The real beauty of Emotional Intelligence is its’ simple, easy to understand lessons in civility including self-awareness, self-control, social awareness and relationship management. There is nothing inherent in the lessons above that is inconsistent with any organized religion. Instead, it supports the ten commandments.
Anger Management Coaching is actually Applied Emotional Intelligence in action. In California, volunteer referrals to Emotional Intelligence/Anger Management Coaching is outpacing all other mental health interventions currently is use. Precisely because it is skill enhancement rather than psychotherapy.
Emotional Intelligence should be promoted by advocates of all theoretical orientation in psychotherapy and coaching.
The fact that the results of EQ intervention can be measured for success, makes this intervention an excellent addition to psychotherapy, education, substance abuse and civility.