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When Things Fall Apart: Reflecting on 2020

When Things Fall Apart: Reflecting on 2020

So many things were ready to go from trips, to conferences, a new website featuring in-person Focusing training (remember being…

Focusing-Oriented Therapy: Learning How the Body Speaks and Listening so It Heals

Focusing-Oriented Therapy: Learning How the Body Speaks and Listening so It Heals

Dates TBA
Time: 9:00 to 4:30
Place: Vashon
Cost: $345.00

A Clinician’s Guide to Dream Therapy: Implementing Simple and Effective Dreamwork by Dr. Leslie Ellis

A Clinician’s Guide to Dream Therapy: Implementing Simple and Effective Dreamwork by Dr. Leslie Ellis

Dr. Ellis is a Focusing-Oriented Therapist and Trainer local to the Pacific Northwest. Her book presents an integrated approach to…

Focusing-Oriented Therapy: Learning How the Body Speaks and Listening so It Heals

Focusing-Oriented Therapy: Learning How the Body Speaks and Listening so It Heals

Dates: TBA
Time: 9:00 to 4:30
Place: Vashon
Cost: $345.00

We Move Our Past Experiences Forward in Present Moments

We Move Our Past Experiences Forward in Present Moments

A Tool for Disentangling Clients from Intergenerational and Vicarious Trauma We are now in the second month of a new…

Book review: Therapy in the Age of Neuroscience; A Guide for Counselors and Therapists

Book review: Therapy in the Age of Neuroscience; A Guide for Counselors and Therapists

Book Review: Therapist, Focuser, and Colleague, Peter Afford, has recently published his new book: Therapy in the Age of Neuroscience;…

Experience Focusing for Yourself: A Free Webinar Saturday March 28th, 2020

Experience Focusing for Yourself: A Free Webinar Saturday March 28th, 2020

DATE: Saturday March 28th
TIME: 9-10am
REGISTER: via email to: jeffrey@morrisontherapy.com.

Drop into Meditation on November 15th, 2018

Drop into Meditation on November 15th, 2018

Come join Jeffrey for a drop-in meditation class and find your center before Thanksgiving! When: Thursday, November 15th, from 6:00 pm…

Bridging Cultures through Language

Bridging Cultures through Language

A Brief Reflection on the Focusing Weeklong in Chile by Kara Hill, MA, LMHC, FOT The most striking part of…

Early Bird Discount for Feb 8 & 9 Therapy Workshop Ends Jan 25!

Early Bird Discount for Feb 8 & 9 Therapy Workshop Ends Jan 25!

 Focusing Therapy Workshop Level One: Self in Presence Learn to incorporate transformational Focusing skills in your personal life and your…

Focusing connects our inner and outer experiencing

Focusing connects our inner and outer experiencing

Focusing connects our inner and outer experiencing In the midst of our daily busyness how do we find ourselves and touch…

Focusing Gathering Saturday July 27, 2019

Focusing Gathering Saturday July 27, 2019

Celebrating community: A free pot luck Focusing event at my place on Vashon Saturday July 27 from 10:00 to 4:00…

Focusing Level Four – May 16-17, 2015

Focusing Level Four – May 16-17, 2015

In the Focusing Level Four workshop you’ll develop a compassionate approach to inner…

Focusing Oriented Therapy Q & A: How is Focusing an evidence based process of change? 

Focusing Oriented Therapy Q & A: How is Focusing an evidence based process of change? 

Focusing evolved from research that has influenced much of the somatically-oriented, mindfulness-based work being done today. It has been linked…

Focusing-Oriented Therapy Q and A:  What are the two most common therapeutic dead ends and how do we avoid them?

Focusing-Oriented Therapy Q and A: What are the two most common therapeutic dead ends and how do we avoid them?

Two kinds of dead ends can happen in psychotherapy: The first occurs when the therapy consists only of interpretation and…

FOT Q&A: During the holidays I feel like I’m drinking from a fire hose. How can I change that?

FOT Q&A: During the holidays I feel like I’m drinking from a fire hose. How can I change that?

Good question! It starts with a pause…. We are bombarded with information, requests and internal dialogue that never seems to…

FOT Q&A: What do Bessel van der Kolk, mythology, and spiritual perspectives on healing have in common? 

FOT Q&A: What do Bessel van der Kolk, mythology, and spiritual perspectives on healing have in common? 

FOT Q&A: What do Bessel van der Kolk, mythology, and spiritual perspectives on healing have in common?  Focusing is about…

FOT Q&A: What is a felt sense?

FOT Q&A: What is a felt sense?

In my July newsletter I discussed the research that led to the discovery of a natural human process that became…

FOT Q&A: What makes my training program unique?

FOT Q&A: What makes my training program unique?

Focusing, the process of being experientially present with one’s own unique felt quality of life, is at the heart of…

FREE FOCUSING TALK January 18, 2020

FREE FOCUSING TALK January 18, 2020

FREE FOCUSING TALK IN WEST SEATTLE with JEFFREY Working with the Body in Psychotherapy Interested in something new for 2020?…