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January 29, 2007, 3:21 pm betterhomesgardens
World poverty, cruelty - there are things you should get angry about. When anger is tainting your daily life, here's who'll help you contain the rage.
Ever blown up when you least expected it or been seized by trolley rage, road rage, even desk or queue rage? You're not the only one and experts suggest we're living in the Age of Rage.
Anger is the nasty emotion we don't like to talk about, but it's just another mood state of being alive - how we handle it is the real challenge.How to contain the rage
Who can you call?
If you need help in coping with someone else's anger or trying to get a handle on your own, check out these contacts.Relationships Australia
Qualified counsellors and psychologists can help with all sorts of relationship problems.Lifeline (website under development)
Can put you in contact with anger management programs.Australian Psychological Society and the Psychologist Referral Service
Will refer you to a qualified psychologist in your area.Kids Helpline
If one of your kids is having problems and needs someone (other than you!) to talk to.
Some others to tryCrisis Counselling
Can refer you to anger counselling programs.South Pacific Private Hospital
Based in Curl Curl, NSW, but can help with issues and referrals to professionals throughout Australia.Parent Line (NSW)
Call 13 20 55Parent Support Service (ACT)
Call (02) 6278 3995Parent Helpline (Vic)
Call 13 22 89 (Vic only)Parentline (Qld)
Call 1300 301 300Parentline (WA)
Call 1800 654 432 (outside Perth metro) or (08) 9272 1466
Also check out http://www.psychologypage.com/. It has lots of links for you to explore.
More readingThe Dance of Anger by Dr Harriet Godhor Lerner ($25.25, HarperCollins)
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