Who is the course suitable for?
This is an entry level course on somatic focusing. This course does not assume any knowledge of Focusing. Anyone interested in Focusing is welcome to join. Therapists interested in Focusing for personal and professional development, as well as Focusing-Oriented Therapy are also welcome to join the course and will gain from this, and we are happy to award a 14 Hour CPD certificate on attendance. There will be no more than 8 Participants on the course.
Where is the course being held and when? The course is over 2 days (Saturday and Sunday) 26th May and and Sunday 27th May 2018 from 10am to 5pm. Venue – The Meeting Place, North Street, Westbourne, W Sussex, PO10 8SP
What does the course Cost? The cost is £125 per person, including 12 Hours of training, a certificate of attendance and notes.
What does the course cover?
The course covers the following area.
What is focusing?
How to spot when we and others are focusing naturally?
Focusing skills, including how to use focusing for wellbeing creativity and others issues.
Focusing Partnership Skills including:
How to Focus on your own
Focusing with a companion as both a Focuser and a Companion
Focusing companion skills including reflective listening that help people to focus better
Information on further focusing training, and focusing resources.
How to find a Focusing Partner.
Further resources in Focusing including information on Level 2.
You will receive a comprehensive set of notes which will underpin the course. We will also offer teaching, question and answer, discussion, demonstrations of focusing and also opportunities to practice Focusing using pair small group work depending on the numbers of people who attend. On day one everybody has an opportunity to try focusing with either John or Russell. We will also demonstrate both Focusing and Listening skills over the two days. On day two you will also have the opportunity to practice Focusing partnership skills with each other. Russ and John will act as a support and a resource when you are focusing or companioning the focuser.
Focusing Partnerships On completing this course, you will be able to join the BFA Focusing Partnership List and the Find a Focusing Partner Facebook Group.
BFA Skills Certificate and additional training available. This is the first of 5 training courses, 60 Hours of training, completion of which leads to a BFA Focusing Skills Certificate which recognises your training in Focusing partnership skills for a peer partnership. This course is a stand alone course.
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