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THE FOLIO: Volume 22, Number 1, 2010

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THE FOLIO: Volume 22, Number 1, 2010

VOLUME 22, NUMBER 1, 2010
AGING...Focusing Through the Transitions of Later Life   (Buy from store)

TABLE OF CONTENTS

iii PUBLISHER’S PAGE

iv LETTER FROM THE EDITORS

vii ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS

PART 1: PERSONAL STORIES

3 THE ESSENCE OF BEING WITH WHAT IS: Thirty-Three Years with Focusing
Reva Bernstein (in conversation with Ann Weiser Cornell)

8 IT NEEDS TO MAKE SENSE
Bebe Simon (in conversation with Rob Foxcroft)

21 MY JOURNEY WITH FOCUSING: A Developmental Process
Jill Drummond

26 SOME THOUGHTS ABOUT FOCUSING AND AGING: Losses and Gains
Joan Lavender, Psy.D.

36 FOCUSING AND AGING: Accompanying a Woman’s Aging Journey
Patricia Manessy, NHC

40 GROWING UP WITH FELT SENSING AND STAYING YOUNG INTO AGING WITH FOCUSING
Christel Kraft, M.Ed.

51 FOCUSING HAPPIER
Carol Belin

56 FOCUSING ADVENTURES IN AGING: Alone — Crisis and Opportunity
Hadley Fisk, LICSW

60 FOCUSING AND AGING
Erna de Bruijn

63 THE GOLDEN YEARS
Kevin McEvenue (Focusing with Karen Whalen)

74 FOCUSING, LIFE COACHING AND AGEISM
Judy Robbins, Psy.D.

84 AGING’S MUSIC: Aging and Co-Aging in a Focusing Marriage
Jane and Dave Young, LCSW

PART 2: INSIGHTS: TRANSFORMATIONS USING FOCUSING WITH OTHERS

105 THE BOOK OF LIFE: The Final Chapter
Mary McGuire, CSJ, Psy.D.

111 ATTUNING TO NATURAL PROCESS ACTION STEPS:
How does one fi nd the natural action, the unforced next step?
(Maybe with a Little Wind from Your Fingertips!)

Katarina Halm

130 AN INTEGRATED APPROACH TO PROCESSING AGING AND PAIN
Elfie Hinterkopf, Ph.D.

139 FOCUSING . . . AND HE DIDN’T EVEN KNOW IT . . .
Bala Jaison, Ph.D.

PART 3: AGING, CASES, AND RESEARCH

147 EXCERPTS FROM THE INTRODUCTION TO “REDISCOVERING THE LOST BODY-CONNECTION WITHIN CHRISTIAN SPIRITUALITY”
Edwin M. McMahon, Ph.D. and Peter A. Campbell, Ph.D.

155 ONE MAN’S LIFE JOURNEY: Like the Ebbs and Flows of the Sea
Atsmaout Perlstein, Ph.D.

165 A TAE-BASED QUALITATIVE STUDY OF SUBJECTIVE WELL-BEING FOR AGED JAPANESE MEN
Yoshika Yamaguchi, Satoko Tokumaru

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