Elizabeth Baring


Certified Focusing-Oriented Therapist

Certified Focusing Trainer


Personal Statement

Elizabeth Baring, MS, ATR-BC, LCAT, NCPsyA, LP, is a licensed psychoanalyst, a licensed creative art therapist, sandplay practitioner, and a focusing oriented therapist. For 20 years she has had a private practice in New York City, working with children and adults with a wide range of emotional and behavioral difficulties by combining sandplay, creative arts therapy, and focusing with traditional psychotherapy. Elizabeth worked at Mt. Sina Sliver Hill and Stamford Hospitals. She is a member of the educational support team at the Brooklyn Waldorf School and a faculty member and supervisor at the Training and Research in Intersubjective Self Psychology.
Elizabeth Baring nacio en Buenos Aires, Argentina y habla espa√Īol.


Office 1: 1133 Broadway (West 26th St), suite 807, New York, NY 10010 United States.

Public Contact Details:

telephone: (646) 842-1046

website: http://www.lizbaring.com/

email: lizbaring@gmail.com

Languages: Fluent English and Spanish

Professional Details:

Professional memberships with licensing or registering bodies:

The Focusing Institute
N.A.A.P – National Association for the Advancements of Psychoanalysis
A.A.T.A. – America Art Therapy Association
S.T.A. – Sandplay Therapists of America
Anthroposophical Society in America

Academic and training qualifications:

Master of Science – Art Therapy
License Psychoanalyst
Sandplay Practitioner
Certified Focusing-Oriented Therapist
Certified Focusing Trainer


Therapeutic services:

o  Individual psychotherapy/counselling
o  Individual Focusing sessions (guided Focusing, not ongoing therapy)
o  Couple/Relationship therapy
o  Focusing-Oriented Coaching
o  Online/Skype sessions
o  Telephone sessions
o  Group or family therapy

Areas of special interest or advanced training:

Art Therapy
Children of adoption
Parenting issues


o I offer training groups to learn Focusing (open to the public)

o I offer individual sessions for people to learn Focusing (open to the public)

o  Consultation and Supervision for psychotherapists, psychologists, counsellors

Details of these and any other services:



Recent Publications (5 years or less):