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…

How I navigate these days of darkness  

How I navigate these days of darkness  

These are the days of darkness. A time of year when it is wet, cold and dark. These are times of darkness in our world, something felt in our bodies that creeps into our consciousness regardless of intention.

Giving Thanks

Giving Thanks

As we prepare to sit around festive tables with abundant food, beverages and seasonal decorations perhaps we can pause and…

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…

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…

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…

Why I’m Going to the Felt Sense Conference

Why I’m Going to the Felt Sense Conference

by Kara Hill, MA, LMHC, FOT The Felt Sense Conference was established a year ago as a commemoration of Gene…

Personal Reflections of this Year and Looking Ahead

Personal Reflections of this Year and Looking Ahead

I had reconstructive surgery on my right ankle at the beginning of April. My mindset was one of ending and…

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…

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…