This training manual addresses the need for a practical and easily accessible guide for professionals working with people presenting with anger problems. It is intended for use by psychologists, OTs, psychiatric nurses, probation officers, psychiatrists, social workers and teachers.
This training manual offers a wealth of photocopiable material, including client handouts and facilitators guides. The appendices contain materials for role-play and relaxation.
Anger Control Training is a comprehensive programme using a cognitive-behavioural approach and designed for the professional to help people change their thoughts, feelings and behaviour.
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"Williams and Barlow offer a very useful manual for the practitioner to understand the many facets of anger and to remedy the personal and interpersonal distress that it can cause. Their book does a splendid job of teaching basic concepts, and provides valuable tools for clinical practitioners who may otherwise struggle in dealing with the obstinate problem of unregulated anger." From the Foreword By Professor Raymond Novaco
"This practical guide provides a useful and relevant CBT programme for treating anger problems The materials are bound to be functional for all practitioners, the three volumes are handy and easy to use" - Christina Neitzert Semler, Department of Psychology, University of Oxford, Cognitive Behavioural Psychotherapy
EMMA WILLIAMS BSc, MPhil Clin, Psychol, PhD is Principal Clinical and Forensic Psychologist with the Oxford Regional Forensic Service. She has a degree in psychology and a doctorate of philosophy from the University of Liverpool and a master of philosophy in clinical psychology from the University of Edinburgh. She has worked as a clinical psychologist in the National Health Service since 1990 in the fields of adult mental health, psychiatric rehabilitation and forensic psychology. She regularly provides psychological risk assessments for social services, the probation services, the probation service and the criminal justice system.
REBECCA BARLOW DipCOT, BA(Hons), is the Senior Occupational Therapist with the Oxfordshire Regional Forensic Service. She has a diploma in occupational therapy and an honours degree in health care studies. She has worked as an occupational therapist in the National Health Service since 1987 in the field of adult mental health, working with clients with acute and enduring mental health problems on in-patient basis with community mental health team, and currently works with adult offenders within a secure setting.