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Contact Info:
50 672 Köln 50 672 GERMANY
Phone: 49 221 5625770

Astrid A. Schillings, Psychologische Psychotherapeutin

Certifying Coordinator
Focusing-Oriented Psychotherapist
Focusing Trainer

Focusing-Oriented Psychotherapist (FOT) Information:
Clinical Training: Diploma Psychology, MA, Diploma Social Education, MA, Client Centered Training, Tiefenpsychologisch Fundierte Psychotherapie (Psychodynamic training), Somatic Experiencing, Dance-Movement Therapy
Licensed By: Approbation in NRW/Germany, Chamber of Psychotherapy Germany, Psychotherapeutenkammer NRW
I accept Medicare.
FOT Specialty Areas: Trauma, Adults, Body Psychotherapy, Pain management, Couples, Pastoral counseling
Other Specialty Areas: Wholebody Focusing Therapy, Life Purpose, Issues around Migration, Domestic Violence, Women`s issues, Severe Illness and Dying. WBF/FOT Supervision for therapists, Working languages: English and Deutsch

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.
Focusing Trainer Specialty Areas: Spirituality/Meditation, Body Work, Creative process, Dance, Medical Applications, Work Projects, Social Change/ Conflict Mediation/ Community Development
Other Focusing Trainer Specialty Areas: Wholebody
Personal Statement about Training Program:
Focusing came into my life in 1981 when studying psychology. It resonated deeply with my wondering what life is, why we are here. I have been exploring, teaching extensively on the interfaces of Sensitive Body-Awareness, Mindfulness, Meditative enquiry, Inner-Directed-Movement and Focusing. It took years to let it slowly carry forward in my heart into one taste of Wholebody-Focusing. Thank you Kevin for your warm support! I teach WBF/FOT in several European countries in contexts of accredited trainings for counsellors, psychotherapists like in my Cologne-Centre and to everybody interested. I experience Wholebody-Focusing as a way of living an embodied enquiry of dynamic being, of dynamic being aware. Therapy, trauma-healing are important applications. For the last 15 years I have been in ongoing exchange with Gene on how the process of awareness interacts with being alive as a human body

My Publications:
Stillness and Awareness from Person to Person (on this website)

Stille und Gewahrsein von Mensch zu Mensch (auf dieser website)

Compassion With Ourselves (on this website)

Mitgefühl Mit Uns Selbst (auf dieser Website)

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