Coming to terms that I needed help was puzzling to say the least. For a long time, I believed that being mentally ill would mean that I was abnormal.
For the larger part of my life, it felt normal to not be expressive. Since I was a child, I expressed my emotions so rarely that even as I entered adulthood, it still felt embarrassing. It felt weird to put myself out there and I was content about not wanting to talk about myself. Eventually, I grew to become really passive in social situations.
What kind of useful information can anger tell us? How can we help someone with anger management issues? Join our principal psychologist, Neo Eng Chuan, in an insightful conversation with Joel Chua on 93.8FM Journeys Within to shed light on anger, its role and how Emotion-Focused Therapy views anger and helps someone with anger management issues.
Emotion-Focused Therapy conceptualises anxiety difficulties first in terms of anxiety splits, internal conflicts in which the person makes themselves anxious.