"'Taking charge of your anger is a journey,' Robert Nay observes. Your patients who have problems with anger control and aggression could not do better than to take this journey by reading this practical, engaging, user-friendly guide. It blends instructive anecdotes and case material with self-help suggestions that are based on empirically validated procedures. Strongly recommended!"--Donald Meichenbaum, PhD, Distinguished Professor Emeritus, University of Waterloo; Research Director, The Melissa Institute for Violence Prevention and Treatment of Victims of Violence, Miami, FL
"Rarely does one find outstanding scholarship and clinical wisdom wedded in one book. Such is the case in Dr. W. Robert Nay's exciting text. The writing style is highly engaging and the text is filled with numerous relevant examples. This book is a ‘must read' for anyone who wants to learn to utilize anger reactions more effectively, whether in personal relationships or the work world. It is a self-help goldmine from a very wise individual who is also a scholarly expert in the anger control field."--James P. McCullough, Jr., PhD, Department of Psychology, Virginia Commonwealth University
"Dr. Nay presents clear, effective, and nonjudgmental road maps for identifying and gaining control of anger. He is a skilled clinician whose work is comprehensive, and helpful. Following this program is likely to help you improve your communication and closeness with the important people in your life."--Stephen Winter, President, American Healthcare Institute
"If anger is a problem for you, Dr. Nay offers a step-by-step, practical model for what sets off your anger, what happens once you ‘lose it,' and how you can gain control. With control, anger will no longer have a negative impact on your personal, social, or work relationships. I can attest to Dr. Nay's abilities as a teacher and trainer. Now he brings his expertise directly to readers in this excellent book."--Larry B. Silver, MD, Department of Psychiatry, Georgetown University Medical Center
About the Author
W. Robert Nay, PhD, is a clinical psychologist in private practice in McLean, Virginia, and Annapolis, Maryland, and Clinical Associate Professor at Georgetown University School of Medicine. The author of two psychology textbooks, Dr. Nay has taught thousands of mental health professionals nationwide to conduct anger management training with their clients. He has appeared repeatedly on national television to discuss media violence. His website is www.wrobertnay.com.