By David Morgan, LCSW-R, CAMF
October 3, 2017
Take the first step by completing a self-assessment
Can you benefit from an anger management program? Take this self-assessment and see how you measure up. This self-assessment is meant to be an awareness tool. For a full assessment, please contact an Anger Management specialist today. This assessment is adapted in part from the NAMA Anger Management Assessment.
Answer “Yes” or “No” to the following:
- Do you feel tense often?
- Do you feel Stressed out, pressured, or in a hurry?
- Is it difficult for you to change your viewpoint?
- Can you manage conflict with others in a non-aggressive way?
- Do people tell you that you are difficult to talk to?
- Can you understand the way others feel when you are angry?
- When you get angry is it intense and does it last for longer then you would like?
- Do you interrupt others when they are speaking?
- Do you often get irritated when people don’t agree with you?
- Do you regret your actions when you get angry?
How many Yes answers did you have?
Low Anger Level (0-2)
Your anger is currently under control, but it has the potential to get out of control.
Moderate Anger Level (3-5)
Your anger is likely having a negative impact on your life and you would benefit from an anger management class to help you learn Anger Management skills. These skills include communication skills, stress management techniques and emotional intelligence enhancement.
Severe Anger Level (6+)
Based on your scores you have severe difficulty managing your anger and would benefit from an anger management program.
Do you need help? Does someone you love need help? Contact an Anger management specialist about getting help for Anger Management.
David Morgan, LCSW-R, CAMF is the director of Long Island Anger Management, Inc. He is a licensed clinical social worker with over 15 years experience in private practice. He has worked in a major Hospital on the psychiatric in-patient unit and in the psychiatric emergency room. He has worked with children, adolescents, and adults with major psychiatric and substance abuse disorders in both the acute and clinical settings. In addition, he has worked in the public school system developing programs and facilitating groups for children and adolescents on a wide variety of topics. He is licensed by New York State to provide clinical psychotherapy and he has helped many people achieve their goals over the years. He is a certified anger management provider and has extensive training in anger management. He has just co-authored an anger management workbook, Managing Our Anger, Managing Our Lives, which is expected to be published in spring of 2016.