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

Marriage Class: Keys to Resolving Anger, Conflict and Resentment in Marriage– 6 weeks. Only $150.00 per couple!

Begins Wednesday, May 12, 2021 from 7-8:30 p.m. CT. for six weeks! This educational class will help you as a couple learn new strategies for working through anger, conflict and resentment in healthy ways! Enroll here!!!

Discounted Cost per couple includes 2 book/workbooks and six 1.5 hour zoom classes with Lynette J. Hoy, NCC, LCPC, CAMS-V. Recommended for couples dealing with stress and conflict in their relationship. Not recommended for those experiencing domestic abuse or going through a divorce. The book focuses on “Helping Couples to Repair, Restore, & Revitalize Their Relationships” and is a 16 lesson book by Seigel Bartley, PhD, LPC-S, CAMS-V; and Lynette Hoy, NCC, LCPC, CAMS-V.


Distance-learning Anger Management Specialist Certification 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. Enroll online here! Or Email Lynette Hoy or call her at 630-368-1880 about any training questions.

Zoom Webinar Training for leaders and professionals rescheduled for June 10-11, 2021:   Become a Certified Anger Management Specialist with the National Anger Management Association! Read description here online. June registration is open now.  Download the Registration Flyer here!

Obtain the National Anger Management Association (NAMA) credential as a Certified Anger Management Specialist I or II through these programs. Includes CEUs, Leader’s and assessment tools! Live Illinois and Zoom Training workshops to be scheduled for 2021.
Provides 12 or 15 (home-study) NBCC CE hours, and 12 IAODAPCA CEUs! Live workshops provide 12 NBCC,  NAADAC CEUs and 13 IAODAPCA and NAMA CEUs. Many States approve NBCC Continuing Education for social workers.

New Zoom Anger Management sessions for individuals or couples. Schedule 1 or more sessions with Certified Anger Management Speciaist Lynette Hoy, NCC, LCPC, CAMS-V. Read description here. Geared for adults dealing with anger issues personally or relationally and/or Individuals with court/employer/school-orders for anger management.

Zoom Anger Management Institute Evaluations. Do you need an Anger management evaluation or assessment? Illinois residents can purchase online here.

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