherapy Networker
How to Create a Brain-Change Plan with Angry Clients
How can you help angry clients calm themselves—and maintain your own equilibrium—both in and out of therapy?
Clinical psychologist Ron Potter-Efron says that understanding the principles of neuroplasticity can help both you and your clients better deal with anger and reactivity. Check out this clip to discover how knowing about brain function can help your clients who have anger issues.
Ron Potter-Efron, Ph.D., a clinical psychotherapist, is co-owner of First Things First Counseling and Consulting and director of its Anger Management Center. He’s the author of Shame, Guilt, and Alcoholism, Angry All the Time, and Healing the Angry Brain.
What are some techniques you use in therapy when clients get angry, or when you find yourself becoming angry? Let us know.
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