Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) for Anger-Related Problems in Children and Adolescents – Cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) is a problem-focused, therapeutic approach that attempts to help people identify and change dysfunctional beliefs, thoughts, and patterns that contribute to their problem behaviors. This variant of CBT focuses specifically on children and adolescents who have anger-related problems. The practice is rated Effective for reducing aggression and anger expression and improving self-control, problem-solving, and social competencies.