The BioSpiritual Institute is pleased to announce the appointment of John Keane as its International Director. John is from Dublin, Ireland. John has over 20 years experience in practising and teaching Focusing. John first discovered Focusing while recovering from a chronic illness that left him hospitalised for six months. Focusing had such an impact on his life that he changed career from working in the Health Insurance Industry, to studying the philosophy and practice of the Focusing Process. John took a BA in Philosophy in the Jesuit University, Milltown Park, in Dublin. He also obtained his certification as a Focusing Professional through the Focusing Institute in New York at that time. Inspired by the work of BioSpiritual Focusing, he obtained a master’s degree in Philosophy for his study on the correlations between BioSpiritual Focusing and Narrative. John traveled to California in 2008 to work and study He has taught Focusing in a wide variety of settings, including Universities in Ireland and has presented at a number of international conferences.