What's Good About Anger book

What’s Good About Anger?

Our main study resources, training and classes are based on the Third edition of “What’s Good About Anger?- geared for a general readership. It includes all the best anger management strategies! Order all our resources! Contact us at: 708-341-5438

Join a Chicago-land Anger Management Group! Or get certified as an Anger Management Specialist with the National Anger Management Association.

The Institute also offers a Faith-based edition of the book, workbook, DVD and a Christian Curriculum for churches, Christian leaders and organizations desiring a biblical approach.

Anger Management Trainer-Specialist home-study programs:  Leaders and professionals can get certified through home-study courses: Anger Management Trainer-Specialist DVD Certification program: 7.5 hours of workshop DVDs, adult & teen curriculum & assessment tools! Includes book, assessments, leader's guide, power point presentation; evidence-based treatment planning for anger control problems. Approved by the National Anger Management Association for the Certified Anger Management Specialist-I or II credential! Home-study programs now approved for 12 CEs by NBCC and 12 CEUs by IAODAPCA.

Read the latest news and updates on the Anger Management Institute Blog! 
Need to learn how to manage anger? Order books, courses & curriculum now.
Are you in need of an Anger Management Program?
These distance-learning courses can be used for court-orders, employer, mediation or school mandates. What’s Good About Anger? emphasizes effective and practical skills for managing anger, enhancing relationships and putting your anger to work for good! Discounted prices! Order online here

Anger Management News & Trainer-Specialist Certification Workshops; Groups, Evaluations, Resources, Seminars and Teens

2015 Newsletter!
New Evidence-Based Summary of the What's Good About Anger? programs!

Visit the Anger Management Institute Shopping Mall for all our resources, courses and workshops!

Blog: How You Can Become Certified to Provide Anger Management Services and Treatment

Lombard, Illinois: August 13-14, 2015 LIVE Anger Management Specialist Certification Workshops Obtain the National Anger Management Association Certification as an Anger Management Specialist I or II at our Illinois Certification Workshops. Includes lunch both days, CEUs, workshops, Training binder, Leader's guide and assessment tools! (NAMA membership fee not included). Download Workshop Registration Flyer now!

Online and DVD Home-study Training Programs:
Obtain certification as an Anger Management Specialist-1 or II by taking the Online Trainer-Specialist Certification Course with video (fastest way). Provides 12 NBCC and IAODAPCA CEs/CEUs or order the DVD home-study program! Our DVD program provides 15 NBCC CEs and 12 IAODAPCA CEUs.

New! Anger Management Institute Starter Kit for Leaders. Includes Ten Steps to Starting an Anger Management Business, 12- Expanded 16 Week/Lesson combination Book/workbooks for groups or individuals, instructions for connecting with courts and employers, assessments, inventories; 16 week leader's guide, DVD and power point tools for groups. Order now! Add online certification!

Credentials and Benefits of The Anger Management Institute Training Certification: Read Blog post.

Anger Management Specialist Steps to Certification Many Mental Health Counselors and leaders ask about the steps for NAMA approved Anger Management Specialist certification. Read more on the blog...

Spanish Edition of What's Good About Anger? ¿QUÉ HAY DE BUENO EN LA IRA? Libro y cuaderno ampliado acerca del manejo de la ira.
La mayoría de la gente cree que la ira es una emoción negativa de la cual nada bueno puede proceder. Mucha gente piensa que la ira no debe expresarse y que tales sentimientos son malos. Este libro de trabajo explora la ira como emoción y cómo el enojarse—lo cual es parte de la experiencia humana—puede utilizarse para el bien.

40 hour Anger Management Specialist Certification for adults & teens

Includes adult and teen curriculum, 7.5 hours of Training DVDs, phone supervision to obtain National Anger Management Association Specialist credential. Order here. Or take the basic Anger Management Specialist certification program.

New Resources for Couples, Individuals, Leaders and Others:
Couples Anger Management Book/Workbook:

This new Keys to Defusing Anger & Hostility in Marriage combination book/workbook can be used for couples at home or for small groups!
Order online!
Covers conflict management, keys to defusing anger and hostility, developing emotional intelligence, empathy and assertiveness strategies, forgiveness, stopping the blame-game and more!

Order the new Leader's Curriculum for Couples
Or order the Couple's Anger Management Online Course.

Continuing Education Courses Online
: provides NBCC CE clock hours: Provider #6577 and NAMA CEUs: Provider #102.
Cognitive restructuring, stress management, assessment and referral, teen anger management issues, ethics, coaching and more!

Anger Management book/workbook for teens: Includes teen scenarios, how to manage anger, aggression, hostility, bullying, conflict and more!
rder this new book/workbook, or the teen curriculum for groups.

Topics: When Anger is Good; Triggers for Anger; Conflict Resolution; Managing Stress; Handling Anger Effectively; Assertiveness; Forgiveness; Emotional Intelligence; Facing Consequences; Defusing Anger and Hostility; What If Situations; Accepting Responsibility and more!

Anger Management Groups; Anger Management Evaluations; Expanded Workbook (16 lessons); Seminars and Courses

Anger Management Evaluations: Do you need an anger management evaluation for court or for an employer? We offer office (Chicagoland area), phone and online evaluations by nationally certified anger management specialists. Contact Lynette Hoy, President of the Anger Institute at: 708.341.5438. You can order the Evaluation online in our shopping mall

Expanded Anger Management Book and Workbook (2012) for a general readership. Now includes over 16 lessons covering the best anger management strategies from the third edition book; questions and practical scenarios for real life application.
This expanded workbook includes: practical tools, “what if?” real life situations; assertiveness examples; cognitive strategies and positive skills for personal and relational change.  Order the expanded workbook now!
Or order the new 16 week/lesson Leader's Group Curriculum Can be adapted for 8-12 week groups!

What’s Good About Anger? Putting Your Anger to Work for Good, Third edition, now available as an ebook on Amazon for Kindle or at Barnes and Noble for Nook! Purchase the print version!

Take the online anger management course and receive your Certificate of Completion in just 3 days! Start now! You can preview the online course now and read the Foreword!

"Good Morning Lynette: I received the materials last night when I arrived home from work and I just wanted to let you know how thrilled I am with the material I have read so far. I started reading the book and the Trainer’s manual and I was very impressed with the quality of the materials..." Go here to read the rest of this comment.

Want to teach anger management or lead groups? Order one of the Group Anger Management Curriculum for leaders & facilitators.

Confidential Anger Coaching Services

Are you a professional, executive, corporate manager, business man or woman overwhelmed with anger, stress and conflict on the job? Or maybe you are dealing with too much stress and anger in your marriage or other significant relationships? Anger management coaching seeks to help you transform the energy of anger into positive channels which benefit your life and relationships and help you achieve your goals. Read more about the Anger Management Institute coaching services.

"This has been such an important lesson for me, and I feel that in just this short time of learning I have made great improvements in my behavior and ability to work with others and manage my anger effectively and appropriately...." Read more comments & reviews

Listen to Quick Tips for Managing Anger Podcasts!
New: Steps for Managing Anger. Comments from a listener: "Dear Lynette: I just wanted to thank you for your anger management podcasts. I began listening to them a couple of years ago, and every monday morning i pick one to rel-listen to. You continue to help me along the path towards the person I want to be. These several hours of podcasts are an unending gift in my life. Thank you."


Contact the Anger Management Institute at: 630-368-1880, ext. 1
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