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Wholebody Focusing Online Zoom Course

specialist Course

Wholebody Focusing - Living the Dream, Achieving your Intentions in Life. Facilitated by Alex Maunder, BSc, MSTAT, WBF Co-ordinator in Training. Zoom...

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Wholebody Focusing - Living the Dream, Achieving your Intentions in Life. Facilitated by Alex Maunder, BSc, MSTAT, WBF Co-ordinator in Training. Zoom Online: Wholebody Focusing - Living the Dream, Achieving your Intentions in Life- Alex Maunder, WBF Co-ordinator in Training (CIT), Alexander Technique Teacher and author of the recent Wholebody Focusing book (available from www.lulu.com or the FI bookstore).

I hope that you are all well. I have landed peacefully in Italy at Ananda and am continuing to "Celebrate Everything" in my life here. The food here is very nourishing organic vegetables, grains & salads and the quality of sunlight is exquisite ! I also feel very nourished by the daily meditations here.
I want you all to be able to continue practicing what you have learnt about WBF, so I am proposing an advanced WBF online Zoom course, Living the Dream - Achieving your Intentions in Life. This will be a regular 2 hours slot for the next 3 months up till Christmas. I will set up a Zoom meeting group for experienced WBF students to join.
The times I propose are 8.00 pm - 10.00 pm, CET (Central European time) Thurs evenings, (which is 7.00pm - 9.00pm London time) every week starting Thurs Oct 3rd.
For the first 3 weeks you can join the meetings and we will have a short meditation and then you can practice with a partner that I will pair you up with.You will go off into your break-out-rooms to do your swops, it could be anything from 20 mins to an hour each depending what you decide. So you can then feed back to each other and end the swop.
Once a month, for the 4th session, I will introduce a new advanced WBF topic after the meditation and you can then go into breakout rooms and work on this in pairs. After that we will meet for feedback in the larger group at the end. I will let you know in advance when this one will be.
The cost will be €40 per 4 weeks, which can be payed by Pay Pal or electronic transfer in advance we will do this for 12 weeks which will cost €120.
If you are interested in this idea please get back to me. There could be other people joining from my previous courses as well.With meditations,  clarifying your intentions in life, journaling and self-reflection.
This is an 12 week online Zoom course, Running from Oct 3rd - Dec 219th 2019, each Thurs, 19.00 - 21.00 London time, 20.00 - 22.00 CET, 14.00 - 16.00 New York time and 11.00 am - 13.00 Los Angeles time. Cost is €40/£40. All revenues (100%) will be donated to the WBF Neuroscience Research Project. Visit: www.wholebodyfocusing.org for more info. Payment and registration via Pay Pal, please e-mail me at alex.maunder4@gmail.com
             

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3 Oct 2019 - 19 Dec 2019

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BFA Practitioner Training course

specialist Course

My next BFA Focusing Practitioner training programme will run from October 2019 to October 2020. It includes three residential retreats...

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My next BFA Focusing Practitioner training programme will run from October 2019 to October 2020. It includes three residential retreats (October - March - October), monthly group Zoom calls and one-to-one mentoring support. The pre-requisite for the training is a 60-hour BFA Focusing Skills Course or an equivalent foundation in focusing and listening. Please email me for further details if this programme is of interest to you!

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3 Oct 2019 - 5 Oct 2020

Zoom / The Purley Chase Centre, near Atherstone, Warwickshire, west midlands

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Online Focusing Level 2: Being a Focusing Companion

focusing skills certificate Course

Thursdays. Practise the listening skills that enable you to companion someone else in a Focusing partnership. Expand your Focusing skills...

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Thursdays. Practise the listening skills that enable you to companion someone else in a Focusing partnership. Expand your Focusing skills and deepen your ability to listen to yourself encourage your personal growth and development. By the end of Level 2, you will be able to join a peer group of Focusers, form a Focusing partnership, and attend further or advanced classes and workshops.

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3 Oct 2019 - 24 Oct 2019

Liverton, Devon, skype worldwide

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Online Introduction to Focusing: Level 1 The Essence of Focusing 2pm – 5pm

introductory Course

Tuesday afternoons 2pm - 5pm for 4 weeks. It comprises Levels 1 of the Focusing skills Certificate course, and there...

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Tuesday afternoons 2pm - 5pm for 4 weeks. It comprises Levels 1 of the Focusing skills Certificate course, and there is an option to continue on to the full five Levels. Learn how to listen to your inner wisdom through creating a positive inner relationship with yourself. Develop the knowledge and skills to begin to practise Focusing alone, and to begin to listen to an other, so you can Focus with a companion.

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8 Oct 2019 - 29 Oct 2019

Liverton, Devon, skype worldwide

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Workshop 4: Untangling the knots

focusing skills certificate Course

Weekend 4 of the BFA skills series exploring how to use Focusing to explore deeper emotional tangles and difficulties Topics: Developing grounding Inner...

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Weekend 4 of the BFA skills series exploring how to use Focusing to explore deeper emotional tangles and difficulties Topics: Developing grounding Inner visitors and guests in Focusing Dynamics of the inner world Guiding skills Critical Voices

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19 Oct 2019 - 20 Oct 2019

Bristol, south west

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The Art of Focusing

introductory Course

An introductory Focusing weekend workshop.

2 Nov 2019 - 3 Nov 2019

london

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Focusing Level 2: Being a Focusing Companion

focusing skills certificate Course

Practise the listening skills that enable you to companion someone else in a Focusing partnership. Expand your Focusing skills and...

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Practise the listening skills that enable you to companion someone else in a Focusing partnership. Expand your Focusing skills and deepen your ability to listen to yourself encourage your personal growth and development. By the end of Level 2, you will be able to join a peer group of Focusers, form a Focusing partnership, and attend further or advanced classes and workshops.

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2 Nov 2019 - 3 Nov 2019

Liverton, Devon, south west

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The dreaming body: Exploring dreams with Focusing: online course begins

specialist Course

What can dreams tell us about our life? How can Focusing help with understanding them? Might there be a way...

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What can dreams tell us about our life? How can Focusing help with understanding them? Might there be a way to explore them in a new way that brings clarity and change in our lives? Focusing is all about listening to what the body has to say about our life, but every night something similar happens with our dreams. Something in us (the body/the dream maker) gives us rich, mysterious and powerful symbols, telling us not just about our life situation but how we might carry those situations forward. The dreaming body: Exploring dreams with Focusing: 5 week course begins 4th Nov 7.00-9.15pm https://www.livingfocusing.co.uk/dreams.html

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4 Nov 2019 - 4 Nov 2019

online, skype worldwide

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Focusing for Everybody Level 3. 9th and 10th November 2019

focusing skills certificate Course

Focusing Level 3 Cost £125 including 12 Hour CPD Certificate, tea coffee and cake. Lunch not included.

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Focusing Level 3 Cost £125 including 12 Hour CPD Certificate, tea coffee and cake. Lunch not included.

With John Threadgold and Russ Kendall 

Who is this course for? This course is suitable for anyone who has completed Level 1 and 2 of the Focusing skills certificate, with Russ and John, and who wants to expand their theory knowledge, skills and focusing practice. This course may also be suitable for people who have completed other focusing training with BFA or other Focusing teachers.This course is also suitable for therapists who have completed other focusing training and want to expand their knowledge for personal and professional development. What does the course cover? This course includes 
1) A brief overview of Levels 1 and 2 of the previous focusing courses with John and Russ. 
2) Our interactions with the world in which we live, and what we bring to our focusing partnerships. (Art Exercise covering our core self, resources life experiences etc 
3) Focusing Partnership skills, including experiential listening skills from our own sense of grounded presence. This includes a joint focuser/ focusing partner grounding exercise at the start of the focusing session, and the focusing partner listening and reflecting from their intuitive empathetic felt sense of the focuser and their issues. 
4) Working with specific issues in focusing, how to formulate the right questions. eg, emotional issues, practical decisions, etc. ) and what to do if they do not seem to work 
5) A brief  introduction to  focusing with the positives, including finding a safe place or space, inviting discovering and expanding our resources and discovering what change might feel like. 
6) A brief exploration of Mindfulness based coping strategies for issues when focusing is not possible. ( The Four Steps and revisiting Standing and grounding exercise)
7) Further focusing resources and training. 
Training Methods. John and Russ  will offer focusing demonstrations, question and answer sessions, use of art to carry forward the felt sense, as well as small group work where we will act as a resource for the group or smaller groups where this happens. Your Trainers. 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 International 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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9 Nov 2019 - 10 Nov 2019

The Meeting Place, North Street, Westbourne, W Sussex, PO10 8SP, south east

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Workshop 5: 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. Topics: Focusing...

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Weekend 5 of the BFA skills series exploring how focusing can help with integration of all aspects of human experience. Topics: Focusing and Spirituality Living from "self-in-presence" What is wholeness Gendlin's key concepts in Focusing Radical acceptance

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16 Nov 2019 - 17 Nov 2019

Bristol, south west

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Blocks and the Inner Relationship

focusing skills certificate Course

What are the reasons why you might get stuck when you’re Focusing? We will look at blocks to the Focusing...

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What are the reasons why you might get stuck when you’re Focusing? We will look at blocks to the Focusing process - particularly the Inner Critic - and how to work with them. We will also look at the Inner Relationship and working with the different parts of us. This workshop is suitable for people who have completed a one or two day Introduction to Focusing. This weekend workshop makes up days 3 and 4 of Skills Certificate in Focusing. For more information or to book visit www.suzimackenzie.com/focusing-training or email suzimac55@hotmail.com or call 07851 086 396 Full address of training venue: Cresent Practice, 19 Montpelier Crescent, Brighton, BN1 3JF

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23 Nov 2019 - 24 Nov 2019

Brighton, BN1, south east

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Workshop 5: Intuition & The Implicit

focusing skills certificate Course

The final workshop in my Skills series, with more attention to the skills of focusing and listening, and exploring the...

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The final workshop in my Skills series, with more attention to the skills of focusing and listening, and exploring the themes of intuition and the implicit world we explore in Focusing.

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23 Nov 2019 - 24 Nov 2019

london

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FOT Intro weekend

specialist Course

Introduction to Focusing and Focusing Oriented Therapy Open to Therapists/coaches/body workers this weekend is an stand-alone introduction workshop as well as...

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Introduction to Focusing and Focusing Oriented Therapy Open to Therapists/coaches/body workers this weekend is an stand-alone introduction workshop as well as an intro to the two year training that begins in January 2020 given by the London Focusing Institute. November 23-24. Central London for more details Email: londonfocusing@gmail.com

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23 Nov 2019 - 24 Nov 2019

Highbury, london

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Radical Presence Retreat Spain

Course

Radical Presence Living Retreats Recovering our true nature 24th to 30th November 2019 Hidden Paradise Granada – Andalusia – Spain Radical Presence Living...

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Radical Presence Living Retreats Recovering our true nature 24th to 30th November 2019 Hidden Paradise Granada – Andalusia – Spain Radical Presence Living Retreats is part of a life experience space for awakening to our real and simple nature. This doesn’t mean acquiring something new, but rather remembering the harmony that lies within us, the pure beauty that is available, connected to one another and to nature. The vision of Radical Presence Living Retreats is to offer a spacious sense of relief and deep rest through reconnection with self, other and nature for rejuvenation through deep healing, community and renewed purpose. • Is there a sense of despair in the face of the overwhelming enormity of our global situation? • Would you like to learn how to connect with the grounded, empowered and potent aspects within you? • Are your personal issues holding you back from being balanced, free and light of heart? • What would it be like to savour the moment rather than being hostage to past or future anxieties? • Would you like your personal connections to be more satisfying, meaningful and nourishing? Alienation, paralysis and our modern-day life divorce us from our natural way of being. Preoccupation with technology, the pressures of surviving in life (overwork, finances, managing family life etc), challenging relationships, poor sleep, a lack of nutritious foods, isolation and our own traumas are some of the issues we face. On top of these issues, we may be overwhelmed with approaches to well-being and healing, and may be so paralysed or confused that we do not know what will truly benefit us; or having tried something, find that it did not offer longer term, deep and integrated change. Four Components: Marta Fabregat and Simon McKibbin are facilitating a series of retreats in Spain and Ireland with a blend of Mindfulness, Nonviolent Communication and the Focusing approach, within the context of deep relationship with nature in community. We don’t need to go beyond who we really are to reap the benefits of deep and lasting healing. Objective: Radical Presence Living Retreats are designed to foster self-discovery, an invitation to an intimate inner resting. As Gene Gendlin said from the world of Focusing ‘every part in us has it’s own innate healing mechanism.’ This element is what makes Presence, Radical. We just need to know how to support those parts in us (and others) safely and with space, learning to come into a Grounded Aware Presence (GAP) invites a full relationship with our sensing, emotional, social and spiritual bodies. In this way we come to fnd ourselves, to come truly home to ourselves without any form of fixing or manipulation, a natural and deeply satisfying process shared with others. Highlights of the Retreat Daily morning meditations. Silent walks and nature connection through earthing & forest bathing experience. Time for rest and replenishment in a very special natural setting. Guided learning and experiential teachings on Radical Presence: *Focusing *Nonviolent Communication *Mindfulness Qi Gong. Breath guided meditations. Soul Painting – Remembering our creative nature. Circle singing and dancing. 3 vegetarian meals daily & free tea and fruit throughout the day. 6 nights accommodation. The retreat is for you … If you are looking into deepening your understanding on Mindfulness, Nonviolence and self healing. If you want to awaken your creativity and spontaneous nature through individual and community exploration. If you are looking for tools and resources to sustain you in your everyday life. Feel a longing to reconnect with your true and authentic self. If you are a seeker If you are concerned about the planet and all its living beings and you are looking into reconnecting your essence to bringing more loving action in your environment and community. Personal Profiles About Simon & Marta Simon and Marta have been working together for the past 10 years offering residential retreats on Mindfulness, Nonviolent Communication and Focusing in South Co Galway, Ireland. Marta and Simon share a vision of close community, flourishing individual’s and an active engagement in the world for ‘Being the change you want to see in the world.’ This vision is in stark contrast to the alienated and fractured and unhappy sense of self and community, both local and global, that is apparent, and the consequential results on eroding planetary well-being. We believe change can happen at both ends of the spectrum; that of personal transformation and concurrent action in the world simultaneously, both augmenting and supporting each other. We also believe the deepest and most progressive way to deep and sustainable change is in the holistic relationship between our inner environment – how we connect and relate with our current emotional and spiritual edges – and our outer environment – community and nature. Marta Fabregat • MA Social & Community Mediation • Plant and Herbal Medicine Healing practice • Facilitator and co-founder at An Tionól Creative & Compassionate Living Centre Marta Fabregat, a creative activist, unschooling mother, cultivating compassion in everyday and simple living. She is a Zen Practitioner from the Ordinary Mind Tradition. Marta is co-founder with her family of the Compassionate & Creative Living Centre in South Co Galway, Ireland. She hosts and co-facilitates with Simon year long retreats on NVC and Focusing, building bridges for compassionate presence & gathering medicine in community, an ordinary approach to deep listening, slowing down to be nature. Marta is a herbal medicine healer, she grows her own herbs and plants and has a medicine practice where she accompanies a self healing process. Simon “K2” McKibbin •Cambridge University Associate & Certified Mindfulness Trainer •Certified NVC Trainer • FA Certified Focusing Teacher I have been practicing Presence related disciplines for over 30 years and am passionate about sharing this life transforming vision and I believe anyone can learn it. In order to facilitate Presence I incorporate a blend of Mindfulness, Nonviolent Communication (NVC) and Gene Gendlin’s Focusing method. These approaches invite a safe connection and respectful relationship with our emotional, physical and spiritual edges for fresh forward movements from places of stuckness and challenge. Retreat Details Timing: The retreat starts on the 24th of November, arrival time after 4 pm and dinner at 7 pm and departure on the 30th of November 12 pm. Venue: A beautiful town in the South of Spain. This is a one hour forty fve minutes from Malaga and one hour from Granada airport. The address of Hidden Paradise is kept secret and only available for retreat participant If you have booked a retreat at Hidden Paradise, you will receive the “how to get here” if you need it. Registration: We will send a registration form upon request. For bookings: info@green-spiral.com and visit: https://www.mindfulnesswithompassion.com https://http://www.green-spiral.com Costs: The cost of the retreat include… Training costs: all expenses like travel, administration, handouts and training fees. Sliding scale / Training costs from € 550 / € 750 You can choose to offer your contribution from low to comfortable available expenditure. *Low expenditure if unemployed or in low income, part time job. *Comfortable expenditure if in full time job, living in norther Europe and if you are able to afford luxuries like holidays abroad, etc. Lodging at Hidden paradise: Single room and full board €75 per day, a total of €450 Shared room and full board €60 per day, a total of €360 Contact us: info@green-spiral.com

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24 Nov 2019 - 30 Nov 2019

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Path of the Focusing Practitioner residential retreat

specialist Course

This 3-day residential workshop in the Warwickshire countryside provides an opportunity for Focusing Practitioners, Teachers and trainees to get together...

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This 3-day residential workshop in the Warwickshire countryside provides an opportunity for Focusing Practitioners, Teachers and trainees to get together for encouragement, input, inspiration and support. (If you are in training but feeling somewhat ‘lapsed’, this may be just the thing to get you re-inspired!) People combining focusing with another approach or profession are also welcome to attend. The event will include the following themes and activities:

  • Being true to your own unique gifts, strengths and direction
  • Deepening your trust in the wisdom of the body and the relational space
  • Sensing for the next steps in your focusing journey
  • Other topics requested by participants
  • Plenty of focusing time in pairs or triads
  • Shared silent space before breakfast each day for movement and/or meditation (optional!)
  • Space for resting, walks and socialising
If this event is of interest to you, please contact me for further details and booking form. Looking forward to hearing from you!

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29 Nov 2019 - 2 Dec 2019

Purley Chase Centre, near Atherstone, Warwickshire, west midlands

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Online Focusing Skills Certificate Level 2: Focusing Partners

focusing skills certificate Course

Practise the listening skills that enable you to companion someone else in a Focusing partnership. Expand your Focusing skills and...

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Practise the listening skills that enable you to companion someone else in a Focusing partnership. Expand your Focusing skills and deepen your ability to listen to yourself encourage your personal growth and development. By the end of Level 2, you will be able to join a peer group of Focusers, form a Focusing partnership, and attend further or advanced classes and workshops. With Fiona Parr

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3 Dec 2019 - 7 Jan 2020

Liverton, Devon, skype worldwide

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Online Level 3: Focusing Partnership

focusing skills certificate Course

Learn how to support the Inner Relationship of the Focuser with their felt experience. Deepen your own Focusing skills. By...

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Learn how to support the Inner Relationship of the Focuser with their felt experience. Deepen your own Focusing skills. By the end of Level 3, you will have a deeper understanding of the Focusing process, and will be able to guide yourself through the process. You will also be able to support another Focuser with your listening skills. Pre-requisite: Level 2 or equivalent.

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5 Dec 2019 - 2 Jan 2020

skype worldwide

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Thinking with the Felt Sense

specialist Course

A weekend workshop on thinking creatively in a focusing way, including Gendlin's 'Thinking at the Edge'.

7 Dec 2019 - 8 Dec 2019

london

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Focusing Level 3: Companionship

focusing skills certificate Course

Learn how to support the Inner Relationship of the Focuser with their felt experience. Deepen your own Focusing skills. By...

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Learn how to support the Inner Relationship of the Focuser with their felt experience. Deepen your own Focusing skills. By the end of Level 3, you will have a deeper understanding of the Focusing process, and will be able to guide yourself through the process. You will also be able to support another Focuser with your listening skills.

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7 Dec 2019 - 8 Dec 2019

Liverton, Devon, south west

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BFA Focusing Skills Course (online/residential)

focusing skills certificate Course

This comprehensive foundation course in focusing and listening is a combination of online (Zoom) group sessions and two long-weekend residential...

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This comprehensive foundation course in focusing and listening is a combination of online (Zoom) group sessions and two long-weekend residential workshops. No prior experience of focusing is required. The course is divided into five sections: three blocks of four Zoom sessions (12 in total) between January and the end of June, plus two residential weekend workshops on April 3th - 5th and June 19th - 21st. The residentials will be held at the Purley Chase Centre, a comfortable venue in the Warwickshire countryside. There will be an online option for participants who are unable to attend the in-person weekends. You are welcome to attend the introductory block of four Zoom sessions without committing upfront to the whole course if you wish. Each online group will have a maximum of five participants and all participants will be invited to come together for the in-person weekends. The precise dates and times of the Zoom calls will be decided according to participants' availability. In this small-group setting, you will find the course offers a welcoming, sensitively-held space where you feel able to turn up ‘just as you are’. Each session will include time to settle in together, some input on focusing and companioning and focusing time in pairs or triads. The main themes of the five course sections are:

  • An introduction to focusing and companioning
  • Deepening our focusing and listening
  • The gifts of the body in focusing and listening
  • Sailing with the wind!
  • Self-criticism, ‘exile’ and focusing in everyday life
We will explore these themes together in an experiential way, allowing plenty of time for your own input and reflections. Course fees: The cost for each block of online sessions is £120; the weekend residential fee is £140 (plus a donation for accommodation). Please email me for further information and booking form. I look forward to hearing from you!

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13 Jan 2020 - 29 Jun 2020

Zoom / The Purley Chase Centre near Atherstone, Warwickshire, skype worldwide

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Introduction to focusing and companioning

introductory Course

This 4-week Zoom course, comprising four 2.5 hour seminars, is an opportunity to be introduced to the delights of focusing...

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This 4-week Zoom course, comprising four 2.5 hour seminars, is an opportunity to be introduced to the delights of focusing and listening from the comfort of your own home! Participants will be divided into groups of maximum 5 people to ensure a comfortable, welcoming setting. The precise dates and times of the Zoom calls will be chosen according to participants' availability. This short course provides a friendly environment in which you can learn to listen to yourself and others in a deeply nourishing way, bringing relief from inner conflict and the joy of re-connecting with what it means to be human! The time we spend together will be largely experiential. It will be a journey of coming home to yourself – time to give precious space and kindly attention to your inner world and current life issues. Each call will include teaching input, focusing time in pairs or triads and a short break. Cost: £120 This introductory course is part 1 of a 6-month, 60 hour comprehensive foundation in focusing and listening called the BFA Focusing Skills Course. You are welcome to attend the introduction before deciding whether you would like to commit to the remainder of the training: two further blocks of four Zoom calls and two residential weekend workshops. There will be an online option for those unable to attend the residential weekends. Please email me for further details. I look forward to hearing from you!      

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13 Jan 2020 - 3 Feb 2020

Zoom, skype worldwide

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Online Level 4: Reminding Suggestions

focusing skills certificate Course

Learn how to offer reminding suggestions in a Focusing partnership. This takes you deeper into the heart of the Focusing...

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Learn how to offer reminding suggestions in a Focusing partnership. This takes you deeper into the heart of the Focusing Process, and the relationship between a Focuser and their companion. By the end of Level 4, you will be able to offer guiding suggestions to your Focusing partner, and to extend your ability to self-guide. Pre-requisite: Level 3 or equivalent. 4 x Thursdays.

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6 Feb 2020 - 27 Feb 2020

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Focusing Level 4: Reminders

focusing skills certificate Course

Learn how to offer reminding suggestions in a Focusing partnership. This takes you deeper into the heart of the Focusing...

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Learn how to offer reminding suggestions in a Focusing partnership. This takes you deeper into the heart of the Focusing Process, and the relationship between a Focuser and their companion. By the end of Level 4, you will be able to offer guiding suggestions to your Focusing partner, and to extend your ability to self-guide.

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8 Feb 2020 - 9 Feb 2020

Liverton, Devon, south west

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Focusing Level 5: Applied Focusing

focusing skills certificate Course

Learn more about ‘presence and partiality’ – developing your ability to be fully with whatever needs you attention, and the...

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Learn more about ‘presence and partiality’ – developing your ability to be fully with whatever needs you attention, and the biases and no-go areas that can interfere with that. Make Focusing fully your own. Times for further practice and demonstrations. Bring your questions, and what you would like to explore.

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14 Mar 2020 - 15 Mar 2020

Liverton, Devon, south west

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Online Level 5: Applied Focusing

focusing skills certificate Course

Learn more about ‘presence and partiality’ – developing your ability to be fully with whatever needs you attention, and the...

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Learn more about ‘presence and partiality’ – developing your ability to be fully with whatever needs you attention, and the biases and no-go areas that can interfere with that. Make Focusing fully your own, and integrate Focusing into your life and work. Bring your questions, and what you would like to explore. Pre-requisite: Level 4 or equivalent. 4 x Thursdays.

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2 Apr 2020 - 30 Apr 2020

skype worldwide

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The Gifts of the Body in Focusing and Listening

focusing skills certificate Course

This residential event at a comfortable venue in the Warwickshire countryside is open to anyone with experience of focusing and...

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This residential event at a comfortable venue in the Warwickshire countryside is open to anyone with experience of focusing and companioning in peer-partnership. It is both a standalone event and part 3 of my BFA Focusing Skills Course. The themes we will explore together include:

  • letting our whole 'alive' body guide our focusing and listening
  • inviting movement
  • welcoming silence
  • opening to a deeper felt-connection between focuser and listener
  • focusing in nature
There will be optional yoga and/or meditation each morning before breakfast.The event begins with an evening meal on Friday April 3rd and ends at 4pm on Sunday 5th. Costs: The retreat fee is £140 plus a donation to the centre for meals and accommodation For further details and booking form please email: kay.hoffmann@homecall.co.uk. I look forward to hearing from you!

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3 Apr 2020 - 5 Apr 2020

The Purley Chase Centre, near Atherstone, Warwickshire, west midlands

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Path of the Focusing Practitioner retreat

specialist Course

This 3-day residential workshop in the Warwickshire countryside provides an opportunity for Focusing Practitioners, Teachers and trainees to get together...

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This 3-day residential workshop in the Warwickshire countryside provides an opportunity for Focusing Practitioners, Teachers and trainees to get together for encouragement, input, inspiration and support. (If you are in training but feeling somewhat ‘lapsed’, this may be just the thing to get you re-inspired!) People combining focusing with another approach or profession are also welcome to attend. The event will include the following themes and activities:

  • Being true to your own unique gifts, strengths and direction
  • Deepening your trust in the wisdom of the body and the relational space
  • Sensing for the next steps in your focusing journey
  • Other topics requested by participants
  • Plenty of focusing time in pairs or triads
  • Shared silent space before breakfast each day for movement and/or meditation (optional!)
  • Space for resting, walks and socialising
If this event is of interest to you, please contact me for further details and booking form. Looking forward to hearing from you!

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5 Jun 2020 - 8 Jun 2020

The Purley Chase Centre, near Atherstone, Warwickshire, west midlands

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