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The Japan Focusing Association has an English home page containing information on Focusing in Japan. Japan Focusing Association's newsletter - Focusing in the World.




Bayerisches Gradulerten - und Postgraduiertennetz

British Focusing Teachers Association: BFTA is an association of people in Britain who are teaching or using Focusing in a professional context. It currently awards certificates to people who complete the BFTA Certificate in Focusing Skills course, and to students completing Practitioner and Teacher courses. It also organises an annual meeting and encourages peer support between members.

Dr. Michael Balk: workshops and training in Focusing, as well as coaching and supervision for managers, educators, and teachers.

Focussen in Nederland en België Diese Website wendet sich an Menschen im deutschen Sprachraum, die sich für Focusing, insbesondere für Inner Relationship Focusing, interessieren und die sich einen umfassenden Überblick verschaffen wollen. ( is a German language website that gives general information about Focusing, especially Inner Relationship Focusing, and provides links to other German Focusing sites.)

FÓKUSZOLÁS.HU This website is dedicated not just to the Hungarian Focusing Community, but also for everyone who is intrested in this useful method. It contains articles about the method itself, translations from the English literature, interviews with the members of the Community, and recent news about the focusing groups and events.

Gesprächspsychotherapie Focusing Korperpsycholtherapie


Welkom bij Stichting KinderFocussen

Willkommen bei "DerAnderenArtZuBeraten".  Welcome to "The Other Art Of Consulting"

South America

Focusing Argentina

Instituto Focusing Chile

North America

The International Association for Focusing Oriented Therapists (IAFOTs) is an interest group of Psychotherapists, Psychologists, Counsellors, and anyone interested in the integration of Focusing and Gendlin’s Philosophy of the Implicit into therapeutic approaches. We have a new website with information on various Focusing approaches to therapy.

Institute for BioSpiritual Research: This website was developed and is maintained by the founders of The Biospiritual Focusing Institute, Revs. Pete Campbell and Ed McMahon. Their wonderful work has run parallel to ours for the last 30 years. They have integrated Focusing into the Christian spiritual tradition. They have written extensively and have a world wide network of Focusing Companions.

New England Focusing


Allan Turner's Person-Centred Counselling Home Page: a useful good compilation of Client-Centered training opportunities and other CCT information.

The Human Potential Center:  The Human Potential Center, in Austin, Texas, is a nonprofit Fitness Center for the Mind and Heart. It offers programs designed to tap the creativity, the love and the playfulness of the human spirit. The Center is based on the work of humanistic and transpersonal psychologists like Carl Rogers, Abraham Maslow and Virginia Satir.

PCCS Books, a small publishing company specialising in books on counselling and psychotherapy with a focus on the person-centred approach

Person-Centered International: Jerold D. Bozarth, Ph.D. and Samuel R. Evans, M.Ed.

Peter F. Schmid: The Person-Centred Website.


Center for Nonviolent Communication.  A global organization helping people compassionately connect with themselves and one another through Nonviolent Communication® a process created by Marshall B. Rosenberg, Ph.D.

The National Office of the Foundation for Ethics & Meaning and the Tampa-based Institute for Ethics & Meaning

Tikkun:  A Jewish Critique of Politics, Culture and Society


Assocation for Humanistic Psychology

Emotion-Focused Therapy Clinic The EFT Clinic is affiliated with the York University Psychology Clinic (YUPC), a new state-of-the-art community mental health and training centre associated with the Department of Psychology in the Faculty of Health at York University.

Focusing in Meditation

Self Knowledge for Creative Personal Growth This site is dedicated to all people who simply wish to be who they are and fulfill their potential. It is dedicated to everyone who finds themselves seeking comfort in a sometimes uncomfortable world.

The Bodymind Healing Center specializes in using ancient sacred wisdom traditions to help heal the "dis-eases" of modern life. "We provide individually oriented psychotherapy and healing sessions as well as referrals to body-mind healers in the San Francisco Bay Area. We also linked with the Health Medicine Panels, teams of traditional and complimentary health professionals, whose exciting multidisciplinary teamwork is on the cutting edge of today's revolution in healthcare.We also provide classes and workshops in bodymind healing and publications on ancient and modern methods for healing the body-mind."

The ByRegion Network: this series of directories presents profiles and contact information about Healers of the Body, Mind, Spirit and Planet. The Directory is divided by Category and by Region.

The Complete Guide to the Alexander Technique

The Developing Company:     Symbolic Modelling, The Metaphor Therapy and Clean Language of David Grove, and NLP (Neuro-Linguistic Programming). It contains over 40 articles written by Penny Tompkins, James Lawley, David Grove and many others.

Ergos Institute, about Somatic Experiencing® and healing trauma.

Focalizing is primarily a stand-alone process for bringing new life energy and perspective to times of crises.

Focus the Power of Your Brain.   Dr. Ray Mulry.  IN THE ZONE: Making Winning Moments Your Way of Life

Friends of the Institute of Noetic Sciences, studying consciousness and ways of knowing (noetics), with membership activities in Greater New York.

Guilford Publications, Inc., was founded in 1973, with a full-time staff of just one person.  We've since grown to over fifty times that number, and have built an international reputation as a publisher of books, periodicals, software, and audiovisual programs in a wide range of mental health and social science disciplines.

HealthWorld Online's Professional Referral Network offers the most complete online resource for practitioners of alternative & complementary medicine and integrative health care.

The Institute for Authentic Process Healing.  Authentic Process Healing (APH) is a paradigm that integrates body, mind, and spirit in the journey toward wholeness. 

Mental Health Recovery Self-Help Strategies  Mary Ellen Copeland, M.A., M.S.

Mindfulness Centered Therapies is an eclectic blend of three time-tested experiential counseling methods: Hakomi, Internal Family Systems, and Focusing. Each of these methods is based on the cultivation and use of mindfulness.

Omega Institute, the nation's largest holistic learning center, offers workshops, retreats, and conferences. Focusing workshops are sometimes held here.

Pre-Therapy International Network

Relating Without Violence (RWV), by Ralph Bierman, Ph.D.

Russell Delman

The Society of Existential Analysis: The Society is a professional association which encourages the expression of views and the exchange of ideas amongst those interested in the analysis of existence.

Therapy Find a therapist at - an organization dedicated to encouraging healthy forms of psychotherapy and one of the leading therapy & counseling referral associations on the internet.

United States Association for Body Psychotherapy, USABP is a nonprofit membership association dedicated to developing and advancing the art, science, and practice of Body Psychotherapy.

Willingness Works, Sensible Self-Help for the Healing Journey.

Yoga Center of Lake Charles


The American Philosophical Association, is the main professional organization for philosophers in the
United States. Founded in 1900, its mission is to promote the exchange of ideas among
philosophers, to encourage creative and scholarly activity in philosophy, to facilitate the professional
work and teaching of philosophers, and to represent philosophy as a discipline.

Center for Advanced Research in Phenomenology, A thinker who is situated within the Western tradition must say with Edmund Husserl, "How can we avoid it . . . we are the functionaries of humanity." The Center for Advanced Research in Phenomenology, Inc. accepts this responsibility and seeks actively to further the effort it entails., includes thousands of sorted links to philosophy resources on the internet as well as assorted other features.

Lonergan Research Institute The mission of the Lonergan Research Institute is to preserve, promote, develop, and implement the work of Canadian Jesuit philosopher / theologian / economist / methodologist Bernard Lonergan (1904-1984).

Pathways to Philosophy, Open learning programs from the Philosophical Society of England based at Sheffield University, with study guide, essay archive, philosophy notebook, web links and Ask a Philosopher.

PhiloSophos Knowledge Base, Open learning resources and advice for philosophy students, including feature articles, philosophy lovers gallery, searchable archive of questions and answers, and specialist search engines.

Philosophy at Large, Constitutes a very large collection of links to philosophical sites worldwide.   They include a clickable list of UK & Irish Philosophy departments, and a constantly updated list of email lists, as well as specialist pages about Science Fiction, Animals and Classical Philosophy.

The Philosophy Research Base is categorized by history, subject and author, is a meta-index featuring thousands of annotated links, text
resources and community services for  conducting research in the field of philosophy. The PRB is divided into 15 different webs, including ancient, medieval, modern, 19th century, 20th century, ecology, feminism, ecofeminism, and major philosophical topics, including postmodernism, existentialism, phenomenology, analytic philosophy, gender theory, etc.

The Philosophy Institute

The Society of Existential Analysis: The Society is a professional association which encourages the expression of views and the exchange of ideas amongst those interested in the analysis of existence.

Tel-Aviv University - Philosophy Department - links page


Human Science Research Studies.  This site's purpose is to list human science research studies (articles, chapters, books, monographs), research that is within the phenomenological and hermeneutical / interpretive traditions, broadly defined.


The 9th Children & Focusing Conference will take place in the surroundings of Athens, by the sea-side, at Cabo Verde Boutique Hotel, Mati, between 26th and 30th October 2016. More information

2017 International Focusing-Oriented Therapy Conference - The fourth gathering of the international community of Focusing-Oriented therapists, will begin on Thursday, June 22, 2017 at the Garrison Institute in Garrison, New York, one hour north of New York City, and end on Sunday, June 25, 2017. More information

Asia Focusing International Conference August 25-27, 2017 Kobe, Japan

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