Anger Management Certification Training

Are you interested in offering anger management services but don't feel qualified or prepared?  Anger Management Essentials (AME) is a three-day live certification training for those who are interested in providing anger management services. Anger management classes can be offered by anyone who goes through the three-day training by a National Anger Management Association (NAMA) approved trainer. If you're a mental health professional, coach, teacher, pastor, addiction counselor or probation counselor, this training would be a great addition to your work.

AME is a NAMA Authorized Certification Program that offers 19.5 CEs through NASW, and 21 CE’s through CEPA (California Board of Behavioral Sciences). Anita Avedian, Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist, is a NAMA approved supervisor and trainer who hosts a monthly training. AME not only offers a training at various cities and states, but also offers both private and semi-private training sessions for agencies upon request. If you have any questions, please email Anita Avedian at anita@anitaavedian.comfor more information.

San Diego, CA
Date: Friday, September 20 – Sunday, September 22, 2019
Marina Village Conference Center
1936 Quivira Way
San Diego, CA 92109

Time:      8:30-9:00 Registration and continental breakfast.
                9:00 AM – 5:00 PM workshop.  (12:30-1:30 Lunch on your own)

Cost:       $1000 for the 3-day training.
                **Registration fee includes: 1 adult workbook and 1 teens workbook. **

Ingrid Caswell and Anita AvedianUPCOMING EVENTS:

September 20-22, 2019 San Diego, CA - Location Details

November 15-17, 2019 Fresno, CA - Location Details

December 6-8, 2019 Long Beach/Torrance, CA - Location Details

International Training

* Istanbul, Turkey  (please check back for dates)
* Tel-Aviv, Israel (please check back for dates)

California MFT's, LCSW's, and LPCC's: 21  CE’s are offered. CAMFT Provider # 128471
NASW provider offering 19.5 CE's except in the following states: Idaho, Michigan, New Jersey, New York, Oregon & West Virginia. Provider ID # 886713451.

In the three day anger management training, participants will receive an understanding of implementing an anger management program.  They will receive an overview of anger and aggression, and will learn the specific skills and tools to teach clients for the different issues pertaining to anger.

Participants will receive:

  1. 1) 1 adult workbook, 1 teens workbook, and a soft copy of the facilitator's manual;
  2. 2) over 50 worksheets to be used weekly in either an individual or group session format;
  3. 3) resources for the various anger management assessment tools; 
  4. 4) business forms for ones practice and paperwork that is requested from the courts; and,
  5. 5) a 1-hour video on neuroscience and anger by Dr. Marc Milstein.

Participants will:

  1. 1) Learn three tools to help with re-framing thoughts and beliefs;
  2. 2) Identify four ways to deal with anger effectively;
  3. 3) Practice facilitating demo anger management sessions; 
  4. 4) Receive feedback from a NAMA approved supervisor; and,
  5. 5) Be eligible to become a Certified Anger Management Specialist I or II through NAMA (a National Certificate)

Register for your certification in anger management today!

Anger Management Certification in Los Angeles

Anger Management Certification in the Bay Area

March 2019 Grauduation
Graduating class of March 2019 - Las Vegas

Contact Info

Glendale, CA
655 North Central Avenue. 17th Floor
Glendale, CA 91203

Sherman Oaks, CA
15233 Ventura Boulevard, Suite 1208
Sherman Oaks, California 91403

Phone: (818) 426-2495
Fax: (818) 783-2927


About the Trainer


Anita Avedian is a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist practicing in Beverly Hills, Tarzana, Sherman Oaks and Glendale. She graduated with her M.S. in Educational Psychology, and completed two certifications including Employee Assistance Program and Human Resources from California State University of Northridge. Her specialties include working with relationships, anger, anxiety, and addictions.

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