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THE FOLIO: Volume 20, Number 1, 2007

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Volume 20, Number 1, 2007 Revised Edition
FELT MEANING AND GLOBAL TRANSFORMATION:
How Focusing Brings New Patterns of Relating in a Landscape of Fear

TABLE OF CONTENTS

iii PUBLISHER'S PAGE

v LETTER FROM THE EDITORS

vii FOCUSING AND THE EVOLUTION OF CONSCIOUSNESS: AN OVERVIEW OF VOLUME 20, NO. 1.
James Iberg, Ph.D.

Part I: NEW PATTERNS OF RELATING TO OURSELVES

1 A “SAFE CONTAINER” FOR PASSING DOWN A PRAYER TO FUTURE GENERATIONS: MY EXPERIENCE WITH THE HIROSHIMA PEACE MUSEUM
Akiko Doi

5 TRANSFORMING FEAR: WHAT WE CAN LEARN FROM SOME PEOPLE WITH CANCER
Joan Klagsbrun, Ph.D.

15 THE STORY THAT WANTS TO BE TOLD
Joyce Kornblatt

21 EARTHQUAKE FOCUSING: CONTINENTAL AND PERSONAL SHIFTS
Nina Joy Lawrence

25 COPING WITH FEAR IN SHORT TERM EXPERIENTIAL PSYCHOTHERAPY
Mia Leijsson

36 MAKING PEACE FROM THE INSIDE
Rob Parker, Ph.D.

48 FOCUSING: A FORCE FOR GROWTH AND HEALING
Agnes Rodríguez

50 FINDING THE WORDS TO SAY IT: SEARCHING FOR THE MEANING IN LIFE
Mical Sikkema, M.A.

60 INTO THE FEAR-FACTORY: TREATING CHILDREN OF TRAUMA WITH BODY MAPS
Bart Santen

Part II: NEW PATTERNS OF RELATING TO OTHERS

81 FOCUSING ENABLES CHILDREN TO LIVE WITH FEAR
Lucy Bowers

92 BEFRIENDING FEAR: A STORY TOLD FROM TWO ANGLES
Dr. Juan Prado Flores

95 DEALING WITH VICARIOUS TRAUMATIZATION IN THE CONTEXT OF GLOBAL FEAR
Catherine Hudek

102 APPENDIX: CLEARING SPACE: A PRIMER
Catherine Hudek

104 CROSS-CULTURAL COMMUNICATION: A MODEL FOR A NEW PATTERN OF RELATING: AN APPLICATION OF STOPPED PROCESS, LEAFING, AND CROSSING
Doralee Grindler Katonah, Psy.D., M.Div., Edgardo Riveros, Ph.D., Lucy Bowers, Josine van Noord

122 FROM FEAR TO FREEDOM: HOW CREATIVE ALTERNATIVES THEATRE CAN HELP OVERCOME SELF-STIGMATIZATION
Jacqueline Wislesky, M.A.

Part III: NEW PATTERNS OF RELATING TO COLLECTIVE DEVELOPMENT

133 ASSERTIVENESS AND SOLIDARITY: IN A LANDSCAPE OF FEAR
Rob Foxcroft

145 ILLUSION...REALITY? MAKING SENSE OF NON-SENSE THROUGH FOCUSING
Bala Jaison, Ph.D.

152 A COMMUNITY BASED APPROACH TO FOCUSING: THE ISLAM AND FOCUSING PROJECT OF AFGHANISTAN
Pat Omidian, Ph.D. and Nina Joy Lawrence

Part IV: NEW PATTERNS OF RELATING TO THE NEW TOWN

165 THE TOWN AND HUMAN ATTENTION
Eugene Gendlin, Ph.D.

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