Sample Preview: Introduction to Focusing-Oriented Expressive Arts
This course is a sample of the introduction to Focusing-oriented expressive arts (FOAT®) including: the history and development of FOAT®; a brief overview and evidence-based research of Eugene Gendlin’s Focusing; overview of expressive arts; introduction to core Focusing and FOAT® concepts: Foundational FOAT® principles; Focusing attitude; felt sense; symbol; felt shift; and the basic FOAT® step—accessing a felt sense and expressing it through the expressive arts.
If you are interested in obtaining the full course or a Certificate of Completion, please contact us: [email protected]
The full course includes a live teleconference or access to the recording if you are enrolled in another FOAT® course.
Laury Rappaport, Ph.D., MFT, REAT, ATR-BC is the pioneer of Focusing-Oriented Expressive Arts (FOAT®) and Focusing-Oriented Art Therapy (FOAT®).
She has taught expressive arts and art therapy for over 35 years at Lesley University, Notre Dame de Namur University, Sonoma State and others, and trains people nationally and internationally.
Dr. Rappaport is the Founder/Director of the Focusing and Expressive Arts Institute and is a Certifying Coordinator and Trainer with The Focusing Institute in NY. She is the author of Focusing-Oriented Art Therapy: Accessing the Body's Wisdom and Creative Intelligence, author/editor of Mindfulness and the Arts Therapies: Theory and Practice, and author of numerous chapters and published articles.