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THE FOLIO: Volume 21, Number 1, 2008

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Volume 21, Number 1, 2008
TRIBUTE ISSUE
Celebrating Thirty Years of Focusing 1978–2008

TABLE OF CONTENTS

iii PUBLISHER’S PAGE

v LETTER FROM THE EDITORS

vi ACKNOWLEDGMENTS

PART 1: FOCUSING THEORY AND PRACTICE

3 ON OUR WAY WITH THE CRITIC
Christine Langeveld and Erna de Bruijn

13 THE IMPLICIT TRANSFORMATIONAL POWER OF THE BACKGROUND FEELING IN FOCUSING
Marine de Fréminville

21 INNER RELATIONSHIP FOCUSING
Ann Weiser Cornell and Barbara McGavin

34 A SEVENTH MOVEMENT: ACTION STEP AND ‘FOCUSING ON THE GO’
Atsmaout Perlstein and Bilha Frolinger

41 TREASURE MAPS TO THE SOUL
Barbara McGavin and Ann Weiser Cornell


PART 2: PHILOSOPHY

63 THE FELT SENSE OF NATURAL ENVIRONMENTS
Herbert W. Schroeder

73 PASSAGEWAY INTO THE IMPLICIT
Nada Lou

82 ON A BOOK OF HOPE: A PROCESS MODEL
Tadayuki Murasato

93 THE NATURE OF OUR EXCEEDING
Kevin C. Krycka

106 THE BODY, WHICH LOVES WHAT IT LOVES: WHY THE PHILOSOPHY OF THE IMPLICIT MATTERS
Kye Nelson

121 FOCUSING, EMPOWERMENT AND THE NON-DUAL SELF
Thomas Froitzheim


PART 3: CROSSING FOCUSING

With the Arts:

139 FOCUSING-ORIENTED ART THERAPY
Laury Rappaport

156 FOCUSING AND WRITING ABOUT DOING THE DANCE
Tereza Crvenkovic

166 CLEARING A SPACE ON THE WORKBENCH: HOW FOCUSING HELPS ME BUILD
David Orth

With Bodywork:

179 THE WHOLEBODY FOCUSING STORY
Kevin McEvenue and Glen Fleisch

195 TYING THE THREAD OF BODYWORK, MOVEMENT AND FOCUSING
Larry Hurst, Jack Blackburn, Francesca Castaldi, Mathias Dekeyser,Claudia Conza, Stephen Scholle and Nicoletta Corsetti

With Education:

206 LET THE FELT SENSE SPEAK IN ENGLISH: EXPERIENTIAL LEARNING AND TEACHING OF ENGLISH AS A SECOND LANGUAGE
Akiko Doi

213 FINDING SANCTUARY IN A STRESSFUL ENVIRONMENT: THE USE OF CLEARING A SPACE TO ENHANCE LEARNING FOR COLLEGE AND GRADUATE STUDENTS
Joan Klagsbrun

With Psychotherapy:

226 THE FELT SENSE IN PSYCHOTHERAPY SUPERVISION
Salvador Moreno López

238 SING FOCUSING AND SYSTEMS! WE-ING: FOCUSING-ORIENTED FAMILY BONDING THERAPY
Dave Young

With Business:

256 CREATIVE EDGE ORGANIZATIONS: BUSINESSES AND ORGANIZATIONS AS A “KIND” OF FOCUSING COMMUNITY
Kathy McGuire

With Children:

268 CHILDREN ARE THE FUTURE
Heidrun Essler, René Veugelers and Simon Kilner

278 GENE GENDLIN’S GIFT FOR CHILDREN
Lucy Bowers

With Community Wellness:

291 COMMUNITY WELLNESS FOCUSING: A WORK IN PROGRESS
Patricia Omidian and Nina Joy Lawrence


PART 4: PERSONAL JOURNEYS

307 PARTNERSHIP, FRIENDSHIP AND MENTORING
Thérèse Fortier and Solange St. Pierre

314 DOING THE THING YOU LOVE
Rob Foxcroft

328 FOCUSING AND CHRONIC PAIN
Elena Frezza

338 ON CULTIVATING A GRACED LIFE: THE STRUGGLE WITHIN A CULTURE THAT DISCONNECTS
Marianne Thompson and Elizabeth Thompson

345 NARRATIVE FOCUSING: DISCOVERING THE PERSON IN CHRONIC ILLNESS
John Keane

360 FROM UNDER THE COVERS: A TALE OF FOCUSING WITH MY DAUGHTER
Debbie Belne


PART 5: THE NEXT THIRTY YEARS

367 VISION STATEMENT FOR FOCUSING: ACTION STEPS AND PROJECTS
Eugene T. Gendlin

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