Author(s): Howard Kassinove
This detailed manual for practitioners presents a comprehensive state-of-the-art anger management program. The authors are distinguished researchers, teachers and practitioners in the field of anger management, and their book offers a detailed, research-based and empirically validated "anger episode model." This indispensable resource for human service professionals emphasizes how to help clients understand, manage, and prevent unhealthy anger. The book is packed with detailed procedures, examples, exercises, and client handouts. Review Quotes: ..".a must book for the practitioner...This program does it all." Publisher Marketing: The field of anger management is cluttered with fiction, myth, and wishful thinking. Here at last is a research-based and empirically validated "anger episode model, " presented in a desktop manual for practitioners. Kassinove and Tafrate are themselves distinguished practitioners, researchers, and teachers in the field of anger management, and their book offers a comprehensive state-of-the-art program that can be implemented almost immediately in any practice setting. Anger Management: The Complete Guidebook for Practitioners is an indispensable resource clearly spelling out how to help clients understand, manage, and prevent unhealthy anger, and featuring step-by-step training procedures, and guidelines for assessment, understanding, awareness, motivation, and relapse prevention. Contents include: The Anger Episode Model; Assessment and Diagnosis; Overview of the Anger Management Program; Increasing Client Motivation for Change; Increasing Awareness of Anger; Managing Physical Arousal; Exposure; Fostering Cognitive Change; Forgiveness; Relapse Prevention; Anger Reduction for Practitioners; Sample Anger Management Treatment Programs.
..".a must book for the practitioner...This program does it all."