Anger Management: (LGBT and Non-LGBT)

Anger Management: (12 Sessions Minimum)

  • Experiencing stress/anger in dealing with others or life circumstances,
  • Experiencing frustrations at the workplace with bosses, coworkers or clients,
  • Experiencing relationship problems as a result of anger,
  • Mandated to an Anger Management Program by the courts.

*Clinical Care Associates is an authorized provider by the New York State Court System.

The program includes skills in stress management, impulse control, training in communication, behavior control, judgment exploration, empathy, and positive focus and exploring/taking responsibility for ones self.

We assist our clients in:

  •       Exploring sadness and frustration that conceals itself with anger.
  •       Learning to recognize the early signs of anger.
  •       Recognize Impulses and how to control them.
  •       Learning how to change anger driven behaviors before negatively impacting                  relationships.
  •       Learning the value of positive self-talk.
  •       Reducing stressors.
  •       Recognizing destructive patterns.
  •       Taking control of your own behavior.
  •       Improving empathy and social awareness.
  •       Practicing communications skills.
  •       Reducing aggressive responses.

Another component to the anger management group is enhancing self-esteem. They will learn how their level of self-esteem directly affects their lives.

Some concepts explored:

  1.       Making Requests vs. Making Demands
  2.       Cooling Down vs. Blowing Up
  3.       Wanting Something vs. Feeling Entitled
  4.       Coping with “You”
  5.       Dealing with “Them”
  6.       How to say what you mean and mean what you say
  7.       Getting angry the old way vs. evaluating the new way



Parenting Skills Program

Clinical Care Associate, LCSW, PC, offers a 6-8 sessions, Active Parenting Program, in English and Spanish. This program is designed to provide parents with the information and skills to foster in their children the qualities necessary to thrive in society; Cooperation, Courage, Responsibility, Self-esteem, and Respect.

Topics specifically addressed with this group format include:

  • Styles of parenting
  • Active communication
  • Responsibility
  • Handling anger
  • Power encouragement
  • Respect
  • Think-feel-action cycle

Participation in the Parenting Skills Program may be recommended independently or concurrently with other counseling/treatment, such as individual therapy, group therapy and family counseling, where indicated.

Correspondence to Child Protective Services, Probation, Parole, attorneys and referring physicians is forwarded with consent, outlining the recommendation, attendance, participation, concerns and overall counseling progress.

As with all intervention programs, program goals and rules, duty to warn and limited confidentiality, are discussed with new clients.


Call: (631) 475-8641 (English), (631) 289-5353 (Spanish)