PBSP America Connect

  • Events

Upcoming events

    • 29 Mar 2019
    • 9:00 AM
    • 31 Mar 2019
    • 4:00 PM
    • Asheville Center for Group and Family Therapy 1270 Hendersonville Road, Suite #8 Asheville, N.C. 28803

    PBSP is a powerful therapy for the reeducation and remolding of difficult mind /body patterns in the human psyche. Participants will develop and enhance their skill and knowledge as PBSP therapists. This hands-on, experiential program will consist of theory, exercises, demos and supervision.  Interested therapists will be assisted in developing a personal plan of training and development leading to certification as a PBSP therapist. All levels of PBSP practitioner’s beginners to advanced are welcome.

    The program will be offered over three weekends from October 2018 to March 2019.

    Each weekend will be three days beginning Friday 9:00 am and ending Sunday 4:00 pm

        March 29-31, 2019                  Identifying and treating Trauma patterns using PBSP principles

    FEE:   $450/weekend

               $400/weekend if attending all three weekends

    LOCATION: Asheville Center for Group and Family Therapy

                        1270 Hendersonville Road, Suite #8

                        Asheville, N.C.  28803

    17Clock hours available:  Asheville Center for Group and Family Therapy is an approved continuing education provider (ACEPtm) and may offer NBCC clock hours for events that meet NBCC requirements.  The ACEP is responsible for all aspects of this program.

    Faculty:  Pam Dickson White, MA Counseling, LCSW, LPC

                   CERTIFIED PESSO BOYDEN PSYCHOMOTOR THERAPIST, SUPERVISOR,                                                                             

                   TRAINER IN TRAINING

                   Certified Transactional Analyst; International Transactional Analysis Association

    Pam did training with Al Pesso from 1990 to 2015

    Pam has conducted monthly training and supervision programs in Transactional Analysis and Redecision Therapy since 1985

    Guest Faculty: Debbie Willbur (Mar)

    To enroll or for further information please contact Pam White:

    Phone: 828 274-5757   e-mail: acgft2@gmail.com


    • 27 Apr 2019
    • 8:30 AM (EDT)
    • 28 Apr 2019
    • 12:30 PM (EDT)
    • Asheville, NC, Lenoir Rhyne Community Room, 36 Montford Park Ave Asheville NC 28801

    The 3rd annual USPBSPA conference will be held in Asheville, NC.   

    "Endlessly becoming:  An experiential workshop for psychotherapists"

    April 27 (8:30am  - 5:15pm*) and April 28 (9am - 12:30pm*) 
    * please note revised event timing to accommodate 10 CEs.

    Once again, USPBPA Trainers and Supervisors will put on a conference event in conjunction with their annual retreat and USPBSPA Board meeting.  Come and join them in beautiful Asheville, NC for a day of learning, meeting with old friends and making new ones.  Psychotherapists, and interested lay people, of all levels of knowledge of PBSP, from new to advanced practitioners are welcome.

    Cost:  $150 (online and check payments accepted)


    Asheville Visitors Center, Lenoir Rhyne Community Room
    36 Montford Park Ave
    Asheville  NC  28801

    For more information, contact Jim Amundsen at jamundsen70@gmail.com

    • 17 May 2019
    • 9:00 AM
    • 19 May 2019
    • 5:00 PM
    • Hampton Inn & Suites, 2812 University Ave, Minneapolis, MN 55414

    PBSP Trainers Jim Amundsen, PhD and Curt Levang, PhD will offer and second 3 day training in PBSP psychotherapy in Minneapolis.  All people of whatever level of experience in PBSP, beginners to advanced, are welcome to attend.  Cost is $450.  To register contact Jim Amundsen at 651-649-0984 or at jamundsen70@gmail.com.

    • 31 May 2019
    • 9:00 AM
    • 2 Jun 2019
    • 4:00 PM
    • San Diego, California
    • 19

    PBSP Supervisor and Trainer, Jim Amundsen, PhD will be offering 3 days of training in San Diego, CA.  Psychotherapists, social workers, and mental health practioners of all levels of experience with PBSP, from beginner to advanced, are welcome to attend.

    Training dates:

    • Friday, May 31, 2019 (9am - 5pm)
    • Saturday, June 1 (9am - 5pm)
    • Sunday, June 2, 2019 (9am - 4pm)

    Cost $450 | Student Cost $375

    Participants will be able to:

    • Identify manifestations of unmet basic developmental needs as they arise in the therapy session.
    • Review PBSP principle of Ideal Parenting as a healing response to unmet needs and how to teach it to the client.
    • Utilize the techniques of witnessing and “voices” when working with clients in the early stages of a PBSP session or in relational therapy.
    • Practice helping their clients use symbolic action and satisfying interactions with ideal parent figures to create new and more positive, experientially anchored internal maps.
    • Utilize PBSP tools focused on developing and maintaining safety, respect and careful limits when working with abused and traumatized clients.

    Location and Registration:

    The event will be held in San Diego, with exact location details to be provided upon receipt of completed registration.  Please follow the Registration link to reserve your place as space is limited. 

    For more information, contact Dr. Aimee Pearson at draimeepearson@yahoo.com or Maya Heffernan at mheffernan.therapy@gmail.com.

    (Click here for a PDF copy of the event flyer)

    • 10 Jun 2019
    • 9:00 AM
    • 14 Jun 2019
    • 5:00 PM
    • Lutsen Resort

    PBSP Trainer, Jim Amundsen, PhD, LP, will once again offer a 5 day PBSP training retreat on the shores of Lake Superior in northern MN.  Last year's attendees were unanimous in their praise for both the training and the location for this training retreat.  All therapist of all disciplines are welcomed, from expert PBSP practitioners to those brand new and perhaps curious of PBSP psychotherapy.  Continuing education credits will be available from the Minnesota Boards of Psychology and Social Work (25 hours).  Cost is $550.

    To register, contact Jim Amundsen directly at: jamundsen70@gmail.com or, 651-649-0984 (voice only).  Register early as group size will be limited.  Lutsen Resort (lutsenresort.com) will offer rooms at a 3 nights for the price of 2.  There are also condominium type units for rental,  Contact the resort separately to reserve a room. 

Questions? Email us at info@pbspconnect.org .


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Suite 201

Saint Paul, MN 55104

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