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Erwin Vlerick

Focusing-Oriented Psychotherapist
Focusing Trainer
Contact Info:
Gent, Sint-Amandsberg 9040 BELGIUM

Focusing-Oriented Psychotherapist (FOT) Information:
Clinical Training: Client centered/experiential therapy Belgium
Licensed By: Claude Missiaen
I accept Medicare.
FOT Specialty Areas: Children, Trauma, Adolescents, Adults, Severe and persistent mental illness

Focusing Trainer Information:
  • I offer Focusing training in individual sessions.
  • I offer Focusing workshops.
  • I am available for public presentations.
  • I am available to travel to teach workshops.
Focusing Trainer Specialty Areas: Children and/or their teachers, Adolescents and/or their teachers, College students and/or their teachers, Children
Personal Statement about Training Program:
I have a specific interest in focusing training and
FOT with children, adolescents. I'm focusing trainer and supervisor in
a four year experiential psychotherapy training for child
psychotherapists in Belgium. In private practice, I offer every year
an 8 - week focusing course for adolescents between 15-18 years.
People who want to read more about it: see abstract and article

A Sample of my Work:
Focusing training for adolescents with low self-confidence and negative

This program is developed to learn adolescents with little self- confidence and a negative self-image to use focusing in their daily
lives. Starting from the core concepts of focusing - the finding and
listening to your felt sense and the listening to each other in a
focusing way - this adolescents are invited to explore their own
problems and to handle their inner critics and to use them. They learn
to be more connected with and to use their feelings of daily
situations. As a result, they develop their self-confidence, intuition
and power to make good decisions. After an introduction of the background
working model and a description of the profile of the adolescents who
followed the training, an overview of the training sessions will be

My Publications:
Focusing training for adolescents with low self-confidence and negative
self-image(2008) In M.Behr & J.Cornelius-White (Red),Facilitating young people's development: International perspectives on person-centred theory and practice (pp.80-95).PCCS Books

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