It is a huge step for some people to commit to an anger management class.
Recently we had one fellow who was angry because he had to attend anger nursing courses. He shared that he came early, circled the building and then drove away, deciding that he was too angry to walk up the stairs to the class.
As he was driving away, it occurred to him that if he was angry at the anger management classes, maybe he did indeed have a problem.
So, he turned around and came back.
It takes a lot of courage to start a self-development program. It starts with the acceptance that one has a problem, a decision to overcome fear or resistance, and then a commitment to do something about it.