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Tony F. Doctor of Philosophy

Specialty: Clinical Psychology
Orange, California
I am a psychologist who specializes in anger management, especially in relationships and families.... Full Bio
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Single Because of Anger? by Tony F. Doctor of PhilosophyHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Mental Health We often get calls from single people who request help with anger management because they have just lost another relationship due both to their anger AND  the  inabilit ... Read on »
Anger in your relationship? Guys: Before Trying To Fix, Just Listen by Tony F. Doctor of PhilosophyHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Mental Health In our local anger management classes , we regularly hear from clients as to what causes anger in their  relationships. Recently a young woman revealed that “99% of our fi ... Read on »
How To Tank Your Relationship – Lesson 3 by Tony F. Doctor of PhilosophyHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Mental Health Chuck warding off critical wife Latesha In our latest series of blogs, we have been trying to teach you what research tells us as to how to tank a relationship, if ... Read on »
AngerCoach Show – Episode #11 – Anger and Sex by Tony F. Doctor of PhilosophyHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Mental Health This months episode we discuss the relationship that sex and anger share. As a practicing Psychologist and Marriage Therapist, I have come across many couples who ex ... Read on »
How To Tank Your Relationship- Lesson 2 by Tony F. Doctor of PhilosophyHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Mental Health In our last blog, we taught you Lesson 1 of how to tank your relationship : React to bad behavior by your partner  in way that indicates that you think they are 100% ... Read on »
AngerCoach Show – Episode #10 – Is Humor a Remedy for Anger? by Tony F. Doctor of PhilosophyHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Mental Health This months episode we discuss the positive effects that a sense of humor can have in dealing with anger. Appropriate humor can help all of us deal with difficult si ... Read on »
AngerCoach Show – Episode #9 – Managing Expectations by Tony F. Doctor of PhilosophyHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Mental Health This months episode discusses the benefits of managing your expectations. Learn what our your expectations are, where they come from and understand how the world aro ... Read on »
Why Choose Century Anger Management for Professional Anger Management Certification Training? by Tony F. Doctor of PhilosophyHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Mental Health If you want to become certified to teach anger management classes, what are your choices of training programs? Actually, there are numerous “models” of anger management ... Read on »
How To Tank Your Relationship – Lesson 1 by Tony F. Doctor of PhilosophyHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Mental Health Miguel has just gotten off the telephone with his buddies with whom he made arrangements to play basketball Saturday morning. Unfortunately, he did not discuss this f ... Read on »
Managing Expectations: A powerful happiness tool! by Tony F. Doctor of PhilosophyHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Mental Health When people graduate from our anger management classes, we ask them which of the eight tools of anger control helped them the most. Often graduates tell us that it was Ang ... Read on »
Why don’t some marital problems change? by Tony F. Doctor of PhilosophyHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Mental Health Having been a marital therapist and psychologist for many years, I often wonder at the amazing ability some couples have to NOT change. These couples are often intelligent ... Read on »
Anger and Intimacy: Part 2- Betrayal by Tony F. Doctor of PhilosophyHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Mental Health Few things shake the foundation of a marriage more than perceived betrayal of one partner by the other. It seems that lately, in my practice at least, the betrayal is ... Read on »
Anger Certification Training In Sacramento by Tony F. Doctor of PhilosophyHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Mental Health Century Anger Management , the education and training company of The Anger Coach and AJNovickgroup.com is proud to announce an upcoming certification training in Sacramen ... Read on »
Anger and Sex: Part 1- Sexual Frustration by Tony F. Doctor of PhilosophyHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Mental Health As a practicing psychologist and marriage therapist, I often encounter clients who are angry because they suffer sexual frustration in their marriage or relationship. ... Read on »
Is humor a remedy for anger? by Tony F. Doctor of PhilosophyHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Mental Health I recently returned from Phoenix, Arizona for a visit with a high school buddy that, save for a brief visit two years ago, I had not seen for fifty years. What an ... Read on »
Century Anger Management Re-Approved In California by Tony F. Doctor of PhilosophyHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Mental Health Century Anger Management (The Training and Education Site for The Anger Coach and AJ Novick Group) are re-approved for the 6th year in a row by the California State Board ... Read on »
Introducing: The AngerCoach Mobile iPhone/iPod Touch app! by Tony F. Doctor of PhilosophyHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Mental Health We are very excited to announce the release of the AngerCoach Mobile iPhone/iPod Touch app available in the iTunes app store! With the pace of technology catching ... Read on »
Can you change an insecure, jealous spouse? by Tony F. Doctor of PhilosophyHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Mental Health Thirty-eight year old Lisa (a stay at home mom) was absolutely convinced that Jose, her husband of five years, was cheating on her. She secretly checked his cell phon ... Read on »
Can you change? Maybe. Maybe Not. Probably. by Tony F. Doctor of PhilosophyHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Mental Health Have you heard this psychologist joke? Question: How many psychologists does it take to change a light-bulb? Answer: Only one – but the light-bulb has to real ... Read on »
How Self-Talk Changes Moods by Tony F. Doctor of PhilosophyHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Mental Health How we think about it makes it so A famous psychologist, Dr. Albert Ellis changed the face of psychology on the 60’s and 70’s by arguing that it is our self-talk  ... Read on »