Teen Mental Health – Anger & Stress Management

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Teen Mental Health – Anger & Stress Management
– anger is a natural & powerful emotion
– getting angry is normal
– anger can range from mild annoyance to full-blown rage
– when anger turns into violence or uncontrollable rage, treatment is necessary
– anger management to control his temper
– CBT for anger management
– teach practical skills for when angry
– stress management & relaxation training to manage anger

CBT:
– thinking (Cognitions) & actions (behaviours) affect how we feel (emotions)
– learn to recognise unhelpful thinking styles (also known as cognitive distortions or dysfunctional thinking styles)
– awareness of these allows for conscious re-evaluation so as to feel better & think more realistically

http://pdf.raisingchildren.net.au/pdf.aspx

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