Feeling, tolerating and working through uncomfortable emotions is vital in recovery from addiction. The goal of the Coping with Emotions series is to educate and provide viewers recovery tools to aid in coping with these emotions.
Learning to cope with anger is vital in recovery. Unprocessed anger, which often leads to resentment, is a leading cause of relapse. Following a brief education on important aspects of anger and resentment, this presentation introduces viewers to a variety of practical anger management tools. Viewers also learn which of these tools can be used to calm rageful anger, clearing the way to use other tools to process and uncover its true source.
Feeling, tolerating and working through uncomfortable emotions is vital in recovery from addiction. The goal of the “Coping with Emotions” series is to educate and provide viewers recovery tools to aid in coping with these emotions.
Sober since 1988 and working in recovery for over 20 years, Bob provides treatment for drug and alcohol addiction through his private practice, provides consulting services to treatment programs, is an accomplished speaker, and teaches in the Alcohol and Drug Studies Program at Loyola Marymount University Extension. He is also Past President of the California Association of Alcoholism and Drug Abuse Counselors (CAADAC) and author of the EVVY Award-winning book: “Enough Already!: A Guide to Recovery from Alcohol and Drug Addiction”.