Ann Weiser Cornell learned Focusing from Eugene Gendlin, who first discovered the technique. She has gone on to achieve an international reputation as one of the field's leading innovator and theoreticians. She taught at Gendlin's Focusing Institute in Chicago, developed the first workshops for Focusing guides, and now regularly teaches popular workshops throughout North America, Europe, and the Far East. Ann is editor and publisher of The Focusing Connection newsletter and has served as president of the Association of Humanistic Psychology. Ann currently makes her home in the San Francisco Bay Area, where she offers classes and workshops through her organization, Focusing Resources.
"The Power of Focusing clarifies an essential human
skill many of us have forgotten and takes it a quantum leap farther
along its evolutionary path. Here are germinal teachings and deep
human wisdom expressed in a way that can improve anyone's emotions,
well-being, and life."
--Dan Millman, author of Way of the Peaceful Warrior and The Laws of Spirit
"Ann Weiser Cornell approaches Focusing with moment-by-moment
sensitivity and years of depth. This is one of the most powerful
therapeutic techniques of which I am aware an may even be said to
be the basis of all good therapy."
--Jeffrey Mishlove, author of Roots of Consciousness and host of television's Thinking Allowed
"Most people make life's important decisions by using their
intellect. They think and become logical. Thus their path in life
becomes path-o-logical. As a physician, I know how important our
feelings are. We store a lifetime of feelings in our bodies. If not
felt and responded to, they lead to disease--once again, a state of
pathology. Learn to focus, and let the wisdom of your body teach
you what it feels like to be happy. The wisdom of this book can
help you heal the pathology. This book is an excellent resource for
healing your life and body while guiding you to your life's true
--Bernie Siegel, M.D., author of Love, Medicine and Miracles; Peace, Love, and Healing; and How to Live Between Office Visits
"I have included Ann Weiser Cornell's Focusing work in Intuitive Training classes with excellent results. I see the Focusing technique as an invaluable tool for students of the inner life, particularly psychic-intuitive training."--Helen Palmer, author of The Enneagram