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Helene G. Brenner, Ph.D.

Certifying Coordinator
Focusing-Oriented Psychotherapist
Focusing Trainer
Contact Info:
Frederick, MD 21703 USA
Phone: 301-695-5858
Fax: 301-607-6791
Website: Helene Brenner, Ph.D., Focusing-Oriented Psychologist & Author

Focusing-Oriented Psychotherapist (FOT) Information:
Clinical Training: Psychologist
Licensed By: the state of Maryland
FOT Specialty Areas: Trauma, Adults, Couples
Other Specialty Areas: Anxiety, depression, relationship issues

Focusing Trainer Information:
  • I offer Focusing training in individual sessions.
  • I offer Focusing training in individual phone sessions.
  • I offer Focusing workshops.
  • I am available for public presentations.
  • I offer Focusing Workshops by phone.
  • I am available to travel to teach workshops.
Focusing Trainer Specialty Areas: Spirituality/Meditation, Creative process, Parenting
Other Focusing Trainer Specialty Areas: Following

A Sample of my Work:
'Compassion has many names. Gentleness. Empathy. Tenderness. Loving-kindness. Even softness. Compassion, especially self-compassion, is at the very heart of living from your inner voice. Nothing can be accomplished without it; with it, you can bring about miracles. When it is extended to any part of your self that is stuck in suffering, that part begins to heal. Extend compassion toward the hurt, angry and fearful places, the vulnerable places, the foolish places, the clumsy and 'defective' places, and even the darkest, most unacceptable places inside of yourself and others, and you'll begin to feel a peace, calm and presence within you that you can barely imagine.'
From I Know I'm in There Somewhere: A Woman's Guide to Finding Her Inner Voice and Living A Life of Authenticity, by Helene Brenner, Ph.D. with Laurence Letich, 2004 paperback ed., p.53.

My Publications:
I Know I'm in There Somewhere: A Woman's Guide to Finding Her Inner Voice and Living A Life of Authenticity, (Gotham Books, a div. of Penguin Group (USA) Inc., 2003)

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