Connections and Crossings Across Cultures
ADVANCED AND CERTIFICATION FOCUSING
September 26-October 2, 2014
Spotlight on: Interactive Focusing and
The intention of Interactive Focusing is to build bonds of intimacy by allowing you to "touch into your direct experience in the presence of another person…
Dear Focusing Community,
The Crossing Support Group and The Focusing Institute are pleased to share with you about a special aspect of the Advanced and Certification Weeklong: The Janet Klein Scholarship Fund.
Janet Klein was the co-creator of Interactive Focusing, along with Mary McGuire. While writing her dissertation, Janet discovered that a Focusing interaction would be the perfect vehicle for relationship processing. She eventually discovered that the nub of the interaction was creating empathy between the participants. Thus, in her Interactive Focusing model, she made a separate space for experiencing empathy. She called this space "The Empathic Moment." She went on to add "Focuser as Teacher" feedback, an interactive response, and a relationship check. These parts comprise a significant amount of difference in structure and intention from the original partnership exchange model.
Janet died unexpectedly in February, 2010. Shortly thereafter, The Focusing Institute and Janet's family established a fund as a fitting memorial to honor Janet's invaluable contribution and to continue her legacy in the Focusing world.
This year, The Connections and Crossings Across Cultures Weeklong teaching team will be presenting a workshop on Interactive Focusing in honor of Janet Klein and this valuable scholarship.
Come experience the special intimacy of Connecting and Crossing with a partner through INTERACTIVE FOCUSING at the 2014 Focusing Weeklong!
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