This session will focus on understanding and defining anger, aggressive behavior and trauma. The presentation reviews the overlap of anger and trauma as well as psychiatric diagnoses that are often mislabeled due to underlying anger and trauma. The presenter will discuss therapeutic interventions and therapist traps to avoid when working with this population.
Learning Objective 1
• Evaluate and compare different working definitions of anger and trauma.
Learning Objective 2
· Apply therapeutic interventions and avoid traps when working with anger and trauma.
Learning Objective 3
• Review and be able to better interpret diagnostic clusters of anger and trauma.