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Helping Adolescents with Anger and Life (Guest: Dr. John Schinnerer)

JSchinnererphotoThe emotion of anger can be compared to a stick of dynamite. Used well, and with respect for its potential, dynamite contains the energy and force to build bridges, roads and dams. Used carelessly, however, it can be incredibly destructive and costly in so many ways. It’s much the same with anger.

According to our guest on this program, Dr. John Schinnerer, issues of destructive anger in our young people, especially teens, are on the rise. He will help us sort through the nature of anger and other negative emotions in this population. And, of course, Dr. Schinnerer will offer insights and suggestions for helping these youngsters manage their anger with a perspective and manner that are more healthy and constructive. This is not only important, our future depends on it.

GuideToSelfBookDr. Schinnerer has developed a unique coaching methodology that combines the best aspects of entertainment, humor, positive psychology and emotional management techniques. He teaches clients evidence-based ways to turn down the volume on negative emotions such as anger, anxiety and stress. In short, he is revolutionizing the way in which people make sense of the mind, behavior and emotion. He is also the author of thee award-winning book, Guide to Self: The Beginner’s Guide to Managing Emotion and Thought.  (28:13)


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Helping Adolescents Manage Frustration and Anger (Guest: Dave Wolffe)

Ask just about any counselor, social worker, clinician or Special Education teacher to identify the toughest challenge they face in helping youngsters improve interpersonal skills. Their response will be amazingly consistent: the management of frustration and anger.

Dave Wolffe, banking on over 35 years as a public school educator and counselor, shares a process that works: the Anger Management Power Program. This program builds on the premise of authentic communication and helps young people improve their behavior from the inside out. Interventions Dave calls “Anger Managers” are discussed in this interview.

Dave is a sought-after seminar leader and trainer on the subject of anger management with adolescents. He is an Adjunct Lecturer at the John Jay College of Criminal Justice in New York City, and he’s the founder of PEACE, Inc. (Peace Enhancement Attained through Collaborative Effort), a non-profit organization dedicated to promoting harmonious, peaceful relationships. Dave’s book is entitled, Peace: The Other Side of Anger. (26:30)

For more information and free resources, go to www.peacefulroute.org

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