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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

  • 15th August 2020 Zoom Platform

    Pause for Presence Gathering 

    Introductory

    An Invitation to Pause for Presence “Out beyond ideas of wrong-doing and right-doing, there is a field. I’ll meet you there. And when our souls lie down in that grass, the world is too full…

  • 2nd September 2020 Skype Worldwide

    Online Level 3: Focusing Companionship 

    Focusing Skills Certificate

    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…

  • 2nd September 2020

    Online Level 3: Companionship 

    Focusing Skills Certificate

    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,…

  • 8th September 2020

    Online Focusing Basics course: Levels 1 and 2 

    Introductory

    This 8 week course comprises Levels 1 and 2 of the Skills Certificate course. You can take each Level individually or get the maximum benefit by signing up for both. Level 1: The Essence of…

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