Dr Matt Wardley - Focusing & body-orientated approaches

Focusing & body-orientated approaches

Focusing is a body-orientated psychological skill developed by the psychotherapist Eugene Gendlin and it helps us to understand and harness the way in which our body holds our feelings and experiences. See anĀ Introduction to Focusing from the British Focusing Association (BFA), their website also has information on training, one-to-ones, partnerships and further resources.

Focusing: How To Gain Direct Access To Your Body’s Knowledge and Intuition by Eugene T Gendlin

The Power Of Focusing: Finding Your Inner Voice by Ann Weiser Cornell

I Know I’m in There Somewhere by Helene G. Brenner (Focusing)

When the Body Says No: Exploring the Stress-Disease Connection (Book) by Gabor Mate. Also on YouTube

The Body Keeps the Score: Mind, Brain and Body in the Transformation of Trauma (Book) by Bessel van der Kolk. Also on YouTube