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Focusing-Oriented Expressive Arts

Focusing-Oriented Expressive Arts (FOAT®) is a mindfulness-based approach developed by Dr. Laury Rappaport that integrates renowned psychologist and philosopher Eugene Gendlin’s Focusing with the expressive arts.

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Join us for these special events– carrying forward the roots from these Pioneers and Master Teachers into today… with inspiration for the future!



Discount Bundle option available:

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We're excited to announce our rejuvenating and empowering 4-session online Zoom series facilitated by Doreen Meister and Karen Quatsoe!


Dates: July 25 and August 1, 15, 22

Time:  3:30 - 5:30pm PT (click here for time zone converter)



Click here for more information and registration!

Mission Statement

The mission of the Focusing and Expressive Arts (FOAT) Institute is to provide excellent training and education in: Focusing-Oriented Expressive Arts and Focusing-Oriented Art Therapy (FOAT®) and related programs in Focusing, expressive arts, and mindfulness.

Applications include clinical, community, organizational, educational, self-growth, and wellbeing.

Please enjoy this free Guided Meditation with FOAT® exercise!

Pebble MeditationDr. Laury Rappaport
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