Gendlin on-line library


The Gendlin Online Library is maintained by the International Focusing Institute (which depends on donations to keep it maintained).


As an introduction to Gendlin’s philosophy the following text is recommended: Gendlin, E.T. (1973). Experiential phenomenology. In M. Natanson (Ed.), Phenomenology and the social sciences. Vol. I, pp. 281-319. Evanston: Northwestern University Press. The text is available at

There are important elements in it from his first big philosophical work ‘Experiencing and the creation of meaning’ (1962).

The Use of Focusing During Psychotherapy by Eugene T. Gendlin PhD University of Chicago

The Use of Focusing During Psychotherapy