‘The fragile flower of theory springs from the solid soil of experience ‘ (Carl Rogers )
Focusing-Oriented therapy was developed back in 1960’s by Gene Gendlin a companion of Carl Rogers at the University of Chicago. FOT is part of the family of Person centred and experiential therapies.
Who is this workshop suitable for?
This two-day workshop is suitable for any therapists, either trainee or experienced who have an interest in Focusing-Oriented Therapy. This course is also suitable for people who have already experienced previous Focusing or Focusing-Oriented therapy workshops either with myself or other focusing trainers.
This workshop will help therapists explore Eugene Gendlin’s Focusing-Oriented Therapy covering both theory and practise… Over the course of the two days we will.
- Have a chance to share your experiences of Focusing / Focusing-Oriented therapy and ask for particular areas to be covered over the weekend.
- Experience live demonstrations of Focusing-Oriented therapy.
- Have a chance to practice FOT in triads or pairs.
- Explore how FOT can be offered in different ways, including use of Art, and a demonstration of whole body focusing.
- Explore how the experience of FOT illuminates and informs FOT theory
- How to offer fundamentals of FOT in a safe way to clients
- How focusing partnerships can help you with your personal and professional development.
- included a theory and practice booklet to accompany the workshop
- Get a list of FOT resources, including books, video’s and web sites.
Date 6/7th June
More About John
My name is. John Threadgold, I run a private counselling and supervision practice in London called New Focus Therapy.
I hold an MA in Focusing and Experiential Psychotherapy from the University of East Anglia and am recognised as a Focusing Teacher and Practitioner by the International Focusing Institute and the British Focusing Association.
I am also a trauma therapist and qualified supervisor. I am BACP Accredited for counselling and psychotherapy.