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Milestones January 2024

 
Milestones


We are happy to congratulate 2 new Coordinators, 1 new Coordinator-in-Training, 33 new Certified Focusing Professionals (including Trainers and Focusing-Oriented Therapists) and 9 new Proficiency in Partnership (PFP) recipient. Those listed are as of December 31, 2023. Congratulations to each of them on their achievement. We wish them all the very best in their ongoing endeavors!



New Coordinators

 
Florian Christensen
Florian Christensen,  Switzerland (Deutch)

Mentoring Coordinator: Achim Grube
Supported by Lore Korbei and Sylvia Hübschen

Florian Christensen is a psychosocial person-centered counselor. He first learned about Focusing from Paula Ritz and Ursula Hüsser in Zurich. His further path with Focusing was accompanied by the Focusing network in Germany and Switzerland, by Petra Colombo, Eveline Moor, Evelyn Fender-Lee, Friedgard Blob, Achim Grube and many others. He teaches Focusing in his own institute, as well as for pcaSuisse and in a school for complementary therapy.
 
 
Boaz Shavit
Boaz Shavit,  Israel  (עברית)
Mentoring Coordinator: Ifat Eckstein

Boaz Shavit is a Focusing-Oriented Psychotherapist and teacher with an M.A. in clinical psychology from Tel Aviv University. He has an interest in integrating Focusing into psychotherapy and believes that a deep connection with ourselves is the key to healing. He is also interested in connecting Focusing with both existential and spiritual questions.


New Coordinator-In-Training

Nicole Mitchell, Canada
Mentoring Coordinator: Florentina Sassoli
Supported by Jim Iberg and Claude Missiaen
 


New Certified Focusing Professionals 

Arturo Alonso Organista, Spain
Coordinators: Mentxu Martín-Aragón
and Josep Santacreu Tanyá

Mari Carmen Aroca, Spain
Coordinators: Mentxu Martín-Aragón
and Josep Santacreu Tanyá

Sabine Beck, Germany
Coordinator: Peter Helmer

Edyta Borsuk, Poland
Coordinator: Claude Missiaen
and Joanna Kaczmarek, CiT

Judit Caberol, Spain
Coordinators: Mentxu Martín-Aragón
and Josep Santacreu Tanyá

Jimena Camón, Argentina
Coordinator: Florentina Sassoli

Marta de Arriba Garcia, Spain
Coordinators: Rosa M. Martínez González and Isabel Gascón

Claudia Fernandez Diaz, Spain
Coordinators: Mentxu Martín-Aragón
and Josep Santacreu Tanyá

Pablo García Gutiérrez, Spain
Coordinator: Rosa M. Martínez González

Sabina Ghidoni, Italy
Coordinator: Patrizia Bonaca

Leonor Gross, Spain
Coordinators: Rosa M. Martínez González and Isabel Gascón

Ines Guariguata, US
Coordinators: Ann Weiser Cornell and Peter Gill

Lihi Hamak, Israel
Coordinator: Chen Ein-Habar

Jana Huetter, Switzerland
Coordinator: Achim Grube
and Florian Christensen, CiT

Ibán Hurtado Picó, Spain
Coordinators: Mentxu Martín-Aragón
and Josep Santacreu Tanyá

Maria Iraida, Spain
Coordinators: Mentxu Martín-Aragón
and Josep Santacreu Tanyá

Carlos Javier López Castilla, Spain
Coordinator: Rosa M. Martínez González

Elena Marchese Gómez, Spain
Coordinators: Mentxu Martín-Aragón
and Josep Santacreu Tanyá

Karen Marfil, Venezuela
Coordinator: Paula Travaglini

Cristina Martín Martín, Spain
Coordinators: Rosa M. Martinez Gonzales and Tomeu Barceló Rosello

Marta Pinzolas, Spain
Coordinators: Mentxu Martín-Aragón
and Josep Santacreu Tanyá

Jaume Puchades, Spain
Coordinators: Mentxu Martín-Aragón
and Josep Santacreu Tanyá

Robert Ragucci, US
Coordinator: Nancy Falls

Liron Raines, Israel
Coordinator: Chen Ein-Habar

Ragna Reiske, Germany
Coordinator: Nancy Falls

Lucia Cristina Sales de Oliveira, Brazil
Coordinators: Ana Lidia Mafra Bicalho de Oliveira and Maria Luiza Rocha de Andrade

Eran Shasha Evron, Israel
Coordinator: Dana Ganihar

Xiaoyan Sun, China
Coordinators: Xu Jun and Li Ming

Paschalis Vavelidis, Greece
Coordinator: Anna Karali

James Warwick, UK
Coordinator: Addie vander Kooy

Agnieszka Zaborowska, Poland
Coordinator: Darek Tkaczyk

Ting Kai Terrence Zee, Hong Kong, China
Coordinator: Laury Rappaport

Rosa Cabré Boqué, Spain
Coordinators: Mentxu Martín-Aragón
and Josep Santacreu Tanyá



Proficiency in Partnership Awards (PFP)

Amichai Amar, US
Heather Jensen, US
Sopio Makadze, Georgia
Blake O'Connor, US
Deborah Orandon, US
Tierney Powers US
Jessica Rutolo, Italy
Jessica Sanderson, US
Vivian Wong, Hong Kong, China