Befriending Anger

Starts Monday, November 7, 2022: 4 Weeks. This course is for: Everyone. Welcome to this experiential online course based on The Language of Emotions and Dynamic Emotional Integration®. In this course, you’ll examine the gifts and pitfalls of anger, and learn skills and practices to support you in creating strong empathic boundaries that help you work with anger in healthy, balanced, and respectful ways.


Skills to Help You Make an Ally Out of Anger

Join Licensed Dynamic Emotional Integration® Trainer and Consultant, Anchen Texter, for an interactive four-week online training all about the anger family of emotions. This course covers core concepts essential to understanding how emotions work, and delves into the inner workings of anger so that you will come away with a deeper understanding and ability to work with this essential and powerful emotion.

What will you learn?

  • What emotions are and how they work in your body, and effective skills and practices to help you work with them instead of against them.
  • The importance of being comfortable in your skin; learning about how boundaries work, what they do, how to recognize them, and how to set them in an empathic way.
  • The power of having strong boundaries and working with anger in a conscious, empathic way through experiential exercises, personal practice, and live discussion.
  • How working with anger can help you to set boundaries in every area of your life, and set the foundation for working consciously with your other emotions.
  • The difference between expressing and repressing anger, and the middle way of channeling anger so that it protects you without harming others.

This course is for people who:

  • Are new to learning about emotions: We’ll cover foundational principles and practices that are essential for working with all emotions, and we’ll look closely at anger.
  • Have a grasp of the foundational concepts and are looking for a deeper understanding of how to work with anger, and who want to add skills and practices to their toolbox.

Course Details

Length: 4 weeks

Dates: Monday, November 7 to Friday, December 2, 2022.

Price: $145

Learning and Interaction Structure: Reading curriculum, Forum discussions, audio files, course PDFs, and one-hour weekly webinars using the Zoom video conferencing program. The curriculum and Forum open on Monday, March 21st. The first live Zoom webinar is to be determined. The webinar builds on information presented in the course curriculum units.

Live Zoom Webinar Discussions: These weekly 1-hour sessions will be held each Friday at 2:00pm Pacific Time on the Zoom webinar program, and will be recorded if you cannot attend.

Webinar Schedule: To be determined.

Time Commitment: You’ll read the course curriculum and interact in the Forum on your own schedule (plan for a minimum of 2-3 hours per week), and you’ll meet with Anchen and your classmates for one hour in the Zoom each week.

This Course is Suitable For: Everyone interested in emotional skills, healthy boundaries, effective communication, and self-care.

About the Instructor

Anchen Texter

Anchen Texter helps you understand and embody emotional and empathic skills so that you can work with your emotions in the moment and move through situations gracefully and in a way you can be proud of.

She is the creator of the Befriending series here at Empathy Academy: Befriending Anger, Befriending ShameBefriending Sadness, and Befriending Fear.

Special discount for the entire Befriending Series!

This is an 8-month exploration of the emotions that includes 4 one-month courses, each separated by one month to help you rest and integrate what you’ve learned. We welcome you and your emotions to the Befriending Series!

The four courses are: Befriending Anger, Befriending Shame, Befriending Sadness, and Befriending Fear! Click on the button below to sign up.

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Befriending Series

You can experience the entire 4-course Befriending Series with DEI Professional Anchen Texter and receive a 15% discount on each course!

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