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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.

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.

What's New

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Join us for our upcoming 4 week series facilitated by Laury Rappaport, Doreen Meister, Grace Brillantes-Evangelista, Lynn Pollock, and Marise Lariviere.

Online sessions meet weekly between April 19th - May 10th (Asia: April 20th - May 11th). For more course and registration information click here.

Please enjoy this free Guided Meditation with FOAT® exercise!

Sitting MeditationDr. Laury Rappaport
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