Articles about PBSP

What is PBSP

Click here to read “Back To The Root” A chapter by J Grayson published in 2014, about her work using Pesso Boyden System Psychomotor (also known as Pesso Therapie) with those committing a sexual offence.  This includes a detailed case study.

A description of a structure by Al Pesso

An Introduction to PBSP by Al Pesso

Holes in roles: Article and short video by Al Passo

Healing in the Boardroom: A trainer in Pesso Boyden System Psychomotor (PBSP) body-based psychotherapy

Juliet Grayson, explains how PBSP works and why accessing our hidden emotional processes, using the PBSP concept of ‘principals’.   Principles are the associations that we are making between someone in our lives now and a person with similar behaviours from our past.  By working with principles we can transform relationships.  The description in this article is based around a relationship at work, but the same method works with intimate relationships.   Published in the BACP magazine Counselling At Work, Issue 87 Winter 2015 pp 20-26.
Click here to read the article: Healing in the Boardroom


The Magical Marriage: why some people go off sex after eighteen months

By Juliet Grayson.  Published in HealthyNewAge Volume 2 June 2016

This article shows an aspect of Pesso Boyden System Psychotherapy, called a ‘magical marriage’, which can exist between a child and their parent.  In the magical marriage, the parent relies on the child (consciously or unconsciously) – OR – the child feels in some way responsible for the parent.  It is a ‘symbolic’ marriage, and obviously not a literal marriage.  The child is a kind of surrogate spouse, and the child may be filling an emotional void for their mother or father, or they may be (in certain ways) treating each other like partners.  There is no sexual contact or inappropriate physical touch, but the relationship is emotionally incestuous.
To read the full article: click here for Magical Marriage article