Moving Beyond Talk Therapy | Zoom | 6 CEUS
Learn and experience the power of working with the Felt Sense – how the body holds living experience about a situation – and why it is the key to moving beyond the typical dead ends of therapy. The two days will be didactic and experiential with demonstrations. This is an easy way to taste the benefits of Focusing.1
Working With the Body in Therapy: Free Introduction to Focusing | Zoom
Experience how you can cultivate and embody personal presence that has a healing impact on self and others! This is an easy way to taste the benefits of Focusing.
The First Year: Focusing-Oriented Therapy | Zoom
Learn a body-centered and relational process that helps therapists keep clients safe and regulated while unwinding chronically stuck and traumatic experiences. In the first year workshop series, you will learn Focusing as a self-experiencing process while also learning to help clients connect with themselves in present.
The Second Year: FOT & Complex Trauma | Zoom
PTSD becomes post-traumatic growth, as we learn to accompany our clients on their journey to wholeness. Deepen your understanding of FOT and its application for unwinding chronic stress and trauma.
Doorway at the Dead End
From time to time, we all find ourselves facing dead ends when it comes to resolving personal issues in life. When repetitive attempts to gain clarity fail, what can you do? Focusing offers us a natural way forward. But the key to progress may seem counterintuitive.
What We Mean by the “The Body” in Focusing
When I use the word “body,” I mean more than the physical machine. Your physically felt body is in fact part of a gigantic system of here and other places, now and other times, you and other people–in fact, the whole universe. This sense of being bodily alive in a vast system is the body as it is felt from inside.
Guided Attunement with Jeffrey Morrison
I often like to begin Focusing sessions or therapy with an attunement. Like meditation, attunement is a process of slowing down our racing minds and cultivating awareness of our Self.
Wounds & Gifts with Jeffrey Morrison – The Focusing Way podcast
Wounds & Gifts with Jeffrey Morrison We’re thrilled to announce that “Wounds & Gifts” with Jeffrey Morrison is the latest…
How are mindfulness and Focusing similar and different?
Mindfulness and Focusing share the characteristics of observing our experiencing in the present moment, having a somatic grounding, and requiring a certain quality of presence that I might call dis-identification.
How is Focusing an evidence based process of change?
Focusing evolved from research that has influenced much of the somatically-oriented, mindfulness-based work being done today. It has been linked to over 50 studies* with positive therapeutic outcomes and continues to develop new applications in psychotherapy and related fields. Continue reading to learn about how Focusing was discovered through research conducted by Carl Rogers, Eugene Gendlin and others at the University of Chicago.
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