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Anger Management Institute

Quick Tips for Managing Anger Podcasts

by Lynette J. Hoy, NCC, LCPC, CAMS-V, President of CounselCare Connection, P.C. and the Anger Management Institute.

Quick Tips for Managing Anger is a show about how deal with anger effectively and practically. Throughout the month Lynette Hoy, Anger Management Specialist-V, presents insights and skills for managing anger. You can learn to change unhealthy anger into a positive force which accomplishes something good in your life and in others! No more yelling, swearing, manipulating or giving the ‘cold shoulder’.

A listener wrote:
“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 relisten to. The biggest challenge for me is the intoxication, but most of the time, if not yet all, your voice and your words, your understanding and the confidence that anyone can get better, help me to let go of the bad side of anger, to stop using the good parts of anger to justify unjustifiable behavior, and to direct my disappointments more effectively.
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.”
D.T., Houston, TX

So, listen to these podcasts and challenge yourself to redirect your anger into healthy skills for living: faith, assertiveness, problem-solving, empathy and forgiveness! When your anger is no longer out-of-control you will discover that your life is more productive and purposeful, and your relationships more compatible and satisfying!A

New video on best anger management approaches and brain change!!!

The Anger Management Institute’s Quick Tips for Managing Anger audio files are provided for free download in MP3 audio format from this page, or by Subscribing to this podcast series on:

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Episodes- listen now by clicking on these MP3 files!

How Angry Are You? — Test Your Anger! Scott Herrold interviews Lynette Hoy, NCC, LCPC, CAMS-V, about how to assess the level of your anger. Learn about road rage and the ‘elevator story’! Lynette Hoy discusses how to measure your anger quickly and defuse it effectively! Calm yourself down within seconds!

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SOS Radio Interview: Dealing with Anger & Violence
SOS Radio Show Host Scott Herrold interviews interviews Lynette Hoy, author of “What’s Good About Anger?” about the anger and violence happening in our lives and society today and how we can handle it positively and effectively. Lynette shares an overview and examples of good and unhealthy anger, physiology of anger, spiritual principles and how to manage conflict with others!
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Controlling the Rage Within
How do you respond when a family member or co-worker is rude to you? Do you tell him/her off? Stuff your anger and blow up later? Learn three simple steps to interrupt anger and respond in a healthy way.
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Ventilation of Anger
Many people think that letting anger out or catharsis of anger reduces anger escalation. Some parents and groups teach children to rip up magazines and throw things when they get angry. What really happens when you get angry and let it all out?
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Steps for Managing Anger
Anger is a strong emotion which can ruin your life. On the other hand, anger can be managed no matter what circumstances you face or skills you may be deficient in. Here are some steps to help you really manage your anger and achieve healthy goals in life.
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When Love Turns to Anger
Lynette Hoy shares how anger can be a positive force for change in marriage when transformed into assertiveness, conflict management, empathy and forgiveness!
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Anger and Divorce
Interview with Lynette Hoy by Divorce Today on www.dadsdivorce.com Lynette answers questions about anger, it’s origins, how to manage it and more! The helplessness that comes from divorce can trigger the “control mechanism” of anger. Lynette Hoy, Anger Management Specialist teaches how to redirect anger into a positive force in your life and relationships.
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Anger in the Workplace
Do you know someone whose angry behavior threatens you, your colleagues or family members? Has this anger reached the point where legal problems arise or others threaten retaliation that might seriously disrupt a company’s workforce in the form of reduction in motivation or productivity, high rates of employee turnover and absenteeism, or even workplace violence? Or is anger a feeling with which you struggle? Do you react to a situation rather than think it through? Do you find yourself stuck in your anger and blaming or punishing others for your pain? If these questions have resonance with you either at work or at home, this program might be of great interest. My guest is Lynette Hoy who specializes as an Anger Coach.
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Angry Relationships!
Anger and conflict can ruin relationships. Learn how anger management skills can actually improve your relationships.
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Anger Management Made Easy!
Discover how anger control is achievable no matter what circumstances you face or skills you may lack!
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Anger Hurts Kids!
They are more likely to develop problems in school, relationships, with drugs and with the law. Consider the harmful consequences and first steps to change in Part One of this series.
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Say No to Angry Clashes!
Today’s techniques will help you manage relationship conflicts. Learn how to sum-up what people say to you and then, how to communicate your need and viewpoint assertively. These skills are the basis for effectively working through conflict and managing anger in relationships!
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Make Anger Work for You!
Today’s techniques will help you stop negative ways of handling anger like – stuffing it, exploding or using manipulation. Learn to strategically express your anger and needs, solve problems and build healthy relationships!
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Intoxicating Anger!
Anger can seem like a habit we can’t kick. Anger keeps us from feeling anything else! When you are intoxicated with anger – you don’t really get what you want in life. Here are some steps to help you discover how to make anger an ally!
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The Guilty & The Angry!
Why is it that when you feel anger – you feel guilty? Isn’t anger normal? Can’t anger be a good thing? Still the feeling of anger generally results in feelings of guilt. Here’s a way to check out whether your guilt over anger is true or false.
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Talk-Out Your Anger!
Most people tend to hold anger in or explode. Some use manipulation. Learn some no-guilt techniques to assertively express your anger and get your needs met without squashing others.
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The Anger-Trust Connection
How can you rebuild trust when you are angry with someone? Is there any hope? What needs to happen to break the cycle of anger and distrust? Here are some insights and tips for restoring broken relationships when your spouse or significant other lets you down.
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Is it Anger or Abuse?
How do you know when someone is just angry or is being abusive? Here are some insights to help you recognize anger and how abuse and battering are so different.
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Talk Yourself Out of Anger!
It’s hard to believe that what you say to yourself can actually trigger and escalate your anger! Learn how to defuse anger through some simple self-talk messages!
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Anger’s Ugly Consequences
The consequences of anger can be very costly. Broken relationships. Legal problems. Job loss. You can prevent negative consequences by learning to manage your anger. Here are some insights to help you commit to change anger for good!
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When Love Gets Angry
Why do lovers hurt each other so easily? Learn about some of the issues which can cause anger in loving relationships and how to take steps to love your partner more deeply.
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Anger, Forgiveness and Consequences
What if someone continues to abuse or disrespect you? How can you let anger go and be free of resentment towards those who have hurt you so badly? This episode covers how to forgive and how relationships may need to change despite forgiveness.
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4 Q’s to Disarming Anger
Anger and conflict is widespread resulting in negative emotional, mental, relational and spiritual consequences. Here are four questions to move you out of the pit of anger and break the destructive patterns that often lead to broken relationships and violence.
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Growing Up with Anger and Violence
Anger and conflict in the home is widespread and causes negative emotional, mental and spiritual consequences. How can you be a change agent and help break the pattern that often leads to violence?
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Victim of Anger?
Anger can be an overwhelming emotion that makes us feel like we have no control over it. Discover tools which will empower you to cope with stress and anger in healthy and effective ways.
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Why Get Mad Over Things that Don’t Matter?
Here’s a look at what contributes to anger and how to overcome the tendency to get mad over insignificant issues.
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The Ultimate Antidote for Anger
Forgiveness is the only way to resolve anger. Forgiveness is a difficult topic because it calls us as human beings to a higher standard of grace and mercy. But when we don’t forgive we run into a greater human dilemma: that of unforgiveness which keeps the fires of anger burning.
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Is Anger Always Sinful?
Most religious people believe anger is wrong. Many don’t act on their anger when injustice is taking place. Learn what it means to ‘be angry and not sin’.
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Road Rage Remedy!
Take a survey to find out if you are a ‘road rager’. Learn motivators and techniques to prevent raging and it’s negative consequences.
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Road Rage Tirade!
In today’s podcast Lynette describes how stress, hot self-talk and pressure provoke aggression on the road and how to prevent this common but, hazardous behavior.
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What IS Good About Anger?
In today’s podcast Lynette describes that anger is good when it is governed by self-control, motivated by compassion and desires what is right.
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Managing Anger with EI!
In today’s podcast Lynette describes how EI and empathy skills can greatly modify your reaction to anger and enhance your relationships.
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Express Your Anger Effectively
You can hold your anger in or explode but, it will cost you. In today’s podcast Lynette shares the best way to express anger.
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Do You Have Hidden Anger?
Many people feel that all anger is wrong and should not be expressed. This episode explores the symptoms of hidden anger and the harm it can cause.
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Epidemic of Anger and Rudeness
There is a rising tide of anger and rudeness in our society. This episode provides keys for stemming the tide.
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Why We Like Anger So Much
Anger is a complex emotion – one which is hard to process and manage. This episode describes some of the reasons we hang on to anger so tightly.
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Breaking Out of Anger
The emotion of anger takes over very quickly. Before you know it – anger has gone awry. Lynette talks about how to take control of anger before it controls you.
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You Hold the Key to Managing Anger
Today Lynette talks about how you can control your anger and how you can react to triggers more effectively. Listen in for quick tips on managing anger.
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Anger and Expectations
Today we discuss the impact of expectations on anger and how to challenge these inner triggers. Listen in for quick tips on managing anger.
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Who is the Author/artist? These anger podcasts and the new Anger Management Institute blog are brought to you by:
Lynette Hoy – the President of the Anger Management Institute. Lynette is a National Certified Counselor, a Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor in the State of Illinois and a Certified Anger Management Specialist-V, Supervisor, Consultant with the National Anger Management Association (NAMA). Lynette is the co-author of What’s Good About Anger?- first, second, third and fourth (2016) – and the author of various expanded workbooks, training manuals, articles and certificate courses in anger management. Mrs. Hoy co-founded CounselCare Connection, an organization providing counseling and resources for individuals and couples dealing with various issues. Lynette is a Critical Incident Stress Management provider, and a crisis counselor with the Crisis Care Network providing counseling and debriefing to various companies.

Lynette is a Certified Anger Management Specialist-V and trainer authoring and providing numerous anger management certificate courses and resources. Mrs. Hoy successfully completed the American Counseling Association Program in Anger Management for counselors; and has been approved to award 12 CEs for on-site Anger Management Trainer conferences by the National Board for Certified Counselors, NASW and 13 CEUs by IAODAPCA and NAMA. Co-author of all editions of What’s Good About Anger? Mrs. Hoy has trained hundreds of students and clients in anger and conflict management and has certified over 750 leaders as Trainers in Anger Management. She has authored various workbooks, training manuals and articles in anger management. Lynette has completed 111 hours of GPSS Leadership Coach training and is a Domestic Violence Advocate having taken the approved Domestic Violence 40-Hour Training program with the Chicago Metropolitan Battered Women’s Network. Lynette writes for the American Association of Christian Counselors and other publications and has been interviewed on various radio programs and televised on Primary Focus. Lynette is a seminar presenter for AACC, Rapha, business, community and women’s groups! Lynette and her husband David have one married daughter and recently celebrated their 46th anniversary. Read Moving from Anger to Healthy Assertiveness by Lynette J. Hoy on Christian Women Today’s site! Contact Lynette Hoy for credit card, phone orders or counseling services: 630-368-1880

Programs and Courses:

Our anger management certificate courses have been accepted throughout the USA by courts, probation officers, correctional institutions, employers, etc. All courses, Trainer certificate programs and home-study certificate courses are provided by the Anger Management Institute.
We offered the first Anger Management Trainer conference August 15-17, 2006 in Oak Park, Illinois and now are offering 2 day Trainer workshops from 2007-2016. The live Anger Management Trainer programs have been approved by NBCC for up to 12 CEs for LCPCs and other mental health professionals. NASW has approved our workshops for 12 CEs for LCSWs. Most state licensure boards now accept CEs awarded by NBCC. We also are approved for 12 CEs by NBCC for our home-study courses for professionals. The NAADAC (National Assoc. for Addiction Professionals) accepts CEs awarded by NBCC approved programs. Many professional state licensing boards for psychologists accept CEs awarded by NBCC approved programs also.

What is an Anger Management Specialist-I or II?

A. CAMS-I is a leader who has completed some college education or a B.A. degree and has: (1) successfully completed certification in anger management through a recognized training program such as the Anger Management Institute; (2) who has joined the National Anger Management Association and met their requirements for this credential.
B. CAMS-II is a Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor, Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist, Licensed Clinical Social Worker or Licensed Psychologist or certified coach who has: (1) successfully completed certification in anger management through a recognized training program such as the Anger Management Institute; (2) who has joined the National Anger Management Association and met their requirements for this credential.


Contact the Anger Management Institute at: 630-368-1880
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