Focussing Oriented Therapy – Theory and Practice

An interactive workshop with John L Threadgold. B.A (Hons) M.A.

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.

  1. Have a chance to share your experiences of Focusing / Focusing-Oriented therapy and ask for particular areas to be covered over the weekend.
  2. Experience live demonstrations of Focusing-Oriented therapy.
  3. Have a chance to practice FOT in triads or pairs.
  4. Explore how FOT can be offered in different ways, including use of Art, and a demonstration of whole body focusing.
  5. Explore how the experience of FOT illuminates and informs FOT theory
  6. How to offer fundamentals of FOT in a safe way to clients
  7. How focusing partnerships can help you with your personal and professional development.
  8. included a theory and practice booklet to accompany the workshop
  9. Get a list of FOT resources, including books, video’s and web sites.

Date 6/7th June

Cost £150

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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.