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 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…

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…

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…

Q & A: What did Brené Brown discover is the key ingredient for overcoming failure and why is it so important in the process of change?

Q & A: What did Brené Brown discover is the key ingredient for overcoming failure and why is it so important in the process of change?

“He or she who is the most capable of being uncomfortable rises the fastest. There is a huge correlation between…

Q & A: Why isn’t Focusing more well-known?

Q & A: Why isn’t Focusing more well-known?

My three favorite reasons why Focusing is not better known. Focusing was discovered through research, not invented! It is a…

Q & A: How are mindfulness and Focusing similar and different?

Q & A: How are mindfulness and Focusing similar and different?

Mindfulness and Focusing share the characteristics of observing our experiencing in the present moment, having a somatic grounding, and requiring…