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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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We invite you to join us for Revolutionizing Trauma and Addiction Treatment with the Felt Sense Polyvagal Model™

with Jan Winhall, MSW, RSW, FOT on October 19– carrying forward the roots from these Pioneers and Master Teachers into today… with inspiration for the future!

Approved for 2 CE Hours

Join our newly redesigned training and certification program, starting with Level 1 from September 18 - December 18, 2023!

Registration deadline: September 11 (Asia: September 12)

Click the button below for course details 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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