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A Day with Gene - FISS 2006

2 DVDs 210 minutes. Recorded at the first FISS 2006, "A Day With Gene" gives you the opportunity to enjoy Gene's company as he explores, in his inimitable style, a wide range of themes on focusing, TAE and Philosophy of the Implicit in an engaging, accessible and interactive way. "A Day With Gene" provides a way to re-connect with the profound wisdom of focusing.

A Focusing Approach to Life-Changing Illness

with Joan Klagsbrun, Ph.D. 1 DVD 66 min. This DVD is a dynamic presentation with several experiential exercises and a lot of wisdom from Joan Klagsbrun's passionate work. It will be of interest to anybody facing illnesses themselves or their families/friends. It is also recommended for health professionals who can use a Focusing approach when dealing with people in their care. Joan brings several examples of "mini focusing moments", which can make so much difference to people who are facing and learning to live with illness.

A Process Model

284 Pages, Paperback

Foreword by Robert A. Parker. Eugene T. Gendlin (1926–2017) is increasingly recognized as one of the seminal thinkers of our era. Carrying forward the projects of American pragmatism and continental philosophy, Gendlin created an original form of philosophical psychology that brings new understandings of human experience and the life-world, including the “hard problem of consciousness.”

Kathleen McGuire, Ph.D.

2 CD's

Dr. McGuire explains the use of Listening and Focusing as a kind of Soul-Making: finding your unique path to meaning, turning relationship conflict into gold, healing your Inner Child as you parent your own children, and building community. Included is a 20-minute session of Focusing Instructions.

An Inward Journey - Sadie Listens

(Steele Studios, 2002)
43 Pages, Hardcover

Asking the Dream Questions
Eugene T. Gendlin, Ph.D.

1 CD

Being Intimate: A Guide to Successful Relationships

(Penguin, 1986)

214 Pages, Paperback


Carrying Forward with Gene - FISS 2010

1 DVD 108 minutes. Watch and listen as Dr. Gendlin's philosophical texts come alive at the fifth annual FISS (Focusing Institute Summer School). In this presentation even difficult concepts become accessible to newcomers and seasoned Focusers alike. Gene’s humor and vitality become palatable as he responds to questions and topics including, what would have happened if Focusing entered society through the educational system rather than through therapy? How is God manifest in this practice? And what does he mean when he says, I don't know.

Children Focusing: Being Seriously Playful with René Veugelers

2 DVDs: 74 and 47 minutes. In school or at home, many children are burdened with difficulties created by their life situations. They carry all these difficulties inside themselves into every aspect of their activities and into their adult lives. Focusing provides their teachers, parents, therapists and themselves with the skills, knowledge and attitudes to get in touch with their vitality and life energy that brings healing. In this 2 part DVD you will follow an inherently gentle, playful approach to Focusing.

Close Encounters with Gene - FISS 2009

2 DVDs 187 minutes. This new set of 2 DVDs brings a wide variety of topics and a wealth of Dr. Gendlin's wisdom, through his interaction with participants at the third annual Focusing Institute Summer School (FISS) 2008 at Garrison. The title "Close encounters with Gene" came spontaneously out of my experience of lively interactions, challenging discussions, many surprises, and deepening understanding of Dr. Gendlin's wisdom.

Confessions of a Trauma Therapist - A Memoir of Healing and Transformation

(BPS Books, 2010)

224 Pages, Paperback

To her surprise, dismay, and eventually relief, Mary Armstrong, a therapist with over thirty years of experience helping people heal from childhood trauma, uncovered her own history of child sexual abuse at the hands of her grandfather and father. As she tells her harrowing but heroic tale, she casts light as never before on the issue of repressed memories and the invisible wounds left by childhood trauma.

Creating Confidence - How to Do Social Work Without Destroying People's Souls

(Bravado Publishing, 2011)
664 Pages, Paperback

Dancing with Fire: A Mindful Way to Loving Relationships

(Quest Books, Theosophical Publishing House, 2013)

292 Pages, Paperback

Defining Moments for Therapists

(LifeSherpa, 2013)

160 Pages, Paperback

If therapy is a relational process, it takes a person on the therapist's end. The goal of this book is to capture the therapist's evolving sense of self as it is shaped by our experiences as active participants in a creative interaction.

Demonstrations of Inner Relationship Focusing: Working with a Storytelling Client

with Ann Weiser Cornell, PhD - A rare opportunity to witness an actual Focusing session guided by Ann. Features commentary both before and after the session.

1. Introduction (6 minutes)
2. Patrick’s session (55 minutes)
3. Commentary afterwards (20 minutes)

81 Minutes