How Do I Know I Need To See Someone For Anger Management?

Written by Dr. Veena Madhankumar and medically reviewed by iCliniq medical review team

Everyone gets angry sometimes and anger is a natural emotion. But there comes a point when your anger can get the better of you and you need to seek help to deal with it. There are some tell tale signs that you need to see someone for help with anger management.

One warning sign that you need to learn to manage your anger is if you have done damage in several different relationships. Do you have a hard time keeping relationships going because of your tendency to lose your temper? This is a sign that you need to give some time and attention to learning to control your anger better.


Another warning sign is that you know you do damage to other people’s feelings when you are angry. We are talking about the kind of anger that is very difficult to repair. You say things that are completely uncalled for or call names.

Being violent in your anger is a warning sign that you need to see someone for anger management. If you are unable to control your anger and damage property out of sheer rage then it is time to seek help for your problem. The same thing goes for if you are violent to others. If you have ever been hurtful toward another individual then you definitely need to seem help for your anger management.

There is no shame in needing help in dealing with your anger. The shame would be having this problem, not seeking help and continuing to hurt those that mean the most to you. If you are hesitant on seeing a psychiatrist in person, Icliniq can help with virtual consultations. For example, Dr. Ashish Khandelwal, a psychiatrist offers online/video consultation and phone consultation to his remote patients. No one wants to be controlled by something least of all their anger. You can get a grip on your emotions.

There are specially trained individuals that can help you through this. Psychologist counsellors, psychiatrists, psychotherapists and others professionals in this field have the knowledge and experience to help you overcome your problem and come out victorious. Imagine your life without the worry of your anger getting the better of you. If you have any of the above signs then you should take the first step and contact someone offline or online for help with anger management.


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