Ronald T. Potter-Efron, MSW, PhD, is a psychotherapist in private practice in Eau Claire, WI, who specializes in anger management, mental health counseling, and the treatment of addictions. He is the author of Thirty Minute Therapy for Anger, Rage, Angry All the Time, Letting Go of Anger, Working Anger, Stop the Anger, and Healing the Angry Brain.
“A powerful application of recent brain science to the field of anger management. Get this book and pay attention to what it says.” — Rich Pfeiffer, MDiv, PhD, director of Growth Central
“Healing the Angry Brain is as thorough a work on the neurobiology of anger as you will find anywhere. In addition to a comprehensive description of the biological and psychological functions of anger, it gives lots of practical advice on regulating anger in the context of a full and healthy emotional life.” — Steven Stosny, PhD, author of Love without Hurt, How Improve Your Marriage without Talking about It, and Treating Attachment Abuse
“Psychotherapists are always asking neuroscientists, “How does understanding the brain help me to help my clients?” In Healing the Angry Brain, Ronald Potter-Efron provides an answer. Through a combination of clinical expertise and clear scientific information, he guides the reader to a better understanding of anger while providing a roadmap to relational and inner peace.” — Lou Cozolino, professor of psychology at Pepperdine University