Davis, William. Overcoming Anger and Irritability. London: Robinson, 2000.
-Knowing what makes you angry because that is the starting point to getting better and controlling.
"The Leaky Bucket" (a diagram for patients)
Trigger, (ex_) Anger, (ex) Inhibitions (ex) Response (ex__)
(another diagram exercise) Williams, Rob, and Rhena Branch. Cognitive Behavioural Therapy for Dummies. Westchester, England: John Wiley and Sons, 2006.
- Write down your emotion
- Write down your actions
- Write down what triggered your feelings
- Write down the thoughts and beliefs that went through your mind.
- Identify the thinking error for each thought.