ABOUT AUSTIN ANGER MANAGEMENT

Jim Hoadley, LPC

Jim Hoadley, MEd, LPC, LMFT 

 

Jim Hoadley is a licensed professional counselor and licensed marriage and family therapist based in Austin, Texas.

  • Attachment-based

  • Cognitive Behavioral (CBT)

  • EMDR

  • Emotionally Focused

  • Family / Marital

  • Family Systems

  • Gottman Method

  • Imago

  • Mindfulness-based (MBCT)

  • Rational Emotive Behavior Therapy (REBT)

  • Solution Focused Brief (SFBT)

  • Trauma Focused​

  • ADHD

  • Anxiety

  • Asperger's Syndrome

  • Bipolar Disorder

  • Codependency

  • Depression

  • Divorce

  • Domestic Abuse

  • Domestic Violence

  • Emotional Disturbance

  • Family Conflict

  • Marital and Premarital

  • Men's Issues

  • Narcissistic Personality

  • Self Esteem

  • Stress​

  • Mood Disorders

  • Personality Disorders

  • Thinking Disorders

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David Chambers, LCSW 

 

David Chambers, LCSW, works with individuals and couples, and leads a virtual anger management course for men and women. He has over twenty years of experience working with adolescents and families, and brings a wide range of clinical experience to his practice.  

David joins our office with a wide range of clinical experience. He helps his clients with: 

  • Anxiety

  • Depression

  • Anger Management

  • Co-dependency

  • Relationship Issues

  • Empathy Understanding

  • Grief

  • Mindfulness

  • Stress Management

 

David is dedicated to meeting each of his clients form where they are with compassion and understanding. He seeks to provide his clients with the tools they need so that they may succeed in working toward their mental health goals.

A Texas native who received his Master’s of Social Work from the University of Texas, David lives in Austin with his wife and two dogs. When he’s not traveling and exploring the world, he enjoys hiking local trails, swimming, and hosting board game nights for his friends. 

 

David leads a men's anger management group on Tuesday nights and a women’s anger management group on Wednesday nights; both meet from 6:00pm - 7:30pm. David also meets with individuals looking for one-on-one anger management classes.

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Jessica Oakley Sosa, LCSW

 

Jessica received a Masters in Clinical Social Work from the University of Texas at Austin. Jessica is currently working with individuals for anger management and therapy.

Jessica takes a strengths-based approach utilizing client centered theory. She enjoys partnering with clients and supporting them on their journey.  

 

She has experience in: 

  • Anxiety

  • Depression

  • Dialectical Behavior Therapy

  • Motivational Interviewing 

  • Solution Focused Brief Intervention 

  • Anger Management 

  • Grief and Loss 

  • LGBTQ 

  • Adolescents & Their Families

  • Substance Use

 

Jessica meets with individuals looking for one-on-one anger management classes.

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Victor Hernandez 

Instructor, Anger Management for Veterans

 

Victor Hernandez is a retired combat veteran with 20 years of service within two branches of the military. Victor joined the Marines in July 1994, trained in Camp Pendleton and Fort Sill, had several deployments at sea and out of country, also working with a joint task force.  He attained the rank of corporal and was honorably discharged.  

 

Just before  9/11 he re-enlisted in the US Army, spent 7 years in Europe and did two tours of Iraq from 2003 to 2008. He was honorably discharged as Staff Sergeant in 2012.

 

After his term of service Victor struggled with PTSD and worked on himself in anger management provided by the Veterans Administration.  He also attended weekly or bi-weekly Veteran’s Group meetings for two years.

 

Victor received his bachelor’s degree from St. Edwards University in 2018 and is currently completing his master’s degree from Arizona State University.

 

Victor has been married for ten years.  He and his wife, who is also a combat veteran, are raising two children and their dog, Capone.


Victor leads an anger management for veterans class. The class is in person at 3536 Bee Caves Road, Suite 100 at 6pm-7:30pm on Thursday nights, or by zoom. 

 

Fee

The fee for the class is by donation.

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Pierce Green, LPC

 

Pierce received a Masters in Professional Counseling from Texas State University. He has been facilitating anger management and domestic violence classes for the past 16 years. He was certified in mediation in 2005 and worked as a senior group trainer at The Conflict Center of Denver, Colorado. He also has over a 100 hours of hypnotherapy training to offer his clients on their therapeutic journey.

 

Pierce has been in private practice for the past 12 years, is married, and has two daughters.

 

He specializes in providing practical relationship, conflict resolution, and communication tools for: 

  • Individuals

  • Couples, and

  • Families in therapy

 

Pierce meets with individuals looking for one-to-one anger management therapy and also facilitates groups for Austin Anger Management.

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Emilio Anguiano, LCDC


Emilio received a Medical Doctor degree from Universidad Michoacana de San Nicolás de Hidalgo, México before moving to the US in 2012. Working with patients in private practice led him to understand that beyond physical illnesses, people needed to be listened to about their emotional needs on their quest for healing and well-being. For over 17 years, Emilio has worked with a wide array of people, from children living in the streets, housewives, teenagers, senior citizens, migrants, business owners, professionals and students. 

He is bi-lingual (fluent in Spanish). He has been counseling for 19 years and teaching anger management classes for ten years.

His licenses and certificates include:

  • Licensed Chemical Dependency Counselor by Texas Department of State Health Services

  • Certified Group Psychotherapist by the American Group Psychotherapy Association (AGPA)

  • Certified Imago Relationship Therapist by Imago International Training Institute

  • Board Certified Alcohol and Drug Counselor by Texas Certification Board of Addiction Professionals and Mexican Certification Board for Professionals in Addiction. Alcoholism and Tobacco. And International Certification and Reciprocity Consortium IC&RC. Texas, US.

  • Battering Intervention and Prevention Program Accreditation by Texas Department of Criminal Justice / Community Justice Assistance Division

Individual and group classes are available virtually or in person.