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All of our members offer one to one sessions. Many of our members offer all sorts of courses and events to learn or deepen Focusing. Search for a course near you or online. Find out when the next introductory workshop is running or go deeper with a themed course. (To book on any course – follow the event listing below to the teacher’s page)

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Not sure what course is for you?

If you are new to Focusing then it’s best to start with a course aimed at beginners. These can be stand alone courses or offered as part of the BFA skills certificate. Either will equip you to take Focusing into a partnership setting and offer tools and insights into using Focusing in your own life.

For a more complete foundation course in Focusing, take the BFA skills certificate. This is a thorough training in the art of Focusing and Listening (or being a companion). It comprises of around 50-60 hours of training and can be completed online or through in person workshops. Usually it takes a few months to complete and each teacher offers a unique but complete set of skills around Focusing and Listening.

If you already know the basics of Focusing then you may want take a look at our special interest courses – delving into areas of Focusing practice such as Focusing and Dreams or Wholebody Focusing.

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  • 21st January 2021 Zoom / Purley Chase Centre, Warwickshire

    Focusing Skills Course online/residential 

    Focusing Skills Certificate

    This comprehensive foundation course in Focusing and listening is a combination of online (Zoom) group sessions and one long-weekend residential retreat. No prior experience of Focusing is required. The course is divided into five sections:…

  • 21st January 2021 Online - via zoom

    An introductory course in Embodied Authentic Confidence in your Career 


    Want to feel more confident in your work? Want to be clearer on what’s in the way and what can support your personal growth? Want to grow your business and weather these challenging...

  • 22nd January 2021 Online - via zoom

    Focusing on Relating and Relationships 


    Two hour workshop: Our embodied experience plays a crucial part in our way of being in the world, and our way of being in relationships. Explore your own experience of...

  • 23rd January 2021 Online - Zoom, South East

    Listening, Language and the Body 

    Focusing Skills Certificate

    Two Saturdays: We will look at deepening your listening practice, making the Focusing process collaborative and how use of language can influence the Focusing process. We will also explore our connection with the body and…

  • 24th January 2021 Online

    Introduction to Focusing Day: online 


    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 


    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,…

  • 9th February 2021

    Welcoming grief together: Free webinar 


    Our grief was never meant to be carried alone. Before these modern death and grief phobic times, humans shared their grief in ceremony and community. It seems to me that our loss of ways to…

  • 13th February 2021 Online - via zoom

    Focusing with our Inner Critic 


    Two hour workshop: Our critical voices can have a huge impact on us, making us feel bad and preventing us from doing what we want to do. Explore the presence...