What's Good About Anger resource center


Welcome to the Anger Management Institute. We offer online, home-study, coaching services and training certification courses and resources


Certification Workshops and Distance-learning Training Courses: You can become certified as an Anger Management Specialist with the National Anger Management Association by  enrolling in the online or the home-study training courses here. Or Email Lynette Hoy to be put on the Live Anger Management Specialist Training Workshops waiting list for Sept. 5-6, 2019 in Oak Brook, IL. 

Obtain the National Anger Management Association (NAMA) credential as a Certified Anger Management Specialist I or II at these training Workshops. Includes CEUs, Leader’s and assessment tools!  Live workshops to be scheduled in November, 2019.

Provides 12 or 15 (home-study) NBCC CE hours, and 12 IAODAPCA CEUs! Workshops provide 12 NBCC,NASW, NAADAC CEUs and 13 IAODAPCA and NAMA CEUs.

Resources and Curriculum:
New Children’s Anger Management Workbook

Teen Anger Management Book/Workbook: includes What If? scenarios, defusing anger and hostility, preventing/handling bullying and more!

Take a look at all of our anger management books, anger management dvds, anger management workbooks, and anger management certificate courses (for personal growth, court/employer ordered, relationships) which present a fresh approach to managing anger and conflict using effective, research-based skills.

How you can use the What’s Good About Anger? resources:

What do most people want when it comes to tackling anger? What are these resources geared to do?

  • To change unhealthy anger into effective and acceptable behaviors - improving life and relationship satisfaction.
  • To identify and apply techniques which defuse triggers for anger.
  • To learn healthy ways of expressing anger through communication, empathy and problem-solving.
  • To consistently manage anger through effective, practical skills and forgiveness.
  • To explore and transform cognitive distortions and false beliefs into constructive thinking and positive self-talk.
  • To consider how faith impacts anger.  Christian, other religious examples and philosophical quotes are referenced. 

Contact Lynette J. Hoy, a National Certified Counselor, Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor, Crisis counselor, speaker and Anger Management Specialist-V at: 630-368-1880.

Certificate Training Programs, Courses and Class Approvals:

Approved and endorsed program by National Anger Management Association - qualifying certified trainers as Anger Management Specialist-I or II.
Approved by National Board of Certified Counselors for 12 CE hours for LPCs, LCPCs: # 6577.
Approved by National Association of Social Workers for 12 CEUs for LSWs, LCSWs: #886526264.
Approved by NAADAC (association for addictions professionals) for 12 CEUs.
Approved by IAODAPCA for 13 CEUs - program # 14282.
Approved by Ohio Counselor, Social Worker & Marriage & Family Therapist Board for 12 CPEs: Provider #MCST081107.
Approval nationally by courts and judges for court-mandated cases since 2005.
Approved by Cook County District Court and other Chicago-land area courts for court mandated clients.
Listed on the National Anger Management Association directory.
Listed in the California Evidence-Based Clearinghouse for Child Welfare.

Anger Management Institute certificate courses are provided by Lynette J. Hoy, a National Certified Counselor, Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor in the State of Illinois, Certified Anger Management Specialist-V, Supervisor, Consultant and Distinguished Diplomate with the National Anger Management Association, having completed 40 hours of training in domestic violence advocacy. Co-author of What’s Good About Anger? first Faith-based edition and the 2016 What’s Good About Anger? Putting Your Anger to Work for Good - Fourth edition for a general readership and author/co-author for all other resources - Mrs. Hoy has trained hundreds of students, clients, couples, professionals and leaders in anger and conflict management. Lynette has been a plenary speaker at the National Anger Management Association conferences and a conference and workshop presenter at  the American Association of Christian Counselors International conferences in Nashville, TN.


Anger Management Institute
CounselCare Connection, P.C.
1200 Harger Road. Suite 602
Oak Brook, IL 60523

Phone: 630-368-1880

Fax: 630-530-2066