web materials: Power of Presence Lesson 5


Web Articles

Cancer Joan Klagsbrun, Ph.D. and Susan L. Lennox, Ph.D. Clearing a Space: An Evidence-based Approach for Enhancing Quality of Life in Women with Breast Cancer. The Folio • 2012

Gendlin, E.T. (1996). An Introduction to Focusing: Six Steps. This lightly edited excerpt from the 1981 Focusing book (pp. 43-45), called ‘Focusing Manual’, is available at http://www.focusing.org/sixsteps.html.

Gendlin, E.T. (2003). Focusing. How to Gain Access to Your Body’s Knowledge (revised and updated 25th anniversary edition). London: Rider.- A small piece from this book ‘Focusing: Short Form’ (appendix d; pp. 173-174) is also available at  http://www.focusing.org/short_gendlin.html.

Eugene Gendlin On Emotion Therapy 1990

Gendlin, E.T. (1990). The Small Steps of the Therapy Process: How They Come and How to Help Them Come. In G. Lietaer, J. Rombauts & R. Van Balen (Eds.), Client-centered and experiential psychotherapy in the nineties, pp. 205-224. Leuven: Leuven University Press.

Wolf E Mehling et al.  Body Awareness: a phenomenological inquiry into the common ground of mind-body therapies. Philosophy, Ethics, and Humanities in Medicine 2011 6:6 DOI: 10.1186/1747-5341-6-6

John Welwood. Reflections on Psychotherapy, Focusing, and Meditation. The Journal of Transpersonal Psychology, 1980, Vol. 12, No.2

Doralee Grindler Katonah, Psy.D. Focusing: An Adjunct Treatment for Adaptive Recovery from Cancer Advocate Medical Group Center for Complementary Medicine Park Ridge, IL

Marion N. Hendricks, Ph.D. Focusing-Oriented/Experiential Psychotherapy The International Focusing Institute


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