Welcome to Focusing-Oriented Recovery

Your physically felt body is in fact part of a gigantic system
of here and other places, now and other times,
you and other people – in fact, the whole universe.
This sense of being bodily alive in a vast system
is the body as it is felt from inside.”

Eugene Gendlin 1996

”To the extent in which a ‘felt meaning’ is never -or no longer-
symbolized in certain aspects,
the experiencing process is ‘structure- bound’…..”
Gendlin 1964

This blog page is the space holder for Focusing-Oriented Recovery. It holds the literature and meeting scrips for the following groups:

Focus-In Recovery Anonymous

Recovery-Oriented Changes meetings

Recovery Focusing (H.O.W. We Heal) groups.

Focus-IN Recovery Partnerships

Connecting though felt sensing and felt listening with ourselves,
others, and the greater living system.

Focusing Oriented Therapy: If you are seeking information on  Professional Psychotherapy  for Addiction, Click HERE.

Other Focusing-Oriented approaches to addictive process include:

Macroshifting: Changing the Unchangeable, with Dr. Robert Lee

Untangling. Inner Relationship Focusing with Ann Weiser Cornell and Barbara McGavin

Stepping Stones to Healing and H.O.W. To Facilitate Recovery Focusing Groups, by Suzanne Noel

For more information on Focusing, please visit The Focusing Institute.

For articles related to Focusing and addiction recovery, see Focusing and Addictions

For more information on Recovery Focusing, visit www.RecoveryFocusing.com

Document on Applications of Focusing for Recovery based on the Recovery Focusing Model

We encourage you to explore Twelve Step groups that may resonate for you, such as, Alcoholics Anonymous, Narcotics Anonymous, Al-Anon, Codependents Anonymous, Adult Children of Alcoholics and Dysfunctional Families, Gamblers Anonymous, Debtors Anonymous, Sex and Love Addicts Anonymous, Codependents of Sex Addicts Anonymous, Survivors of Incest Anonymous, Emotions Anonymous, among others. Please do a Google search on any of these.


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Shifting into Recovery, together