APPLICATION OF PEACE COUNSELLING IN THE MANAGEMENT OF ANGER.


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INTRODUCTION

Anger may result in externalizing behaviors such as verbal arguments and and/or internalizing behaviors such as sulking or increased symptoms of . In many cases, people respond the development of anger with  which is the biological function of anger. It is an evolutionary response that helps prepare individuals to fight off threats.Peace Counselling

Inappropriate displays of anger may indicate the existence of a more serious . People who receive anger management therapy are given the tools needed to slow their reaction to anger in order to identify the reason for their feelings. Though the roots of anger may be buried in emotional or other issues, a natural inclination may be to find temporary relief in lashing out while ignoring the true cause of the anger felt. It is under these circumstances that seeking the help of a therapist might be most beneficial for an individual experiencing anger issues.Peace Counselling

Anger management dates back thousands of years in human history, with prominent individuals such as Roman philosopher Lucius Annaeus Seneca (4 B.C.-65 A.D.), Greek physician and philosopher Aelius Galenus (129-216), and Francis of Assisi (1181-1226) highlighting the importance of adjusting one’s perspective of events and avoiding situations which may incite rage.Peace Counselling

In modern times, trained psychologists have developed programs to help individuals experiencing anger issues better control their emotions. Some of anger management’s major modern-day contributors include Peter Stearns, Raymond Novaco, Howard Kassinove, Raymond Chip Tafrate, Louis Dundin, Brad Bushman, and Michael Hoyt.Peace Counselling