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Ebury Publishing, Aug 3, 2010 - Psychology - 192 pages
15 Reviews
'Focusing' is a technique first developed 25 years ago by American psychologist and philosopher Eugene Gendlin. Hugely influential, it offers six specific steps you can take to open up your inner world of deeper feelings and intuition - and shows you how to listen to others with more empathy. Short, very accessible yet also profound, this book is even more relevant today than it was when originally published.

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User Review  - Dmitri - Goodreads

Pretty cool stuff. I found it impressive how a psychotherapist basically rediscovered insight meditation on observing sensations. Vipassana meditation focuses on observing bodily sensations. One ... Read full review

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User Review  - David - Goodreads

Focusing is an excellent practice to learn. This is the original book on it, but I've read easier to follow explanations. Even so, it deserves four stars. Read full review

About the author (2010)

An internationally recognized American psychologist and philosopher Eugene Gendlin teaches at the University of Chicago and has received three important awards from the American Psychological Association. The author of many books, including Let Your Body Interpret Your Dreams and Focusing-Oriented Psychotherapy, he has also published over 200 articles. More information on the Focusing Institute can be found at

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