This eight week course is for men who are concerned their angry actions and words are hurting themselves and others. It doesn't have to be that way.
Participants are encouraged to learn what attitudes, thoughts and beliefs take them down the path of anger. Through weekly practice and group interaction, participants are given the opportunity to develop new skills to help them avoid the harmful effects of anger.
increase their level of Emotional Intelligence through gaining a deeper understanding of their own emotions and the emotions of others
develop useful insights into anger and understand the difference between anger and domestic violence
clarify their personal values and goals in respect to their relationships and reinforces the importance of staying true to those values
identify the role ‘stinking thinking’ plays in creating and maintaining angry feelings
offers practical communication and interpersonal skills aimed at enhancing the quality of a man’s relationships
consider what it means to be a Respectful Communicator and how we can remain respectful even when challenged
respond to life’s daily challenges in ways that strengthens their sense of personal pride and integrity rather than dealing with after-effects of regrets and shame that is familiar so many of us.
This course is not suitable for people in a situation where there is domestic violence. We offer other programs and services which deal specifically with this issue.
To assist people during these challenging times we have produced a tip-sheet taken from this course. Click here to download.
Relationships Australia WA acknowledges the traditional custodians of the land and waters on which we live and work, and pays our respects to Elders past, present and future for they carry the cultural wisdom, the stories, the traditions and dreaming. With a commitment to reconciliation, we acknowledge the ongoing impact of past policies and practices, and commit our endeavours to creating a just society and sector that celebrates the ongoing resilience and self-determination of our first peoples and communities.