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    • 6 Sep 2024
    • 9:00 AM
    • 8 Sep 2024
    • 5:00 PM
    • San Diego, CA

    PBSP Training Program in San Diego, CA

    The USPBSPA is pleased to announce the launch of a new training program in San Diego, CA for psychotherapists, social workers, and mental health practitioners!  Each event will be 3 days in length. At the end of one year, each participant will have completed 9 full days of training. Each training will be led by certified PBSP Trainers.

    Please note: The format of the training has been changed. The San Diego trainings are no longer being offered as a 3-year cohort.  Each event will be a stand-alone event. People are welcome to attend any or all of these training events.

    Session Dates

    September 6-8,2025

    February 7-9, 2025

    May 2-4, 2025

    Cost:  $650 per 3-day training session

    Location: Private home in San Diego, exact location will be sent to you after registration is complete. 

    Thanks to a very generous contribution, the USPBSPA is now able to offer partial financial assistance for those wishing to train in PBSP. You may be eligible to receive financial assistance for up to 50% of your tuition costs. Click here to read about and apply for financial assistance.

    Contact Maya Heffernan at  for more information.

Past events

26 Apr 2024 Using PBSP for healing attachment wounds and trauma: an experiential workshop for therapists
8 Apr 2024 Dinner Reception -Sat. April 6 for PBSP National Conference
6 Apr 2024 2024 USA National PBSP Conference
1 Dec 2023 Denver Training
1 Oct 2023 Utilizing Imaginal and Relational Interventions in Working with Trauma
19 Jun 2023 Embodied memory reconsolidation: Intensive PBSP training
10 Jun 2023 Denver PBSP Training
17 May 2023 34th Annual International Boston Trauma Conference
3 Feb 2023 Foundations of PBSP Psychotherapy II
13 Nov 2022 Introduction to PBSP Psychotherapy
21 Oct 2022 Foundations of PBSP psychotherapy
20 Jun 2022 5 Day Intensive PBSP Training
11 Mar 2022 Using PBSP for healing attachment wounds and trauma: An experiential workshop for therapists
28 Jan 2022 West Coast PBSP Training, Module 2 - Postponed
17 Sep 2021 Training weekend - Module 1
2 Apr 2021 Monthly PBSP Skills Consultation Group
5 Dec 2020 Updating Your Knowledge and Skills in PBSP Psychotherapy: An Experiential and Didactic Training (via Zoom). With PBSP Trainers, Gus Kaufman, PhD, Matt Fried, PhD, and Robbin McInturff, MA, LPC, LMFT.
16 Nov 2020 State of Mind
24 Oct 2020 Three Year Training Program
15 Jun 2020 Memory Reconciliation in psychotherapy: PBSP Training
25 Apr 2020 <CANCELLED>PBSP: Creating new memories to transform the future. A dynamic therapeutic model for complex times.
14 Feb 2020 PBSP Training for Mental Health Professionals
31 Dec 2019 Three Year PBSP Training Program
9 Nov 2019 PBSP Structure / Teaching Group
11 Oct 2019 PBSP Training for mental health practitioners
26 Sep 2019 7th International PBSP Conference
10 Jun 2019 Embodied Memory Reconsolidation: PBSP Therapy Training
31 May 2019 PBSP Training for Psychotherapists and Mental Health Providers
17 May 2019 PBSP Training for Psychotherapists
27 Apr 2019 3rd Annual USPBSPA Conference - "Endlessly becoming: An experiential workshop for psychotherapists"
29 Mar 2019 Identifying & Treating trauma patterns using PBSP
8 Feb 2019 The Healing Power of Symbolic Memory: An Introduction to PBSP Theory & Practice
7 Feb 2019 PBSP Training for Psychotherapists and Mental Health Providers
25 Jan 2019 PBSP Training for psychotherapists
16 Nov 2018 Healing Attachment Wounds and Trauma: Experiential PBSP Training
26 Oct 2018 Ashevile Pesso Boyden System Psychomotor Training
4 Jun 2018 Five Day PBSP Training
5 May 2018 The USPBSPA Presents: The 2nd PBSP National Conference: Healing Trauma & Attachment Wounds With PBSP
11 Nov 2017 Making New Memories
29 Oct 2017 The Healing Power of Symbolic Memory: an introduction to Psychomotor Therapy (PBSP)
20 Oct 2017 PBSP Training, Minneapolis/St Paul, MN
16 Sep 2017 Experiential-Teaching Workshop on the Work of Albert Pesso (PBSP) and its Application to Ongoing Relational Therapy.


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