Presentation on theme: "Managing Anger One Step at a Time. What makes you angry? Think of a specific time you were angry. Write it on the lines on the right. Tell what."— Presentation transcript:
What makes you angry? Think of a specific time you were angry. Write it on the lines on the right. Tell what you did to try to control that anger. Did you try to control the anger? Did the strategy work? Why or why not?
Appropriate Behavior Today, we are going to look at the steps you can take to try to control an angry outburst. This is important because you will be a much calmer person if you can control your anger.
Step 1 Identify the situation, person, or circumstance that is making you angry Who or what makes you angry?
Step 2 Monitor your physiological responses (heart rate, breathing, etc.) and give yourself the instructions to relax-What instructions would you give yourself?
Step 3 Engage in self-talk or focus on what the other person is saying (this depends on what the other person is saying-do not engage at this point!) What would you tell yourself to calm down?