I became interested in neuroscience over 20 years ago when a copy of Antonio Damasio's book The Feeling of What Happens fell off the shelf in a bookshop one lunchtime. 'Aha' I thought, maybe this is about the experience of the felt sense that we talk about in Focusing - and indeed it was!

My own bookshelves now groan with neuroscience books, including my own, Therapy in the Age of Neuroscience, which was published by Routledge in 2020. Focusing, and the inner experience of mind and body, have helped me understand enough of this complex subject to write about it!

Seminars & presentations

Subjects I have tackled for Focusing groups include:


The following articles discuss neuroscience and the practice of Focusing, including the natural phenomenon of (small 'f') focusing:

More articles, plus more about my book, seminars and notes, are on my other website: