Anger Management Books
Healing the Shame that Binds You
Author: John Bradshaw
This classic book, written 17 years ago but still selling more than 13,000 copies every year, has been completely updated and expanded by the author.
Shame is the motivator behind our toxic behaviors: the compulsion, co-dependency, addiction and drive to superachieve that breaks down the family and destroys personal lives. This book has helped millions identify their personal shame, understand the underlying reasons for it, address these root causes and release themselves from the shame that binds them to their past failures.
Anger-Free: Ten Basic Steps to Managing Your Anger
Author: W D. Gentry
Anger-Free offers a simple mind/body approach to alleviating dysfunctional anger. Drawing on three decades of professional and personal experience, Dr. W. Doyle Gentry presents a fresh perspective on anger management with clinically tested methods that draw on the psychobiological elements of toxic anger and far surpass the commonly prescribed therapy to "hold it in" or "let it out."
In his easy-to-understand ten-step program, Gentry provides self-assessment inventories to test anger levels, offers case histories as learning tools, outlines the pitfalls of anger management, and sets realistic goals to overcoming the "toxic" behavior.
When Someone You Love Is Angry
Author: W. Doyle Gentry
Clinical psychologist and anger expert W. Doyle Gentry offers compassionate, practical insight to those with angry loved ones, providing coping strategies that help strengthen emotional intimacy and establish boundaries-and avoid being held hostage to a partner's angry words and behavior.
The Dance of Anger: A Woman's Guide to Changing the Patterns of Intimate Relationships
Author: Harriet Lerner
"Anger is a signal and one worth listening to," writes Dr. Harriet Lerner, in a classic that has transformed the lives of millions of readers. While anger deserves our attention and respect, women still learn to silence our anger, to deny it entirely, or to vent it in a way that leaves us feeling helpless and powerless. In this engaging and eminently wise book, Dr. Lerner teaches women to identify the true sources of our anger and to use anger as a powerful vehicle for creating lasting change.
Anger: How to Recognize and Cope With It
Author: Leo Madow
A classic in the field. Excellent for understanding the role of anger in our lives and how to deal with it.