PBSP America Connect

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Upcoming events

    • 31 May 2019
    • 9:00 AM
    • 2 Jun 2019
    • 4:00 PM
    • San Diego, California
    • 16

    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. 

    • 26 Sep 2019
    • 29 Sep 2019
    • Prague, Czech Republic

    7th International PBSP Conference

    26 - 29 September, 2019

    On the occasion of the 90th anniversary of the birth of Albert Pesso and Diane Boyden Pesso, the 7th International PBSP Conference entitled "Science and Good Practice" will be held in Prague.  This event is being organized by the Czech Association of Pesso Boyden Psychomotor Psychotherapy. 

    Full event details and registration information is available via the links below.

    Click here to download the full conference invitation & information in PDF. 

    Visit http://www.pbsp2019.cz/ or contact conference@pbsp.cz for more details.

Questions? Email us at info@pbspconnect.org .


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