Tommie’s Story – The difference between Anger Alternatives and other programs

Tommie, a past client in the Stoppit Program, tells us the difference he found between Anger Alternatives and the other programs he tried. He goes on to tell us the difference it made for him and what he found in it.

Expectations and Holiday Stress

As we are caught up in the hustle and bustle of the holiday season, I want to share part of the conversation from our last monthly Making Peace with Anger gathering where the topic was “Handling Holiday Stress”.

When we asked the participants to describe what holiday stress looks like for them, some of the words they used were: loneliness, confusion, being Jewish in a Christian society, expenses, juggling family relationships, time management and anxiety.

The NFL and Anger Management – A Response

In a column published on the Forbes website, Roger Groves writes about the NFL and its recent problems with domestic violence -( Jerry Medol, the director of Anger Alternatives, responds: Mr. Groves states in his commentary that,”…anger is the root cause and common element of all these crimes against humanity, be it against a woman or […]

“Anger is a Signal and One Worth Listening to!” – Dr. Harriet Lerner

by Rusty Fleischer – As I have mentioned before, at Anger Alternatives we are great fans of Dr. Brene’ Brown. We deeply admire her work and easily connect to what she says. It was interesting to learn about someone she greatly admires and was a source of inspiration to her and the work she does, […]


by Dr. Larry Nieters, Advisory Board member – To a good friend:  “Wow, you were at the Apple store all afternoon and still didn’t get your phone fixed?  Wasn’t this the third time this month?  You must really be angry—aren’t you?” “No, I’m not angry.” “Wow, how could you not be really angry” “Well, I’m […]