Skip to main content

Conversation, October 2020: Jan Winhall

Audio file


Topic: Making Meaning

In this conversation, Jan Wihnall and Serge Prengel talk about making meaning. Or, rather, feeling it, sensing into it.

Jan Winhall, M.S.W., R.S.W., F.O.T., is a psychotherapist in Private Practice and Director of Focusing On Borden, a centre for teaching Focusing and Focusing Oriented Therapy. Jan is the author of “Addiction From The Bottom Up: A Felt Sense Polyvagal Model To Treat Addiction” to be published by Routledge in June 2021. Jan teaches internationally and is a lecturer in the Faculty of Social Work at the University of Toronto.

Website link:

To see this conversation as a video, go to:



Please share with us your ideas and experience on this topic through the Focusing Institute Facebook page, or the contact form.



This is part of the "Conversations" series. Click this link to see the list of all the conversations.
This material is protected by copyright. It may be freely copied, provided its use is solely for educational purposes, not for financial gain or in a commercial setting. It should be properly cited when used in any subsequent written work or other media. ©TFI . All rights reserved.