Mark Purcell Will Present at the American Assoication of Anger Mangement Providers Conference

The title of his presentatioin is "From Anger Management to Anger Mastery: Taking Emotional Intelligence to the Next Level"

Mark C. Purcell, MEd, PhD, is a clinical psychologist who has worked with high-risk youth for the past twenty years. He developed Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT) programs for youth agencies and trains mental health professionals. He is Assistant Professor at John. F. Kennedy University and has a private practice in the San Francisco Peninsula. He is the co-author of "Mindfulness for Teen Anger: A Workbook to Overcome Anger and Aggression Using MBSR and DBT Skills."

The American Association of Anger Management Providers is a 501 (c)(3) non-profit association for the advancement of anger management professional. The Conference will be held on August 22, 23, 2014 at the Los Angeles Convention Center. The Theme of the conference is Emotional Intelligence for Anger Management. For information or to register, visit the website at For more information contact George Anderson at (310) 207 - 3591 or email at

On Saturday, August 23, 2014 speaker Fr. Greg Boyle will share personal and inspiring stories from his twenty five years of work with gang involved youth and discuss the environmental and social conditions that make young men and women gravitate towards gangs. Fr. Boyle is the author of the New York Times bestselling book, Tattoos on the Heart: The Boundless Power of Compassion, a memoir of his work with gang affiliated youth and a call to kinship.

Other presenters include.
Friday, August 22, 2014
Yacine Bell, Pres. American Association of Anger Management Providers
Mel Palmer, Ph.D
Edward Daube, Ph.D
Irene Behnan, Ph.D
Alan H. Rosenstein, M.D., MBA
Mark Purcell, Ph.D
George Anderson, MSW, CAMF

Saturday, August 23, 2014
Hank Clemons, M.A
George Anderson, MSW, CAMF,
James Kopp, M.D
Alfred DeRamus, M.D
Father Greg Boyle, S.J., Founder, Home Boy Industries
Mel Palmer, Ph.D
This promises to be one of the best conferences regarding anger manageement and emotional intelligence.