Depends on your situation of angry. There's angry physically violent, there's angry verbally abusive and there's a combination of that. There's also angry teen hormonal frustrated because of lack of a girlfriend, bad sports game, drugs, alcohol. Being gay can cause extreme anger from not being able to be true to themselves too.
Ask his teachers about his attitude in classes, in the gym locker room, in the lunch room, his sports coach, on the bus. If he's only angry at home and not at school, that's an idea it's in the home.
My kids are twenties and teens, 3. one son and two daughters. One of my kids had no problems talking with me most of the time. The other two did good finally when we started writing our thoughts to each other instead of talking them out. It was less emotional that way.
Try that and get counseling first for yourself to see about tricks for calmness in his upsets. Then bring him in to it.
at 3:51 PM on Mar. 9, 2010