What you will learn with this Book
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Out-of-control anger can destroy relationships, reputations, careers—even your health. But Dr. Robert Nay knows from extensive clinical experience that nearly anyone can learn to manage anger constructively—with enough practice. That's where this skillfully crafted workbook comes in. Using step-by-step learning exercises based on state-of-the-art knowledge about how the brain works, you can break old habits and replace them with more productive new ones. Dr. Nay's breakthrough STOP Method (Stop, Think, Objectify, and Plan) helps you:
- Understand how anger flares up in your brain and body—and how you can lower the heat.
- Identify the fleeting yet powerful thoughts that fuel destructive anger.
- Replace aggression with appropriate assertiveness.
- Effectively communicate your thoughts, feelings, and needs.
- Defuse conflicts and find "win-win" solutions.
- See how the strategies are applied in a wealth of realistic scenarios.
This systematic workbook builds core anger management skills using interactive exercises that readers can tailor to their own needs. Dr. Nay provides practical tools for identifying anger triggers, recognizing the different faces of anger, replacing aggression with appropriate assertiveness, and defusing conflicts.
While working through the book's simple checklists and fill-in-the-blank forms (you can download and print additional copies as needed), you'll be building real skills to apply in everyday life. When anger gets in the way of your personal goals, this book provides a blueprint for change.
A wealth of realistic stories and examples invite the reader to "step in" and practice the skills discussed until old habits are replaced with more productive new ones. When anger gets in the way of personal goals, this book provides a blueprint for change.
Dr. Nay has done it again! This excellent self-help book is chock full of up-to-date information about anger assessment and reduction.
An outstanding recommendation for anyone seeking to recognize and manage inappropriate anger and associated behavioral problems.
This book helps you ward off the corrosive effects of anger and eradicate roadblocks to true connection and intimacy, such as cold neglect and stonewalling. Dr. Nay drives his message home with exercises, specific suggestions, and handy reminders. In today's stressful daily life, Dr. Nay guides you to maintain your composure, communicate effectively, and improve your relationships.
Watch a video of Dr. Nay working with a couple.
Special Pricing Available
A Paperback Original
- Release Date: July 2014
- Downloadable Worksheets
- Downloadable Forms
- ISBN 978-1-4625-0977-5
- Cat. #0977
- FREE Sample Chapter