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Helping Clients See the Good: 5 FREE Gratitude Exercises to Use in Session

Here are 5 free gratitude exercises to use in your sessions this season.

PESI Team

PESI Publishing provides these FREE exercise downloads to help clients of all ages remember what they are grateful for, even in the darkest of times.

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Ask a Therapist: Parenting through the Chaos of Today’s World

Katie Hurley, LCSW

The tumultuous landscape of the current world is causing anxiety and confusion even in the minds of our tweens and teens, and child and adolescent psychotherapist Katie Hurley is here to present some much-needed relief.

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Breathing Through the Back-to-School Bustle

Read along with Jennifer Cohen Harper

Jennifer Cohen Harper, MA, E-RYT, RCYT

Join PESI children’s author Jennifer Cohen Harper as she reads her book Thank You Breath and offers up simple breathing practices for kids as they head back to school.

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8 Books to Help Kids Reap the Mental and Physical Benefits of Nature

PESI’s list of nature-inspired titles will get your children up and moving

PESI Team

The outdoors are a great place for mindfulness, action, and imagination. PESI’s list of nature-inspired titles will get your children up and moving!

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Help Your Child Learn from Their Mistakes

Free printable coloring pages for kids

Kellie Doyle Bailey, MA, CCC-SLP, MMT/SELI

Kellie Doyle Bailey’s newest children’s book in the Calm Cool Kids series is almost here—with tons of mindfulness tips to help teach your child how to react during tricky moments.

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Coping with ADHD & Heightened Emotions

Free printable exercise to use with adolescent & adult clients

Melissa Springstead Cahill, Psy.D.

People with ADHD feel both positive and negative emotions more intensely and frequently, and often for longer periods of time. With this exercise, clients can learn to respond to emotions mindfully, allowing them to better handle difficult situations.

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An Antidote to Burnout: Getting Clients Past Toxic Productivity

Discover three interventions to help clients identify and overcome burnout

Israa Nasir, MHC

Clients who struggle with toxic productivity often feel as though nothing they do is enough, setting the stage for burnout. PESI author Israa Nasir, MHC, shares three proven interventions therapists can use to help clients slow down, practice self-compassion, and develop a more positive relationship with their workload.

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Top 5 Books For Kids This Holiday Season

Top selections on topics like mindfulness, boundaries, self-regulation, and more

PESI Team

Searching for the perfect holiday gift for the kids in your life? Check out this list of our publishing team's top picks.

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Self-Compassion in Our Most Difficult Moments

Free Worksheets to Help Educators Practice Mindfulness & Self-Compassion

Self-care is an integral part of our well-being, but is it enough? Lisa Baylis, MEd, shares one of her most vulnerable moments as an educator and provides free worksheets that fellow teachers can use to cultivate self-compassion.

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Unwinding Anxiety with Mindfulness Training

Watch a quick demonstration to see how anxiety can be treated in the same way as other habits or addictions

Jud Brewer MD, PhD is a thought leader in the field of habit change and the “science of self-mastery”, having combined over 20 years of experience with mindfulness training with his scientific research therein.

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