The BioSpiritual Focusing Education Series has as its principal goal to develop skills of Therapists, Spiritual Directors and Pastoral Care ministers in Focusing process, techniques and philosophy. The program has two parts, one designed to provide an introduction to Focusing from a BioSpiritual perspective and the other an in-depth experience and practice in both Focusing and companioning others.
Introduction to BioSpiritual Focusing
A seminar overview of BioSpiritual Focusing and its applications to Spiritual Direction and Pastoral Care ministries. (March 18, 2017, 1 to 5 PM) Tuition $50. To register, see below.
BioSpiritual Focusing Weekend Intensive:
A Friday evening through Sunday program that will cover the Focusing process in detail and
initiate a personal journey with and practice of Focusing. (April 28-30, 2017, Friday 6:30 to 9 pm, Saturday 8:30 am to 5 pm, Sunday 8:30 am to 4 pm)
BioSpiritual Focusing - The Next Steps:
This one-day program will expand and deepen participants’ focusing skills and introduce
companioning others within the BioSpiritual model. (May 20, 2017, 8:45 am to 5 pm)
BioSpiritual Companioning Skills I:
This day-long program will advance the participant's use of their companioning skills in
a spiritual direction and pastoral care setting (June 10, 2017, 8:45 am to 5 pm)
BioSpiritual Companioning Skills II:
The series concludes with a third day-long program where students share their
companioning experiences, reflections, review spiritual aspects of Focusing and explore the
integration of Focusing into their Spiritual Direction/Pastoral ministries.
(September 30, 2017, 8:45 am to 5 pm )
Intra-Session Experience/Practice in BioSpiritual Focusing
After the Weekend Intensive, participants will be begin to work with a partner regularly to
practice Focusing skills and will continue this for the duration of the program. Also, between
each day-long training session, participants will have an hour Focusing session with an
instructor. Finally, there will be coaching of the companioning skills in the last segment of
Introduction Program Tuition: $ 50.00 - Online Registration
Intensive Series Tuition: $750.00 ($700.00 if paid in full by 4/15/17) - Online Registration
The Intensive Series is limited to 12 participants, so register early !
You can also register by calling 860-243-2374
Visit the instructors website: www.biospiritualfocusingeducation.wordpress.com