Forest Fein, MA
Curriculum Director and Lead Instructor
Pritzker Mindfulness Program for Urban Youth
Forest Fein received his master’s degree in Counseling Psychology with a concentration in Mindfulness. He completed postgraduate training at the Mindful Awareness Research Center at UCLA and is a Certified Mindfulness Teacher.
He is the curriculum director and lead instructor of the Pritzker Mindfulness Program for Urban Youth, a collaboration with Larkin Street Youth Services funded by a grant from the Lisa and John Pritzker Family Fund. In this program, Forest designed and is teaching multiple seven-week intensive mindfulness trainings for at-risk urban youth, as well as a six-month mindfulness program as part of the Larkin Street Youth Service’s Learning Center, an innovative educational program preparing at-risk youth for life-changing educational and career opportunities.
Forest is the founder of “Mindful Human: The Art, Science + Practice of Mindful Living,” offering mindfulness consulting, classes, and one-on-on counseling for teens and adults. He has been practicing mindfulness since 1999.