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Leaders In Anger Management Services Since 1982
George Anderson is a Board Certified Diplomate in Psychotherapy, A Fellow in the American Orthopsychiatric Association and, the first global provider of Anger Management training, workbooks, videos, DVDs and interactive CDs. He is the author of “Gaining Control of Ourselves”, “Controlling Ourselves”, “Parenting in A Troubled World”, “The California Domestic Violence Intervention Curriculum, and “Depression, Awareness, Recognition and Intervention”.Mr. Anderson received Post Graduate training in Child and Adolescent Psychotherapy from the Harvard University School of Medicine (1971) and previously taught in the UCLA Neuropsychiatric Institute, Pepperdine University, and Simmons College School of Social Work. Currently, he is the major provider of language and culture specific curricula in Anger Management and Domestic Violence Intervention. His workbooks are published in English, Vietnamese, Korean, Spanish and Russian.George Anderson was the technical consultant on the popular Jack Nicholson/Adam Sandler Movie “Anger Management”. He also appeared on the Cover of the Los Angeles Times Magazine in its August 28, 2005 edition titled “The Least Angry Man”. This article is listed on our website as “The Storm’s Quiet Eye” at Anderson & Anderson Online Resources. A sitcom on his anger management practice is currently in the works
Bryan Anderson received his BA in Psychology from Kenyon College in 2008, and his MSW from Columbia University in 2013. After receiving his Bachelor’s in Psychology, Bryan returned to Los Angeles and worked as a behavioral therapist at UCLA Early Childhood Partial Hospitalization Program (ECPHP) from 2008-2011. ECPHP is a day program for young children with Autism Spectrum Disorders, made up of a multidisciplinary team working together to address severe behavioral issues, as well as academic, cognitive, and social deficits. While working at ECPHP, Bryan began authoring an Anger Management and social skills curriculum for use with all children in school or clinic settings. The curriculum is co-authored by leading UCLA researchers Dr. Stephanny Freeman and Dr. Tanya Paparella, and features illustrations by a fellow Columbia graduate. He currently works as a clinical social worker at UCLA Resnick Neuropsychiatric Hospital, where he has covered the Adult Inpatient Psychiatry unit, as well as acted as a care coordinator and group facilitator in the Adult Partial Hospitalization Program. Additionally, Bryan works part time as a consultant and Anger Management coach at Anderson & Anderson. Bryan specializes in providing behavioral therapy, specialized Anger Management and EQ coaching, school consultations, as well as psychotherapy. He has extensive experience working with children and families, as well as in educational settings. Look for his upcoming book soon, which will be featured on the website, and broaden Anderson & Anderson’s resources for young children.
Nancy Anderson is the president of Anderson & Anderson, and the quiet impetus of its success. Nancy earned a Bachelor’s and two Master’s Degrees from UCLA, where she has also been a member of the clinical staff at the Neuropsychiatric Institute. She is licensed in Educational Psychology and Clinical Social Work in the state of California.Currently, Nancy maintains a clinical psychotherapy practice at Anderson & Anderson and is available for consultation on educational or family issues that can not be addressed by an anger management program. She also works as an educational psychologist for The John Thomas Dye School in Bel Air. She is certified in anger management and executive coach. Nancy provides psychotherapy and coaching at Anderson & Anderson.
Jairo is a Nicaraguan born counselor with a wide range on training and experience in working with court referred domestic violence participants as well as persons attending small groups for emotional intelligence/anger management for impulse control. Jairo is an Anderson & Anderson Certified Anger Management Facilitator, Batterer’s Intervention Facilitator and Emotional Intelligence Coach. All of his professional training has taken place during his fourteen years of employment as Operations Manager at the Lawndale Office of Anderson & Anderson. He began his career at Anderson & Anderson as a Data Entry Clerk and pursued training in most of the professional training that is offered. Jairo is well respected by the Probation Department and the Courts for his impressive work and demeanor. He is also popular and well-liked by his clients.
Director of Emotional Intelligence Training
Rachael is the Director of Emotional Intelligence Training for Anderson & Anderson. She received her BA in Sociology from UCLA, while also studying international business. She began her work with Anderson & Anderson in 2015, editing and republishing one of the leading books, Gaining Control of Ourselves. Rachael is a Certified Anger Management Facilitator, as well as a Certified Emotional Intelligence Practitioner of the EQ-i-2.0 and the 360 Assessment. She has coordinated and developed many trainings and keynote presentations, including a keynote for Texas A&M University’s Master of Engineering Technical Management program. With her extensive knowledge of the material, she will continue to bring current curriculum and trainings into the virtual learning environment. Over her years of working at Anderson & Anderson, she has become skilled in assessing each organization’s needs and developing a program to custom fit their intended goals. Rachael has recently been placed on UCSB's Board of Advisors for their Women in Leadership program for the 2021-2022 year.
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