If You Could Be Calm, About Being Angry, What Would It Be Like?

An angry person is often a traumatized child of an angry parent. In order to manage their anger, this person needs to learn how to form a nonreactive and calm relationship to their anger so that they don't repeat their childhood patterns on themselves, or anyone else. This workshop effectively teaches you that you can be calm and how to be calm while being angry.

Week 1. Introduction.
This introduction will explain the following:

  • Why anger exists in everyone
  • How Anger Happens
  • What Are the Other Sources of Anger
  • Traumatizing Parent Creates Traumatized and Angry Child
  • Spoiled Child becomes angry adult too

Week 2. How do we get calm with anger?

  • The Therapy Approaches that never work
  • Cognitive Therapy Works
  • Behavioral Therapy Works

Week 3. Learning to communicate, nicely, when angry.

  • Assertion Vs. Aggression
  • Why assertion makes you feel good.

Week 4. How to recognize the signs of an aggressive person.

  • Learn from a vignette about a common frustrating situation
  • Seven features shown by the tale
  • Other attitudes that lead to aggression
  • Important points to consider for anger control

Week 5. Deflecting Anger.

  • Cognitive therapy Again
  • Role Playing and Rehearsal

Week 6. Understanding Anger and all your Emotions.

  • Emotions 101- Understand your emotions they have purpose
  • What to do with all your emotions
  • Why anger can be good

Week 7. Learning how to be calm period!

  • Why Deep Relaxation?
  • Why Music? Entrainment and Music Wisdom

Week 8. Active Guided Meditation with Music.

Milton Erickson's Principles and how trance aids Learning:  

  • Learn about and Trust the Unconscious mind
  • Discover new capacities
  • The Final Active Guided Meditation’s Major Themes
  • Be calm rather than hot headed.
  • Not hurting others is important.
  • Anger expressed appropriately when first felt avoids later explosions.
  • You only have control over yourself.
  • Walk away/speak later if too angry.
  • Check the facts before you react.


For more information on Dr. Albina's 8 week workshop dealing with Anger, please call (917) 747-9682 or email  

To sign up for this workshop press here and Dr. Albina will contact you on the particulars for the next one being offered.