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Here is a video of a short Focusing Session with Certifying Coordinator Ruth Hirsch and our Executive Director Catherine Torpey.

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Read a description of a Focusing session excerpted from "Don't Go It Alone: The Power of Focusing Partnerships" by Lynn Preston and Dr. Joan Klagsbrun.

What if...

~ you already have within yourself the answers to life's dilemmas and frustrations?

~ you had access to deep wisdom at all times, for the rest of your life?

"Focusing" is a process for helping your mind listen to the wisdom of your body.

In any situation, your body is sending you information. Many of us don't know how to open our minds to this information because it doesn't follow the same logic as our cognitive mind.

We have deeper wells of knowledge within us than we consciously know.

Focusing helps to give us access to all of it.

Belonging and Crossing in Community: Advanced and Certification Focusing Weeklong 2019

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Belonging and Crossing in Community: Advanced and Certification Focusing Weeklong 2019

Belonging and Crossing in Community: Advanced and Certification Focusing Weeklong 2019

January 13 through 19, 2019 at La Casa de Ejercicios (Retreat House), in Punta de Tralca, Chile.

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The December conversation is with Jeffrey Morrison. He shares what it is like to be Focusing based on a recent Focusing session. This is of interest to Focusers, but also to non-Focusers who are curious about the process of Focusing. This is part of the "Conversations" series hosted by Serge Prengel.

Focusing Roundtables

Serie di Tavole Rotonde in Italiano (Focusing Roundtable in Italian)
Il Comitato dei membri dell’Istituto Internazionale di Focusing è lieto di offrire una nuova serie di Tavole Rotonde di Focusing In Italiano per i membri dell'Istituto: “Le possibilità di cambiare sul serio sono molte.” L'argomento di questa tavola rotonda n.3 è “Il processo nelle nostre mani” Quando: 22 gennaio 2019, 19:00-21:00 orario dell'Europa Centrale (Italia); 1:00 alle 3:00 PM Ora della costa orientale degli Stati Uniti.

Focusing with Children - Back to What You Deeply Know
Part of The Focusing Highlights Series of pay-what-you-can classes. Interactive Online Class facilitated by René Veugelers taking place Thursday, January 24, 2019 from 12 to 2:00 pm Eastern Standard Time USA.

Focusing Roundtables

"Good Neighbors" — Somatics and Focusing: Informing Each Other & Working Together
Part of the Focusing Roundtable series for TIFI members, this free online conversation is hosted by Agnes Windram and Anthony Winiski on Saturday, February 2nd, 2019 from 1:00 PM – 3:00 PM EST. Class size is limited.

Wendi Maurer and Hanspeter Mühlethaler

A Taste of TAE
An Online Workshop facilitated by Wendi Maurer and Hanspeter Mühlethaler in support of the Stepping Up Campaign, offered live in two different time zones: Saturday, February 2 from 3:00 pm to 5:00 pm Tokyo Time, and Saturday, February 9 from 12:30 pm to 2:30 pm Eastern Time, USA.

International Focusing Events

More International Focusing Events - Visit our list of major International Focusing events.

28th International Focusing Conference - March 6th - 10th, 2019 in Yucatan, Mexico

Publications and Products
Focusing Focusing by Eugene Gendlin, Ph.D.

500,000 copies in print in 17 languages. This is the original book that made Focusing available to the public. It breaks Focusing into six steps and has many examples. This is a good beginning introduction to the process. A great gift!


The second volume of a two-part series is literally a Potpourri - a mixture of articles covering innumerable topics that integrate various aspects of Focusing into very specific and enlightening subjects and themes. Now available as a free digital eFolio or or as a printed version which can be purchased in the TFI store

In Focus TFI Newsletter: In Focus

Recent editions now available online.

Carl Rogers Carl Rogers

Dr. Carl Rogers was Gene Gendlin's colleague and friend at the University of Chicago. Watch this delightful talk that Rogers gave in 1974.

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