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Here is a video of a short Focusing Session with Certifying Coordinator Ruth Hirsch and our Executive Director Catherine Torpey.

Learn about our wide variety of Focusing workshops.

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Read a description of a Focusing session excerpted from "Don't Go It Alone: The Power of Focusing Partnerships" by Lynn Preston and Dr. Joan Klagsbrun.

Eugene Gendlin

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to watch the Memorial Service.

The Gendlin Online Library


What if...

~ you already have within yourself the answers to life's dilemmas and frustrations?

~ you had access to deep wisdom at all times, for the rest of your life?

"Focusing" is a process for helping your mind listen to the wisdom of your body.

In any situation, your body is sending you information. Many of us don't know how to open our minds to this information because it doesn't follow the same logic as our cognitive mind.

We have deeper wells of knowledge within us than we consciously know.

Focusing helps to give us access to all of it.



Strategic Planning
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We are in the midst of a strategic planning process. Learn more here.

Gene Gendlin Telephone Classes
Focusing, Psychotherapy, and the Implicit

Past classes with Gene Gendlin and Ann Weiser Cornell available on CD.

Conversations:
Donna Varnau

The August conversation is with Beatrice Blake. Serge and Kathy talk about how to think out of the box: Instead of just relying on linear logic, how we can use all of our resources in a mindful way. This is part of the "Conversations" series hosted by Serge Prengel.

Workshops:
Focusing Roundtables

Focusing Roundtable in Italian: Il Comitato dei membri dell’Istituto Internazionale di Focusing è lieto di offrire una nuova serie di Tavole Rotonde di Focusing In Italiano  per i membri dell'Istituto. L'argomento di questa priva tavola rotonda  è “Il Focusing Nella Nostra Vita Quotidiana”. Quando: giovedì 18 gennaio 2018, 19:00-21:00 orario dell'Europa Centrale (Italia); 3:00-5:00 PM Orario della Costa Occidentale USA. Più informazioni

Marcella Calabi

Find Your Voice with Focusing - So You Can Speak Up for What Matters to You with Marcella Calabi. Five 90-minute workshops on Fridays starting January 19th, 2018.

Registration is now closed.

Focusing Roundtables

Focusing with New Understandings of the Right and Left Brain. Part of the Focusing Roundtable series for TIFI members, this free online conversation is hosted by Laura Read and Karen Quatsoe on Saturday, January 27, 2018 from 12:00 PM – 2:00 PM Eastern Standard Time. Class size is limited. More Information
Sorry, this section is now full. The hosts have added a second section for this course on February 24th.

Charlotte Howorth

Introduction to Focusing, Level Two with Charlotte Howorth, LCSW. Saturday, January 27 and Sunday, January 28, 2018.

Sally Tadmor

Building a Successful Business using Focusing

A live, interactive online course with Sally Tadmor. Two sections - starting February 2018.

Ruth Hirsch

Focusing Basics: An 8-week interactive online course Taught by Ruth Hirsch, MSW, MPH, CMP. A course for beginning Focusers starting February 22, 2018.

Focusing Roundtables

Focusing with New Understandings of the Right and Left Brain. Part of the Focusing Roundtable series for TIFI members, this free online conversation is hosted by Laura Read and Karen Quatsoe on Saturday, February 24, 2018 from 12:00 PM – 2:00 PM Eastern Standard Time. Class size is limited. More Information
Sorry, this offering is now full.

Charlotte Howorth

Introduction to Focusing One with Charlotte Howorth, LCSW. Saturday, March 24, and Sunday, March 25, 2018.

Charlotte Howorth

Two-Year Focusing Online Interactive Certification Program with Charlotte Howorth, LCSW. Tentative start date: May 6, 2018.

Ruth Hirsch

Focusing Training: Intermediate-Advanced Taught by Ruth Hirsch, MSW, MPH, CMP. An 8-week intermediate-advanced interactive online course starting July 25, 2018.

Conferences:
International Focusing Events

International Focusing Events

Visit our list of major International Focusing events.

Publications and Products:
Focusing Focusing by Eugene Gendlin, Ph.D.

500,000 copies in print in 17 languages. This is the original book that made Focusing available to the public. It breaks Focusing into six steps and has many examples. This is a good beginning introduction to the process. A great gift!

2016 FOLIO POTPOURRI PART 2

The second volume of a two-part series is literally a Potpourri - a mixture of articles covering innumerable topics that integrate various aspects of Focusing into very specific and enlightening subjects and themes. Now available as a free digital eFolio or or as a printed version which can be purchased in the TFI store

In Focus TFI Newsletter: In Focus

Recent editions now available online.

Carl Rogers Carl Rogers

Dr. Carl Rogers was Gene Gendlin's colleague and friend at the University of Chicago. Watch this delightful talk that Rogers gave in 1974.

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