"Focusing is a beautiful and meditative approach to psychotherapy and personal growth. It offers a deep parallel to the practice of mindfulness in a carefully developed and sensitive way." -- Jack Kornfield "Learning to access and dissolve personal problems by focusing on the language and wisdom of the body was a historic discovery. Gendlin's genius has stood the test of time and Focusing has become a classic." -- Harville Hendrix "The focusing skill can be learned by anyone in or out of therapy" Washington Post "An original, innovative, exciting book" -- Carl Rogers "At once a manual and a philosophy. It talks about the body's wisdom, the steps of the focusing technique, and how to discover the richness in others by learning to listen. It looks at the potential for a new kind of relationship and a new kind of society" -- Marilyn Ferguson, author of The Aquarian Conspiracy
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"An original, innovative, exciting book."--Carl Rogers, Ph.D.
What is focusing? Based on research at the University of Chicago, focusing is a new technique of self therapy that teaches you to identify and change the way your personal problems concretely exist in your body. Focusing consists of steps of felt change. Unlike methods that stress "getting in touch with your feelings," there is a built-in test: each focusing step, when done correctly, is marked by a physical relief, a profound release of tension. Focusing guides you to the deepest level of awareness within your body. It is on this level, unfamiliar to most people, that unresolved problems actually exist, and only on this level can they change.
"A superb manual for self-managed therapy. . .a tool beyond price."--Brain-Mind Bulletin
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