Anger is a normal and healthy emotion. However, it can sometimes lead to problematic behaviors that impact many aspects of our lives and our relationships.
1) The first step of therapy or anger management most typically addresses the following areas with an integrative cognitive behavioral (CBT) approach:
2) The second step of therapy involves a slightly more nuanced exploration focused on the underlying causes of anger, such core beliefs and views that support negative and biases appraisals as well as self-esteem. Likewise, therapy may also focus on healthy expression of anger and other emotions, such that you can change your relationship to anger and broaden your ability understand your emotions.