Wouldn’t it be great to have Focusing with you whenever you need it? Join…

Focusing Alone

an on-demand course with Ann Weiser Cornell that helps you Focus on your own more easily

Empower yourself to do Focusing any time and anywhere you need to, whether a partner is available or not…

Focusing Alone was hard for me, too…

If you’re struggling to use Focusing on your own, you’re not the only one!

I couldn’t focus alone very well when I first learned Focusing, and then I didn’t even try for years and years. My partnership sessions were all the Focusing I had. But one day I had to do Focusing and there were no partners around!

I was on my first whitewater rafting trip. During the early part of the day my raft flipped over, and I had a scary dunk in the river.

Later, we had a 20-minute walk while the guides carried our rafts around a waterfall. I realized that the thought of getting back in my raft terrified me. But there weren’t any other choices — we were far from civilization, with no roads in or out. I had to get back in the raft — but I couldn’t.

So, on that 20-minute walk, I did Focusing, all by myself, with the part that was scared to get back in the raft.

I said “something in me is terrified” — and felt it in my body and said Hello to it. Then, I listened to what scared it so much. What I learned surprised me. It wasn’t that I had fallen in the river. It was the motion of the raft itself. The bumpy up-and-down was like turbulence on an airplane that this part of me really hated. When I realized what this part of me was so afraid of, and I let it know I heard it, the scared feeling lessened. I was able to get back on the raft…and even have a good time for the rest of the day.

From that day on, I realized that Focusing alone was important.

I made it my goal to learn from people who Focused alone successfully. I learned so much! The result: a whole array of methods that help and support solo Focusing. It’s great to have a Focusing partner — and it’s great to have Focusing whenever and however you need it.

Do Focusing alone when you:

  • Need more time than a partner can give you
  • Want to do Focusing late at night or super-early in the morning
  • Get emotionally triggered and need some Focusing right now

You know how great Focusing is! Being able to do Focusing alone multiplies the times when Focusing can bring you relief and transformation.

I hope you’ll allow me to be a companion on your journey to successful solo Focusing. I’d love to show you how to be able to do Focusing, whenever you need it.

stressed out person

Focusing alone isn’t hard. It just involves creating the right environment… and being there for yourself.


― Ann Weiser Cornell

Join me in this course where I’ll show you how to:

  • Explore what’s so hard about Focusing Alone — and how to turn that around
  • Practice powerful, practical tips that make Focusing Alone easier…immediately
  • Follow a supportive “script” that keeps you on track
  • Set up and follow a regular Focusing practice you can integrate into your life

This course could be right for you if:

  • Are familiar with Focusing and have some success Focusing with a partner.
  • Get stuck or find it challenging to Focus on your own.
  • Want a diverse set of processes designed to help you stay engaged with your Focusing practice.
  • Wish you knew how to create a plan for regular Focusing practice – and stick to it!
  • Already use Focusing alone and want to explore alternatives to your current practice.

This course is probably not right for you if :

  • You’ve never done Focusing and Focusing partnerships and are looking for a place to learn it. We recommend Your Path to Lasting Change.

What You’ll Get:

The sense of empowerment that comes with being a solo Focuser

The confidence and clarity that you know what works for you when you sit down to do Focusing on your own

Simple solutions for common problems that come with Solo Focusing like how to:

  • slow down
  • set aside time
  • tap into the power of speaking aloud
  • deal with drifting and sleepiness
  • stay with the process all the way through

Four weekly modules – Each introduces new skills you can use to improve your ability to do Focusing Alone.

Number 1

The Quality of Containment

 Develop practices that support you create a stronger container for your own process.

Following a Thread

Learn self-guiding invitations that help you move deeper into the Focusing process on your own.

Acceptance & Safety

Learn how to move beyond judging yourself and create a sense of acceptance and safety in your solo Focusing.

Colors, Drawing & Mind Mapping

Explore how you can support your Focusing Alone using things like drawing and mind-mapping.

About Your Teacher

Ann created Inner Relationship Focusing with her long-time colleague, Barbara McGavin, to help alleviate the thinking and feeling cycles that kept her stuck in hard places. It changed her life, and it became her mission to help others create quiet miracles in their lives too.

For over 35 years now, Ann’s been teaching this practical, revolutionary process to people all over the world. With this on-demand course, you get the benefit of Ann’s expertise and the chance to practice the simple, yet revolutionary process of Focusing with her gentle, compassionate guidance.

Ann is the author of Focusing in Clinical Practice: The Essence of Change, The Power of Focusing, and The Radical Acceptance of Everything. Today she is internationally recognized as one of the leading innovators and theoreticians of Focusing.

The more I do Focusing — both with partners and by myself — the closer I get to my ideal of Focusing all the time. Living a Focusing life.


― Ann Weiser Cornell

Are you ready to discover the simple solutions to your solo Focusing struggles?

Learn how you can…

Solve Common Problems with Focusing Alone

Trust Your Solo Focusing Process

Experience the Benefits of Focusing When You Need It

Enroll for Your Course Here

Focusing Alone On-Demand Course

$95.00 $47.50

4-week on-demand video course Unlimited, lifetime access Downloadable workbook Access to our online forum This is an on-demand course. Video was recorded during an actual live course and has been edited. Sound quality may vary.

Get 6 Powerful Guided Exercises

  • Writing while Focusing
  • Checking in with your Focusing Alone
  • Learning from your Focusing Alone
  • What helps you feel loved and accepted
  • Using colors while Focusing Alone
  • Going forward with Focusing Alone
  • And much more…

How This Course Works

Learn Wherever You Like

This course is accessible by computer, tablet, or smart phone. If you can connect to the internet, you can connect to this course!

Be Supported In Your Process!

You won’t be going it alone! You’ll have access to a forum to chat with other students, plus access to Ann for parts where you might feel stuck.

Available at Your Convenience!

You can access new content (delivered weekly) whenever it works for you. You get lifetime access, so you can revisit the material anytime.

Interactive Materials

This course includes a beautiful PDF workbook to help you integrate your learning. There will also be checkpoints during the course to check-in on your progress.

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Got Questions? We’ve Got Your Answers…

In order to get the most benefit from learning Focusing Alone, we recommend you have some experience with Focusing. We recommend you to have taken a Focusing course in which you learned and practiced Focusing partnership— for example, our course, Your Path to Lasting Change.

No. You’ll have access to the first Module of the course as soon as you sign up. Every 7 days, you’ll get a new module released to you. We provide the content in ‘small bites’ like this because taking time to practice the material and move forward in small, consistent steps supports you in making the kinds of changes you really want to make.

Sure. The classroom is virtual. You’ll get access to the course platform right after registering. Materials are provided via a combination of video, audio slideshows, and written content to cover a variety of learning styles. There is a forum so you can connect with other program participants and be part of a dynamic learning community. And you get lifetime access to all of it. Go through it once and come back anytime you need some extra support to handle life!

Thanks for asking. Each course is licensed to a single user – you! While we can’t authorize you to share the materials, we’d love to have your friend participate too. Please feel free to invite them to sign up too!

Your course comes with a 100% money-back guarantee. If you let us know within one year after you purchase the course that we didn’t deliver what we said we would, just ask and we’ll cheerfully refund the full course fee.

No, we’re sorry. Continuing Education Units (CE Credits) are not available for this course. If you need CE Credits, please check out our upcoming live online courses here.

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