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Abdul Mateen Omary / London ( london )

I have got BA in Psychology, Certifying Focusing professional coordinator and TOT in Psychosocial and peace building. Focusing has changed...

Alex Brew / North London ( london )

I am a BFA-recognised Focusing Practitioner. In Focusing sessions you can expect to develop trust in yourself and your body...

Alex Maunder / London ( london )

I first read Gendlins book on Focusing in 1988 shortly after I had qualified as a Teacher of the Alexander...

Amanda Raine / Bristol ( south west )

On the journey to our fullness, from merely surviving to living and thriving, Focusing has hugely supported myself and others....

Angie Hicks / Reading ( south east )

Focusing has changed my life! It’s so simple yet so profound. The changes it has brought since I started practicing...

Astrid Schillings / Findhorn/Scotland and Cologne/Germany ( english speakers abroad )

Focusing came into my life in 1981, when a student of Person Centred psychology. It resonated deeply with my wondering...

Barbara McGavin / Bath ( south west )

My greatest joy is exploring the frontiers of the Focusing process – what it is and how it can be...

Barbara Robinson / Glasgow ( scotland )

Scottish Focusing Association Teacher

Camilla Sim / Shepherds Bush ( london )

Everything is in a process of change and when things feel stuck or overwhelming, focusing (tuning into the body’s inner...

Carol Ervine / Newport-on-Tay ( scotland )

Individual focusing sessions

Carolann Samuels / Kent ( south east )

Focusing is something I looked for (without knowing it was called Focusing!) for a long time, and when found it...

Cathy Rowan / Malvern ( west midlands )

Personal Statement about Training Program:
I work with people individually, by phone and by Skype.
I am passionate about Focusing as it...

Cecelia Clegg / Edinburgh ( scotland )

For me focusing is a very gentle and powerful way of living into deeper awareness of myself in the now....

Elizabeth English / Cambridge ( north east )

I came across Focusing a number of years ago, and was immediately struck by the depth and sensitivity of its...

Elizabeth Smith / Harrow ( london )

I qualified as a Person-Centred Counsellor in 1996 and since then have worked in private practice in Harrow. I am...

Fiona Parr / Exeter and Liverton, Devon ( south west )

I first learned Focusing in 1990, when I needed support during a time of change in my life. I was...

Fiona Owen / Tŷ Croes ( wales )

I began learning Focusing formally in 2012 and qualified in 2015 as a Focusing Practitioner. Focusing is now an integral...

Frank Bock / London ( london )

My background is in the arts, retraining in Existential Psychotherapy in 2001. I work now as an Existential Focusing Oriented...

Gordon Adam / Bristol and Newport ( south west )

I discovered Focusing in 2007 at an introductory workshop run by Chris Wilson in Bristol. I had already done quite...

Greg Madison / London/Brighton ( south east )

I was introduced to Focusing when I was studying psychology at university in Canada, in 1982. I used it as...

Halina Rozensztrauch / Chesham ( london )

What I am inspired by is a movement of meaning and intouchness with the sense of more to life. The...

Ildiko Davis / Brighton/UK and Jászberény/Hungary ( english speakers abroad )

Discovering Focusing was one of those naturally occuring focusing moments for me: I was instantly resonating with Gendlin's book about...

Jenny Brickett / Bishops Castle ( west midlands )

After more than a decade of hosting and attending courses and workshops on a wide number of therapies, healing and...

Jerry Conway / Kidderminster ( west midlands )

Focusing has taught me the power of compassionate listening and unconditional acceptance in transforming lives and I am keen to...

John Jeffrey / Dronfield ( north west )

Focusing-oriented coaching to leaders of organisations

John Threadgold / London ( london )

When I first came across focusing I felt that I had struck gold. Focusing was a way for me to...

June Webb / Norwich ( eastern )

I am a Focusing-Oriented Psychotherapist practicing in Norwich. I work in a person-centered and mindful way and support individuals and...

Jutika Healy / Cork, Ireland ( )

Some of the richest experiences of my life have come from focusing with others. I really value having a space...

Karen Liebenguth / London ( london )

I came to Focusing through a friend. We were on a walk in the countryside. He had mentioned Focusing many...

Kay Hoffmann / Biggleswade and Potton, Beds ( south east )

I discovered Focusing in 1998 and have wondered since then how I ever managed without it. Before learning this simple...

Lesley Wilson / Marlborough ( south west )

I first came to Focusing 20 years ago as part of my personal spiritual journey and soon recognised the powerful...

Liz Orrell / Kenilworth ( west midlands )

I describe Focusing as the “final piece of the jigsaw”. I have found it to be the most powerful...

Luka Hadrych / London Bridge ( london )

I am a BACP-registered counsellor and psychotherapist, dialectical behaviour therapist and mindfulness teacher. I trained in a number of therapeutic...

Peter Gill / London/Stroud ( south west )

I came across Focusing on a retreat in 2003 and since then I have not looked back. It has made...

Pamela Carr / Macclesfield ( north west )

I so love and appreciate having Focusing in my life. It’s a though I’ve become an explorer, kitted out with...

Patricia Foster / Greece/UK ( north west )

I have been living and working (Financial – Shipping Sector) in Greece since 1981 and came across Focusing in 2002....

Paula Newman / Stanmore ( london )

Several years ago a friend introduced me to Focusing. At the time I had no idea that it would become...

Peter Afford / London ( london )

Focusing changed my life! After years of meditation and personal growth workshops, Focusing showed me how to have a fruitful...

Peter Kuklis / Bratislava, Slovakia ( eastern )

I came across Focusing in 2005 during my eight-year long stay in Cambridge, UK. I was certified in 2011 as...

Rob Foxcroft / Glasgow ( scotland )

Focusing is a safe, gentle process, which often leads to valuable changes in the way we live our lives, and...

Rob Matthews / ( london )

I discovered Focusing in the early nineties whilst doing a counselling training. Although initially inspired by what I discovered I...

Ruth Emsley / Oxford ( south east )

“Ruth has a remarkable mix of skills. I found her depth of insight and understanding both powerful, and unique in...

Sandy Gee / Brighton ( south east )

I've been focusing for over 15 years and I find myself in an ever deeper appreciation of the power, scope...

Simon McKibbin aka Sinhaketu / Cambridge & UK wide ( eastern )

I met Gene Gendlin, the founder of Focusing in 2008 when I visited the Garrison Institute in Garrison, New York....

Susan Jordan / Ashburton, Devon ( south west )

I first came across Focusing during my psychotherapy training in the early 1990s and found it took me a while...

Suzi Mackenzie / Brighton ( south east )

I rediscovered Focusing in 2008 when I was training as a counsellor: Something in me knew that I needed it!...

Taravajra / Brighton ( south east )

After many years of Buddhist meditation practice, I have found Focusing a delightful addition to my life. Both for turning...

Vajrasara Annie Rankin / Frome ( south west )

I’ve enjoyed a decade of exploring Focusing – it complements my journey since university with meditation, soul work and Buddhism....

Vivien Stacey / Surrey ( south east )

I love the way Focusing is so woven into my life and spiritual journeying that it’s a cornerstone practice ....