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Anger Management CBT Worksheets

Anger management exercises are an essential part of a clinicians toolbox when dealing with individuals who struggle with the uncontrollability of their anger. These CBT anger management worksheets have been designed to enable your clients to understand anger, record and evaluate their angry thoughts, act assertively, or forgive those that have angered them. There are also information handouts on techniques to help your clients process and manage their anger and respond differently to anger-provoking situations.

Information handouts

Newcastle Psychological Services developed a series of self-help workbooks:

Exercises, Worksheets & Workbooks

  • Day, A., Howells, K., Mohr, P., Schall, E., & Gerace, A. (2008). The development of CBT programmes for anger: The role of interventions to promote perspective-taking skills. Behavioural and Cognitive Psychotherapy36(3), 299-312. amazonaws.com  archive.org
  • Deffenbacher, J. L. (2011). Cognitive-behavioral conceptualization and treatment of anger. Cognitive and Behavioral Practice, 18(2), 212-221. archive.org
  • Henwood, K. S., Chou, S., & Browne, K. D. (2015). A systematic review and meta-analysis on the effectiveness of CBT informed anger management. Aggression and violent behavior25, 280-292. daneshyari.com  archive.org
  • Mackintosh, M. A., Morland, L. A., Frueh, B. C., Greene, C. J., & Rosen, C. S. (2014). Peeking into the black box: mechanisms of action for anger management treatment. Journal of anxiety disorders28(7), 687-695. semanticscholar.org  archive.org

The Centre for Clinical Interventions (CCI) is an Australian mental health organisation that conducts research, provides training and supervision, and offers a clinical service. They have made some really useful resources for increasing assertiveness

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