In this workshop, Sue will share some of her ideas and tips for working with these phenomena in a way that will be useful for you personally and for your practice.

Topics covered include:
• how Sue became interested in anger, rage and shame
• how the Western cultural landscape contributes to these issues
• how a relational approach can be helpful
• two anger case studies
• a shame case study
• working with narcissistic traits
• an introduction to Sue’s ‘Anger, Rage & Relationship’ 2 day and the ‘Working with Shame’ 1 day CPD trainings

There are upcoming in-depth workshops with Sue to explore anger, rage and shame further. Visit for dates on the calendar and to book.

    1. Please read prior to beginning the talk

    2. Part one: Introduction; anger, rage and shame neglected in training; how Sue became interested in this topic.

    3. Part two: How the western cultural landscape contributes to the issues; what oppressive/traumatising elements of western culture are you conscious of?

    4. Part three: How can a relational approach be helpful?; critique of a film clip with your therapist/facilitator hat on.

    5. Part four: Anger case studies and critiques.

    6. Part five: Sue’s workshops to book through; working with narcissistic personality traits and a fictional case study.

    7. Part six: Shame and a case study; sources of shame; final comments.

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About this course

  • £5.00
  • 10 lessons
  • 2 hours of video content


Sue Parker Hall

Sue is a Certified Transactional Analyst (UKCP registered) and a MBACP (Snr. Accredited) therapist, with over 20 years’ experience. She has lectured on higher education diploma and degree courses (validated by University of Plymouth). She is the author of “Anger, Rage and Relationship: An Empathic Approach to Anger Management” published by Routledge. The book was written with clients and mental health professionals in mind and was the culmination of years of practice and study into the differences between anger and rage and how to work with them. She has spoken at international conferences and is a supervisor of practitioners (individual and groups) helping a diverse client population.

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