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Certification Program for Focusing trainer: teaching to groups

For working with Adult and Children

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Dynamic Expressive Focusing

Harriet Teeuw & Rene Veugelers; FOT, Art Therapist & CC for Adult and Children

Where & When

March 12, 2024 19 Pm -21.30 Tuesday
Eastern time

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Program:  There are 10 group meetings of 2,5 hours in the online training. The training may include  2 hours of individual consultation with (one of) the teacher(s). 

In the group meetings, the students bring in their ideas and plans about how they are  structuring the basic course and courses 2 through 4, and discuss them with each  other, and try out talks about focusing topics and group exercises. The teachers do not  tell them how to do this, but participate in the discussions. Once the classes have started,  they can bring in problems and successes to discuss with the group. 

Each group meeting one or two articles about special aspects of Focusing are discussed. 

Some of the other topics covered are: role play, group dynamics, projecting brochures  and advertising. Students are encouraged to bring in brochure samples for the group. Group sessions include Focusing on how they each feel about their progress in the training.

Students are also encouraged to follow workshops with other trainers, to visit the International Conference or Summer school etc.

After the group sessions, the teachers and the student decide whether the student is ready, and if not, what more training is needed.

Meeting Format

This training is open to people who have completed the practioner training. 

Goal: to develop your introduction Focusing training for a group or adults or children. In this training you learn to teach Focusing to a group  and your unique way to  bring Focusing into the world. Each student has to find 3-5 people to whom they can give a basic course in Focusing (#1), and then have a preliminary interview with each one, followed by the course.  This part of the training takes about another year.

all accreditated by TIFI


Email Rene:  [email protected]

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