Becoming a Focusing-Oriented Therapist and Focusing Trainer

I have just completed my two-year training with Charlotte Howarth to become a Focusing-oriented Therapist (FoT) and trainer. I visited Charlotte on my trip to New York this February as the programme has taken place in online groups. Last month I happened to be in Vienna for the Person-centred and Experiential Psychotherapy world conference and …

Women at a camp in a circle, some talk, others embrace.

“We’re all in the same boat, but we’re not on the same deck.”

I am aware of some of my privilege as a white, English speaking university educated woman. I have lived in Asia for most of the past ten years and am aware that my difference leads people to respond positively to me. If I want something I can usually get it, by elevating my language and …