• anger-management-children

    Anger is only one letter short of danger.

    - Proverb

  • Anger Management in Children & Adolescents

    As a child turns into an adolescent, there are so many puzzling and confusing life experiences affecting them, not to mention new hormones raging through their bodies. Occasionally,  child and adolescent anger management may need to be addressed. Even if your child was or is the most perfect kid you ever imagined, they may sporadically lash out in anger and have a hard time dealing with it. Learn more about anger management in general.

    The first step you probably want to take is to learn about the various ways of dealing with child and adolescent anger management. There are a variety of ways to help your child or adolescent learn how to control their anger and deal with it.

    Unfortunately, no matter how desperately we want to help our children, instructing them yourself on various aspects of adolescent anger management can have negative consequences. Most adolescents don’t want to have their parents telling them what to do, and if you are trying to help them change their behavior, they may just dig their heels in and stubbornly refuse to do anything.

    If your adolescent has anger control problems, it is important to try and find help for them. If you don’t at least try, you can’t help them. By finding local professionals adept in treating adolescent anger control problems, and being supportive and encouraging, you can help your child learn how to successfully transition from the world of a child to that of an adult. If left unresolved, who knows what the consequences might be for both you and your child? Unfortunately many adolescents are so full of anger that they sometimes lash out and may hurt someone in the process, maybe even ending up in jail.

    Contacting a psychiatrist that specializes in working with anger management issues in adolescents will help your adolescent learn how to constructively deal with their anger and to deal better with everyday problems.

    Call us at 301.984.9791 to discuss your needs or to schedule an appointment. At Potomac Psychiatry our child psychiatrist specializes in treating childhood and adolescent anger management issues.

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