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“A powerful application of recent brain science to the field of anger management. Get this book and pay attention to what it says.”
—Rich Pfeiffer, MDiv, PhD, director of Growth Central
“Healing the Angry Brain is as thorough a work on the neurobiology of anger as you will find anywhere. In addition to a comprehensive description of the biological and psychological functions of anger, it gives lots of practical advice on regulating anger in the context of a full and healthy emotional life.”
—Steven Stosny, PhD, author of Love without Hurt, How Improve Your Marriage without Talking about It, and Treating Attachment Abuse
“Psychotherapists are always asking neuroscientists, “How does understanding the brain help me to help my clients?” In Healing the Angry Brain, Ronald Potter-Efron provides an answer. Through a combination of clinical expertise and clear scientific information, he guides the reader to a better understanding of anger while providing a roadmap to relational and inner peace.”
—Lou Cozolino, professor of psychology at Pepperdine University
Ronald Potter-Efron, MSW, PhD, is director of the anger management clinic at First Things First Counseling in Eau Claire, WI. He is author of many books about anger, including Angry All the Time, Letting Go of Anger, Rage, and The Handbook of Anger Management.
This book helps "how understanding the way our brain works can help each of us control anger and aggression."
Why I did not "love" the book is because I am a creationist, not an evolutionist; therefore, I strongly object to that assumption.
This was a very informative book with easy to understand explanations about how the brain works - I got a lot from it.
Sometimes I need to review , any place, any time. Reading on the iPad gives more privacy and at night I don"t have to bother my husband with the night lampPublished 18 months ago by belgica
I liked this book's easy-to-read method of helping those of us unfamiliar with the scientific terms used to describe the brain's functions. Read morePublished 18 months ago by Loriann Chavira
This was a very informative book with easy to understand explanations about how the brain works - I got a lot from it.Published 21 months ago by kbgorman
Wonderful book and a quick read!! Learned so much about the human brain and the reasons why we react to our environment.Published on December 7, 2012 by nikki fehr