Introduction to Focusing Level 1 with John Threadgold and Russ Kendall


Event Start Date:
4th August 2018
Event End Date:
5th August 2018
Event Venue:
The Meeting Place, North Street, Westbourne, W Sussex, PO10 8SP

Introduction to Focusing

04/08/2018 – 05/08/2018

Course Outline

Who is the course suitable for?

This is an entry level course on Focusing. This course does not assume any knowledge of Focusing. Anyone interested in Focusing is welcome to join. Therapists interested in Focusing for personal and professional development, as well as Focusing-Oriented Therapy are also welcome to join the course and will gain from this, and we are happy to award a 12 Hour CPD certificate on attendance. There will be no more than 8 Participants on the course.

Where is the course being held and when? The course is over 2 days (Saturday and Sunday)  26th May  and and Sunday 27th May  2018 from 10am to 5pm. Venue – The Meeting Place, North Street, Westbourne, W Sussex, PO10 8SP

What does the course Cost?  The cost is £125 per person, including 12 Hours of training, a certificate of attendance and notes.

What does the course cover?

The course covers the following area.

  • What is focusing?
  • How to spot when we and others are focusing naturally?
  • Focusing skills, including how to use focusing for wellbeing creativity and others issues.
  • Focusing Partnership Skills including:
  • How to Focus on your own
  • Focusing with a companion as both a Focuser and a Companion
  • Focusing companion  skills including reflective listening that help people to focus better
  • Information on further focusing training, and focusing resources.
  • How to find a Focusing Partner.
  • Further resources in Focusing including information on Level 2.

You will receive a comprehensive set of notes which will underpin the course. We will also offer teaching, question and answer, discussion, demonstrations of focusing and also opportunities to practice Focusing using pair small group work depending on the numbers of people who attend. On day one everybody has an opportunity to try focusing with either John or Russell. We will also demonstrate both Focusing and Listening skills over the two days. On day two you will also have the opportunity to practice Focusing partnership skills with each other. Russ and  John will act as a support and a resource when you are focusing or companioning the focuser.

Focusing Partnerships On completing this course, you will be able to join the BFA Focusing Partnership List and the Find a Focusing Partner Facebook Group.

BFA Skills Certificate and additional training available. This is the first of 5 training courses, 60 Hours of training, completion of which leads to a BFA Focusing Skills Certificate which recognises your training in Focusing partnership skills for a peer partnership. This course is a stand alone course.

Course Outline

Who is the course suitable for?

This is an entry level course on Focusing. This course does not assume any knowledge of Focusing. Anyone interested in Focusing is welcome to join. Therapists interested in Focusing for personal and professional development, as well as Focusing-Oriented Therapy are also welcome to join the course and will gain from this, and we are happy to award a 12 Hour CPD certificate on attendance.

Where is the course being held and when? The course is over 2 days (Saturday and Sunday)  4th and 5th August 2018. Venue – The Meeting Place, North Street, Westbourne, W Sussex, PO10 8SP

What does the course Cost?  The cost is £125 per person, including 14 Hours of training, a certificate of attendance and notes as well a tea and coffee during the course.

What does the course cover?

The course covers the following area.

  • What is focusing?
  • How to spot when we and others are focusing naturally?
  • Focusing skills, including how to use focusing for wellbeing creativity and others issues.
  • Focusing Partnership Skills including:
  • How to Focus on your own
  • Focusing with a companion as a focusing partner.
  • Listening and reflecting skills that help people to focus better
  • Information on further focusing training, and focusing resources.
  • How to find a Focusing Partner.

How is the course taught?

You will receive a comprehensive set of notes which will underpin the course. We will also offer teaching, question and answer, discussion, demonstrations of focusing and also opportunities to practice Focusing using Small groups. Everyone will get the change to Focusing, observe focusing, and be a focusing partner.

Focusing Partnerships On completing this course, and if you feel ready, you will be able to join the BFA Focusing Partnership List and the Find a Focusing Partner (BFA Facebook Group )

BFA Skills Certificate and additional training available. This is the first of 5 training courses, 60 Hours of training, completion of which leads to a BFA Focusing Skills Certificate which recognises your training in Focusing partnership skills for a peer partnership.

Who are your trainers?

John Threadgold. B.A. Hons M.A. MBACP (Accred)  

He is a Focusing-Oriented Psychotherapist, and Supervisor, and is a recognised Focusing Teacher by the Focusing Institute and the British Focusing Association.

He is also BACP Accredited for counselling and psychotherapy, a qualified supervisor, and a member of the BACP The Focusing Institute, British Focusing Association, the Trauma and Abuse group ( TAG) the ACC. He runs a private counselling practice called New Focus Therapy. See www.newfocustherap.co.uk .

 

Russell Kendall B.SC ( Hons ) MSc Psych. MBACP (Accred.) is an experienced therapist and mindfulness teacher with 20 years’ experience of mindfulness practice. He integrates Mindfulness into his therapeutic practice and runs mindfulness groups. He is also a Psychology lecturer and holds an MSc in Organisational Psychology. 

To Book.  Please contact John Threadgold at New Focusing Therapy. www.newfocustherapy.co.uk Tel 020 8330 7341

Or

Russ Kendall   www.person2personcounselling.co.uk  Tel 07794 713573