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Retreats and Mindfulness Opportunities
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Winter's Day Retreat

February 16th, 2024 - Friday

in-person:  ONE DAY CE RETREAT

Mindfulness, Love and Loving-Kindness

in Clinical Practice

at Serra Retreat Center in Malibu, includes a delicious Working Lunch


Course meets the qualifications for

6 CE Hours for LMFTs, LCSWs, LPCCs, and/or LEPs

as required by the California Board of Behavioral Sciences

This workshop provides 6 Hours of mandatory BBS Continuing Education for

CA LMFTs,  LCSWs,  LPCCs,  LEPs  and BBS Associates

Jerome Front, LMFT is approved by the California Association of Marriage and Family Therapists

(Provider #15848) to sponsor Continuing Education for CA LMFTs, LCSWs, LPCCs and/or LEPs. 

Jerome Front, LMFT maintains responsibility for this course and its content. Pre-licensed members may earn hours of experience for attending

this workshop as approved by their supervisors. CE  Certificates provided onsite.

CAMFT CEP#: 015848   -  LMFT#:  MFC30359.


This course emphasizes How Mindfulness and Mindful Contemplative Practices cultivates Love, Loving-Kindness, and Compassion in Clinical Practice. Training covers ways that mindfulness experientially identifies qualities of Love in Relationships and Therapy, including research-based Loving-Kindness and Compassion practices. Using instruction and embodied practice, participants will also identify, practice, and be able to clinically integrate Mindfulness for cultivating Love, Loving-Kindness, and Compassion that can be used clinically with their clients.

NOTE: This Training Retreat usually fills up - register early - especially if you will be attending with anyone! 


Savor the retreat center's amazing ocean vistas during this informative day for learning mindfulness by experiencing it. This active training in mindfulness and meditation - taught in down-to-earth language- includes a working silent-lunch meditation!


No prior meditation experience is necessary. 

Clinical CE Objectives: Participants will be able to: 

1) Identify 3 Facets of Mindful Awareness in Kind Communication.

2) Describe 2 Ways Mindful Awareness is Foundational in Loving Relationships.

3) Distinguish the Difference Between “Someone Understanding” Vs. “Feeling Understood.”

4) Describe 3 Experiential Qualities of Love and Loving-Kindness in Relationships.

5) Integrate 2 Loving Kindness Meditations for Clinically Reducing Negative Emotions.

6) Describe how Mindful Sensory Meditations Cultivate Compassion.


This Course meets the qualifications for 

6 CE Hours for LMFTs, LCSWs, LPCCs, and/or LEPs as required by the California 

Board of Behavioral Sciences


This is the original Los Angeles Mindfulness Retreat Workshop since 1996, where more than 3,200 people have studied and deepened their mindfulness! To enhance experiential learning, this workshop includes 

music, poetry, and a natural setting.


COST: (includes working lunch and full-day workshop)  

> only $159.00! each Early Discount BEFORE FEB 9th 2024

> $189.00 Regular Fee each, After FEB 9th 2024


REFUNDS: No Refunds or transfers -for any reason- after DEC 1st Deadline. Refunds prior to DEC 1st are given minus a 10% cancellation fee.

Special Needs:  Facilities are accessible to persons with disabilities.  If you have a special need and plan to attend a workshop, please contact Jerome Front prior to registering at or 818-760-7725.  Requests can be honored if they are made 30 days or more before the workshop/ training date.


Consent to Use Photographic and Video Images: Jerome Front, LMFT and affiliates may be photographing, video- or audio- taping, or webcasting this workshop or retreat.  Attendance at, and/or participation at this event constitute and agreement by attendee to use and distribution of the participant’s image or voice in photographs, tapes, electronic reproductions.



“Mindfulness Meditation, Contemplative Living & Reducing Stress”

If you've ever wanted to learn meditation in a safe environment or would like more relaxation, well-being and sanity as part of your everyday experience, this refreshing & life-affirming class is for you.  The class provides instruction in Mindfulness Meditation and helps you find ways to infuse more peace and satisfaction in everyday life. The class draws on innovations in Mind-Body Medicine and traditional Contemplative practices. This class grows out one of the original resources for mindfulness in Los Angeles, since 1996. 


Every class includes a lesson and an experiential practice. On-going depth lessons include: Increasing well-being; Bringing deeper presence and awareness to relationships and communication as well as sustaining meaning and creativity at work and at home. Experiential practices include: Sitting Meditation, Body-Scan, Sensory work, Gentle Stretching and more! 


You'll receive weekly instruction, warm support and an on-going intimate practice community to sustain your progress. Pre-Registration is Required to Enter Class. No CE hours for this class.. This is an On-going class - not a drop-by class. Class recommended readings include: The Wise Heart and The Mindful Brain, written by, respectively, Jack Kornfield and Daniel Siegel, as well as Coming To Our Senses, by Jon Kabat-Zinn. More information by clicking on the "Mindfulness Meditation Class" option on the menu. 


Meditative living is not an "alternative to ordinary life," but rather "ordinary life itself, lived more fully." Come taste how a regular meditation practice can infuse your days with a sweet, mindful awareness. For the next class cycle dates: (818) 760-7725.

This is an On-going class, paid in four consecutive-class cycles.  Not a drop-by class: Online Class in Zoom Room - video participation required.  Future classes may be held in Studio City. (Pre-registration Required) 

Two Choices: 

>Thursday Eves: 8:00-9:30pm. OR, 

>Fridays: 11:00am to 12:30pm. 


COST: Only $150 For a 4-Class Cycle. 

No refunds or transfers for missed classes.

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