Certificate in Anger Management


Facilitated by: Doctor Fergus Heffernan

PHD Psychology, MSc Counselling Psychology and Family Therapy.






 Saturday 13th and Sunday 14th April from 10am – 5pm.



Ballykisteen Hotel and Golf Resort, Limerick Junction, Tipperary Town.



Certificate in Anger Management awarded by The Centre for Social and Emotional Intelligence.

This programme carries 12 CPD Hours.



€100.00 payable on registration.

Places limited to 25 participants.

Contact Liz on 062 33509 or email info@csei.iefor a registration form.



Programme Outline:


Understanding Anger


  • Is our Society Getting Angrier?
  • Are Men Angrier than Women?
  • Are Children Angrier?
  • What is Anger?
  • The Five Faces of Anger
  • The Angry Brain


Why we get Angry


  • Values, Core Beliefs and Goals
  • Negative Core Beliefs
  • How our Behaviour Affects and Triggers Others
  • The Four Causes of Anger
  • Defining Ourselves through our Anger
  • Anger as a Defence Mechanism


The Role of Anger in our Lives


  • The Goals of our Behaviour
  • What’s at Stake? The Consequence of our Anger
  • The Four Styles of Conflict
  • Anger and Health


Anger and Power


  • The three types of power
  • Exploders and Imploders
  • Clean and Unclean Anger
  • Anger Substitutes
  • Anger as a Positive Force


Managing your Anger – Facing the Pain


  • Past Trauma and Emotional Regression
  • Trauma Types and Symptoms
  • The Trauma Cycle
  • Shame
  • Owning your Shadow


Expressing Anger Safely


  • Four Powerful Steps to Controlling Anger
  • Six key Components for Resolving Conflict
  • The Eight Golden Rules of Anger Management