Always more to discover and explore about being a listener

I hope that the course will give you more of a sense of who you are and want to be as a listener, make you feel more safe in the exploring way of being there and being you, that it will present you with possible new partners and give you some new ways to support your Focuser.

Grounded Space Focusing Newsletter, Spring 2021

Welcome to this very first newsletter from Grounded Space Focusing!Grounded Space Focusing is a small, part time business run by Vera R. Fryd Lyngmo Vera is a Certified Focusing Professional, a counsellor and a part-time teacher of education, counselling and adult learning in university, in addition to designing and offering Focusing and Felt Sensing courses…

Having it there – a way of being there for ourselves

(This text was originally written as a handout for participants on my Felt Sensing and With-Sensing (Focusing and Listening) Training. Introduction In this text I am using the word Felt Sensing instead of the usual “Focusing”. This is signify that this is not about becoming more focused, and that it’s rather about getting in touch…

Introduction to Felt Sensing (Focusing) starts March 23.

Want to get to know your own, inner experiences better? So you can shift and move situations that seem stuck? And deeply enjoy good feelings when they are there because you know how to be with those that feel less good, when they come? Try the Introduction to Felt Sensing (Focusing):The course runs over 4…

Why Focusing is not ‘the same as’ Mindfulness

When I describe to others who are unfamiliar with Focusing, what it is, I often get the comment or question if Focusing isn’t just the same as Mindfulness. In this little piece I would like to try to outline some of the differences and similarities between Focusing and Mindfulness. To start with, I would like…

Why call Focusing “Felt Sensing”?

I, Vera R. Fryd Lyngmo, am officially (by The International Focusing Institute) a Focusing Teacher/Trainer, and I am teaching (my own version of) Gendlin’s Focusing, that he discovered in his research into what leads to change (in a therapeutic setting) in the 1950’s. Attempts at explaining Focusing to people Over the years, while mentioning and trying…

Focusing is…

I asked some of my Focusing friends and partners to say what Focusing is, in one sentence. This is what they said: “Through Focusing I can feel that I really, deeply like myself” (S.) “Focusing is a way of finding peace and coming into connection with parts of me that feel uncomfortable/difficult/stuck, as well as…