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  • Stanmore HA7, UK

    Paula Newman 

    For many years I explored my thoughts and emotions, I reflected deeply upon spirituality and what that meant to me. I was keen on self-development yet so out of touch with my body that I did not even realise I was ignoring it. With Focusing I discovered my body's wisdom, and that changed everything.

  • 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...

  • West Midlands

    Liz Orrell 

    I describe Focusing as the “final piece of the jigsaw”. I have found it to be the most powerful yet gentle approach to personal growth and emotional healing I have encountered in 30 years working in the Therapy, Training, Management and Personal Development field. Training as a Person Centred Therapist,...

  • Liverton

    Fiona Parr 

    Focusing has given me so much and I enjoy sharing its riches and gifts with others. I teach Focusing from my home on the edge of Dartmoor in Devon, and online. I enjoy working with people in individual sessions and teaching small groups.

  • London

    Andy Philpott 

    I am a BFA recognised Focusing Practitioner. I find Focusing to be invaluable to coach and help people find their Financial Freedom. Focusing helped me to find my life partner, and helps others to explore their relationships. I also study and practice Nonviolent Communication (NVC) with Focusing.

  • Bristol

    Amanda Raine 

    I struggled for over twenty years with depression, eating disorders and addictions, and it was Focusing that brought the deep empathic listening and longed for change.  Sharing this life changing process continues to inspire and touch me as I witness people's unique journeys unfolding.

  • Scotland

    Barbara Robinson 

    Scottish Focusing Association Teacher

  • 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.

  • Hythe

    Carolann Samuels 

    I've practised Yoga all my adult life, and have taught for 25 years. Finding Focusing was a shift change in my life and complements Yoga practice perfectly. Focusing has integrated itself into my life in a gentle, nurturing way, and I only wish that everyone knew how to Focus for themselves.

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • Kingston upon Thames

    Sonya Steller 

    Hello. I fell in love at first encounter with focusing some 12 years ago in Scotland and have been practicing one way and another ever since. My ongoing focusing partnerships are some of the most valuable relationships I have.

  • 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...

  • London

    Alison Thorpe 

    Hello. I’m a qualified counsellor and focusing practitioner. I discovered focusing back in 2002, but like many people I couldn’t learn focusing from a book alone. In 2003 I gave birth to my third child, and with family life feeling full-on, focusing lay somewhat dormant for several years. In 2011...

  • 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.

  • South West

    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...

  • South West

    Carla Walsmley-Esteves 

    I discovered Focusing by chance when looking at a website that was naming the similarities between Focusing and Authentic Movement. For years I have been a practitioner in Somatic Movement, including Authentic Movement and had train in different embodiment approaches but I had never come across Focusing before. I was...

  • Eastern

    June Webb 

    I am a Focusing-Oriented Psychotherapist practicing in Norwich. I work in a person-centered and mindful way and support individuals and groups in mindfulness based stress reduction and support for depression. I also use Acceptance and Commitment Therapy to facilitate psychological flexibility.