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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.



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The Second Felt Sense Conference, Bridging Philosophy and Practices: Creativity
Join us for the Second Felt Sense Conference, in honor of the work of Eugene T. Gendlin, from May 17 through 19 in New York City. Presenters include Samarra Burnett, Grace Wing Yee Chan, Evelyn Fendler-Lee, Robert Parker, Sondra Perl, and Lynn Preston.

Belonging and Crossing in Community: Advanced and Certification Focusing Weeklong 2019

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Gordon Adam

The February conversation is with Gordon Adam. In this conversation, Gordon Adam talks about his experience of the advantages and benefits of including physical contact as part of the Focusing exchange, including some guidance on the circumstances in which this may be appropriate. This is part of the "Conversations" series hosted by Serge Prengel.

Workshops

Cafecitos
El Comité de Membresía tiene el placer de anunciar una entrevista del Programa en español "Cafecitos" para miembros del Instituto International de Focusing. Cafecito-17: Prácticas Somáticas combinadas con Focusing (Somatic Practices and Focusing). Dialogando con: Agnes Windram. Cuando: miércoles 24 de abril de 2019. 16 pm - 17:30 pm (Hora Nueva York)

Practicing Presence
Part of The Focusing Highlights Series of pay-what-you-can classes. Interactive Online Class facilitated by Addie van der Kooy and Cecilia Clegg taking place Saturday, May 11 from 9:00 am to 11:00 am Eastern Time USA.

Cafecitos
El Comité de Membresía tiene el placer de anunciar una entrevista del Programa en español "Cafecitos" para miembros del Instituto International de Focusing. Cafecito-18: Trauma y Focusing en situaciones de desastres naturales: El caso de Puerto Rico (Trauma and Focusing in natural disasters situations: Puerto Rico). Dialogando con: Lourdes M. Ortiz Berríos. Cuando: miércoles 22 de mayo de 2019. 15 pm - 16:30 pm (Hora Nueva York)

Conferences
International Focusing Events

International Focusing Events - Visit our list of major International Focusing events.


The Second Felt Sense Conference, Bridging Philosophy and Practices: Creativity
Join us for the Second Felt Sense Conference, in honor of the work of Eugene T. Gendlin, from May 17 through 19 in New York City. Presenters include Samarra Burnett, Grace Wing Yee Chan, Evelyn Fendler-Lee, Robert Parker, Sondra Perl, and Lynn Preston.

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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