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Anger Management Counseling: Save your Life and your Family

-from Cary, Wauconda, Crystal Lake and Huntley, IL-


Counseling is the key to helping you to overcome your abusive anger. Psychological clinics, courts and jails are filled with people who require treatment because anger has literally destroyed their lives, or threatens to do so.

If you are considering anger management counseling, my guess is that you are probably not the usual bully type. Instead, you probably have a respectable job and care deeply for your family and friends, even though you often hurt them deeply.

So why do you holler and rage so easily when it literally traumatizes the spouse and kids you love so much? Keep reading to get the answer to this crucial question.

More than likely, your abusive raging is due to various factors, some of which are hidden from awareness. Because your situation is so urgent and complex, the role of anger management therapy is not to delve into the past, so much, as it is to isolate the triggers that ignite your rage, NOW- in the present!

However, as you start to get a meaningful understanding of your problem, additional factors will be explored, including any toxic childhood experiences or dysfunctional parenting to which you were exposed. After all, no one would challenge the notion that experiences from your early life, whether relatively normal or painfully traumatic, can help to shape your experiences today.

You probably remember and can visualize rage and verbal abuse that took place in your family in your past. The good news is that now, as an adult, you have many more resources and a lot of expert knowledge to draw upon that was not available to you as a kid.

If anger or rage is ruining your life or that of your long-suffering family, it is absolutely imperative that
you get anger management treatment to make changes in the psychological factors that cause and worsen your rage-before it is too late!

Psychotherapy and anger management counseling teach you how to think in new ways that reduce your angry impulses and eliminate your destructive behavior. Counseling is a powerful technique that will show you how events in your life and your thoughts, moods and emotions are all linked in little-known ways to cause your angry behavior.

You will learn to dramatically change your distorted thinking and see things in a delightfully more normal perspective; your problem with rage will be totally eliminated-once and for all!

I bet you have an automatic inner critic which immediately and unconsciously dumps exaggerated and angry thoughts into your mind when you are in situations that trigger your rage. These dangerous thoughts are often hidden and just outside of your awareness.

That is why you fail to notice them. Or, these subtle, hidden and destructive thoughts and feelings may be so common that they are assumed by your subconscious mind to be authoritative and the absolute truth. So, you get angry!

An expert anger management counselor or therapist will teach you how to instantaneously change your anger-triggering thoughts. You will be amazed to isolate the hidden angry beliefs and assumptions that brim over in your subconscious, causing you to destroy your relationships.

You will finally discover how to eliminate them forever. You will be able to discard those that are destroying your life and replace them with healthy, adaptive and empowering beliefs.

Your expert counselor will also help you to accept yourself as you are and to care less about dysfunctional opinions of others. You will uncover the pathological and hidden ways in which you measure your self-worth and attempt to deal with the ever-present frustration you experience.

It is not an exaggeration to say that anger management therapy is a miracle that can literally change your life and save your marriage!

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Dr Shery has over 30 years of proven experience. He is in Cary, IL, near Algonquin, Crystal Lake, McHenry, Woodstock and Lake-in-the-Hills. He provides day, evening and Saturday appts and accepts your health insurance. Call 1 847 275 8236 or learn more at: 


If you would like to participate in anger management counseling, call me at 1-847-275-8236

or visit Make appointment for Cary Office: Therapy and Counseling  and make your own appointment for your own private therapy sessions. You’ll learn to manage your anger successfully and quickly.

Affiliated Counseling and Referral Services is the program people are choosing for help

in learning successful new behavioral techniques in anger management. In your own

therapy sessions you will learn to express your frustration in positive ways and re-focus

your attention on effective, rather than self-defeating, problem solving skills.

You will acquire successful boundary setting and assertive communication skills.


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