Even with all the counselling and personal consulting I provide on the topic of anger, I still experience anger like everyone else. Many of the same things that trigger your anger triggers mine as well. Some clients get surprised when I tell them this. Their perception is that because I’m a psychologist who specializes in anger management, I must never get angry. This is when I have to remind clients that anger is a
We’ve all copied something. We’ve all tried to imitate someone or something. But in some circumstances, people will copy or imitate violent acts. A couple of years ago, just after the Boston Marathon bombing, a husband and wife were arrested for attempting to bomb the British Columbia legislature during Canada Day celebrations. In the backdrop of the Boston marathon bombings, the media referred to it as a
Imagine you are in the early stages of a romantic relationship. The two of you have been spending much time together in person – almost every waking moment, in fact. When you are not together, you do whatever you can to stay connected – through email, texting, phone calling, Morse code… Then, one day, your partner tells you that they’re going to spend the evening without you. “Will you at least text or call me?” you
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