Focusing: accessing your inner knowing

Course Dates: 06/03/22 - 13/03/22
Time: 10:30 - 17:00
Location: KS - Keeley Street
Focusing is a powerful process of inner knowing and transformation devised by Eugene Gendlin, a colleague of Carl Rogers. Explore how it can help access intuitive gut knowing. This course is aimed at counsellors, other helping professionals and trainees.
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Full fee £99.00 Senior fee £79.00 Concession £60.00

Course Code: PG814

Sun, day, 06 Mar - 13 Mar '22

Duration: 2 sessions (over 2 weeks)

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What is the course about?

Focusing is a powerful process of inner knowing and transformation that can be learnt. It facilitates tuning into and listening to those subtle, vague, elusive, mysterious, irrational gut feelings that can be hard to pin down and describe. The results of engaging in this process include insight, physical release and positive life change.

What will we cover?

This short course will cover the essential characteristics of focusing and the use of presence language. It will provide an opportunity to experience focusing for oneself.

What will I achieve?
By the end of this course you should be able to...

List 3 essential process characteristics of focusing.
Identify essential process characteristics in a demonstration.
List at least five qualities of presence.
Apply this learning to my own focusing practice.

What level is the course and do I need any particular skills?

For counsellors and therapists who are interested in the focussing approach. You will need to be able to discuss and contribute to ideas and concepts covered during the course.

How will I be taught, and will there be any work outside the class?

Presentation, discussion, demonstration, practical exercises.

Are there any other costs? Is there anything I need to bring?


When I've finished, what course can I do next?

Information on further training in Focusing will be made available on the course, also, you may be interested in one of our other professional development courses:
PT548 - CBT for therapists and counsellors
PT544 - Acceptance and commitment therapy for healthcare professionals
PT531 - Group Facilitation
PT556 - Working with two chairs
PT542 - Ways into working with couples
PT569 - Working therapeutically with masks
PT583 - Working with couples: an introduction.

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