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Digital Seminar

Mastering the Core Skills of Mindfulness: The Key to Developing a Consistent Mindfulness Practice

Terry Fralich, LCPC
2 Hours 55 Minutes
Mar 26, 2017
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Even though mindfulness has become ubiquitous in our profession, it often remains a challenge to motivate clients to bring practices into their everyday lives. In this workshop, you’ll explore a comprehensive, step-by-step approach to helping clients incorporate mindfulness into their daily routine to treat a diverse range of issues. You’ll discover:

  • The Five Core Skills of mindfulness-setting intentions, cultivating awareness, stabilizing attention, self-regulation, nurturing loving kindness-that form the foundation of transformative mindfulness practices
  • Key neuroscience insights such as the effective drivers of neuroplasticity and implicit memory that are critical to changing the brain
  • How to identify and transform clients’ unhealthy core negative beliefs and patterns by teaching an accessible brain-changing mindfulness practice


Continuing Professional Development Certificates
- PESI Australia, in collaboration with PESI in the USA, offers quality online continuing professional development events from the leaders in the field at a standard recognized by professional associations including psychology, social work, occupational therapy, alcohol and drug professionals, counselling and psychotherapy. On completion of the training, a Professional Development Certificate is issued after the individual has answered and submitted a quiz and course evaluation. This online program is worth 3.0 hours CPD for points calculation by your association.



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Mindfulness Center of Southern Maine

Terry Fralich, LCPC, is a co-founder of the Mindfulness Retreat Center of Maine and former Adjunct Faculty Member of the University of Southern Maine Graduate School. He has led more than 400 seminars, trainings and retreats at the Center, at Omega Institute, Kripalu Center for Yoga and Health, both nationally and internationally. His expertise consists of mindfulness, neuroscience, CBT, brain change, emotional intelligence, stress reduction, meditation and the treatment of anxiety and depression. He has been teaching transformative mindfulness skills and practices for 20 years and has pursued his own practice of mindfulness and meditation for 40 years.

Terry studied extensively with His Holiness the Dalai Lama for 25 years and with some of the American pioneers of mindfulness, including Jon Kabat-Zinn and John Welwood. His first book, Cultivating Lasting Happiness: A 7-Step Guide to Mindfulness, was cited as one of “the 12 essential books on mindfulness.” His second book, The Five Core Skills of Mindfulness: A Direct Path to More Confidence, Joy and Love, presents his clear and unique approach to mindfulness practice as a powerful force for healthy change in our everyday lives. Prior to becoming a mindfulness therapist, academic and author, Terry was an attorney who practiced law in New York City, Los Angeles and Portland, Maine.

Speaker Disclosure:

Financial: Terry Fralich is in private practice. He receives a speaking honorarium from PESI, Inc.

Non-financial: Terry Fralich has no relevant non-financial relationship to disclose.


  • Introductory Mindfulness Exercise
  • Welcome & Objectives
  • Mindfulness in Today’s Society
  • What is Mindfulness?
    • Transformation
  • Concepts within Mindfulness
    • Self-Directed Neuroplasticity
    • Goal of Enlightenment
  • Mindfulness Path for Growth
    • Transforming Negative States
      • Core Negative Beliefs
    • Cultivating Positive States
      • Deeper Connections
  • Five Core Skills of Mindfulness
    • Intentions
    • Awareness Witnessing
      • Three Foundations of Mindfulness
    • Self-Regulation
    • Attention
    • Loving-Kindness
  • The Circle of Liberation in Mindful Practice
  • The Mindful Practice Steps
  • Concluding Mindfulness Exercise


  1. Identify the deeper meaning in even the smallest experience.
  2. Establish how barriers to implementing mindfulness can be overcome using informal techniques clients can incorporate into their daily lives.
  3. Characterize how clinical tools that increase self-awareness can be used in therapy to help clients better manage their thoughts, emotions and behaviors.
  4. Articulate the importance of the connection between therapist and client in contributing to positive clinical outcomes, and delineate how mindfulness may enhance the therapeutic relationship.

Target Audience

Psychologists, Physicians, Addiction Counselors, Counselors, Social Workers, Marriage & Family Therapists, Nurses, and other Behavioral Health Professionals

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