What is the theory behind this Anger analysis worksheet?
Anger, if gets frequently out of proportion, can be very harmful for a person’s mental and physical health. Anger itself can also be beneficial for individuals. The way to manage one’s anger in a healthy way requires them to assess whether it is having a negative or a positive consequence
How will the worksheet help?
This worksheet will help the clients in analyzing their anger and whether their anger is useful or harmful to them. through this exercise they will be able to express their anger when it is useful for them and avoid it when it is not.
How to use this worksheet?
To use this worksheet, clients are required to unplug and be comfortable to focus. Respond to the provided questions honestly. Use it as a day-to-day reminder.
Anger analysis worksheet
Do you believe that anger has become your habit?
List the events that has caused negative consequences after you expressed your anger
List the events when your anger has actually benefited you
What are the alternative strategies that you can apply to have the same benefits
van Doorn, J., Zeelenberg, M., & Breugelmans, S. M. (2014). Anger and Prosocial Behavior. Emotion Review, 6(3), 261–268.
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