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  • English Speakers Abroad

    Ursula Ohse 

    Ursula is passionate about assisting people in finding their own authentic way of life. She is a certified trainer both in Focusing and Biography Work, as well as a naturopath recognized by the German health authorities. Ursula specializes in combining Focusing and Biography Work. She is also committed to deep...

  • 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...

  • Eastern

    Rob Gibbs 

    Hello, I’m Rob. I’m a BFA-recognized focusing practitioner with over ten years experience. I introduce focusing to those who are new to the practice. I also work with people who are familiar with focusing and who want to maintain their practice, or work on something specific. As well as being...

  • Livingston

    Helen Dillon 

    Conscious career coach and life purpose guide, passionate about reconnecting mid-life women to the source of their wisdom and power. Focusing is the missing link that enables confidence, clarity, and provides multiple "aha" moments and actual shifts when you are in the midst of change.

  • London

    John Threadgold 

    Hi. I am John Threadgold. I am a focusing teacher, therapist and supervisor and specialist in Trauma. I am also accredited for counselling and psychotherapy by the BACP.

  • Peebles

    Cecelia Clegg 

    For me, Wholebody focusing is a very gentle and powerful way of living into deeper awareness of ourselves in the present moment. Learning to allow our bodies to lead us opens pathways to inner healing, is transformative and life-giving in daily living.

  • Stroud

    Caroline Redmond 

    Focusing is life-changing. As a counsellor, I rarely include focusing by teaching, or even mentioning its name. I know its power however, and hold it close as a possibility for each session. People know focusing - it is a natural way - it only needs space and safety and it unfolds as it will

  • 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...

  • Cambridge

    Simon McKibbin 

    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

  • Bristol

    Nigel Gibbons 

    I've been a Focusing practitioner since 2012, and use it within my counselling and supervision practice, and in creative writing.

  • Yorkshire And Humberside

    David Garlovsky 

    Teacher trainer/CEO Schools and Homes Energy Education Project – Using Focusing/Listening to develop problem solves skills and combine education and invention to facilitate decisions about energy use and climate change. Successfully pioneered an education method and STEM renewable energy resources

  • Rob Foxcroft 

    Meeting focusing was a homecoming: 'These are my people. I knew this all my life. Now I have friends in this inner world.' Focusing and listening have carried my life forward for many years. It has been a joy and a privilege to share focusing with others, and to listen to their inward explorations.

  • North West

    Patricia Foster 

    I have been living and working (Financial – Shipping Sector) in Greece since 1981 and came across Focusing in 2002. From the out-start I was captivated (and I mean out-start!). I then trained and qualified as a Focuser and Focusing Oriented Therapist with the Focusing institute, HFC and UEA. During...

  • Budapest

    Edit Selmeczi 

    Focusing is an has always been an enriching experience for me. Here I am now to share this experience with others. I am especially interested in exploring the relational field and how the body expresses itself in pictures or movements.

  • Ardpatrick

    Elaine Goggin 

    I believe that everyone needs a safe space to say whatever needs to be heard no matter what it is, so that, that part of you can work through finding its own way to be. Focusing provides the space for you to discover who you truly are, and experience life in all its glory.

  • South East

    Russ Kendall 

    I have a background in Psychology, which I remain passionate about, and I worked as a Psychology lecturer for many years. My particular interest in Humanistic Psychology led me to train as a Counsellor 10 years ago and I have been running a private practice for the past 6 years....

  • 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.

  • Stroud

    Claire Owen 

    Celebrating and sharing Focusing, a profound process which has been life changing for me. I love how it gently takes me out of my ruminating into a world of symbol and kindness, where all is allowed to be and where realisation, understanding, relief and next steps can unfold.

  • Yorkshire, UK

    Saskia McCafferty 

    I am a BFA Certified Focusing Practitioner and a Certified Focusing Professional with The International Focusing Institute. I am a Somatic Experiencing Practitioner (SEP) and a Trauma-Sensitive HeartMath Certified Practitioner.

  • Brussel

    Ruth Friedman 

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