FOAT® Trainers

FOAT Trainers are credentialed in areas of expertise:

1) Art therapy or expressive arts (art therapy, dance therapy, music therapy, drama therapy, or expressive arts therapy, etc.) 

2) Certification with The Focusing Institute


Sophie Glikson, MA, LMHC, CET, FOT
Sophie is a Certified Expressive Therapist, Certified Focusing-Oriented Therapist, and Certified FOET Trainer. She has been in private practice offering expressive arts therapy to adults and children in Medford, MA since 1989. She integrates Focusing with the medicinal power of the arts in a heart-centered approach. Sophie is an Adjunct Faculty in the Expressive Therapies program in the Graduate School of Arts and Social Sciences at Lesley University and has been teaching since 1994. Her passion is to provide space for creative soul-making in the service of health, integrity, and inner peace.


Peggy Langley, MA, LMHC, FOT
Peggy received a Master’s Degree in Dance/Movement Therapy from Lesley University in 1984 and has a BA degree in music. She has worked with a variety of populations as a therapist and educator, including children, geriatrics, adults living with HIV/AIDS, pregnant women and other adults with substance abuse issues. Peggy studies yoga, plays the flute and guitar, has been a facilitator at the “Opening the Heart” workshops, is a Certified Focusing-Oriented Therapist, and Certified FOET Trainer. She works from a body-oriented perspective and believes in the dance of life.