I adapted a leadership style that would conform to fifty-minute periods, which was the amount of time allotted for each school period, and maintained positive relationships with administrators and non-participating personnel. I worked to help the group create a safe holding environment (Winnicott, 1965) by being noncritical, showing interest in what was said, and emphasizing the value of each member's contribution (Yalom, 1995). I also helped the group recognize support, feedback, hope, as part of the group functioning (Yalom, 1995), and relief of stress, or as Freud (1966) defined it "anxiety." Other issues included deflecting undue scapegoating and developing methods for resolving impasses (Ormont, 1992; Spotnitz, 1985).

Do Not Panic

Do Not Panic

This guide Don't Panic has tips and additional information on what you should do when you are experiencing an anxiety or panic attack. With so much going on in the world today with taking care of your family, working full time, dealing with office politics and other things, you could experience a serious meltdown. All of these things could at one point cause you to stress out and snap.

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