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Contact Info:
Seattle, WA 98105 USA

Jack Blackburn

Focusing Trainer
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, Body Work, Business
Other Focusing Trainer Specialty Areas: Teaching somatically based touch (presencing) to caregivers
Personal Statement about Training Program:
I have been working for years to bring presencing and verbal interaction with clients to the bodywork professions. Focusing offers a unique tool for bodyworkers to help create an interactive therapeutic meeting place between themselves and their clients. the medium for this meeting place is somatic awareness. As a Spiritual Director I teach my clients to use presencing, touch-centered focusing, and other tools to find flow, meaning, purpose, and a sense of connection with their source.

A Sample of my Work:

'It was only later that I began to understand another, deeper aspect of commitment. This kind of commitment begins not with will, but with willingness. We begin to listen to the inner voice that helps guide us as our journey unfolds. The underlying component of this kind of commitment is our trust in the playing out of our destiny. We have the integrity to stand in a ‘state of surrender... knowing that whatever we need at the moment to meet our destiny will be available to us. It is at this point that we alter our relationship with the future. When we operate in this state of commitment, we see ourselves as an essential part of the unfolding of the universe.' Martin Buber I and Thou

My Publications:
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