Managing Anger and Strong Emotions

Topic                                                      Managing Anger and Strong Reactions

Time                                                        December 5th from 7:00-8:00PM EST

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Everyone has feelings of anger, this is natural.  Learning how to recognize anger and manage feelings of anger in a productive way, instead of reacting in a way that you may regret later, will benefit you, your friendships, and other relationships. Join us as Dr. Katrina Hermetet, PhD NCSP and Allen Shoaff, TAA Rising Leader present with advice and discussion on anger management.  

Key take-aways: 

  • Gain strategies to learn to recognize and manage anger and emotions 
  • Learn productive ways to manage anger and strong emotions around others 
  • Hear from a young adult that has worked through these feelings and reactions 

Presenters Dr. Katrina Hermetet, PhD NCSP, Allen Shoaff, TAA Rising Leader  

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Dr. Katrina Hermetet is a licensed clinical psychologist, a pediatric school psychologist at Akron Children’s Hospital, and an Assistant Professor of Pediatrics at Northeast Ohio Medical University (NEOMED). She is the director of the Tic and Tourette Service, a recently designated Center for Excellence, and a certified CBIT provider. Prior to her faculty and clinical appointment, she completed her doctoral training in Pediatric School Psychology at Lehigh University, her internship at Rutgers University Behavioral Health/Robert Wood Johnson Medical School and her fellowship at Akron Children’s Hospital. She continues to train both medical residents and psychology fellows regarding effective assessment and treatment for Tic Disorders.



Allen Shoaff Allen Shoaff  is a graduate from Perry High School in Canton, Ohio, as a part of the class of 2021. Allen is currently taking time off from school to focus on work, personal projects, and fulfilling his roles as a TAA Youth Ambassador and Rising Leader. He’s been tic and Tourette patient at Akron Children’s Hospital since 2017, when he was formally diagnosed. Allen was trained as a Youth Ambassador in 2019, and as a Rising Leader in 2022.