Your Toxic Anger and How to Break Free

  • Categories Emotions
  • Total Enrolled 2
  • Last Update February 26, 2021


This course is for people who want to find new ways of managing and processing anger, so it no longer poses the same level of threat to their physical and mental health. You’ll learn how emotions hijack the brain and make you do things you’d never do when you’re calm and clear-headed. You’ll discover 21st Century ways of how to process your anger, ditching the 1970s ‘punch a pillow’ advice.
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4 Lessons

Your Toxic Anger and How to Break Free

Is Your Anger Toxic?00:02:49
Your Anger Arousal00:03:57
Anger logs00:04:16
Myths Under the Microscope00:04:00

About the instructor

Dr Yvonne Yates is a Practitioner Psychologist, currently working in independent practice. She spends her time writing and recording for Zen Buddy, delivering psychological therapy, and assessing learning difficulties. She has worked in a range of settings and organisations, including adult primary care, education, memory and rehabilitation, young offenders, and child and adolescent mental health (CAMHS), helping diverse client groups with their mental and emotional wellbeing, and learning needs.
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22 Courses

11 students


Material Includes

  • Four lessons on how to reduce the toxic effects of anger on your physical and mental health.
  • Four videos on how to regain power over your emotions.
  • A handy anger scale to help you discover where your current anger level lies.
  • Effective solutions to regain your self-control.
  • Anger logs and how they reveal things about your psyche.
  • Information on cognitive distortions and how they affect your emotions and actions.
  • Easy-to follow steps on the anger process and where to break the cycle.
  • Expert guidance on what you and others can do when emotions hijack your brain.

Target Audience

  • This course is for anyone who wants to learn about their level of anger and stages of anger arousal. New easy-to-implement strategies will help you deal with situations more calmly.
  • With our expert advice, based on years of clinical and educational experience, you’ll discover the benefits of unpicking your default anger response and changing it for a healthier and more socially accepted behaviour. By practising the techniques, you’ll soon be able to respond to provoking situations with greater composure.