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  • London

    Camilla Sim 

    Everything is in a process of change and when things feel stuck or overwhelming, focusing (tuning into the body’s inner wisdom) helps to find a way forward one small step at a time. What I particularly like is that it helps us to find our way out of dead ends...

  • South West

    Barbara McGavin 

    My greatest joy is exploring the frontiers of the Focusing process – what it is and how it can be applied in daily life. Since 1991, Ann Weiser Cornell and I have been developing Inner Relationship Focusing to help people learn Focusing more easily. Since 1994, we have been exploring...

  • Bristol BS1, UK

    Harriet Brown 

    I love sharing focusing and helping you make sense of the strands of your life and finding a way forward that feels right at a deeper level. I value the peace that can come from living life in the inner-directed way.

  • Yorkshire, UK

    Saskia McCafferty 

    I’m a BFA Certified Focusing Practitioner and am additionally Certified as a Focusing Professional with The International Focusing Institute. I am also a Somatic Experiencing Practitioner.

  • Jászberény

    Ildiko Davis 

    As an online Counsellor and Focusing Practitioner, I have retained strong personal and professional connections in the UK even after I have moved back to Hungary. Focusing allowed me to create a life that suits me well and I like to support others in finding their uniquely fitting path in life too.

  • Galway

    Marie Connors 

    It would be my pleasure to introduce you to the wonders of Focusing. It has radically transformed my experience of life and is a continuous source of support, healing, connection, nourishment and guidance. Focusing has given me a doorway into the deeper wisdom of my embodied self.

  • English Speakers Abroad

    Astrid Schillings 

    Focusing came into my life in 1981, when a student of Person Centred psychology. It resonated deeply with my wondering what it is to be human, why we are here. In that spirit I became a Psychotherapist/Psychologist. I have been been exploring and teaching extensively on the interface of Sensitive...

  • Edinburgh

    Marion Stumpe 

    Focusing has beautifully enriched my life. I see every moment as an opportunity to engage and connect with life in its fullest and have a heartfelt wish to bring this wonderful gift to others. I am here for you for when you are ready to connect to your body’s innate knowing, aliveness and wholeness.

  • Brighton and Hove

    Sandy Gee 

    I've been a keen focuser for over 20 years and a focusing oriented psychotherapist for 10. In recent years I've undergone further advanced training and incorporated into my work Emotionally Focused Couples Therapy (EFT) and Accelerated Experiential Dynamic Psychotherapy (AEDP) both approaches that integrate focusing in a more directly relational...

  • Northampton NN3, UK

    Rob Burgess 

    I have been sharing Focusing with people for 5 yrs in 1:1 sessions. I also integrate Focusing into my bodywork practice as both Shiatsu and Craniosacral Therapist, which includes mentoring of other therapists as well as trainee Focusing practitioners.

  • London

    Karen Liebenguth 

    I have been a Focusing practitioner since 2011. Focusing has greatly enhanced and enriched my own experience of life as well as my coaching and mindfulness work with clients.

  • Malvern Hills

    Cathy Rowan 

    Focusing has enabled me to transform my life from an existence of micromanaging chronic pain to one of finding myself again. The Focusing process gently created showed me how to feel safe living in my body rather than being stuck in dissociation and freeze which had underpinned much of the pain.

  • South East

    Taravajra 

    After many years of Buddhist meditation practice, I have found Focusing a delightful addition to my life. Both for turning towards my experience and to develop more Presence which I see as loving kindness A space to be just as I am is so precious and it feels wonderful to...

  • Wyre Forest

    Jerry Conway 

    Retired.

  • London

    Andy Philpott 

    I am a BFA Certified Focusing Practitioner and an IFI Certified Focusing Trainer. I support people exploring their personal relationships and Financial Freedom. I practice Nonviolent Communication (NVC) which I integrate with Focusing to work with groups for social change and in conflict mediation.

  • Swaffham Prior

    Simon 

    I met Gene Gendlin, the founder of Focusing in 2008 when I visited the Garrison Institute in Garrison, New York. I was moved by his quality of utter humility and ordinariness, endearing me to want to embrace this precious approach. Through it I have come to appreciate the extraordinary depth of visi

  • Kennet

    Addie Van Der Kooy 

    I have been fortunate to work closely for many years with Kevin McEvenue, the founder of Wholebody Focusing (WBF). First as his client and later as co-presenter of many WBF workshops and retreats in the UK. We also produced the WBF workbook “Focusing With Your Whole Body”. I am registered...

  • Harrow

    Elizabeth Smith 

    I qualified as a Person-Centred Counsellor in 1996 and since then have worked in private practice in Harrow. I am a Senior Accredited member of British Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy and also a member of Association of Christian Counsellors. I first discovered Focusing through witnessing a demonstration given by...

  • Tywyn

    Bernie Heaney 

    Having practised meditation for years and being a mindfulness teacher, I luckily found focusing. To me focusing is a gateway to self-acceptance and self-compassion. It is in the spirit of 'everything is welcome' that I now share focusing and mindfulness with others.

  • Bradford

    Celia Dawson 

    I am a Certifying Co-ordinator with the International Focusing Institute. I train therapists in working with complex trauma and we incorporate Focusing in our work together with many other modalities. I am a Director of the Complex Trauma Institute.