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The home of Focusing and listening in the UK

Focusing is a process of listening to the wisdom of your body

The British Focusing Association (BFA) is a community of Focusing practitioners, teachers and Focusing-oriented therapists. We are here to support your learning and deepening of Focusing and listening in all its forms. Here you can find practitioners, search for events, read articles and blog posts and more.

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Focusing has deepened my therapy practice, helping clients (and me) to understand and integrate unconscious parts.

Focusing enables me to live my life and to counsel clients with a deeper level of self-awareness.

Focusing has transformed my life

What I love about Focusing is that it offers a practical way to develop self compassion, to meet all aspects of ourselves, the good, and especially the bad and the ugly!

Focusing has been for me a gentle process that can access to a bodily-felt sense from which meaning arises with intricate detail and empathy.

Learning focusing helped me feel more human – I had feelings too, the unwanted ones shifted when I paid attention to them, and I could empathise with other people’s feelings. Relief!

Focusing has opened the door to my inner world, giving me greater confidence in myself, and a belief in the innate wisdom we all share, when we learn how to find it

Focusing has helped me feel more alive

Focusing, for me, is a doorway to an open, kindly, wise and profound connection to Life.

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Courses & events

  • 24th January 2021 Online

    Introduction to Focusing Day: online 

    Introductory

    This course will introduce you to the life long skill of Focusing. It is a reflective body based practice that can be done on your own or with others, and mixed with other self awareness…

  • 27th January 2021 Online, Skype Worldwide

    Deep Listening: 4 week online course begins 

    Introductory

    This course will introduce you to the life long skill of Focusing. It is a reflective body based practice that can be done on your own or with others, and mixed with other self awareness…

  • 2nd February 2021

    Online Level 4: Reminding suggestions 

    Focusing Skills Certificate

    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…

  • 3rd February 2021

    Online Focusing Practitioner Training 

    Professional Training

    The British Focusing Association (BFA) Practitioner Training Programme enables you to work professionally with Focusing. You can offer individual Focusing sessions to the public for a fee, and you can incorporate Focusing into any therapeutic,…

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