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Barbara Merkur, M.A.

Certifying Coordinator
Focusing Trainer
Contact Info:
Toronto, ON M5R 3T8 CANADA
Website: Bodymind Focusing
Website: art therapy insight
Focusing Trainer Information:
  • I offer Focusing training in individual sessions.
  • I offer Focusing training in individual phone sessions.
Focusing Trainer Specialty Areas: Children and/or their teachers, Spirituality/Meditation, Adolescents and/or their teachers, College students and/or their teachers, Creative process, Children, Social Change/ Conflict Mediation/ Community Development
Other Focusing Trainer Specialty Areas: art therapy
Personal Statement about Training Program:
I have devised a method of using art and focusing that involves self-therapy, called Focusing Frames.

A Sample of my Work:
'Focusing is a way of creating a healthy environment which will enable the personís essence to come forward in little steps' (my Focusing Frames book, presently in-the-making).

My Publications:
'Ann's Journey Towards Greater Authenticity',The Canandian Art Therapy Association Journal, Spring/Summer 1993; Volume 7 Number 1

'Focusing-Using-Art with Adolescents', The Folio, Volume 16, No. 1-2, 1997

'Making Art That Moves You', The Focusing Connection, May, 2006; vol. XX111, No. 3.

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