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Contact Info:
Jerusalem 92349 ISRAEL
Phone: 972.2.563.0999
Website: Conscious Touch Focusing: Heal your Self, Nurture your Soul

Second office:
Oakland, CA 94608 USA
Phone: 510-868-0885
Website: Conscious Touch Focusing: Heal your Self, Nurture your Soul

Ruth Hirsch, C.M.T., M.S.W., M.P.H.

Certifying Coordinator
Focusing-Oriented Psychotherapist
Focusing Trainer

Focusing-Oriented Psychotherapist (FOT) Information:
Clinical Training: MSW, MPH
Licensed By: N/A
FOT Specialty Areas: Adults, Body Psychotherapy

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 offer Focusing Workshops by phone.
  • I am available to travel to teach workshops.
Focusing Trainer Specialty Areas: Spirituality/Meditation, 12 Step Program, Body Work
Personal Statement about Training Program:
For me there is passion and excitement in working with those who are open to growing, learning, exploring, healing. Ultimately change is only possible when we are willing to open ourselves to evolve out of our present limitations.

Whenever Iíve experienced a healing modality that has worked for me, Iíve wanted to study it so that I might share it with others. I was introduced to Focusing in 1993 through a simple 5 minute exercise. The clarity and understanding I received with that one exercise led me in í94 to begin to study Focusing in order to enrich my own life as well as the lives of my clients and students. Focusing has enhanced every aspect of my life and work my life in ways that I could never have imagined.

Iíve had consistently good results working with dealing with a range of life situations including physical, emotional, and spiritual aspects.

A Sample of my Work:
Feel free to write to me at to receive copies of articles or for other information.

My Publications:
Focusing and Transition (September 2003) The Focusing Connection.

What is Focusing? (September 2000). The Focusing Connection.

Focusing and bodywork: An informal exploration (January 1998). The Focusing Connection.

Transforming dental pain with Focusing. (September 1997).The Focusing Connection.

Improving birth outcomes through public health social work case management (1989). Edited by C. Jean Morton, Ruth Hirsch, and Jo Knox.

Developing public health social work programs to prevent low birthweight and infant mortality: high risk populations and outreach (1988). Edited by C. Jean Morton and Ruth Hirsch.

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