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VIDEO: Ron Potter-Efron on Helping Clients with Anger Problems

"Building a Bridge" from the Old Brain to the New Brain

Ron Potter-Efron • 7/26/2017

Is it possible to overcome the typical oppositional response of a client with anger issues? According to Ron Potter-Efron, the key to working effectively with anger is first defusing reactivity by building a bridge from the response of the "old brain" to the "new brain." In this video clip, he explains how it’s done.

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Turning Off the Inner Anger Switch

Using Brain Science to Invest Men in Anger Management

Ron Potter-Efron • 9/13/2016

By Ron Potter-Efron - Over the past 30 years, I've spent nearly 25,000 hours counseling angry men. For many, anger is the only weapon they've ever had against feelings of powerlessness. But what I've found is that these men are fascinated by information about how anger develops in the brain, and how they're capable of literally using their own brains to calm down.

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Copyright:
4/15/2013
Authors:
RON POTTER-EFRON, PHD, LICSW, CADCII
 
RICHARD SIMON, PH.D.
 
JAY LEBOW, PHD
 
MARY SYKES WYLIE, PHD
Product:
NRC095572

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How to Heal the Angry Brain: Mad Men

Ron Potter-Efron • 9/1/2012

Men with anger problems are generally highly reluctant clients who come to our offices only because they’ve gotten “the ultimatum” from their wives, girlfriends, or bosses. Fortunately, understanding the angry brain can help build their motivation for change.

Magazine Article
Copyright:
5/1/2012
Authors:
RICK HANSON, PH.D.
 
RON POTTER-EFRON, PHD, LICSW, CADCII
 
STEVE ANDREAS, MA, NLP
 
BRENT ATKINSON, PHD
 
BRUCE ECKER, MA, LMFT
 
MARY SYKES WYLIE, PHD
 
LAUREL HULLEY, MA
Product:
NRC095766
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Copyright:
4/15/2013
Authors:
RON POTTER-EFRON, PHD, LICSW, CADCII
 
RICHARD SIMON, PH.D.
 
JAY LEBOW, PHD
 
MARY SYKES WYLIE, PHD
Product:
NRC095572
Copyright:
5/1/2012
Authors:
RICK HANSON, PH.D.
 
RON POTTER-EFRON, PHD, LICSW, CADCII
 
STEVE ANDREAS, MA, NLP
 
BRENT ATKINSON, PHD
 
BRUCE ECKER, MA, LMFT
 
MARY SYKES WYLIE, PHD
 
LAUREL HULLEY, MA
Product:
NRC095766
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VIDEO: Ron Potter-Efron on Helping Clients with Anger Problems

"Building a Bridge" from the Old Brain to the New Brain

Ron Potter-Efron • 7/26/2017

Is it possible to overcome the typical oppositional response of a client with anger issues? According to Ron Potter-Efron, the key to working effectively with anger is first defusing reactivity by building a bridge from the response of the "old brain" to the "new brain." In this video clip, he explains how it’s done.

Daily Blog

Turning Off the Inner Anger Switch

Using Brain Science to Invest Men in Anger Management

Ron Potter-Efron • 9/13/2016

By Ron Potter-Efron - Over the past 30 years, I've spent nearly 25,000 hours counseling angry men. For many, anger is the only weapon they've ever had against feelings of powerlessness. But what I've found is that these men are fascinated by information about how anger develops in the brain, and how they're capable of literally using their own brains to calm down.

Daily Blog
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Case Study

How to Heal the Angry Brain: Mad Men

Ron Potter-Efron • 9/1/2012

Men with anger problems are generally highly reluctant clients who come to our offices only because they’ve gotten “the ultimatum” from their wives, girlfriends, or bosses. Fortunately, understanding the angry brain can help build their motivation for change.

Magazine Article
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Ronald Potter-Efron, PhD, LICSW, CADCII is a clinical psychotherapist, director of the Anger Management Program at First Things First Counseling and Consulting Center in Altoona, WI, and an internationally recognized anger expert.

He has more than 30 years of clinical experience and in his private practice, he specializes in the treatment of individuals with severe aggression and domestic violence concerns. Ron is also author of 15 books, including Handbook of Anger Management (for professional readers); Angry All the Time; Letting Go of Anger and Letting Go of Shame (both with Patricia Potter-Efron), and his newest release, Healing The Angry Brain (New Harbinger, 2012), a self-help book intended for chronically angry and aggressive persons. Dr. Potter-Efron is also Diplomate of the National Anger Management Association.

Dr. Potter-Efron currently facilitates a 50 session domestic violence prevention program that utilizes the principles of neuroplastic change (long-term potentiation) to help clients devise and implement individualized brain-based behavioral change plans. He has trained thousands in professional seminars throughout the United States and abroad. Ron is known for his ability to make difficult material easier to understand and utilize, as well as for his good sense of humor and practical orientation toward therapeutic change.