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Resources: FOAT® DVD

Focusing-Oriented Art Therapy: Integrating Focusing-Oriented Art into Clinical Practice
with Laury Rappaport, Ph.D., ATR-BC, REAT. 1 DVDs 85 min.

Focusing-Oriented Arts Therapy (FOAT®) integrates Focusing with the expressive arts therapies.   In this workshop presented at the Second World Conference of Focusing-Oriented Psychotherapy, 2011, Dr. Laury Rappaport presents an overview of Focusing-Oriented Arts Therapy and its three main approaches:


Clearing a Space with Arts, Theme Directed FOAT®, and Focusing-Oriented Arts Psychotherapy.

In addition to hearing key points, you will see Dr. Rappaport in action facilitating a Focusing attunement, engaging participants to warm-up to using art materials, leading participants to express the Focusing Attitude in Art, and demonstrating a FOAT® Check-in that integrates a Gestalt processing of the art.


Highlights of the DVD include clinical examples of Theme Directed FOAT® and Focusing-Oriented Art Psychotherapy, with a specialty application to trauma.

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