Project Description

Nurturing Young Minds

Edited by Dr Ramesh Manocha & Gyongyi Horvath
To read the full chapter go to Volume 2, chapter 22, pp. 337-346.


Maggie Hamilton

Writer, Publisher and Social Researcher

Writer, publisher and social researcher, Maggie Hamilton gives regular talks, lectures and workshops, is a regular media commentator and a keen observer of social trends, and presents at parents’ evenings, professional development forums and at conferences. Her books have been published in Australia, New Zealand, Holland, Italy, Korea, China, the Arab States, Lithuania and Brazil, and include What Men Don’t Talk About, which examines the lives of boys and men behind the stereotypes; What’s Happening to Our Girls?, and What’s Happening to Our Boys? which look at the twenty-first century challenges of our girls and boys respectively; and Secret Girls’ Business, a fun, funky, empowering gift book for girls. She has addressed over 50 000 Australian parents, and countless professional forums, adding additional dimensions to her work.


This chapter will highlight what parents and educators can do to support young people to understand and cope with their own feelings of anger and reduce the display of aggression.

Want to Learn More, Get Help or Find Support?

There are currently no podcasts available. This page will be updated once new podcasts have been created.

The Rite Journey – in-school programs for boys and for dads:

Top Blokes Mentoring Foundation – in-school programs for boys:

The Pathways Foundation – 5-day bush camp for boys:

Abblett, M & Willard, C, 2017, Helping Your Angry Teen, New Harbinger Publications, Oakland.

Bowden, T & Bowden, S, 2013, I Just Get So…Angry! Dealing with Anger and Other Strong Emotions for Teenagers, Exisle Publishing, Wollombi.

Gilgun, J, ‘Lemons or Lemonade? An Anger Workbook for Teens’,

Golden, B, 2006, Healthy Anger: How to Help Children and Teens Manage Their Anger, Oxford University Press.

Hariton, J, ‘What’s Normal and What’s Not? Adolescents and Anger’,

Kaufman, M, ‘The Seven P’s of Men’s Violence’,

Manocha, R (Ed), 2017, Growing Happy, Healthy Young Minds: Generation Next, Hachette Australia, Sydney.

Purcell, M & Murphy, J, 2014, Mindfulness for Teen Anger: A Workbook to Overcome Anger and Aggression, New Harbinger Publications, Oakland.

Sells, S, 2002, Parenting Your Out-of-Control Teenager: 7 Steps to Reestablish Authority and Reclaim Love, St Martin’s Griffin, New York.

Shriver, M, ‘Life Ed: Helping Teen Sons Deal with Anger’,

Van Dijk, S, 2011, Don’t Let Your Emotions Run Your Life for Teens, New Harbinger Publications, Oakland.

More information will be available soon!

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