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Understanding the Five Core Skills of Mindfulness

How to change your brain and build a solid foundation for transformative growth

Terry Fralich, LCPC

Terry Fralich, LCPC, shares five core skills of mindfulness and how to best practice them.

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The Trauma Therapist Podcast: The Author Series with Donald Altman

Donald Altman, MA, LPC

Donald Altman, MA, LPC, sits down with Guy Macpherson, PhD, to discuss mindfulness and his new book, Reflect.

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PESI Book Club: September 2019

Our latest new releases and a free worksheet!

PESI Team

New school year, new books and card decks! Here are three new releases as well as one of our customer favorites.

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PESI Book Club: July 2019

Check out this month's new releases and free worksheets!

PESI Team

Looking for some summer reads and new resources? We've got you covered!

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Reclaiming Reflection in the Digital Age

Free reflection plus a mindfulness worksheet from the new book, Reflect: Awaken to the Wisdom of the Here and Now

Donald Altman, MA, LPC

Celebrate Donald Altman’s new book, Reflect: Awaken to the Wisdom of the Here and Now, with a free worksheet!

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5 Free Resources for Teachers

We're celebrating the start of a new school year by offering teachers FIVE of our best school-and teaching-related worksheets and videos...for FREE!

PESI Team

Be sure to share these free activities with all your teacher friends and family!

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5 Ways to Help Your Client Break Their Depression Cycle

FREE Depression Relapse Prevention Worksheet

PESI Team, Richard Sears, PSYD, PHD, MBA, ABPP

Richard Sears, Psy.D, Ph.D., MBA, ABPP, and the PESI team share helpful tips for depression recovery and relapse prevention.

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73 DBT Mindfulness Exercises

FREE Worksheet Download

Lane Pederson, Psy.D., LP, DBTC

Lane Pederson – Mindfulness is a skillset at the heart of DBT. Yet, many therapists struggle teaching mindfulness practices to clients.

Practicing mindfulness skills open doors to acceptance, experience, and connection to yourself and the world.

Download 73 mindfulness exercises you can use with your clients to help them slow down and find peace, contentment, and enjoyment in everyday life.

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The Silly Walk: A Mindfulness Practice for Youth and Teens

Use this exercise with your youth to help them regulate their silliness in a constructive and appropriate way.

Christopher Willard, Psy.D.

Kids don't have an on/off switch... especially those with executive function difficulties, who struggle to regulate their attention, emotions and behaviors.

Watch Dr. Christopher Willard demonstrate a fun mindfulness practice that will help kids identify and activate their different zones of regulation.

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Look on the Bright Side

FREE Optimism Worksheet

Jonah Paquette, Psy.D.

Cultivating optimism impacts our brain. To better regulate our emotions and decrease our anxiety, download a FREE Optimism Worksheet from the Happiness Toolbox.

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