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Teen Anger
DVD Video
$199.99 USD
Now Available For Preorder
This item is expected to ship 4-6 weeks after the event on June 8, 2018.
Product Details
DVD Video - 4+ hours
Multi-disc DVD recording with electronic manual and instructions.
6/8/2018 - Available Now for Pre-Order
CE Available:
Yes, See CE credit tab for complete continuing education details
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  1. Characterize various manifestations of anger and how the underlying causes of anger inform the clinicians choice of intervention techniques.
  2. Engage reluctant or difficult to treat young clients with strategies that effectively communicate the possibility of change and create a safe therapeutic environment for them to share their feelings.
  3. Develop a case conceptualization for angry and aggressive young clients that promotes collaboration between therapist, adolescents and parents and strengthens the therapeutic alliance.
  4. Determine an approach for teaching clients to identify physical indicators of anger in-session and specify how this skill can be put to practical use in real world settings.
  5. Reduce the body’s anger response with progressive muscle relaxation and mindful breathing techniques that diminish anger in the moment.
  6. Teach clients how to communicate anger constructively with assertiveness techniques that increase their emotional vocabulary and enable them to manage stressful and anger inducing situations without aggression.
Address the Underlying Causes of Anger
  • How anger styles inform your clinical approach
    • Masked anger
    • Explosive anger
    • Chronic anger
  • Create a safe therapeutic environment
    • Exercise: common fears and threats
    • Exercises: I am safe
  • The cycle of anger
  • Avoidance and shame
  • Trauma
  • The intersection of anger and addiction
You Can Change: Must-Have Techniques to Cultivate Transformation
  • Assess readiness for change
  • Cost benefit analysis intervention
  • Motivational techniques
  • Acceptance and change
  • Exercise:
    • The CALM log
Move Angry Teens past Negative Thoughts and Emotions
  • Triggers
  • Anger mapping
  • Reduce negative self-talk
  • Emotion regulation exercises
  • Develop compassion for yourself and others
Stop Anger in the Moment: Calm the Body with Mindful Interventions
  • Anger alarm – noticing anger in your body
  • Breathe through anger
  • Distraction and grounding techniques
  • Self-soothing with calming words and imagery
  • Techniques to release old anger
  • Exercises
    • Cooling wisdom Big Sky Meditation
    • The Emotional Fire Extinguisher
Respond Instead of React: Teach Teens to Constructively Communicate Anger
  • Assertiveness training techniques
  • Build emotional vocabulary
  • Defuse anger with humor
  • Exercises:
    • Deepen the well of understanding
    • ”I” messages


Jason Murphy, MA, LMFT, CADACII, ICAP, is a consultant and educator with extensive experience over the last 2 decades of working with youth and families as a mindfulness-based psychotherapist and addiction medicine clinician. He is certified as a Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction (MBSR) trainer and holds a license as a certified addictions counselor. Jason has taught mindful awareness in a variety of settings both in the U.S. and internationally. He has implemented MBSR in educational systems, corporations, businesses and community organizations. Jason holds a specialized degree in behavioral sciences with an emphasis in psycho-pharmacology from the University of California Santa Cruz (UCSC) and a BA in interdisciplinary studies with emphasis in psychology, philosophy and anthropology. Jason has training in Vipassana (Insight) Meditation and is a teacher of this tradition. He has studied meditation and martial arts for the last 20 years.

Speaker Disclosures:

Financial: Jason Murphy is the founder of Mindful Solutions and Mindfulness Recovery Counseling. He receives a speaking honorarium from PESI, Inc.

Non-financial: Jason Murphy has no relevant non-financial relationships to disclose.
Continuing Education Credits

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