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Here is a video of a short Focusing Session with Certifying Coordinator Ruth Hirsch and our Executive Director Catherine Torpey.

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Read a description of a Focusing session excerpted from "Don't Go It Alone: The Power of Focusing Partnerships" by Lynn Preston and Dr. Joan Klagsbrun.

What if...

~ you already have within yourself the answers to life's dilemmas and frustrations?

~ you had access to deep wisdom at all times, for the rest of your life?

"Focusing" is a process for helping your mind listen to the wisdom of your body.

In any situation, your body is sending you information. Many of us don't know how to open our minds to this information because it doesn't follow the same logic as our cognitive mind.

We have deeper wells of knowledge within us than we consciously know.

Focusing helps to give us access to all of it.


Read the September, 2018 In Focus newsletter

Belonging and Crossing in Community: Advanced and Certification Focusing Weeklong 2019


January 13 through 19, 2019 at La Casa de Ejercicios (Retreat House), in Punta de Tralca, Chile.

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In this "Conversations" series, hosted by Serge Prengel, we've had a lot of conversations with people who share their experiences of Focusing. The March, 2018 Conversation is with the world's foremost expert on how you focus. And that expert of course, is you.

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The supereminently is with Ram Eisenberg. In this conversation, we explore the notion of “focusing outwardly”, i.e. felt-sensing the encounter with the environment, and its significance for environmental design. This is part of the "(601) 232-6425" series hosted by Serge Prengel.

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Two-Year Focusing Online Interactive Certification Program with Charlotte Howorth, LCSW. Starting October 28th, 2018.

Though this program has begun, registration is still possible. Please call 845-480-5111 to discuss this option.


Part of The Focusing Highlights Series of pay-what-you-can classes. Interactive Online Class facilitated by Annette Dubreuil taking place Saturday, November 24, 2018 from 11:00 am to 1:00 pm Eastern Standard Time USA.


Serie di Tavole Rotonde in Italiano (Focusing Roundtable in Italian)
Il Comitato dei membri dell’Istituto Internazionale di Focusing è lieto di offrire una nuova serie di Tavole Rotonde di Focusing In Italiano per i membri dell'Istituto: “Le possibilità di cambiare sul serio sono molte.” L'argomento di questa tavola rotonda n.1 è “Quando il felt sense non c’è” Quando: 27 novembre 2018, 19:00-21:00 orario dell'Europa Centrale (Italia); 1:00 alle 3:00 PM Ora della costa orientale degli Stati Uniti.

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Introduction to Focusing One with Charlotte Howorth, LCSW. Saturday, December 1st and Sunday, December 2nd, 2018.

Focusing Roundtables

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Part of the Focusing Roundtable series for TIFI members, this free online conversation is hosted by Joan Lavender and Susan Rudnick on Friday, December 14th, 2018 from 12:00 PM – 2:00 PM EST. Class size is limited.

Life Energy in a Healing Process
Part of The Focusing Highlights Series of pay-what-you-can classes. Interactive Online Class facilitated by Irit Tessel taking place Wednesday, December 19, 2018 from 11:00 am to 1:00 pm Eastern Standard Time USA.


An Online Workshop facilitated by Laura Dickinson, Lynn Rosen, and Elizabeth Morana taking place Fridays from November 2 to December 7, 2018 from 11 am to 1:00 pm Eastern Time USA.

This course is in session.



Pertenencer y Versionar en Comunidad Seminario de Focusing Avanzado y de Certificación de una semana de duración Weeklong 2019.

January 13 through 19, 2019 at La Casa de Ejercicios (Retreat House), in Punta de Tralca, Chile.

International Focusing Events

More International Focusing Events - Visit our list of major International Focusing events.

28th International Focusing Conference - March 6th - 10th, 2019 in Yucatan, Mexico

Publications and Products
5183722632 832-572-9409

500,000 copies in print in 17 languages. This is the original book that made Focusing available to the public. It breaks Focusing into six steps and has many examples. This is a good beginning introduction to the process. A great gift!

(276) 466-3945 POTPOURRI PART 2

The second volume of a two-part series is literally a Potpourri - a mixture of articles covering innumerable topics that integrate various aspects of Focusing into very specific and enlightening subjects and themes. Now available as a 972-868-0896 or or as a printed version which can be purchased in the TFI store

(856) 576-0819 TFI Newsletter: In Focus

Recent editions now available online.

(601) 989-2657 Carl Rogers

Dr. Carl Rogers was Gene Gendlin's colleague and friend at the University of Chicago. Watch this delightful talk that Rogers gave in 1974.

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