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W5: The path to Wholeness

focusing skills certificate Course

Weekend 5 of the BFA skills series exploring how focusing can help with integration of all aspects of human experience.

25 Nov 2017 - 26 Nov 2017

south west

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New Year Focusing Retreat

specialist Course

This 5-day retreat offers an opportunity for rest, reflection and renewal at the year’s end after the busyness of Christmas....

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This 5-day retreat offers an opportunity for rest, reflection and renewal at the year’s end after the busyness of Christmas. The retreat will provide a safe, supportive and nourishing environment, with space to form a deeper connection with yourself, with others and with nature. It is open to people of all levels of Focusing experience. There will time each day for:

  • 1-1 Focusing sessions
  • Input and discussion on Focusing practice
  • Silent group walks
  • Group meditation
  • Early morning qigong (or personal practice)
  • Group sharing
  • Free time for resting, walking, etc.
The retreat will be held partly in silence, but there is also time to interact socially with the group. Extra group activities such as Dartmoor walks, dance/movement, massage, poetry sharing, etc, may also arise on the retreat. We will also mark the turning of the year with a ritual or celebration. For further information see: Focusing Retreats at Bala Brook

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29 Dec 2017 - 3 Jan 2018

Bala Brook Retreat Centre, Dartmoor, south west

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Focusing Skills Certificate Level 2 with John Threadgold and Russ Kendall

focusing skills certificate Course

Focusing for everybody Level 2 This course follows on from the Introduction to Focusing Level 1 course, and can also be...

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Focusing for everybody Level 2 This course follows on from the Introduction to Focusing Level 1 course, and can also be suitable for anyone who has completed a Level 1 Course with Russel and Myself, or another BFA Focusing teacher.  This course costs  £125 including a 12 Hour Focusing / CPD certificate In this course we will explore

  1. A Little more on the philosophy of focusing
  2. The Four ways that we relate to what we experience, including the two focusing attitudes, and the implications of this for our lives.
  3. An exploration of our different aspects (configurations) of self, and how we experience then, including a brief exploration of the inner critic(s)
  4.  Practice of Focusing with John or Russell
  5. Practice of Listening Skills with John or Russell
  6. Practice of listening and focusing partnership skills small groups/ Pair Work
  7. Exploring further resources and training in Focusing
This is a deeply experiential course. We will offer direct teaching,Q&A, demonstrations from your tutors,group experiential exercises, and small group work. everyone will have a chance to observe, focusing and listening, and be able to practice focusing and listening skills. Who are your trainers? John Threadgold. B.A. Hons M.A. MBACP (Accred)   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  

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27 Jan 2018 - 28 Jan 2018

Event Venue: The Meeting Place, North Street, Westbourne, W Sussex, PO10 8SP, south west

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