WHAT ARE THE COUNSELLOR’S WAYS TO DEAL WITH CLIENT ANGER?

ACCREDITED SENIOR PSYCHOTHERAPIST/COUNSELLOR -Dr.Fawzy Masaoud-LONDON, ENGLAND

  1. Assist the Client to Express Anger

Anger can
be a means of covering up a lack of confidence which has served to get the
client what they want in the past.
Courtesy may have proved ineffective for them in the past. Clients who
are considered not to be dangerous or violent can be encouraged to recognize
and express their anger. Expressions of anger by the client can be reflected
back so that the client becomes aware of their feelings. If the level of anger intensifies, then it
may be necessary for the counsellor to take more control of the situation so as
to divert the anger away from them.

It is
important that the client’s anger is not allowed to get too intense whilst they
are talking to the counsellor. One method of controlling the client’s anger is
the Gestalt approach as follows: Get your client to focus on an…

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