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Contact Info:
Montreal, QC H3W 1S5 CANADA
Phone: 514-341-9596

Marine de Freminville

Certifying Coordinator
Focusing-Oriented Psychotherapist
Focusing Trainer

Focusing-Oriented Psychotherapist (FOT) Information:
Clinical Training: Humanistic Psychology, EMDR
Licensed By: University of Montreal
FOT Specialty Areas: Trauma, Adults, Pain management
Other Specialty Areas: Death grief, vicarious traumatization.

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 am a TFI Certifying Coordinator. I offer training to become a TFI Certified Focusing Professional.
  • I am available to travel to teach workshops.
Other Focusing Trainer Specialty Areas: Background Feeling , Wholebody Focusing
Personal Statement about Training Program:
I discovered Focusing since 1985 and adopted it for my own life since that time. I started to teach it 2 years later until today. I developed a training program in french and in english to certify new trainers. We offered various Focusing workshops in our bilingual Focusing center in Montreal. I have been also invited to give workshops in the Belgian and Luxembourgish Focusing center and in France.(Also in Equator, Japan and Mexico) and at the FOT Conferences and at many International Focusing Conferences.

I love to share and teach the richness and depth of this beautiful way of living and being in the world that Focusing is. Through the years, I developed a special way to explore what Gendlin calls the Background Feeling in Focusing. See the article entitled 'The Implicit Transformational Power of the Background Feeling in Focusing', published in < The Folio> Vol. 21, No 1, 2008.

A Sample of my Work:
'The exploration of The Background Feeling, beyond old conditionings, hidden identities, wounds and traumas, may gradually transform what was first felt as a burden or a limit into the extension of being' The Folio, 2008 p.18.

My Publications:
Article: The Implicit Transformational Power of the Background Feeling in Focusing', in < the Folio. A Journal for Focusing and Experiential Therapy>. Volume 21, No 1, 2008.
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