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


  Distance-learning Anger Management Specialist Certification Training Course: You can become certified as an Anger Management Specialist with the National Anger Management Association by enrolling in the online, home-study training course here. Enroll online here! Or Email Lynette Hoy or call her at 630-368-1880 about any training needs. 12  NBCC, IAODAPCA CEUs.

New webinar training certification begins March 23-24, 2023! You can  become a Certified Anger Management Specialist I or II with the National Anger Management Association. Training manual and presentations include research-based anger management concepts, strategies, brain change, and application to various mental health disorders, trauma and addiction with  samples of assessments.  Presenters: Seigel Bartley, PhD, LPC-S, CAMS-V and Lynette Hoy, NCC, LCPC, CAMS-V. Includes 12 NBCC CE hours (accepted by NAADAC and various Social Worker State Boards), 13 IAODAPCA CEUs, 13 NAMA CEUs and 12 Texas State Board CEUs. Registration opens soon for the March, 2023 webinar! 

Services and Resources for Individuals, Couples, Teens, Families, Groups, Leaders  and Kids:

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:

New Children’s Anger Management Workbook

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

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 NAADAC (association for addictions professionals) for 12 CEUs.
Approved by IAODAPCA for 13 CEUs – program # 15792.
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