ABOUT US

Emerge from Anger features a select group of independent licensed psychotherapists specializing in the treatment of problematic anger, domestic violence, substance abuse, and stress management.

Mark S. Miller, MA, MFT,
is the founder and executive director of Emerge from Anger. As a licensed Marriage and Family Therapist since 1988, Mr. Miller has two decades of experience working with individuals, couples and groups.

He is the co-author of three books on anger management: "Got Anger? Practical Anger Management Techniques for Daily Living," "Got Anger? Practical Anger Management Techniques for Teens Only" and The ‘Big Book’ of Anger: Applying the 12-Step Program of Recovery to Anger Problems." He has been a popular speaker at the International Conference on Violence, Abuse and Trauma in San Diego, where he presented workshops on "Applying Dialectical Behavior Therapy to Anger and Domestic Violence," and "Dual Diagnosis and Issues of Anger."

He is a regular presenter at the National Council on Alcoholism and Drug Dependence and also conducts out-of-state DUI evaluations. In 1994, Mr. Miller was trained in Jon Kabat-Zinn’s Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction Model and specializes in core mindfulness techniques. He has presented numerous trainings for licensed therapists, domestic violence facilitators, and alcohol and drug counselors in the areas of legal and ethical issues, substance abuse, and treatment issues, especially for anger issues and/or domestic violence.

He is a long-time member of the California Association of Marriage and Family Therapists, the American Association of Marriage and Family Therapists, and the Association of Batterers Intervention Programs (ABIP).
Contact Mark S. Miller, MA, MFT at (818) 783-0781 or (661) 255-6634 for more information.

Patricia Patton, Ph.D.,
is a Clinical Psychologist and a licensed Marriage and Family Therapist in private practice in Newhall and also co-leads a domestic violence group for men with Emerge from Anger.

She has a certificate in the treatment of chemical dependency and works with many individuals and families who are in recovery. She teaches workshops throughout California on Domestic Violence, Substance Abuse, PTSD, Self-injury, Dual Diagnosis, Dialectical Behavior Therapy and Core Mindfulness.

She is the co-author of three books on anger management: "Got Anger? Practical Anger Management Techniques for Daily Living," "Got Anger? Practical Anger Management Techniques for Teens Only" and The ‘Big Book’ of Anger: Applying the 12-Step Program of Recovery to Anger Problems." She often teaches Substance Abuse and Domestic Violence as part of the 40-hour Domestic Violence facilitator-training program offered by the Association of Batterers Intervention Programs (ABIP).

She has also taught Law and Ethics for Domestic Violence Facilitators as part of Dr. Kathie Mathis’ 40-hour Domestic Violence facilitator-training program. She has been a popular speaker at the International Conference on Violence, Abuse and Trauma in San Diego, where she presented workshops on "Applying Dialectical Behavior Therapy to Anger and Domestic Violence," and "Dual Diagnosis and Issues of Anger."
Contact Patricia Patton, Ph.D., at (661) 288-1038.

Kendall Evans, MA, MFT,
is a licensed Marriage and Family Therapist and conducts a domestic violence group for men with Emerge from Anger, in addition to seeing individual clients in Newhall. He also provides services in West Los Angeles through the Open Paths Counseling Center and Another Way’s Stopping Violence and Abuse, a domestic violence intervention project of Open Paths.

In addition to supervising trainees and interns, Mr. Evans also treats domestic violence abusers and survivors. He is a visiting faculty at the Phillips Graduate Institute in Encino and has taught at Antioch University in Santa Barbara.

He co-authored a chapter with Michele Harway, Ph.D., on working in group with batterers in the book, Working with Men in Groups, edited by Michael Andronico. He is the Chair of the Training Committee for the Association for Batterers’ Intervention Programs (ABIP) and is an active participant with the Westside Domestic Violence Council.

He provides employee assistance assessments and counseling for Horizon Health, an Employee Assistance Provider. Mr. Evans has continued to be a very popular speaker for years at the International Conference on Violence, Abuse and Trauma in San Diego. He provides workshops and trainings for women’s shelter staff.

Ginny Cammarano, M.A., L.M.F.T.,
is a licensed Marriage and Family Therapist in private practice in Newhall, Sherman Oaks and Encino.

She has taken the 40 hour Domestic Violence facilitator-training and holds a certificate of completion from The National Association of Domestic Violence Counselors. She currently facilitates a men’s Anger Management Group, Parenting Classes, and a women’s Anger Management Group with Emerge from Anger.

She also works with teens in the community who are court or probation ordered for Anger Management or counseling. Part of her time in private practice is spent at California Family Counseling Center where she works on a sliding fee scale to help those in the San Fernando Valley get counseling they can afford. She is a member of the California Association of Marriage and Family Therapists.