Searching for more inner peace?

We’re here to help! We’ve created courses to help you:

  • feel better about yourself,
  • communicate more effectively with those you care about,
  • figure out what’s best for your life,
  • find relief from stress,
  • find your calm when life gets sticky,
  • and more!

Our programs are based on Inner Relationship Focusing.


If you’re brand new to IRF and are wondering how to get started, you can either click here to see how to start or click here to email our customer happiness manager for assistance

Our On-Demand Academy

These full-length courses will help you with specific issues.
If you have previous Focusing training, your benefit from these courses will be even greater.
These courses are provided via our online student portal. You’ll have access to the course as soon as you register. You’ll be able to watch videos, download worksheets, and interact with the teacher as well as other students in a supportive environment.
Ann Weiser Cornell

SHIFT

Interactive Video-based Training + Online Community

This program will teach you the Focusing process and how to apply it to your daily life.

In SHIFT, you step into Ann’s video classroom where she takes you through learning Focusing in simple steps.

You learn how to pause and get a larger sense of what’s happening in the moment, bring acceptance to the things you experience throughout your day (feelings, thoughts, etc), and apply the process of Focusing to decisions, releasing blocks, inner critics, and more.

$97.00$237.00
$97.00$167.00

Helps with: stress overwhelming feelings | making decisions blocks to action inner critic

At the crossroads

At the Crossroads:
Finding Your Way to Calm, Clear Decisions

3-Module On-Demand Training + Online Community

Decisions — especially hard ones that create internal conflict — are opportunities. They are profound moments in which two (or more) sides of the self need to be honored and heard in order to move forward from your wholeness.

When decisions seem to pull you apart, Focusing can help you come back together again. Discover the practical steps to making decisions with your whole self.

$145.00 $72.50

Helps with: making decisions | inner sense of rightness

21 Days to Healthier Boundaries

21 Days to Healthier Boundaries

3 Weeks of Daily Content
Online Video Trainings + Community

Is it hard to put your own needs first sometimes? In this on-demand course with Ann Weiser Cornell, you’ll receive practical support and guidance to help you finally set boundaries you can feel good about.

$97.00 $48.50

Helps with: relationships | healing emotional pain from the past | healthy boundaries

Inner Critic

Finding Freedom from Inner Critics

3 Weeks of Daily Content
Online Video Trainings + Community

Life is much harder when you have an inner critic telling you to feel bad about who you are. Join Ann Weiser Cornell to learn a loving, life-enhancing way to change how you experience self-criticism so you can move forward with more confidence, self-compassion, and inner peace.

$97.00 $48.50

Helps with: inner critic | increasing self-compassion | healing emotional pain from the past

You Can’t Run on Empty:
Create More Rest and Self-Care in 21 Days

3 Weeks of Daily Content
Online Video Trainings + Community

Self-care isn’t just about finding ways to unwind. It’s about taking care of your well-being at every level – mind, body, emotions, spirit, and relationships. Join Ann Weiser Cornell to discover how to create the small, sustainable changes that support you living a more well-rested, self-loving life.

$157.00 $78.50

Helps with: stress | emotional overwhelm | inner critic | tuning in to your body’s wisdom | increasing self-compassion | blocks to action | Focusing in daily life

The Urge to Indulge

3-Module Interactive Video Course + Community

A course for changing behaviors around the urge to indulge without evoking shame or inner critics so you can have a more peaceful, empowered life.

$95.00 $47.50

Helps with: increasing self-compassion | shame

Focusing Alone course

Focusing Alone

4-Module Interactive Video Course + Community

A course for those with Focusing experience who’d like to Focus on their own more easily. Join us to learn a diverse set of processes designed to help you stay engaged with your Focusing practice.

$95.00 $47.50

Helps with: stress | overwhelming feelings | increasing self-compassion 

The Rock and the Hard Place:
Exploring the Gifts of Pain

3-Module Interactive Video Course + Community

Designed to help you shift your relationship with pain so pain stops dominating your life and you gain more access to your innate resilience and unquenchable spirit.

$95.00 $47.50

Helps with: increasing self-compassion | pain and physical symptoms

Releasing Blocks to Action

Releasing Blocks to Action

3-Module Interactive Video Course + Community

Discover how to identify your action blocks, relate to them in a new way, and release the dynamic that holds blocks to action in place so you can move forward again.

$145.00 $72.50

Helps with: blocks to action | increasing self-compassion | inner sense of rightness | inner critics

Loving the unlovable

Loving the Unlovable:
Transforming Shame and Self-Blame

3-Module Interactive Video Course + Community

If you suffer from shame or lack of self-love, even occasionally, this course can help you shift how you view (and how much you appreciate) the most “unlovable” parts of yourself.

$95.00 $47.50

Helps with: increasing self-compassion | healing emotional pain from the past | shame

Navigating Loss and Change

Navigating Loss & Change

3-Module Interactive Video Course + Community

Learn how loss can open you up to change you didn’t know was possible as you trust your inner sense of rightness and allow something new to emerge.

$95.00 $47.50

Helps with: increasing self-compassion | grief work | inner sense of rightness

Self-in-Presence…and Parts

7-Module Interactive Video Course + Community

Nourish your ability to be resilient and calm no matter what life throws at you. Even when you get triggered, you can get bigger than your stressful feelings with the practices in this course.

$197.00 $98.50

Helps with: stress | overwhelming feelings | increasing self-compassion

Healing Trauma

Healing Trauma: Moving Beyond the Hurt of the Past

6-Module Interactive Video Course + Community

A course to help you gently transform painful cycles like: overreacting to present events because they trigger past hurts, repeating painful patterns in your relationships, or sometimes feeling like a small, hurt child is living your life. Join us to experience how self-compassion can release past hurts so you can live more fully.

$247.00 $123.50

Helps with: trauma | overwhelming feelings | increasing self-compassion

Courses for Healing Professionals

The Doorway in a Moment:
Inviting Your Clients to the Edge of Change

3-Module Interactive Video Course + Community

For psychotherapists and other healing professionals who want to help more clients move beyond stuck repetitive patterns and into new possibilities.

$147.00 $73.50

Helps with: Focusing and psychotherapy

Beyond Trauma:
Helping Your Clients Cultivate Inner Presence

3-Module Interactive Video Course + Community

Learn powerful and practical ways to help your therapy clients heal from trauma by supporting the client in cultivating the strong inner self, Self-in-Presence.

$147.00 $73.50

Helps with: Focusing and psychotherapy

Brief On-Demand Video Seminars

Focusing is a powerful process that can shift emotional stuckness into ease and balance. But it’s not always clear how Focusing can help when we’re confronted with the struggles of daily life.

That’s why we created the Focusing and Daily Life series of 90-minute seminars. Each centers on a theme that many people are challenged by in daily life. From anger to anxiety, from loneliness to perfectionism, each one offers tips and insights that can change your daily life.

The moment you register, you get access to the entire course… forever. No wait for lessons, no “getting behind.” Go at your own pace, and revisit the inspiring content whenever you need it.

Finding the Gift in Anger Without Losing Your Head

90-minute on-demand seminar + downloadable slide presentation

Learn how to use Focusing when your anger flares up or despair knocks you down and shift from powerlessness to empowerment, and from inner suffering to inner strength.

$29.00 $14.50
Obsessive Thoughts

Get It Out of My Head: Obsessive Thoughts and How to Change Them

90-minute on-demand seminar + downloadable slide presentation

Discover the surprising reason why trying to replace negative obsessive thoughts with something positive usually doesn’t work very well and practice what does work instead.

$29.00 $14.50
Health Challenges

Listening to Your Body Through Health Challenges

90-minute on-demand seminar + downloadable slide presentation

An online seminar where you’ll learn how to tap into your body’s wisdom and gain resources to feel confident about handling the health challenges you’re facing now or in the future.

$29.00 $14.50
Regret

Regret

90-minute on-demand seminar + downloadable slide presentation

Shift your relationship with regret. We can’t change the past, but we can change what it means to us. And in a way that is forgiving and loving toward ourselves as well.

$29.00 $14.50
Exhaustion

What is Your Exhaustion Telling You?

90-minute on-demand seminar + downloadable slide presentation

Learn ways of listening to exhaustion, tiredness, weariness, and physical aches and pains so that you feel better, not worse.

$29.00 $14.50
Focusing and anxiety

Working Through Anxiety

90-minute on-demand seminar + downloadable slide presentation

How to use fast, “first-aid” Focusing when you feel overtaken by anxiety in the midst of life. You’ll come away with tools you can use to feel more at ease, more balanced, more clear.

$29.00 $14.50

Downloadable Audio Courses

Our downloadable audio courses are great options if you want to benefit from Inner Relationship Focusing, whether you’re curled up on your couch or out and about with some headphones.

Our collection includes a number of seminars co-taught by Eugene Gendlin and Ann Weiser Cornell.

Learning Focusing

2-Part Downloadable Audio Course

Great for beginners. Focusing can help you start to cultivate more calm in your life. It’s easier than you might think.

With this audio set, you’ll have a process that helps you listen in a Focusing way so that stuck emotions and thoughts start to loosen their grip with less effort on your part.

$18.95 $9.48

Helps with: stress | overwhelming feelings

Holding On and Letting Go

5-Module Downloadable Audio Course

A Focusing course to explore the many aspects of simplifying our lives: sorting through clutter, deciding what to keep and what to let go, sensing when it’s right to forge ahead and when it’s right to go slowly, and of course spending time with the parts of us that don’t want to do it at all!

$49.00 $24.50

Helps with: blocks to action, making decisions

Radical Gentleness

5-Module Downloadable Audio Course

When your mind is a battleground and you’ve become your own worst bully, it can be hard to find peace… Are you ready to take it easier on yourself? Make your move from self-blame to inner acceptance with the Radical Gentleness audio course!

$49.00

Helps with: increasing self-compassion | healing emotional pain from the past | shame

Reading A Process Model

5-Module Downloadable Audio Course
with Eugene Gendlin & Ann Weiser Cornell

An audio course where Eugene Gendlin and Ann guided the group in reading and discussing selections from A Process Model.

The intention is to support you in reading and thinking from the whole book after the course is over. Included are “Guidelines for Reading Partnerships” to support you in reading with a friend.

$49.00 $24.50

Helps with: Gendlin’s philosophy

Sitting with Gene at his Leading Edge

Sitting with Gene at His Leading Edge

5-Module Downloadable Audio Course
with Eugene Gendlin & Ann Weiser Cornell

Sitting with Gene at his Leading Edge is a close reading of Gendlin’s 2012 paper “Implicit Precision,” and is for anyone interested in seeing our world as having living process at its center, a world we belong in and which we participate in re-making. With Eugene Gendlin and Ann Weiser Cornell.

$49.00 $24.50

Helps with: Gendlin’s philosophy

Philosophy Focusing and Dreams

Philosophy, Focusing & Dreams

5-Module Downloadable Audio Course
with Eugene Gendlin & Ann Weiser Cornell

Philosophy, Focusing & Dreams is for anyone who wants to discover the richness in dreams. Even dreams that seem only negative turn out to have gifts of forward life energy waiting to be tapped into, using the methods taught in this seminar.

$49.00 $24.50

Helps with: blocks to action, making decisions

Philosophy, Focusing & Changing the World

5-Module Downloadable Audio Course
with Eugene Gendlin & Ann Weiser Cornell

In the Philosophy, Focusing & Changing the World audio course, Eugene Gendlin brings insights from Focusing and the Philosophy of the Implicit to bear on an understanding of societal change, offering a hopeful yet incisive analysis of economics, finance, government, and more.

$49.00 $24.50

Helps with: Gendlin’s philosophy

New Ways

New Ways to Go Forward with Focusing

5-Module Downloadable Audio Course
with Eugene Gendlin & Ann Weiser Cornell

An audio course created out of new practices Gene developed to help people get past stuck places. In this course, Gene and Ann explore four new ways in which Focusing can carry life forward. These are exciting new twists on the usual ways of approaching decisions, actions, therapy, meditation… and they can get us moving and expanding.

$49.00 $24.50

Helps with: Gendlin’s philosophy | making decisions

how the new can come

How the New Can Come

5-Module Downloadable Audio Course
with Eugene Gendlin & Ann Weiser Cornell

How the New Can Come is for anyone interested in how something new emerges in us – and what kind of concepts we need to grasp the emergence of originality. In this audio course, we explore this question: How does one make a space where something new can come? Gene and Ann visit philosophy, art, and therapy as examples.

$49.00 $24.50

Helps with: Gendlin’s philosophy

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Focusing, Therapy, and the Implicit

5-Module Downloadable Audio Course
with Eugene Gendlin & Ann Weiser Cornell

An audio course to support psychotherapists and other healing professionals in being with their clients in a Focusing-oriented way. This is a slightly edited version of a live, interactive, 5-week phone course with Gene and Ann.

$49.00 $24.50

Helps with: Gendlin’s philosophy | Focusing and psychotherapy

On Relating – In and Out of Therapy

5-Module Downloadable Audio Course
with Eugene Gendlin & Ann Weiser Cornell

On Relating — In & Out of Therapy is an audio course for anyone who wants to explore different ways of relating with other people. We discuss each topic first in therapy settings and then in the more complex realm of close personal relationships.

$49.00 $24.50

Helps with: Gendlin’s philosophy | relationships | Focusing and psychotherapy