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PBSP Training for Psychotherapists and Mental Health Providers

  • 31 May 2019
  • 9:00 AM
  • 2 Jun 2019
  • 4:00 PM
  • San Diego, California
  • 15


  • To be eligible for student rates, you must be currently enrolled in a college or university.

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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 or Maya Heffernan at

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


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