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Beautiful Sturt Desert peas, flowering now in the Australian desert, Northern Territory Sue Burrell Merilyn Mayhew
Monthly, free Changes Group, for Focusing partnerships, Meeting format is group welcome, sharing, and attunement. Then breakout rooms for pairs, sometimes trio. Partner sessions are usually one hour long, shared time.
Online
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Florentina Sassoli Alejandro Juroczko
Holos -Sede Pilar, Buenos Aires, Argentina.
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Amona Buechler Focusing Trainer NVC meets Focusing
We will briefly touch on and experiment with some basic aspects of Nonviolent Communication, a systematic pathway for recognizing and communicating our feelings, needs, and wishes (in a conflict situation). Combined with the Focusing way of aimless inner listening into what’s initially vague and fuzzy, the NVC process for fruitful communication attains a greater depth.

This practice can release us from stuck places in which both parties might not have felt heard and respected. Instead of pointing fingers, at others in blame, or at ourselves causing shame, this conscious form of communication - clear, honest, and warmhearted - can magically open doors for meeting everybody's needs.

This reflection offered as part of Lynn Preston's group "help for Helpers"


Zoom
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Woman and Life Force
You will leave with

• The ability to guide your own Focusing process

• The ability to support another person’s Focusing process

• An experience of listening to yourself and others that brings a closer connection

• A simple process for being with deep and complex feelings

• The ability to hold big and difficult life situations with spacious awareness

• The resource of Awake Awareness: how to access it, how to be in it, and how to return to it so that what wants to emerge can do so in an environment of safety

• The ability to maintain connection with yourself while in connection with another

• A process that can help you let go of habitual unwanted behaviors and move you forward from repetitive life situations
Online
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Annette Dubreuil Changes Group - circle of chairs
A Changes Group is a free-of-charge, peer-led group that meets so people can exchange Focusing and listening turns in an atmosphere of safety and mutual respect. It's a group for continuing your Focusing practice; no teaching will be done. We meet on zoom twice per month. Breakout rooms are used after a brief group centering/grounding practice and check in.

This Changes Group is open to people who have not done Focusing before. Beginners can observe in a triad and then have a turn, or participate in our empathy circle.

Our next Changes Groups are:
-Wednesday, October 5th, 12:30-2 pm Eastern
-Friday, October 21st, 7-8:30 pm Eastern **Note this is Friday rather than our typical Thursday this month.
Online via Zoom
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fotografía de Salvador Moreno López
Webinar de 30 minutos de duración. Posteriormente compartiremos información sobre nuestros programas de certificación como Instructor(a) de Focusing y en Terapia Orientada por el Focusing que inician en el 2023.
Online desde Zapopan, México
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THE PRACTICE OF FOCUSING-ORIENTED RELATIONAL PSYCHOTHERAPY with LYNN PRESTON  A study group exploring how Focusing and relational perspectives can deepen and empower therapeutic relationships.   The Therapeutic “US”
Gendlin says our primary job as therapists is to “BE THE INTERACTION” that makes change possible. I have pondered the implications and applications of this statement for many years. Now, amid global uncertainty and upheaval, this radical injunction takes on new meaning, complexity and challenge. What is this way of being that has the power to ignite transformation, even in times of stress?
 
In this module, we will enter the realm of the “US,” finding respite in the understanding that we are fundamentally and inextricably interconnected--WE ARE INTERACTION! We will explore both the ideas and skills of being the healing interaction and empowering the forces of connectedness and forward movement.
Online
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Amona Buechler Focusing Trainer Focusing for developing emotional intelligence
Introduction to Focusing and my Basic Focusing Skills Course

Relate to yourself and others with freshness, emotional intelligence, and an open heart.
Focusing offers a way for coming into loving contact with yourself and others. When you are in contact with your body, with your inner sense of something, letting your expressions arise from there, you are accessing insights that are much deeper and vaster than the emotional or mental dimensions alone can offer.
With this foundation, the way in which your life unfolds is experienced as deeply meaningful; sometimes it’s easy, sometimes it’s difficult, but there is always an undercurrent sense of rightness, of following a natural flow.

The full course will take place: November 28, 2022 to June 12, 2023

Zoom
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FOAT
In this enriching 4-session Zoom series, we will introduce FOAT tools to support those wishing to face life's challenges with greater kindness, strength, and self-compassion. Together we will co-create a supportive community to learn and practice these tools for deepening into our authenticity, presence, and creative wisdom– and identify steps toward growth, healing, and change. There will be opportunities to support our connection and deepen our skills of compassionate presence and listening through small and large group sharing.
Zoom Online
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view from El Manantial de Tara - Tenerife Marta
Focusing Retreat
Tenerife, Canary Islands
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highlights logo TIFI events logo Marty Cohen
Focusing on the Focuser adds another dimension of depth to the Focusing process. 

Focusing on the way a person focuses is an approach to discerning underlying patterns that keep the transformative possibilities of felt-shift within an unnecessarily restricted range. When deep-seated patterns are more consciously felt, they become raw material for a greater artistry of self-sculpting. This opens the way for further innovations we will begin to explore about bringing variations of Focusing into ever-expanding recesses and dimensions of the being. 

While at the University of Chicago, Marty and Gendlin became Focusing partners, alternating doing Focusing sessions with each other every week. In this Highlight, Marty will share some anecdotes from his time with Gendlin, as well as exercises based on the ramifications of how he and Gendlin Focused together. There will also be time for questions and reciprocal learning opportunities.

Some familiarity with Focusing will be helpful, though all are welcome to attend.
Online (Class will also be recorded)
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Annette Dubreuil Woman sitting on a bench looking at the sunrise
In this 8-week group, you will use Focusing to transform a significant issue in your life, in part by deepening your access to Self through the 8Cs of Self-Leadership. The 8Cs are calmness, connectedness, curiosity, clarity, compassion, confidence, courage and creativity.

By crossing these qualities with our issue, we move through it by pausing, understanding the issue, transforming it, and then preparing for action, and finally taking action.

Your issue can be working towards a personal or professional goal. However, the course is designed in such a way that you can also bring a different topic each week to your Focusing, and concentrate on building your 8Cs which help you live as your Self more often.
Online via Zoom
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Sandy Jahmi Burg 2019
This online entry level Focusing class prepares you to begin a Focusing partnership. It's a great opportunity to ground yourself in the basics of Self-in-Presence as a way of being that creates space for lasting change. You are encouraged to practice both in partnerships and with brief pauses during your day.

For coaches, bodyworkers, therapists, teachers and anyone interested in improving their inner and outer relational skills. Part 1 meets six times for two hours, usually every other week. This class can be your first step toward professional certification by completing Parts 1-4, then entering the ongoing Learning Community for Mastery in Guiding Change. Meets on Tuesdays, 7-9pm ET New York time.
Online via Zoom
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Ann Weiser Cornell Jinevra Howard Carol Nickerson
Discover powerful skills for life change based on self-acceptance and being present in the moment. Start to experience the process of Focusing and Focusing partnership. Learn how to cultivate an inner environment of calm, open, curious awareness which is the foundation from which lasting change emerges. Interactive beginning Focusing training by Zoom for 9 weeks, includes partnership practice.

Taught by Ann Weiser Cornell (author of The Power of Focusing), Jinevra Howard, and Carol Nickerson.

Includes videos, demos, readings, discussion, group exercises, and individual sessions.
Online via Zoom
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Sandy Jahmi Burg 2019
This online entry level Focusing class prepares you to begin a Focusing partnership. It's a great opportunity to ground yourself in the basics of Self-in-Presence as a way of being that creates space for lasting change. You are encouraged to practice both in partnerships and with brief pauses during your day.

For coaches, bodyworkers, therapists, teachers and anyone interested in improving their inner and outer relational skills. Part 1 meets six times for two hours, usually every other week. This class can be your first step toward professional certification by completing Parts 1-4, then entering the ongoing Learning Community for Mastery in Guiding Change. This class meets Weds 12pm - 2pm ET New York time or your equivalent.
Online via Zoom
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Annette Dubreuil timeline
Understanding who we are in an embodied way is a powerful way to grow our emotional regulation and emotional intelligence. When we know what it feels like in our bodies when we get scared, or mad, or are happy—or when more complicated patterns or parts emerge—then we can more quickly notice these shifts in our autonomic nervous system. This clarity helps us know when we need to self-soothe or reach out to others for co-regulation.

The class spends the first three weeks in the grounded parts, building a “safe nest” to do the deeper Focusing on our wounded and protector parts in weeks four to seven. As we map our parts, we also map out our timeline. At first with the key memories, and then with the parts that are connected to the memories. We finish the class by completing our timelines and noticing what additional insights emerge for us in being with the timeline.

Two course time options, Wednesday, October 12-December 7 2022 (no class November 2)
-12:30-2:30 pm Eastern (New York Time)
-6:30-8:30 pm Eastern (New York Time)
Zoom
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Therapist Roundtables Mary Anne Schleinich Steve Moscovitch Susan Lennox
This Therapist Roundtable will draw from the chapter 22 entitled “It fills itself in” from Gendlin’s book, Focusing-Oriented Psychotherapy: A Manual of the Experiential Method (1996), pp.276--282. A copy of that chapter will be sent to you after you register.
Online
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Bassano Del Grappa, northern Itlay The Venue European Focusers
Each day there is space for offerings, discussions and workshops, as well as relaxation and social times.
We will gather for supper at 7pm on Thursday 13 October, and meet each other informally after supper. On Friday, we can have an option for Focusing partnerships and then meet as a whole group in the meeting room. That is when we can plan our time together. Time slots for offerings could be 2 hours; more or less. It’s a gathering, not a conference, and it’s shared and created by those of us who attend. We will finish after lunch on Sunday, at 2pm. You can also arrive a couple of days earlier and leave later if you wish. Informal self-organized meetings are possible for those who arrive earlier.

The theme of our gathering is:

The Art of Relating
“Relationships & Interaffecting”
Bassano del Grappa – in northern Italy
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Bassano del Grappa – in northern Italy The venue EFA - Focusers
The Art of Relating
“Relationships & Interaffecting”
We invite you to contribute your offerings: workshops, talks, lectures, discussion groups. All offerings are welcome.
Even if you are not sure yet if you will join, please feel free to post what you would like and need, or what you migh offer at the gathering by posting it on the communication platform:
https://docs.google.com/document/d/1yPOLKH7vBfyZwK-y5KGsP7-2VTRqZ4y9QOn5OwndPYU/edit
Bassano del Grappa – in northern Italy
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Charlotte Photo
Live Q&A with Charlotte about her 2-Year Focusing Certification course starting January 2023
Online
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The world in a tea cup Vera Rolfine Fryd Lyngmo
(Good for Australasia)
Deepen and explore your listening to a Focusing partner, to clients, or in your life, as a way of deepening your listening to yourself and to your surroundings.
Increase your presence and your “mindfulness” in your life through deepening your listening in a Felt Sensing kind of way.
Online on Zoom - a link will be provided before the course starts
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The International Focusing Institute Event Logo Beatrice Blake Tom Larkin Dan Schachter
The Weeklong is the flagship event of The International Focusing Institute (TIFI), begun in 1979. It is intended for all those certified by TIFI. It is a warm and intimate event, and features a certification ceremony.

This year the Weeklong will be offered in a wonderful new way! It will again be online but will have an in person option in two places in Dublin, Ireland and in the US in Madison CT (approximately 2 hours outside of New York City).

October 16 - 21, 2022

El Weeklong es el evento insignia del Instituto Internacional de Focusing (TIFI), iniciado en 1979. Está destinado a todos aquellos certificados por TIFI. Es un evento cálido e íntimo, y cuenta con una ceremonia de certificación.

¡Este año, Weeklong se ofrecerá de una manera nueva y maravillosa! Volverá a estar en línea pero tendrá una opción en persona en dos lugares en Dublín, Irlanda y en los EE. UU. en Madison CT (aproximadamente 2 horas fuera de la ciudad de Nueva York).

16 al 21 de octubre de 2022
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The world in a tea cup Vera Rolfine Fryd Lyngmo
(good for the Americas)
“The essence of working with another person is to be present as a living being. And that is lucky, because if we had to be smart, or good, or mature, or wise, then we would probably be in trouble. But, what matters is not that. What matters is to be a human being with another human being, to recognize the other person as another being in there.”

(Gendlin 1990, p. 205)
Online on Zoom - a link will be provided before the course starts
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Ann Weiser Cornell
Want to watch as Ann Weiser Cornell guides someone through their very first Focusing session?

Focusing can be puzzling to talk about. It can be hard to learn from a book or a video. But when someone is actually taken through the process, you get it! Be present to observe as Ann guides three first-time Focusers (one each week) - and then comment afterward. The guest Focusers are volunteers who understand that their session will be witnessed by a safe and respectful group of people.
Online via Zoom
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Annette Dubreuil Two butterflies, Focusing partnerships
In this four-week Focusing course, we learn the practice, include being a listener. We delve deeply into each of the 6 steps with each class including a teaching of one or two steps. Each class also includes listening skills, a small experiential exercise, and then small group practice (typically in twos or threes).

Dates for the next groups:
-Mondays, October 17, 24 and November 7, 14 (no class October 31), 6:30-8:30 pm Eastern
Zoom
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Sandy Jahmi Burg 2019
Our goal here is to return to the essence of Focusing and ourselves as living process. I ask that participants are Focusing weekly with a partner at least one month before class begins and throughout our time together. There is a lot of reading, often more than you might choose to do. We touch on a variety of approaches to learn and practice Focusing. My Part 4 is a great place to return to whenever you would like to go deeper with your process from wherever it is. Requires Part 3 or equivalent experience.
Meets eight times on Wednesdays, 7 – 9 pm New York time.
Online via Zoom
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Nervous System Reset Amona Buechler, Focusing Trainer
1-hour Taster for:
3-month Nervous System Reset online course
December 2022 through February 2023

You might be very familiar with a habitual background atmosphere of restlessness, anxiousness, agitation, or something like that.
At times when this happens, you might know that this inner activation is counter-productive and out of place somehow, but how to find your way to a more relaxed, easy-going state of being?

After accidents, certain neurological illnesses, or emotionally challenging incidences, the autonomic nervous system can get stuck in repetitive patterns that challenge our health, well-being, sense of safety and connection, and our creative potential.
We can invite and gradually build new patterns in our autonomic nervous system and brain. In doing so, we change our spontaneous physical, emotional and mental responses to life's occurrences.

Wednesday, September 28, 2022
PT: 8:00am-9:00am, EST: 11:0am-1:00pm, CET: 5:00pm to 6:00pm

Modalities in this course:
Focusing, Neuro-regulating exercises, Feldenkrais: Awareness Through Movement, Theory, Sharing, Q & A
Zoom
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Ruth in Jerusalem
The Intermediate-Advanced comprehensive Online Program has been offered by the International Focusing Institute since 2014, and privately since 1995. Equivalent to Levels 3 and 4, the program features training in a small group (maximum 8 participants), a 102 page Training Manual, demos, group and individual exercises, and support in deepening and expanding your understanding and skills in Focusing as well as in sharing Focusing with others.
Online
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NVC Book Facilitator Crossing Diagram
Have you been attracted to NVC (Nonviolent Communication), but found it to be formulaic, or only relevant for conflict? Do you find yourself, or your companion, getting stuck on a difficult felt sense? Then this workshop is for you! We won’t be learning rote practices or dogmatic theories, but utilizing tangible and specific practices grounded in universal human needs and our nature to be helpful. Join this 3-class experiential ‘retreat’ to enrich your perspective and practice. No NVC experience is necessary.
Online
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Annette Dubreuil
Learn the 6 steps of Focusing in this interactive 2-hour workshop. There will be a Focusing demo. And you will have the opportunity to experience Focusing for a 20-minute turn, as well as a listening turn in breakout groups.

Next sessions (pick one 2-hour session to attend):
-Thursday, October 27 (12:30-2:30 pm Eastern/New York Time)
-Monday, November 28 (6:30-8:30 pm Eastern/New York Time)
Online via Zoom
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Ann Weiser Cornell
No matter how long ago it was, the past can cast a long shadow over the present. Here’s the good news: There are ways to use a Focusing attitude to heal the trauma that’s holding back your life. Join us for this supportive six-week course and start creating a healing relationship with the hurt parts inside of you.

Taught by Ann Weiser Cornell (author of The Power of Focusing and Focusing in Clinical Practice: The Essence of Change).

Start any time, learn at your own pace.
On-Demand Video Course
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Amona Buechler Focusing Trainer Focusing for developing emotional intelligence
Introduction to Focusing and my Basic Focusing Skills Course

Relate to yourself and others with freshness, emotional intelligence, and an open heart.
Focusing offers a way for coming into loving contact with yourself and others. When you are in contact with your body, with your inner sense of something, letting your expressions arise from there, you are accessing insights that are much deeper and vaster than the emotional or mental dimensions alone can offer.
With this foundation, the way in which your life unfolds is experienced as deeply meaningful; sometimes it’s easy, sometimes it’s difficult, but there is always an undercurrent sense of rightness, of following a natural flow.

The full course will take place: November 28, 2022 to June 12, 2023

Zoom
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Beatrice Blake, Listening in a Focusing Way
We live in a time of existential challenges to life on earth. Despite growing awareness and ever-increasing data about these challenges, there is a split between our experiencing and our ability to change.

When we allow the bodily felt sense of a situation to form, we have access to a fresh source of information about life. However, the felt sense has its own logic that can be quite different from the logic we are accustomed to. Listening in a Focusing way allows us to follow the felt sense so it can grow and develop.

Using Gendlin's article, The Small Steps of the Therapy Process: How They Come and How to Help Them Come as our source material, we'll practice listening in a way that allows new things to come into being.
Online
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Jan Winhall Polyvagal Institute
When we harness the power of our body’s natural healing process through accessing the autonomic nervous system and our felt sense, transformation occurs right before our eyes.
Zoom
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Thinking at the Edge Academy logo TIFI events logo
The International Focusing Institute is thrilled to announce the first Thinking at the Edge (TAE) Academy! This 4-day online Academy will allow you to both take a deep dive into TAE, and also to get a broad experience of outstanding teachers from all over the world.
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Focusing Netzwerk Changes-Group Focusing Netzwerk
Changes-Groups sind Begegnungsorte, um Focusing und partnerschaftliches, erlebensbezogenes Zuhören kennenzulernen, zu üben und als individuelle Achtsamkeitspraxis zu etablieren. 
online via Zoom
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highlights logo TIFI events logo Elizabeth English
Have you ever wondered where Focusing ends and meditation begins (or vice versa)? Do you struggle to meditate consistently? Is your meditation difficult to enjoy – or not quite as delicious as you wish? As a long-term meditator and Focuser (and teacher of both), Elizabeth is fascinated by the processes which take us on our inner journeys. Her approach is flexible and inclusive, in a nutshell, uncovering ways to “meditate as you can, not as you can’t”.

Elizabeth also weaves creativity into her meditation. She draws on poetry and colour to help you plunge happily into your inner world. Her recent book “Journeys to the Deep: A Gentle Guide to Mindfulness Meditation” illustrates this approach. Taking time to reflect and muse after a meditation, she suggests ways in which mini-solo-focusing just after meditating can enrich our meditation and our Focusing, and help us to process and absorb the shifts, transitions, and transformations that we experience – but sometimes miss.

The webinar will include guided meditation experiences, presentation, and time for questions and group sharing. These are designed for any level. It is relevant whether you are just setting out, as a Focuser or meditator, or if you are in need of a meditation refresher or wishing to go deeper with an existing practice.
Online (Class will also be recorded)
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Golden tinted photo of a woman smiling with long hair. Wearing a stripped v-neck shirt. In front of a plain background. Focusing with Laura vector logo with hand drawn circles
We create intimate group environments which emphasize active, experiential learning! We will systematically develop and safely apply our new skill of Focusing. There will be lectures, live and recorded demonstrations, opportunities for questions and reflections, group exercises, games and paired exercises within and outside class time.
We promise that you will not stare at the computer screen and never speak in class!
Online
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Harriet & René: Being Seriously Playful! Children Focusing Listening space!
Topics Covered. Working with creative expression and non-verbal communication. we will learn the basic listening skills of Children’s Focusing.
The central goal is to achieve authentic contact and open connection through simple, structured exercises designed to support the process of re-connection with yourself and to articulate ways to transfer this authenticity into your everyday life with children and your roles as a parent, grandparent, therapist, or teacher.
from The Netherlands
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Nervous System Reset Amona Buechler, Focusing Trainer
1-hour Taster for:
3-month Nervous System Reset online course
December 2022 through February 2023

You might be very familiar with a habitual background atmosphere of restlessness, anxiousness, agitation, or something like that.
At times when this happens, you might know that this inner activation is counter-productive and out of place somehow, but how to find your way to a more relaxed, easy-going state of being?

After accidents, certain neurological illnesses, or emotionally challenging incidences, the autonomic nervous system can get stuck in repetitive patterns that challenge our health, well-being, sense of safety and connection, and our creative potential.
We can invite and gradually build new patterns in our autonomic nervous system and brain. In doing so, we change our spontaneous physical, emotional and mental responses to life's occurrences.

Wednesday, September 28, 2022
PT: 8:00am-9:00am, EST: 11:0am-1:00pm, CET: 5:00pm to 6:00pm

Modalities in this course:
Focusing, Neuro-regulating exercises, Feldenkrais: Awareness Through Movement, Theory, Sharing, Q & A
Zoom
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Peter Afford
A new weekend workshop for people who already know Focusing to explore our feelings about climate change and other environmental threats.
London UK
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Amona Buechler, Focusing Trainer Focusing for developing emotional intelligence
November 28, 2022, to June 12, 2023

Relate to yourself and others with freshness, emotional intelligence, and an open heart.
Focusing offers a way for coming into loving contact with yourself and others. When you are in contact with your body, with your inner sense of something, letting your expressions arise from there, you are accessing insights that are much deeper and vaster than the emotional or mental dimensions alone can offer.
With this foundation, the way in which your life unfolds is experienced as deeply meaningful; sometimes it’s easy, sometimes it’s difficult, but there is always an undercurrent sense of rightness, of following a natural flow.

With this course, you are eligible for the TIFI Proficiency in Focusing Partnership Award – PFPA and you can join the worldwide, free of charge, Focusing Partnership network.

The course-schedule is best suited for European and American time zones.
Zoom
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Ann Weiser Cornell
Are there things you need to do, or want to do, but you just don’t do them?

Whether you’re struggling to exercise, change your eating habits, can’t seem to make time for self-care, long to pursue a dream but can’t get any traction, or have another sort of stuck action, we’d love to show you how to work with what’s blocking you so you can move forward.

You’ll also discover how to break free from motivation styles based on being hard on yourself so you can move forward with kindness and self-compassion!
Online via Zoom
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Nervous System Reset Amona Buechler, Focusing Trainer
December 2022 through February 2023

You might be very familiar with a habitual background atmosphere of restlessness, anxiousness, agitation, or something like that.
At times when this happens, you might know that this inner activation is counter-productive and out of place somehow, but how to find your way to a more relaxed, easy-going state of being?

After accidents, certain neurological illnesses, or challenging emotional incidences, the autonomic nervous system can get stuck in repetitive patterns that challenge our health, well-being, sense of safety and connection, and our creative potential.
We can reprogram our autonomic nervous system and brain, and with that our physical and emotional responses to life’s happenings.

Focusing, Feldenkrais, neuro regulating exercises
Zoom
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TIFI Events logo Mia Leijssen
Living forward is an experience of vital energy that is present in the human body, in nature, in the universe.

In this workshop Mia won’t present big theories, nor will she explain specific knowledge. Each session will start with an introduction to frame the theme and a little bit of sharing from the richness she discovered through various resources. From lived experience she developed some ‘exercises’ or ‘invitations’ everyone can use to explore their own path, trust their own wisdom, discover their own truth and connect to their own mysteries. During the workshop some exercises will be in Focusing pairs (30 minutes in breakout rooms). Each session will close with reflections on the experiential knowledge developed during practicing with living forward principles.

Registrants should have familiarity with Focusing.

Recording Note: Recordings will be made available to all registrants as soon as possible after each session for viewing prior to the next session (except in the case of unexpected technical difficulty). Breakout rooms are not recorded. All recordings will be available for registrants until March 31, 2023.
Online (Class will also be recorded)
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Annette Dubreuil
A pupa is the safe place for transformation... in nature this is the cocoon or chrysalis. In Focusing, this is the safety of our Focusing attitude and listening partnerships. The use of felt sense body cards catalyze the process by capturing details and helping us notice our patterns.

The base of the Focusing Training Program consisting of five courses that cover a PUP(2)A journey. They are designed to not only learn and teach Focusing, but also to get to know and transform yourself, while creating change in the world— by brining more Focusing into the world.

The five core courses cover learning Focusing (Pause), learning about who you are (Understanding), learning who you want to be and what you want to bring into the world using Thinking At the Edge (TAE, Gendlin’s second practice) (Permutation), transforming a large block using the 8Cs of self-leadership (Preparation), and finally a course on taking action with embodied leadership (Action).

The additional training requirements provide the skills to teach Focusing or guide someone.
Zoom
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Vera Rolfine Fryd Felt Sensing path
Are you new to Focusing or want to refresh the process, or learn with a new teacher?
This course gives you the first few steps into sensing the "more" of what you know, to get in touch with your inner voice, to get a feel for all that is there that does not yet have words or descriptions, but that is the source of next new steps forward in your life.
Felt Sensing (Focusing) will be introduced, and you get to try the process out in reciprocal partnership.
Online on Zoom - a link will be provided before the course starts
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Focusing Netzwerk Changes-Group Focusing Netzwerk
Changes-Groups sind Begegnungsorte, um Focusing und partnerschaftliches, erlebensbezogenes Zuhören kennenzulernen, zu üben und als individuelle Achtsamkeitspraxis zu etablieren. 
Zoom meeting
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Sandy Jahmi Burg 2019
What does it mean to GUIDE someone else in ways that bring life forward movement? This one-year course is for those wanting to dive deep into the intricacies of one-to-one relationships. This community is for those who often find themselves in situations of facilitating change for others, individuals and groups. It’s a great option for those who are looking for a community-based path toward certification, for those who do not need certification, and also works well if you are already certified or possibly alongside another certification program.

This Learning Community begins as a year-long program meeting twenty times every other week for 1.5 hours. We can choose to continue with regular gatherings providing ongoing support for your path of bringing Focusing into the world. This course/community can be used as a pathway to certification as a Focusing Professional with TIFI.

A new cohort will begin on Sundays, 11am – 12:30pm ET, New York time, beginning January 15, 2023.
Online via Zoom
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Focusing Beginners Course Roberta Colombano, Body Oriented Coach
Join me for your first steps into the Focusing.
We will dive into the basics of this technique in a gentle way, to get in touch with the felt sense and practicing a lot during the course. As Body Oriented Coach, I also use warm up exercises to release the tension in your body and be more open to feel and connect to yourself.
Online
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Charlotte Photo
In the first-year students learn the core essentials of focusing guiding and how to help their client’s ‘go inside’ to find, open, and move forward a felt sense, leading to transformation and lasting change.
In the second-year students learn how to weave the guiding they learnt in the first year seamlessly into the more fluid and improvisational style of a therapeutic conversation. In addition, we learn how to work with the ‘one interaction’ that we are together by using the felt sense of the relationship (the felt sense of the ‘I’, of the ‘You’, & of the ‘Us’) to move the interaction and the client forward. We further learn how to be ‘the interaction that makes it better’ which is the concept and practice that Eugene Gendlin talked about being the center of his work with clients.
Two-Year Online Focusing Certification with International Guest Teachers
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Sandy Jahmi Burg 2019 Smartview Conversations, Support for Living a Focusing Way of Life
Smartview Conversations is a place where we intentionally practice support for ourselves and each other in living a Focusing way of life, including when our environment is challenging. Our online community is modeled off of the intentional Focusing community created in Smartview Stories. We will cross concepts from the stories with our real-life situations. We will utilize small group listening and embodiment activities such as writing, art, movement and role play, to expand your sense of empowerment to show up for yourself, your family and other communities in your life. We will deepen our understanding of our own brain neuroscience by becoming familiar with how it is embodied by the three Inner Companions in Smartview Stories. And more...

This space will work well for beginner to advanced Focusers, anyone interested in the ‘how’ of utilizing these skills in group environments.
Meets for ten weekly sessions 1.5 hours each, Tuesdays 12pm - 1:30pm ET New York Time.
Online via Zoom
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Jinevra Howard Carol Nickerson
Take the second half of the Inner Relationship Focusing Training Program developed by Ann Weiser Cornell. Go deeper into Focusing and Focusing partnership. Learn the skill of guiding with sensitivity and awareness. Interactive advanced Focusing training by Zoom for 9 weeks, includes partnership practice.

Includes videos, demos, readings, discussion, group exercises, and individual sessions. Partnership Proficiency Recognition awarded on completion.
Online via Zoom
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Focusing Netzwerk Changes-Group Focusing Netzwerk
Changes-Groups sind Begegnungsorte, um Focusing und partnerschaftliches, erlebensbezogenes Zuhören kennenzulernen, zu üben und als individuelle Achtsamkeitspraxis zu etablieren. 
Zoom meeting
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Ann Weiser Cornell and Barbara McGavin
Treasure Maps is a 6-day residential retreat, an intensive workshop for people with Focusing experience who want to apply our Untangling® method to life’s most hard-to-change issues.

We’ve been teaching Treasure Maps in 15 countries over the past 25 years, helping thousands of people learn our method, getting responses like this one from Paul Fitzgerald: "The Treasure Maps experience was like a dissolving of an old way of seeing life and having new eyes to engage life with more freedom. I'd highly encourage anyone interested in deepening their Focusing to take this course."

We believe that transformation occurs most readily in an atmosphere of respect, acceptance, openness, warmth, playfulness, and support. Our mission is to enable you to live from your vibrant, strong, authentic self so you can bring your gifts and your passion into the world. We teach in English and people attend from many countries.
Vitznau, Switzerland
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Sandy Jahmi Burg 2019 Smartview Conversations, Support for Living a Focusing Way of Life
Smartview Conversations is a place where we intentionally practice support for ourselves and each other in living a Focusing way of life, including when our environment is challenging. Our online community is modeled off of the intentional Focusing community created in Smartview Stories. We will cross concepts from the stories with our real-life situations. We will utilize small group listening and embodiment activities such as writing, art, movement and role play, to expand your sense of empowerment to show up for yourself, your family and other communities in your life. We will deepen our understanding of our own brain neuroscience by becoming familiar with how it is embodied by the three Inner Companions in Smartview Stories. And more...

This space will work well for beginner to advanced Focusers, anyone interested in the ‘how’ of utilizing these skills in group environments.
Meets for ten weekly sessions 1.5 hours each, Tuesdays 12pm - 1:30pm ET New York Time.
Online via Zoom
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Focusing Netzwerk Changes-Group Focusing Netzwerk
Changes-Groups sind Begegnungsorte, um Focusing und partnerschaftliches, erlebensbezogenes Zuhören kennenzulernen, zu üben und als individuelle Achtsamkeitspraxis zu etablieren. 
Zoom meeting
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Sandy Jahmi Burg 2019
What does it mean to GUIDE someone else in ways that bring life forward movement? This one-year course is for those wanting to dive deep into the intricacies of one-to-one relationships. This community is for those who often find themselves in situations of facilitating change for others, individuals and groups. It’s a great option for those who are looking for a community-based path toward certification, for those who do not need certification, and also works well if you are already certified or possibly alongside another certification program.

This Learning Community begins as a year-long program meeting twenty times every other week for 1.5 hours. We can choose to continue with regular gatherings providing ongoing support for your path of bringing Focusing into the world. This course/community can be used as a pathway to certification as a Focusing Professional with TIFI.

A new cohort will begin on Thursdays, 7:30pm – 9pm ET, New York time, beginning September 7, 2023.

Online via Zoom
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Ann Weiser Cornell and Barbara McGavin
Treasure Maps is a 6-day residential retreat, an intensive workshop for people with Focusing experience who want to apply our Untangling® method to life’s most hard-to-change issues.

We’ve been teaching Treasure Maps in 15 countries over the past 25 years, helping thousands of people learn our method, getting responses like this one from Paul Fitzgerald: "The Treasure Maps experience was like a dissolving of an old way of seeing life and having new eyes to engage life with more freedom. I'd highly encourage anyone interested in deepening their Focusing to take this course."

We believe that transformation occurs most readily in an atmosphere of respect, acceptance, openness, warmth, playfulness, and support. Our mission is to enable you to live from your vibrant, strong, authentic self so you can bring your gifts and your passion into the world. We teach in English and people attend from many countries.
Loveland, Colorado
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Sandy Jahmi Burg 2019 Smartview Conversations, Support for Living a Focusing Way of Life
Smartview Conversations is a place where we intentionally practice support for ourselves and each other in living a Focusing way of life, including when our environment is challenging. Our online community is modeled off of the intentional Focusing community created in Smartview Stories. We will cross concepts from the stories with our real-life situations. We will utilize small group listening and embodiment activities such as writing, art, movement and role play, to expand your sense of empowerment to show up for yourself, your family and other communities in your life. We will deepen our understanding of our own brain neuroscience by becoming familiar with how it is embodied by the three Inner Companions in Smartview Stories. And more...

This space will work well for beginner to advanced Focusers, anyone interested in the ‘how’ of utilizing these skills in group environments.
Meets for ten weekly sessions 1.5 hours each, Tuesdays 12pm - 1:30pm ET New York Time.
Online via Zoom
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