Matthew McKay, PhD, is a professor at the Wright Institute in Berkeley, CA. He has authored and co-authored numerous books, including The Dialectical Behavior Therapy Skills Workbook, The New Happiness, Messages Fourth Edition, and The Relaxation and Stress Reduction Workbook. Peter Rogers, PhD, was the administrative director of Haight Ashbury Psychological Services. He is the co-author of When Anger Hurts, The Divorce Book, and The Anger Control Workbook. Judith McKay, RN, OCN, received her degree from California State University, Hayward, and has been an oncology nurse involved in patient education for more than twenty-five years. She is the author of When Anger Hurts Second Edition and The Chemotherapy Survival Guide Third Edition.
“A good book…practical and down to earth…it will prove quite helpful to a great many readers.” — Albert Ellis, Ph.D., founder of rational emotive behavior therapy, and author of A New Guide to Rational Living
“The latest edition of When Anger Hurts is at the cutting edge of recent work on anger. The work on emergency anger control and the costs of anger is an important contribution to the literature. The new presentations on creating an anger coping plan and providing anger inoculation techniques add substantially to the armamentarium of individuals dealing with this problem.” — Aaron T. Beck, MD, professor of psychiatry, University of Pennsylvania, founder and director of the Beck Institute for Cognitive Therapy and Research, and author, Love is Never Enough and Prisoners of Hate
“The authors have done an excellent job in revising an already excellent book. They have integrated new research topics, such as addressing anger when driving. McKay and colleagues provide a wealth of practical strategies for ranger management and making self-directed change. User friendly, simply and clearly written, without professional jargon, the book is a delight to read and should be very useful to clinician and layperson alike.” — Jerry Deffenbacher, Ph.D., professor of psychology and anger researcher, Colorado State University, Fort Collins, Colorado, and coauthor, Overcoming Situational Anger and General Anger
“A fine job! I very much like its practical, applicable techniques, the friendly constructive tone.” — Carol Tarvis, author of Anger — The Misunderstood Emotion