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Intensive Mindfulness Training Course

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Terry Fralich, LCPC
12 Hours 11 Minutes
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Feb 10, 2020
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Watch this in-depth Mindfulness Training Course recording to develop a comprehensive, step-by-step approach to help your clients incorporate mindfulness practices into their daily routine and help you provide greater healing for your clients who suffer from:

  • Trauma
  • Depression
  • Relationship challenges
  • Toxic habits or beliefs

This course will provide you with detailed hands-on instruction on incorporating mindfulness into your treatment plans for the specific mental health disorders you see in your office each day. Full of structured and experiential exercises, interactive discussions, and case studies, you will take away practical strategies and reproducible handouts that are instantly usable upon your return to the office.

From intervening in the downward spiral of depression and anxiety to cultivating safety and groundedness in traumatized clients, you’ll learn the art of applying mindfulness insights, skills and techniques to a variety of clinical populations. Finish this transformational recording armed with the skills and tools you need to enhance your very next session!



This online program is worth 12.25 hours CPD.



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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.


  1. Describe how clear psychoeducational descriptions of the relationship between mindfulness, neurobiology, and common disorders can be used to motivate clients to engage in treatment.
  2. Communicate how a case conceptualization that draws upon neuropsychological principles can help clinicians establish realistic expectations and goals with clients.
  3. Formulate treatment plans for anxiety that incorporate mindfulness strategies clients can use in and out of session to help alleviate symptoms.
  4. Dissect the neurobiological underpinnings of how emotions are created, and communicate why this is important to the therapeutic process.
  5. Employ mindfulness training and diaphragmatic breathing techniques that clients can use to help them manage unhealthy anger responses.
  6. Construct treatment plans for depression that incorporate mindfulness interventions that can be used to interrupt rumination and automatic negative thoughts.
  7. Characterize how mindfulness based stress reduction techniques can be used with clients to address prolonged periods of stress that can impact mental and physical health.
  8. Consider the clinical impact of research regarding the effects of mindfulness based practices on the neuropsychological aspects of trauma.
  9. Explore the clinical implications of research regarding the association between mindfulness and relationship satisfaction and outcomes.
  10. Establish how barriers to implementing mindfulness can be overcome using informal techniques clients can incorporate into their daily lives.
  11. Characterize how clinical tools that increase self-awareness can be used in therapy to help clients better manage their thoughts, emotions and behaviours.
  12. 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.



Treatment Concepts

  • Introduction of mindfulness to clients
  • Mindfulness as self-directed neuroplasticity
  • Mindfulness as a skill-based path
  • Reconsolidation of neural networks through mindfulness practice

Experiential exercise: self-regulation techniques

Strengthening Therapeutic Presence

  • Benefits of therapeutic presence: presence, attunement, resonance, trust
  • Stabilize the mind: the foundation of focus
  • Self-regulation: the foundation of settledness
  • Spaciousness: the foundation of openness

Five Core Skills of Mindfulness

  • Clarify, set and re-affirm intention
  • Cultivate witnessing awareness: metacognition
  • Stabilize attention
  • Strengthen self-regulation
  • Practice loving-kindness for self and others

Experiential exercise: stability of attention and awareness

Neuroscience and Mindfulness

  • Effective drivers of neuroplasticity
  • Interpersonal neurobiology: importance of early experiences
  • Formation of mental models: core negative beliefs
  • Neuroception and the operation of the brain’s survival mechanisms
  • Explicit and implicit memories
  • Adaptive safety strategies: negative side effects

Experiential exercise: cultivate an inner refuge

Mindfulness Practices

  • Themes in beginning mindfulness practice
    • Am I focused or distracted?
    • Am I settled/grounded or tight/churning
  • Mindful transitions: a practice for new clients
  • Stop-breathe-reflect-choose practice
  • Development of client self-talk, scripts and mantras
  • Positive visualization practice
  • Cultivate a new vision of self: transform core negative beliefs


Mindfulness for Trauma

  • Cultivate safety and groundedness
  • Retrain the dysregulated nervous system

Experiential exercise: positive visualization

Mindfulness for Anxiety

  • Witness the anxious mind
  • Get unstuck from anxious rumination

Experiential exercise: self-regulation practices for anxiety

Mindfulness for Depression

  • Transform core negative beliefs that power depression
  • Cultivate motivation and action

Experiential exercise: develop behavioural plans with the client

Mindfulness for Relationships

  • Clarify intentions that work in relationships
  • Transform unhealthy patterns

Experiential exercise: cultivate positive experiences/exchanges

Mindfulness for Anger

  • Understand the source of anger energy
  • Identify the anger storm
  • Clarify the practice when anger arises

Experiential exercise: rehearsal of the Stop-Breathe-Reflect-Choose practice

Mindfulness for Stress

  • Educate the client about the impact of stress
  • Change the stress reaction through practice

Experiential exercise: strengthen awareness of stress response, shifting to relaxation response

Mindfulness for Sex

  • Create conditions for healthy and mutually satisfying sex
  • Open to the full power of sexual intimacy

Mindfulness In-Session

  • Avoid compassion fatigue
  • Approach each session as meditative practice
  • Counsel "in the flow"

Experiential exercise: path to enjoying our work more meditation practice

Research, Limitations and the Potential Risks of Mindfulness in Treatment

  • Current state of research on mindfulness
  • Limits of the current research
  • Mindfulness-Based treatments – potential risks and limitations
  • The importance of client evaluation
  • Practices beyond your training and experience

Target Audience

  • Counselors
  • Social Workers
  • Psychologists
  • Marriage and Family Therapists
  • Occupational Therapists
  • Addiction Counselors
  • Case Managers
  • Therapists
  • Nurses
  • Other Mental Health Professionals



Overall:      4.9

Total Reviews: 21



"Outstanding presentation. The presenter was very knowledgeable and presented the material in an easy to understand and friendly way."

Sonam W

"Awesome and useful"



Tara M

"One of the best conferences I've taken. Would use this instructor again!"

Melanie M

"Thank you to the presenter- very interesting and good info to take into my private practice for clients AND for myself!"

Yi Jin G L

"Terry was very knowledgeable and an excellent presenter!"

Kimberly E

"Much better than I thought it would be as a virtual presentation!"

Delois P

"Terry's instruction was very effective. He provided practical examples of the principles taught."

Barbara H

"I had taken another course online from Mr. Fralich and really enjoy his knowledge and enthusiasm for subject. "

Deborah G

"He was EXCELLENT!!! "

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