Coping With Anger

By: Ron Huxley, LMFT

Step 1: Awareness - Be aware of how you and others experience and express anger

Step 2: Creating Safety - Make sure you and others are physically and emotionally safe.

Step 3: Understand Your Trigger Thoughts - Detect, dispute, and discriminate your irrational beliefs to create more productive effects.

Step 4: Utilize Problem-Solving Techniques and Make An Anger Management Plan.

Step 5: Reflect On Your Progress - Don't be discouraged by failure. Failure is normal and part of the learning process. Have the courage to be imperfect and learn from your mistakes.


Ron Huxley is the author of Love & Limits: Achieving a Balance in Parenting and the editor of

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