Out of control anger is an unpredictable, powerful and scary emotion

Anger is an emotion that we all experience in differing degrees and it can vary from being mildly annoyed or irritated to intense rage. It becomes destructive when it affects your relationships with family, friends and work colleagues. Out of control anger can make you feel many different emotions.

Emotional and behavioral signs of anger:

  • Crankiness
  • Feeling sullen
  • Full of rage
  • Abuse
  • Violence

Both external and internal factors can drive your anger. External factors may see you being angry at your partner, your boss or an event like a traffic jam. Alternatively, your anger may be caused by something going on internally – financial worries, relationship problems or memories of a traumatic event. Whatever the cause, anger will have an effect on how you feel physically.

Physical Symptoms of Anger:

  • Rapid heart rate
  • High blood pressure
  • Stomach aches
  • Shaking or trembling
  • Grinding/clenching your teeth
  • Headaches
  • Shortness of breath
  • Sweating

Helpful Treatment for Anger

Whether you have excessive anger that manifests itself in unacceptable behaviour or you have difficulty expressing your anger, counselling with one of our experienced psychologists or psychotherapists will guide you to:

  • Understand the warning signs
  • Manage your anger
  • Express your anger in a productive way
  • Uncover the underlying issues
  • Resolve the underlying issues so they don’t trigger unwanted rage and anger


Do you recognise how anger is causing problems in your life?

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