What is ACC (Anger Control Counseling)?

If you have been charged with a misdemeanor in Tarrant County, your attorney may ask you to complete an ACC Anger Management course. ACC stands for Anger Control Counselling, which is an anger management course designed for individuals facing criminal charges.

ACC courses typically teach individuals how to express anger in a constructive manner. This begins with being aware of anger by noticing triggers. Next, the student is taught how to relax and deal with anger in a non-destructive way. ACC courses typically teach individuals how to express anger in a constructive manner. This begins with being aware of anger by noticing triggers. The student is taught how to relax and deal with anger in a non-destructive way.

Court-Approved ACC (Anger Control Counseling) Classes

Below is a list of course providers that are licensed through the state to provide ACC Anger Management Courses. Although they are state-approved, not every judge approves of every class, so be sure to talk to your attorney about which course provider you are going to.

Course ProviderAddressCityPhone Number
BRAD DEAN1414 W. Randol Mill Road, Suite 200Arlington817-271-4563
NORTH TEXAS ADDICTIONS COUNSELING AND EDUCATION124 W. Pioneer Pkwy, Suite 120Arlington817-795-8278
CENTER FOR THERAPEUTIC CHANGE605 E. Border StreetArlington817-548-9990
ADDICTIVE DISEASE EDUCATION CENTER1815 York AveArlington817-558-9073
ANIMO EDUCATION AND COUNSELING990 N. CooperArlington817-274-3983
TOWARDS HEALING3611F  West Pioneer ParkwayArlington817-274-8272
SAFEHAVEN OF TARRANT COUNTY401 West Sanford Suite 1400 BArlington817-548-0583
ADDICTIVE DISEASE EDUCATION CENTER10298 County Road 1239Cleburne817-558-9073
BEE SERVICES, INC.2824 Valley View Lane, #109Dallas214-458-5000
A.L. TURNER ACADEMIC INTERVENTION1801 N. Hampton, Ste 410De Soto214-668-6610
ANIMO EDUCATION AND COUNSELING4234 McCart Ave (Seminary)Fort Worh817-795-5146
A.L. TURNER ACADEMIC INTERVENTION777 Main Street, Suite 600Fort Worth469-948-4859
PSYCHOTHERAPY SERVICES AND YOKEFELLOWS159 N. RiversideFort Worth817-338-4471
OPPORTUNITIES COUNSELING CENTER601 University Drive, Suite 105Fort Worth817-360-2983
CENTER FOR THERAPEUTIC CHANGE6320 Brentwood Stair RoadFort Worth817-446-9770
SEMILLAS1015 Pennsylvania, Ste 6Fort Worth817-731-7107
TOWARDS HEALING3916 NE 28th StFort Worth817-274-8272
NORTH TEXAS ADDICTIONS COUNSELING AND EDUCATION304 W. Cannon PkwyFort Worth817-332-7165
MHMR Community Addiction Treatment Services (CATS)1518 E. Lancaster,   Suite BFort Worth817- 569-5360
NORTH SIDE SERVICES2011 ProspectFort Worth817-237-4188
NORTH SIDE SERVICES3250 Pecos StFort Worth817-237-4188
ADDICTIVE BEHAVIOR COUNSELING3619 Byers AvenueFort Worth817-228-6261
ANIMO EDUCATION AND COUNSELING4632-B Denton Hwy/377Haltom City817-795-5146
MHMR OF TARRANT COUNTY – ADDICTION  RECOVERY CENTER129 Harmon RdHurst817- 569-5750
BEE SERVICES, INC.1225 Precinct Line Rd  Suite FHurst682-438-8665
ADDICTIVE DISEASE EDUCATION CENTER1225 Precinct Line RoadHurst817-558-9073
TOWARDS HEALING136 N. Main Street, Suite 115Irving817-274-8272
SUBSTANCE ABUSE GUIDANCE AND EDUCATION8401 Jacksboro Hwy., Lakeside Plaza, Suite 306Lakeside817-238-9911
BEE SERVICES, INC.2220 Coit Road #400Plano214-458-5000
A.L. TURNER ACADEMIC INTERVENTION5068 W. Plano Parkway, Suite 300Plano214-668-6610
BEE SERVICES, INC.970 N. Coit RoadRichardson214-458-5000
SUBSTANCE ABUSE GUIDANCE AND EDUCATION114 S. Main Street, Suites 105 & 106Weatherford817-598-9196

 

What is Long ACC?

A Long ACC (Anger Control Counseling) Course typically involves multiple one-hour sessions over the course of weeks. While each course provider is different, this often takes 8-12 weeks to complete.

What is Short ACC?

A Short ACC (Anger Control Counseling) Course is usually a one-day anger management course that can be completed in six to eight hours. Be sure to check with your attorney before taking the Short ACC course instead of the Long ACC Course.

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