Gendlin Articles Available Online

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Philosophy Articles

Gendlin, E.T. (1962). Experiencing and the creation of meaning. A philosophical and psychological approach to the subjective. New York: Free Press of Glencoe. Reprinted by Macmillan, 1970.  

- Reprinted and published as paperback by Northwestern University Press (1997), with a 'Preface to the paper edition', pp. XI-XXIII. This preface is also available at http://www.focusing.org/ecmpreface.html.

- The first part of chapter three (‘How felt meaning functions’), the part that treats ‘direct reference’ (III.A.1) (pp. 90-100) is available at http://www.focusing.org/ecm_iiia1.html.

Gendlin, E.T. (1978/79). Befindlichkeit: Heidegger and the Philosophy of Psychology. Review of Existential Psychology and Psychiatry, 16 (1-3), 43-71.

Gendlin, E.T. (1981). A process model. Unpublished manuscript (422 pp.). Revised version (1997) (288 pp.). New York: The Focusing Institute.

Gendlin, E.T. & J. Lemke (1983). A critique of relativity and localization. Mathematical Modelling, 4, 61-72.

Gendlin, E.T. (1984). Time's dependence on space: Kant's statements and their misconstrual by Heidegger. In T.M. Seebohm & J.J. Kockelmans (Eds.), Kant and phenomenology, pp. 147-160. Washing­ton, DC: Center for Advanced Research in Phenomenology & Univer­sity Press of America. Also available at http://www.focusing.org/gendlin_times_dependence_on_space.html.

Gendlin, E.T. (1987). A philosophical critique of the concept of narcissism: the significance of the awareness movement. In D.M. Levin (Ed.), Pathologies of the modern self. Postmodern studies on narcissism, schizophrenia, and depression, pp. 251-304. New York: New York University Press.

Gendlin, E.T. (1989). Phenomenology as non-logical steps. In E.F. Kaelin & C.O. Schrag (Eds.), Analecta Husserliana. Vol. XXVI. American phenomenolo­gy. Origins and developments, pp. 404-410. Dordrecht: Kluwer. Also available at http://www.focusing.org/bios/gendlin_phen_as_nonlogical_steps.html.

Gendlin, E.T. (1991). Crossing and dipping: some terms for approa­ching the interface between natural understanding and logical formulation. In M. Galbraith & W.J. Rapaport (Eds.), Subjectivity and the debate over computational cognitive science, pp. 37-59. Buffalo: State University of New York.

- Translated into Spanish: El entramado y la profundización: algunos términos relativos a la línea divisoria entre la comprensión natural y la formulación lógica. In C. Alemany (Ed.) (1997), o.c., pp. 439-453.

- Translated into Japanese by T. Murasato (2004): Koosa to hitaru koto: shizenteki rikai to ronri koosei tono kyookaimen ni semaru tame no ikutsuka no yoogo. Available at http://www.focusing.org/jp/gendlin_crossing_jp.html.

Gendlin, E.T. (1991). Thinking beyond patterns: body, language and situations. In B. den Ouden & M. Moen (Eds.), The presence of feeling in thought, pp. 25-151. New York: Peter Lang.

Gendlin, E.T. (1992). The primacy of the body, not the primacy of perception. Man and World, 25 (3-4), 341-353.

Gendlin, E.T. (1993). Words can say how they work. (Paper presented at the 27th Annual Heidegger Conference, State University of New York at Stony Brook, 4 June 1993.) In R.P. Crease (Ed.), Heidegger conference proceedings, pp. 29-35. Stony Brook: State University of New York.

- Translated into Croatian by I. Ipsa: Rijeci mogu iskazati kako djeluju. Filozofska Istrazivanja, no. 58, 1995, 15 (3), 425-438.

Gendlin, E.T. (1997). Conference on After Postmodernism (introduction to the ‘Conference on After Postmodernism’, held at The University of Chicago, November 14-16, 1997). Available at http://www.focusing.org/apm.htm#Online%20Papers.

Gendlin, E.T. (1997). On cultural crossing. After Postmodernism Conference paper. (6 pp.)

Gendlin, E.T. (1997). Preface to the paper edition. In E.T. Gendlin, 'Experiencing and the creation of meaning. A philosophical and psychological approach to the subjective', pp. XI-XXIII. Evanston, IL: Northwestern University Press.

Gendlin, E.T. (1997). The responsive order: A new empiricism. Man and World, 30 (3), 383-411.

Gendlin, E.T. (1997). What happens when Wittgenstein asks "What happens when ...?" The Philosophical Forum, 28 (3), 268-281.

- Translated into German by H. Deloch (1999): Was geschieht, wenn Wittgenstein fragt: "Was geschieht, wenn ...?". In H.J. Schneider & M. Kross (Hgg.), Mit Sprache spielen. Die Ordnungen und das Offene nach Wittgenstein, pp. 119-135. Berlin: Akademie.

Gendlin, E.T. (1998). After postmodernism: A report. Unpublished paper (9 pp.).

Gendlin, E.T. (1998). Bits of philosophy which led to focusing (1996; revised version 1998). New title recently: 'Introduction to philosophy'.

Gendlin, E.T. (1998). Making concepts from experience. Talk at the 1996 International Focusing Conference (2-6 May), Gloucester, MA. Unpublished transcript (33 pp.).

Gendlin, E.T. (1999). A new model. Journal of Consciousness Studies, 6 (2-3), 232-237.

- Translated into German by J. Ossenbach (2001): Ein neues Modell. Weder atomismus noch Holismus, sondern Prozesse.

Gendlin, E.T. (1999). A philosophical car for focusers, 1999 model (6 pp.). Unpublished manuscript.

- Translated into Spanish (1999): Un auto filosófico para focusers, modelo 1999. Unpublished manuscript.

- Translated into German by J. Ossenbach (2000): Ein philosophisches Auto für Focusing-Leute (Modell '99). Focusing Journal, no. 4, 4-6 (see no. 153).

Gendlin, E.T. (2001). Excerpts from a Process Model conversation with Gene at TAE. Staying in Focus. The Focusing Institute Newsletter, 1 (3), 8.

Gendlin, E.T. (2001). Introduction to thinking at the edge. Unpublished paper (5 pp).

Gendlin, E.T. (2001). On the new epistemology (excerpts from Gendlin's awards talk at the American Psychological Association, August 6, 2000). Staying in Focus. The Focusing Institute Newsletter, 1 (2), 5-6.

Gendlin, E.T. (2003). Beyond postmodernism: From concepts through experiencing (excerptIn Roger Frie (Ed.), Understanding Experience: Psychotherapy and Postmodernism, pp.100-115, Routledge.

Gendlin, E.T. (2004). Five philosophical talking points to communicate with colleagues who don't yet know focusing. Staying in Focus. The Focusing Institute Newsletter, 4 (1), 5-8. Also available at http://www.focusing.org/newsletter/sif1-2004/2004-3.html.

Gendlin, E.T. (2004). Introduction to "Thinking at the edge". The Folio, 19 (1), 1-8. Also available at http://www.focusing.org/tae-intro.html (see no. 13).

- Translated into Japanese by T. Murasato & H. Murakawa (2004). “TAE (Hen’en de gangaeru)” eno jobun. Available at http://www.focusing.org/folio_jp.html.

- Translated into Spanish by S. M. López (2005): Introducción a ”pensando desde el borde” (thinking at the edge). Available at http://www.focusing.org/es/pdb_introduccion_moreno_lopez_es.html.

Gendlin, E.T. & D.H. Johnson (2004). Proposal for an international group for a first person science. Available at http://www.focusing.org/gendlin_johnson_iscience.html.

- Translated into Japanese by T. Murasato (2004). Available at http://www.focusing.org/jp/gendlin_johnson_iscience_jp.html.

Gendlin, E.T. & M. Hendricks (2004). Thinking at the edge (TAE) steps. The Folio, 19 (1), 12-24.

- Translated into Japanese by T Murasato (2004): Hen’en de kangaeru (TAE) no step. Available at http://www.focusing.org/folio_jp.html.

- Translated into Spanish (2004) by S. M. López: 'Pasos del pensando desde el borde (PDB/TAE)'. Available at http://www.focusing.org/es/pdb_pasos_moreno_lopez_es.html.

- Translated into Spanish (2005) by E. Aguilar: 'Pasos del pensando desde el borde (PDB/TAE) en 14 pasos'. Available at http://www.focusing.org/es/pdb_pasos_e_aguilar_es.html.


Psychology Articles

Gendlin, E.T. (1961). Experiencing: A variable in the process of therapeutic change. American Journal of Psychotherapy, 15 (2), 233-245.

- Translated into Portuguese by  J.C. Caselli Messias & D. Bartholomeu (2005). Experienciação: uma variável no processo de mudança terapêutica. Available at http://www.focusing.org/fot/portugese_gendlin.asp.

Gendlin, E.T. (1964). A theory of personality change. In P. Worchel & D. Byrne (Eds.), Personality change, pp. 100-148. New York: John Wiley and Sons.

- Translated into Japanese by T. Murase: Zinkaku henka no ichi riron. In E.T. Gendlin (1966), o.c., pp. 39-157 (see no. 36). This translation (also available at http://www.focusing.org/jp/person_jp.html) is made from the manuscript of Gendlin's article. A new translation has been made from the published version of the article by T. Murase & A. Ikemi (1999), Zinkaku henka no ichi riron. In A. Ikemi (Ed.), Therapy process no chiisana ippo: focusing karano ningen rikai, pp. 165-231. Tokyo: Kongo Shuppan.

- Translated into French by F. Roussel (1975): Une théorie du changement de la personalité. Montréal: Les Éditions du Centre Interdisciplinaire de Montréal (59 pp.). This translation was given some modifications by B. Lamboy & G. Lamboy (2001). Une théorie du changement de la personnalité. Available at http://www.focusing.org/une-theorie.html.

- Translated into Italian to a very large extent by R. Luciani (2002): Una teoria di modificazione della personalita'. Available at http://www.focusing.org/personalita.html.


Gendlin, E.T. (1966) Existentialism and experiential psychotherapy  In C. Moustakas (Ed.), Existential child therapy, pp. 206-246. New York: Basic Books

Gendlin, E.T. (1968). The Experiential Response. From Use of Interpretation in Treatment, pp. 208-227 [PDF]  

- Translated into German by J. Ossenbach (2002) under the same title: The experiential response. Focu­sing Journal, no. 8, 2-9 & no. 9, 2-7 (see no. 153). Also available at http://www.focusing.org/experiential_response_de.html.

- Translated into Japanese by M. Hikasa & R. Tamura (2005): Taiken-teki outo. Available at http://www.focusing.org/jp/expresj.htm.

Gendlin, E.T. (1978/79). Befindlichkeit: Heidegger and the Philosophy of Psychology. Review of Existential Psychology and Psychiatry, 16 (1-3), 43-71.

Gendlin, E.T. (1980) Imagery is more powerful with focusing: theory and practice.

Gendlin, E.T. (1984). The client's client: the edge of awareness. In R.L. Levant & J.M. Shlien (Eds.), Client-centered therapy and the person-centered approach. New directions in theory, research and practice, pp. 76-107. New York: Praeger.

- The first part of this article (pp. 76-92) is translated into Dutch by A. Strandstra, E. de Bruijn & C. Langeveld (2001): 'De cliënt van de cliënt: randgebieden van het bewustzijn'.

- The first part of this article (pp. 76-92) is translated into Italian by E. Parisi (2003): Il cliente del cliente: il margine della coscienza; available at http://www.focusing.org/it/il_cliente_del_cliente1_it.html.

Gendlin, E.T. (1984). The politics of giving therapy away: Listening and focusing. In D. Larson (Ed.), Teaching psychological skills: models for giving psychology away, pp. 287-305. Monterey: Brooks/Cole..

- Excerpts of this article (pp. 287-288, 297-300, 301-305) are reprinted under the same title in The Folio, 1995, 14 (1), 33-41. This ‘Folio-version’ of the article is available at http://www.focusing.org/fot/giving_therapy.asp.

Gendlin, E.T. (1986). What comes after traditional psychotherapy research? American Psychologist, 41 (2), 131-136.- Translated into Spanish: Qué viene después de la investigación tradicional en psicoterapia? In C. Alemany (Ed.) (1997), o.c., pp. 303-315.

- Translated into Spanish: Qué viene después de la investigación tradicional en psicoterapia? In C. Alemany (Ed.) (1997), o.c., pp. 303-315.

Gendlin, E.T. (1986). Let your body interpret your dreams. Wilmette, IL: Chiron.

- A lightly edited and abridged excerpt (pp.137-138) is published under the title 'Instructions for not following instructions' (2003) at http://www.focusing.org/sixsteps.html. This is translated into Portuguese by J.C. Caselli Messias (2003): 'Instruções para não seguir instruções', available at http://www.focusing.org/6steps-portuguese.html#Instruções.

Gendlin, E.T. (1987). A philosophical critique of the concept of narcissism: the significance of the awareness movement. In D.M. Levin (Ed.), Pathologies of the modern self. Postmodern studies on narcissism, schizophrenia, and depression, pp. 251-304. New York: New York University Press.

Gendlin, E.T. (1990). The small steps of the therapy process: How they come and how to help them come. In G. Lietaer, J. Rombauts & R. Van Balen (Eds.), Client-centered and experiential psychotherapy in the nineties, pp. 205-224. Leuven: Leuven University Press.

- Translated into Spanish: Los pasos del proceso terapéutico. Cómo surgen y cómo ayudarles a que surjan. In C. Alemany (Ed.) (1997), o.c., pp. 393-409 (see no. 33). Also available at http://www.focusing.org/alemany_ch29.html.

Gendlin, E.T. (1992) Celebrations and Problems of Humanistic Psychology The Humanistic Psychologist, Vol. 20. Nos. 2 and 3, pp. 447-460 Copyright 1992 Division 32, American Psychological Association.

- Translated Into Portuguese by J.C. Caselli Messias (2004). Celebrações e Problemas da Psicologia Humanista. Available at http://www.focusing.org/gendlin_celebrations_pt.html.

Gendlin, E.T. (1996). Focusing-oriented psychotherapy. A manual of the experiential method. New York: Guilford.

- Translated into Spanish by J.R. Ortega (1999): El focusing en psicoterapia. Manual del método experiencial. Barcelona/Buenos Aires/México: Paidós. Capítulo 10 ‘Extractos de un caso de psicotherapia’ is partly (three of the thirteen excerpts) available at http://www.focusing.org/extractos_de_un_caso_de_psicotherapia.html.

Gendlin, E.T. (1996). An introduction to focusing: Six steps. This lightly edited excerpt from the 1981 Focusing book (pp. 43-45), called 'Focusing Manual', is available at http://www.focusing.org/sixsteps.html.

- Translation into Dutch by E. de Bruijn & C. Langeveld (1997) available at http://www.focusing.org/neder.html#zesstappen.

- Translation into Spanish by E. Frezza (1997) available at http://www.focusing.org/6pasos.html.

- Translation into Danish by B. Robins (1997) available at http://www.focusing.org/danish.html#Desekstrin.

- Translation into Hebrew M. Arbel (2002) available at http://www.focusing.org/hebrew_six_steps.pdf.

- Translation into Italian by R. Kohn (2001), lightly edited (step 3 an 4) by N. Corsetti (2003), available at http://www.focusing.org/italian-sixsteps.html.

- Translation into Portuguese by J.C. Caselli Messias (2003) available at http://www.focusing.org/6steps-portuguese.html.

- Translation into Finnish by T. Onttonen (2003) available at http://www.focusing.org/finnish-6steps.html.

- Translation into Japanese by S. Murayama, H. Tsuru & T. Murase (2003) available at http://www.focusing.org/jp/6steps_jp.html.

- Translation into Icelandic by V. Ólafsdóttir (2003) available at http://www.focusing.org/is/6steps_is.html.

- Translation into Russian by O. Bondarenko (2003) available at http://www.focusing.org/ru/6steps_ru.html.

- Translation into Swedish by G. Monti (2004) available at http://www.focusing.org/svensk.html.

Gendlin, E.T. (2000). Where you feel the body from the inside, there is a door. Paper presented at the Evolution of psychotherapy conference, May 25-29, 2000, Anaheim, California (13 pp.).

- This text is abridged and translated into Dutch by E. de Bruijn (2001): 'Waar je het lichaam vanbinnenuit voelt, is er een doorgang' (10 pp.).

Gendlin, E.T. (2001). On the new epistemology (excerpts from Gendlin's awards talk at the American Psychological Association, August 6, 2000). Staying in Focus. The Focusing Institute Newsletter, 1 (2), 5-6.

Gendlin, E.T. (2002) Foreword to 'Carl Rogers: The Quiet Revolutionary, An Oral History'. Carl R. Rogers and David E. Russell, Roseville, CA: Penmarin Books.

Gendlin, E.T. (2003). Beyond postmodernism: From concepts through experiencing (excerpt) In Roger Frie (Ed.), Understanding Experience: Psychotherapy and Postmodernism, pp.100-115, Routledge.

Gendlin, E.T. (2003). Focusing. How to gain access to your body’s knowledge (revised and updated 25th anniversary edition). London: Rider.

- A small piece from this book ‘Focusing: Short Form’ (appendix d; pp. 173-174) is also availabel at http://www.focusing.org/short_gendlin.html.

Gendlin, E.T. (2003). Introduction to the new edition. In E.T. Gendlin, Focusing. How to gain access to your body's knowledge (revised and updated 25th anniversary edition), pp. VII-XI. London: Rider.

- This introduction is translated into Swedish by M. Gabrielsson (2003), 'Professor Eugene T. Gendlins nya förord från 2003'. Available at http://www.focusing.org/sv/gendlin_nya_förord_från_2003.html.

- This introduction is translated into Spanish by M.F. Torres & E. Frezza (2004): 'Introducción al Focusing'. Available at http://www.focusing.org/fot/gendlin_introducción_al_focusing_es.html.

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