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you will learn how to be a colleague that others confide in
you will learn what to say and what not to say to someone with anxiety
you will learn how to support someone who seems overwhelmed all the time
you will learn how to create an inclusive environment
you will learn how to reduce the stigma around mental health

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When it comes to experiencing anxiety, many people aren’t talking about it. Why? Because they often feel embarrassed, concerned about the stigma of asking for help, or anticipate that things will never get better. But now, in the face of the global pandemic, anxiety is growing — and so is our shared opportunity to start (or continue) a more helpful,...

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Facilitated Learning

Best for employees who like to listen with some engagement and discussion throughout.

Best for teams up to 90 people

Class Durations

Flexible class lengths to meet your team’s needs.


What People Are Saying About This Class

I recognize this topic is incredibly difficult for all of us to broach but the personal testaments that were shared, by not only our own colleagues but also the presenter were paramount. This session truly gave me pause, in a positive way, on how I can be a better listener, companion to my fellow employees, as well as in my personal life.

More About Deborah Riegel

Deborah Grayson Riegel is a keynote speaker and consultant who teaches leadership communication for Wharton Business School and Columbia Business School. She is a regular contributor for Harvard Business Review, Inc., Psychology Today, Forbes, and Fast Company. The author of "Overcoming Overthinking: 36 Ways to Tame Anxiety for Work, School, and Life,” she consults and speaks for clients including Amazon,...

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