Petris Lapis is passionate about helping people live better lives, fulfil their potential and achieve success. She works with children, teenagers, adults and businesses to make this vision a reality.
Petris is passionate about integrating evidence-based mindfulness practices into organisations to enhance productivity, reduce stress and create more peaceful and creative work environments. She is a dedicated and experienced mindfulness practitioner and has successfully integrated mindfulness into both her professional and personal life.
She has been practising mindfulness and other forms of mind training for more than 25 years (and began using these techniques while working long hours in an accounting firm and completing a law degree at the same time). She can personally attest to the wonderful benefits it brings to all aspects of life.
She is a warm, compassionate human being with a very wicked sense of humour. You will love listening to her speak and participating in any seminar she runs. She comes from the heart when she says… "your success is my passion".
Petris holds Commerce and Law degrees from the University of Queensland and a Master of Laws from the Queensland University of Technology. Petris is also trained as a Master Results Coach, Master Performance Consultant and a Master of Ericsonian Hypnosis.
In 2015 she was made an honorary Fellow of The Institute Of Public Accountants. She has worked in the taxation division of one of the world’s largest accounting firms, in banking, been a University law lecturer (specialising in advanced legal subjects for post-graduate students), an external author for CCH Australia, the director and senior trainer of a tax training organisation (Tax Matters Pty Ltd) and the director and senior trainer of Extollo Pty Ltd (providing non-technical skills to business). She has consulted to the corporate, government and non-profit sectors.
She has been an accredited Senior Mindfulness Trainer with the Potential Project. She has nearly 25 years' experience as a conference and seminar presenter. Her passion, enthusiasm and humour are loved by audiences across Australia.
She has been a Committee member of a number of professional bodies and contributed to their education programmes as a presenter, author and advisor. She has published a number of books and hundreds of papers.