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October 2014 - In Focus Newsletter

October 2014 Focusing conversation: Alexis and Shaun Phillips

Focusing Hong Kong by the Protest Site by Peter KH Cheung

Greetings from David Rome: Acting President of the Board of Trustees

Hello from the International Leadership Council

Note from Catherine


August 2014 - In Focus Newsletter 日本語

Note from Catherine

Focusing conversation with Katarina Halm hosted by Serge Prengel

Third International Conference on Focusing-Oriented Psychotherapies by Soti Grafanaki and Doralee Grindler Katonah

Janet Klein Scholarships for the Weeklong - Compiled by Shaun Phillips

Note from TFI's New Board of Directors

Recognizing the Work of the Transitional Board of Directors by Catherine Torpey


June 2014 - In Focus Newsletter

Note from Catherine

Focusing conversation with Lara Rosenthal hosted by Serge Prengel

The First International Assembly of Co-ordinators by Nada Lou


April 2014 - In Focus Newsletter 日本語

Note from Catherine

Focusing conversation with Galia Porat hosted by Serge Prengel


February 2014 - In Focus Newsletter 日本語

Update from the Board

Focusing conversation with Jan Bronson hosted by Serge Prengel


November 2013 - In Focus Newsletter 日本語

Note from Kye

Identity Restoration, Posttraumatic Growth and Cultural Connectedness by Alexis Phillips and Shaun

Focusing conversation with Beatrice Blake hosted by Serge Prengel


September 2013 - In Focus Newsletter 日本語

Note from Kye: Integrating Experience

The Uniting Image and its Contribution to the Therapeutic Process according to the Focusing Approach by Galia Porat and Liora Bar-Natan

Focusing conversation: Glenn Fleisch and Serge Prengel talk about resonance

A perspective on FOT: The theory and practice of how we integrate experience by Serge Prengel


June 2013 - In Focus Newsletter 日本語

Note from Kye: Pausing in interaction, and the forum on governance

The relational 'revolutionary pause': How Focusing Therapy welcomes the deeper nature of 'between' by Greg Madison

An experiment in communication, with Anna Christensen and Serge Prengel


May 2013 - In Focus Newsletter 日本語

Note from Kye: Resilience, and Community Wellness

Community Wellness Focusing Update by Nina Joy Lawrence and Patricia Omidian

Focusing in El Salvador: Tools for Healing by Yara Jiménez, CFT


April 2013 - In Focus Newsletter 日本語

Note from Kye: Felt sense literacy and Children Focusing

"I really need some support" How a Focusing approach allows a child's inner voice to emerge by René Veugelers

Conversation with William Hernandez


March 2013 - In Focus Newsletter 日本語

Note from Kye: Introducing the new newsletter format

Wholebody Focusing - Being in Grounded Presence by Kevin McEvenue

Winter Retreat by Sara Snyder


Previous Newsletters

Staying in Focus - The Focusing Institute Newsletter

VOLUME XI, NUMBER 2, MAY 2011

English (PDF 2262KB)   Español (PDF 440KB)   日本語(PDF 657KB)

MEET THE FOCUSING INSTITUTE BOARD
NOTES FROM MARY AND FROM GENE

JOAN KLAGSBRUN, CERTIFYING COORDINATOR, MASSACHUSETTS, USA
Interview conducted by Dionis Griffin, Focusing Trainer, North Carolina, USA

REVA BERNSTEIN, COORDINATOR, CALIFORNIA, USA

ASTRID SCHILLING, CERTIFYING COORDINATOR, KOLN, GERMANY

HARBERT RICE, NEW MEXICO, USA

ROSA ZUBIZARRETA, FOCUSING TRAINER, MASSACHUSETTS, USA
Interview conducted by Dionis Griffin, Focusing Trainer, North Carolina, USA

AKIRA IKEMI, COORDINATOR, NISHINOMIYA HYOGO, JAPAN

ELENA FREZZA, COORDINATOR, BUENOS AIRES, ARGENTINA

PAT OMIDIAN, COORDINATOR, KARACHI, PAKISTAN


VOLUME XI, NUMBER 1, JANUARY 2011

English (PDF 405KB)   Español (PDF 252 KB)   日本語 (PDF 713 KB)

THE EASTERN EUROPEAN EXPANSION
By LORE KORBEI, CERTIFYING FOCUSING COORDINATOR, AUSTRIA

THE FELT SENSE IS THE DOORWAY TO THE ARTS
By LAURY RAPPAPORT, FOCUSING COORDINATOR, CALIFORNIA, USA

FOCUSING IN THE WORKSHOP
By DAVID ORTH, ILLINOIS, USA

CREATIVITY AND FOCUSING IN ART MAKING AND PSYCHOTHERAPY
By ROBIN KAPPY, FOCUSING TRAINER, NEW YORK, USA

BODY-RHYTHMS AND THE MOVEMENT OF SOUND: INTEGRATING SOMATIC APPROACHES TO HEALING
By FRANCESCA CASTALDI, FOCUSING TRAINER AND COORDINATOR, CALIFORNIA, USA, AND ITALY

TRANSLATIONS
By ISABEL GASCON, FOCUSING CERTIFYING COORDINATOR, SPAIN

TRANSLATIONS
By CIRO CARO GARCIA, FOCUSING TRAINER-IN-TRANING, SPAIN

TRANSLATIONS
By LUCIA EMA, FOCUSING TRAINER-IN-TRAINING, SPAIN

TRANSCRIPTIONS
By JILL DRUMMOND, FOCUSING TRAINER-IN-TRAINING, NEW JERSEY, USA


VOLUME X, NUMBER 3, SEPTEMBER 2010

English (PDF 953KB)   Español (PDF 95 KB)   日本語 (PDF 325 KB)

SHARING FOCUSING WITH OTHERS: THE COMMUNITY FOCUSING LAB AND COMMUNITY WELLNESS FOCUSING WORKSHOPS
By NINA JOY LAWRENCE, Certifying Coordinator, Oregon, US

FOCUSING WITHIN THE MANAGEMENT OF NGO'S
By WILLIAM HERNANDEZ, Certifying Coordinator, Quito, Ecuador

TRAUMA RELIEF WITH MUSICIANS IN HAITI
By SESKA RAMBERG, Focusing Trainer, Maryland, USA

LERATONG ~ "THE PLACE OF LOVE" FOCUSING IN A SOUTH AFRICAN HOSPICE
By CATHERINE JOHNSON, Focusing Trainer, Cape Town, South Africa


VOLUME X, NUMBER 2, MAY 2010

English (PDF 4.1 MB) Español  (PDF 590 KB)   日本語  (PDF 280 KB)

Focusing Inside is Alive and Well in Public School 161 in Harlem:
A Visit with Jan Rudd

By Dionis Griffin, Focusing Trainer, North Carolina, USA

My Pre-School Class
By Laura Bavalics, Focusing Trainer, Hungary

An After-School Program: The Inside Space Explorers Club
By Minda Novek, Focusing Trainer, New York, USA

Teaching the Teachers: The Santee Focusing Initiative
By Lucinda Gray, Focusing Coordinator, Costa Rica


VOLUME X, NUMBER 1, JANUARY 2010

English (PDF 944 KB)

“FEELINGS & NEEDS POKER,” OR
HOW NVC TEACHING TECHNIQUES CAN BE ADAPTED TO TEACH FOCUSING
By BEATRICE BLAKE, Focusing Trainer, Vermont, USA

Crossing Focusing and NVC
By SHULAMIT DAY BERLEVTOV, Focusing Trainer, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada

FOCUSING DIRECTED RETREATS
By SR. RUTH MCGOLDRICK, Focusing Trainer, Massachusetts, USA

FOCUS ON: RENÉ VEUGELERS, Focusing Coordinator, The Netherlands
An interview with DIONIS GRIFFIN, Focusing Trainer, Georgia, USA

THE SUNFLOWER EXERCISE: FOCUSING FOR CHRISTIAN COMMUNITIES
By JAMES KULWA SHIMBALA, Focusing Trainer, Benin Republic, Africa

 


VOLUME IX, NUMBER 3, SEPTEMBER 2009

English (PDF 480 KB)

COMPLEX TRAUMA
By ROBERT PARKER, Focusing Trainer, New York, USA

FOCUS ON: DENNIS WINDEGO
An Interview with DIONIS GRIFFIN, Focusing Trainer, Georgia, USA

FOCUSING, TRAUMA AND TIME TRAVEL
BY LESLIE ELLIS, Focusing Trainer, British Columbia, Canada

IN THE RECOVERY ROOM
By JANET PENNY-COOK, Focusing Trainer, California, USA

A FOCUSING STORY
By LIENEKE HEWLETT, Focusing Trainer, British Colunbia, Canada

FROM FOCUSING-ORIENTED THERAPY TO COMMUNITY CHANGE
By ANNE POONWASSIE, Focusing Coordinator, Winnipeg, Canada


VOLUME IX, NUMBER 2, MAY 2009

English (PDF 427 KB)

A NEW TOWN AND NEW EARTH
By DIONIS GRIFFIN, Focusing Trainer, Georgia, USA

FOCUS ON: BALA JAISON, FOCUSING COORDINATOR, TORONTO, CANADA
An Interview with DIONIS GRIFFIN, Focusing Trainer, Georgia, USA

RECOGNIZING VOLUNTERS WHO SUPPORT THE FOCUSING INSTITUTE

FOCUSING AND MEDITATION
By STEFAN BEYER, Focusing Member, Werther, Germany

FOCUSING MEETS BUDDHISM
By MANJUDEVA, Focusing Trainer, England

FOCUSING AND RELAXATION
BY LUIS LÔPEZ GONZALEZ, Focusing Trainer, Barcelona, Spain


VOLUME IX, NUMBER 1, JAN 2009

English (PDF 866KB)

THE FOCUSING PARTNERSHIP PROGRAM
FOCUS ON: LORI KETOVER, Focusing Coordinator, New York, USA
An Interview with DIONIS GRIFFIN , Focusing Trainer, Georgia, USA

FPP COACHING SESSIONS: IS THREE HOURS ENOUGH?
By NEIL DUNAETZ, Focusing Trainer, California,USA

A NEWCOMER’S EXPERIENCE OF FPP COACHING SESSIONS
By MICHELE WAHLDER, Focusing Institute Member, Texas, USA

FACILITATING FPP PRACTICE GROUPS
By LARRY HURST, Focusing Trainer, New York, USA

COACHING WITH SUPPORT
By JOANNE STICKLEY, Focusing Trainer, New Jersey, USA

THE COACHING PROGRAMME
By FIONA PARR, Focusing Coordinator, UK

25 YEARS OF WHOLEBODY FOCUSING
A TRIBUTE TO KEVIN MCEVENUE AND CELEBRATION OF HIS 70TH BIRTHDAY
As suggested and organized by KAREN WHALEN, Focusing Coordinator, Canada

A BRIEF DESCRIPTION OF WHOLEBODY FOCUSING
By KEVIN MCEVENUE, Focusing Coordinator, Ontario, Canada

JOURNEY OF ALIVENESS: HOW KEVIN INSPIRES THE BODY’S PATH TO WHOLENESS
By GLENN FLEISCH, Focusing Oriented Therapist, California, USA

A WALK IN AN INNER LANDSCAPE
By PHILIPPE HUNAUT, Montreal, Canada

PARTICIPATORY SPIRITUALITY: THE ENERGETICS OF WBF
By KAREN WHALEN, Focusing Coordinator, Nova Scotia, Canada

FOCUSING WITH CHILDREN: THE ART OF COMMUNICATING WITH CHILDREN AT SCHOOL AND AT HOME
BY MARTA STAPERT AND ERIK VERLIEFDE, ROSS-ON-WYE, UK.: PCCS BOOKS, 2008
A BOOK REVIEW BY RICHARD C. BROWN


VOLUME VIII, NUMBER 3, SEP 2008

English (PDF 606KB)

THE TRANSFORMATIVE POWER OF CLEARING A SPACE
By JOAN KLAGSBRUN, PH.D., Focusing Coordinator, USA

REVISING THE EXPERIENCING SCALE
By MAKI MIYAKE, PH.D., Focusing Trainer, Japan

FOCUS ON: DORALEE GRINDLER KATONAH, Psy. D.
By DIONIS GRIFFIN, Focusing Trainer, USA

CLEARING A SPACE PROTOCOL
As developed by EUGENE T. GENDLIN, PH.D., Univ. of Chicago

CLEARING A SPACE CHECKLIST
By DORALEE GRINDLER-KATONAH, PSY. D.

An Example of Focusing and Chronic Pain
By CHEL FERRARO, Focusing Trainee, USA

FOCUSING AND YOGA: THEIR EFFECTS ON BODY WEIGHT
By JULIE E. ANTROBUS, M.A., Focusing Member, USA

CLEARING A SPACE FOR POST-TRAUMATIC STRESS DISORDER
By ANITA BHAT, M.A., Focusing Trainee, USA

 

VOLUME VIII, NUMBER 2, MAY 2008

English (PDF 1150KB)

TEACHING FOCUSING IN BUSINESS: REVELATIONS AND CAUTIONS
By CATHERINE JOHNSON, PH.D., Certified Focusing Trainer, South Africa

FOCUS ON: EDGARDO RIVEROS, COORDINATOR, CHILE
By DIONIS GRIFFIN, Certified Focusing Trainer, USA

APPLYING TAE TO UNIVERSITY COMPOSITION CLASSES IN JAPAN
By SATOKO TOKUMARU, Focuser, Japan

 

VOLUME VIII, NUMBER 1, JANUARY 2008

English (PDF 665KB)

FOCUSING AND CHAPLAINCY
By JAN HODGMAN, M.A, Certified Focusing Trainer, USA

FOCUSING, LIKE AN ANCHOR, OR FINDING A RELATIONSHIP TO CANCER
Excerpts from letters by MARTA STAPERT, Focusing Coordinator, The Netherlands

FOCUS ON: NICOLETTA CORSETTI, COORDINATOR, ITALY
By DIONIS GRIFFIN, Certified Focusing Trainer, USA

A MEETING OF WORDS AND TOUCH
By JACK BLACKBURN, Certified Focusing Trainer, USA

 

VOLUME VII, NUMBER 3, SEPTEMBER 2007

English (PDF 3614KB)

A ROLE FOR FIRST-PERSON SCIENCE IN RECREATION RESEARCH
By HERBERT SCHROEDER, Member, USA, excerpted from a presentation at the 2007 Northeastern Recreation Research Symposium

THE CONFIDENCE CLINIC
By ANNA WILLMAN, trainer, USA, as told to DIONIS GRIFFIN

USING NONVIOLENT COMMUNICATION AS A DOOR TO FELT EXPERIENCING
By BEATRICE BLAKE, Trainer, USA, and HARBERT RICE, Member, USA

Focus On: Nada Lou
By DIONIS GRIFFIN, Trainer, USA

Thinking Change
By KYE NELSON, in dialogue with DIONIS GRIFFIN

 

VOLUME VII, NUMBER 2, MAY 2007

English (PDF 406KB)

FOCUSING IN A MEDICAL PRACTICE
By JUAN B. PRADO FLORES, M.D., Mexico

FOCUSING LEADS TO A NEW STRESS TEST  
By MELINDA DARER, USA, Assistant Director, The Focusing Institute

FOCUS ON: JOAN KLAGSBRUN, PH.D. Coordinator USA
Interview by DAVID SMITH, Trainer USA

COPING WITH PAIN AND BODILY DISCOMFORT: AN EXPERIENTIAL TRAINING PROGRAM
By DIETER MUELLER, Focusing Coordinator, Germany

 

VOLUME VII, NUMBER 1, JANUARY 2007

English (PDF 1818KB)

FOCUSING AS A SCHOOL PROJECT
By HARRIËT TEEUW, Focusing Trainer, The Netherlands

Short Focusing Moments For Busy Kindergarten Teachers
By ÁGNES KOVÁTS, Focusing Trainer, Hungary

SOMETHING FROM NOTHING IN SIX AND SEVEN YEAR OLD LEARNING DISABLED CHILDREN
By LAURA BAVALICS, Focusing Trainer, USA

Focus On: Mari Orban
By JAN HODGMAN, Focusing Trainer, USA

FOCUSING IN JUNIOR HIGH SCHOOL IN JAPAN
By KAZUKO AMAHA, Focusing Coordinator, Japan (English translation by Eriko Amaha, her daughter)

 

VOLUME VI, NUMBER 3, SEPTEMBER 2006

English (PDF 1470KB)

Focusing and Art Therapy: Bridging Inner and Outer Experiences of Creativity
By LAURY RAPPAPORT, Ph.D. REAT, ATR-BC, Focusing Trainer, USA

The Use of Focusing in the Treatment of Posttraumatic Stress: An Exploratory Study
By CATHERINE HUDEK, Focusing Trainer, Canada, Masters Candidate, University of Manitoba.

Focus on: Teruyuki Chikada, Focusing Coordinator, Japan
By MASUMI MAEDA, Focusing Trainer, Japan

SHORT EXCERPTS FROM A LONGER PRESENTATION: “The Town" and Human Attention
By EUGENE T. GENDLIN, Ph.D. Talk given at the first Focusing Institute Summer School, August 25, 2006.Transcribed from DVD by Nada Lou

 

VOLUME VI, NUMBER 2, MAY 2006

English (PDF 665KB)| Japanese (DOC 67KB)| Spanish(DOC 78KB)

Focusing in Prison
By GENA COREA, Focusing Trainer, USA

FOCUSING AND THE LIVING TORAH PROJECT
By STEVE MOSCOVITCH, Focusing Trainer, Canada

Focus On: Marine de Freminville, Ph.D.
By Jan Hodgman, M.A. Trainer, USA

Stories from Afghanistan: Women Learn to be Gentler
Told by LAILA MASJIDI, Focusing Trainer, Afghanistan, to PAT OMIDIAN, AFSC and Focusing Coordinator, Afghanistan, and to NINA LAWRENCE, Focusing Coordinator, USA and Afghanistan


VOLUME VI, NUMBER 1, JANUARY 2006

English (PDF 721KB)| Japanese (DOC 256KB)| Spanish (DOC 91KB)

Another Milestone--Our Work in Suriname, South America
By MARTA STAPERT, Coordinator, Holland, and JASMIN WESENHAGEN, Coordinator in Training, Suriname

FOCUSING AND GROUP DECISION-MAKING
By KATHLEEN MCGUIRE-BOUWMAN, PH.D., TRAINER USA

THE FELT SENSE CAN RELEASE PHYSICAL SYMPTOMS
By DORALEE GRINDLER KATONAH, Ph.D., Focusing Coordinator, USA

Focus On: CAMPBELL PURTON, Ph.D.
By JAN K. HODGMAN, Trainer, USA


VOLUME IV, NUMBER 3, SEPTEMBER 2004  
Español | Japanese

FOCUSING FOR THE POOR
By M. Susana Díaz, Trainer, Argentina

Compassion with ourselves ...
By Astrid Schillings, Clinical Psychologist/Focusing Coordinator, Germany

Unexpected Focusing Moments in a Psychiatric Hospital
By Ruth S. Rosenblum, CSW, Psychotherapist/Focusing Trainer, U.S.A.

FOCUS ON: Atsmaout Perlstein
By Ellen Kirschner, M.A., U.S.A.

Radical Ecopsychology
By Andy Fisher, Ph.D., Trainer, Canada


VOLUME IV, NUMBER 2, MAY 2004

Focusing in Afghanistan
By Nina Joy Lawrence

Cherry Blossoms in Japan
By Kye Nelson

FOCUS ON: Ann Wiser Cornell
An interview with Ellen Kirshner

TAE in Australia
By Nada Lou


VOLUME IV, NUMBER 1, JANUARY 2004

How Does the Process of Body-Focusing Happen in Children?
By Pure Carrizosa Blanco and Mé Ángel González Pascual, Focusing trainers-in-training, Spain

Picture of Participants in the Stapert's workshop in Japan

FOCUS ON: Erna de Bruijn and Christine Langeveld
by Ellen Kirschner, M.A., Trainer, USA

Five Philosophical Talking Points to Communicate with Colleagues Who Don't Yet Know Focusing
by Gene Gendlin



VOLUME III, NUMBER 3, SEPTEMBER 2003

FOCUS ON: Kevin McEvenue and Paul Huschilt
by Ellen Kirschner, Trainee, USA

Whole Body Focusing: A Life in Crisis Explored
by Kevin McEvenue

The Theater and Focusing
by Michael Seibel

Changing the Unchangeable: A Special Project (CUSP)
By Jan Bronson and Anna Christensen, Focusing Trainers, USA

A Message from the Children's Focusing Corner
By Marta Stapert, Coordinator, Netherlands, Surinam

 

VOLUME III, NUMBER 2, MAY 2003

FOCUSING ON THE LIGHT: A Modest Proposal by Nancy Saunders, Focusing Trainee, USA

FOCUS ON: Kathleen Kavanagh and Mairead O'Brien by Ellen Kirschner, M.A., Member, USA

Focusing as a Force for Peace: the revolutionary pause by Mary Hendricks-Gendlin, Ph.D.

Dutch Focusers Celebrate After a Day at the International

 

VOLUME III, NUMBER 1  JANUARY 2003

Our Internal Weather by Shoji Tsuchie, TNT, Shimane, JAPAN

FOCUS ON: Heijo Feuerstein and Dieter Müller by Ellen Kirschner, M.A., Member, USA

Introducing The Focusing Partnership Program by Lori Ketover, CSW, Trainer and Partnership Program Coordinator, USA

Focusing and Therapeutic Intersubjectivity by Greg Madison, Coordinator, England

In Memoriam: Bob Sikkema

2002 Certification Workshop

 

VOLUME II, NUMBER 2   MAY 2002

The Ethics of Focusing Partnerships and Felt Community by Marilyn Frankfurt, Trainer, USA

Focusing is Great! by Lyman Griffin, USA

The Use of Focusing by Afghan Aid Workersby Patricia Omidian, Consultant to Coordination for Humanitarian Assistance, Pakistan and Afghanistan

FOCUS ON: Christiane Geiser Juchli by Ellen Kirschner, M.A., Member, USA

Clearing A Space in Judo Class by Jack Krystek, Ph.D., Trainer, USA

 

VOLUME I, NUMBER 3   SEPTEMBER 2001

Elevator Rides Help Children Learn Focusingby Lucy Bowers, Trainer, Canada

From Melinda's Desk by Melinda Darer

The Habit of Felt Sensing by Rev. Edwin McMahon, Ph.D.

FOCUS ON: Birte Robins by Ellen Kirschner, M.A., Member, USA

Building my Private Practice as a Focusing Trainer and Therapistby Cathy Pascal, M.Ed., LCSW, Trainer, USA

Excerpt from A Process Model Conversation with Gene at TAE 2001

 

VOLUME 1 NUMBER 2   MAY 2001

Focusing and Creative Process: Using Felt Sense in the Writing Classroom
By Sondra Perl, Ph.D.

Perl’s Focusing Composing Guidelines

From The Institute Desk by Kye Nelson

Focusing and Nursing by Virginia L. Burton

On the New Epistemology
Excerpts from Gene Gendlin’s awards talk at the American Psychological Association, August 6, 2000

FOCUS ON: Akira Ikemi by Ellen Kirschner, M.A., Member, USA

Irish International Coordinators Celebrating An Overwhelmingly Successful Conference

 

VOLUME I NUMBER 1   JANUARY 2001

Focusing with Children in the Surinam Jungle by Marta Stapert, Coordinator for Netherlands, Hungary, and for the Children’s Corner

From the Institute's Desk by Mary Hendricks, Director of The Focusing Institute

Integrating Focusing with Health Care by Joan Klagsbrun, Focusing Coordinator, Boston

Focusing and Spirituality by Susan Lennox, a Massachusetts, USA, Focusing Trainer

FOCUS ON: Shirley Turcotte by Ellen Kirschner, M.A., Member, USA

Impressions from the German TAE Workshop in New York by Teresa Dawson, Focusing Coordinator, Switzerland

Certification of New Trainees November 2000

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