Angry Boys Counseling

When boys have anger problems they can get into big problems at school, with the law, drugs, and more. Counseling can help the parents and their children figure out how to handle their child's anger. Often the child has a good reason to be angry so the counselor helps figure out why they are angry and provide them the skills needed to deal with the intensity of their anger.

How does anger portray itself in boys?

  • Sarcasm

  • Fits of rage

  • Breaking things

  • Angry crying

  • Depression

  • Irritability

  • Strong-willed

  • Obstinate behavior

  • Mood swings

  • Disrespect

  • Being careless and irresponsible

  • Self-harm or harm to others

  • Punching things

  • Shutting down

 

Why do angry boys need counseling?

These anger issues are not an over night development, it takes time and a lot of things contribute towards a child getting to this point. Specialized direction can give parents and children the skills to deal with this level of intensity. 

How can counseling help angry boys?

Counseling gives the child personal responsibility for their anger. The skills they develop in session gives them the confidence, agency, and control over their anger so that they can influence it in a safe, healthy, and up-right social way.

 

At what point should someone seek counseling for an angry boy?

Someone should seek counseling for their child when they recognize that their child is chronically angry. Meaning, their child's concerning angry behavior is happening regularly and has not gone away for 6 months or more. Some of the signs of this behavior may be violence, mood swings, shutting down, angry crying, and more. 

Do you need help knowing what to do about your child's anger?

(360) 207-9218

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