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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.

The Gendlin Online Library

Central location of all of
Gene Gendlin's work

The Gendlin Online Library

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

Gene Gendlin Teaches on the Telephone
Focusing, Psychotherapy, and the Implicit

Coming soon! A new tele-class with Gene Gendlin and Ann Weiser Cornell.
Past classes available on CD.

Conversation:
Bruce Gibbs, Andrew MacDonald, Bruce Nayowith and Serge Prengel

June 2015: Bruce Gibbs, Andrew MacDonald, Bruce Nayowith and Serge Prengel Our June conversation is between Bruce Gibbs, Andrew MacDonald, Bruce Nayowith and Serge Prengel. It is about their exploration of Shared Field. This is part of the "Conversations" series hosted by Serge Prengel.

Workshops:
FISS at Garrison

FISS 2015: 10th Annual Focusing Institute Summer School

August 14-20, 2015 at the Garrison Institute in Garrison, New York. With Ann Weiser Cornell, Nada Lou, Greg Madison, Kevin McEvenue, and René Veugelers.

Connections and Crossings: Advanced and Certification Focusing Weeklong 2015

Connections and Crossings: Advanced and Certification Focusing Weeklong 2015 November 6-12, 2015 at the Garrison Institute in New York with Aaffien de Vries, Suzanne Noel and Tomeu Barceló.

Ruth Hirsch

Focusing Basics: An 8-week interactive online course! Taught by Ruth Hirsch, MSW, MPH, CMP. A course for beginning Focusers starting August 25, 2015.

Leslie Ellis

Living the Dream...

A focusing-oriented dreamwork intensive from September 18-20, 2015 with Leslie Ellis, Ph.D in New York City.

Beatrice Blake and Evelyn Pross

Bringing Your Ideas To Life

A 4-month interactive webinar in Thinking at the Edge (TAE) with Mentors Beatrice Blake and Evelyn Pross. Starting September, 2015.

Charlotte Howorth

Introduction to Focusing Level One. A 2-Day Interactive Online Course with Charlotte Howorth, LCSW on October 3, 2015 & October 4, 2015. Introduction to Focusing Level two. A 2-Day Interactive Online Course with Charlotte Howorth, LCSW on November 14, 2015 & November 15, 2015.

Greg Madison

Supervising The Focusing-Oriented Therapist

A Yearlong International Interactive Webinar taught by Dr. Greg Madison. Starting Saturday, November 21, 2015.

Conferences:
The 26th International Focusing Conference

The 26th International Focusing Conference

The 26th International Focusing Conference will be Wednesday July 29 to Sunday Aug. 2, 2015 on the Seattle University campus, in Seattle, Washington, USA. A Coordinators' meeting will be on July 28, 2015. Visit the Conference website

The 2015 Northeast Regional Focusing-Oriented Therapy Gathering

The 2015 Northeast Regional Focusing-Oriented Therapy Gathering

The 2015 Northeast Regional Focusing-Oriented Therapy Gathering will take place on October 9-11, 2015 at Mercy Retreat Center by the Sea in Madison, CT.

International Focusing Events

International Focusing Events

We have added a new section to the TFI website that has a sortable 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!

2015 FOLIO POTPOURRI

This first 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 for purchase in the TFI store

Focusing, Psychotherapy, and the Implicit Focusing, Psychotherapy, and the Implicit

Past phone course with Gendlin, available on CD.

In Focus TFI Newsletter: In Focus

October 2014, December 2014 and April 2015 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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