Authors: Cantyo Atindriyo Dannisworo, Dra. Ina Saraswati, Lathifah Hanum and Adhityawarman Menaldi
Abstract: This research was made to understand the effect of Anger Management by using Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) towards the process of angry feeling to an individual that has a problem in regulating their anger in a dating relationship. This is done because the problem in controlling our anger will have a negative impact for their health, as well as psychological effect for couples. This research is a form of quasi-experimental on one group, before after (pretest – posttest) design, which is by giving CBT intervention towards 4 participants. After that, the analysis will be done by comparing quantitative data, as well as qualitative data from the result of the pre-test, post-test, and follow-up session. The result shows that this intervention has successfully helped two out of the 3 participants to control their anger. Quantitatively, this intervention will help to reduce the tendency of their anger, increase the participant’s ability to control anger, and helped the 3 participants to reduce their level of anger that they felt. After that, Qualitatively this intervention helped two out of the 3 participants to better control their anger.
Keywords: anger management; dating relationship; cognitive behavioral therapy; anger