“It’s the only thing that I feel really works, and that’s the stuff I learned from Al Pesso, to actually give people a visceral experience of what it would have been like as a small kid to have people be there for you. It’s absolutely transformative.”
says Bessel van der Kolk, about the method Pesso Boyden System of Psychotherapy (PBSP), when talking about Trauma and Abandonment. Chapter 18 in his book “The Body Keeps The Score” is all about PBSP. Read that chapter here
Bessel van der Kolk: Psychiatrist, author, and researcher based in Boston, USA. Since the 1970s his research has been in the area of post-traumatic stress. He is the author of The New York Times best seller, The Body Keeps the Score.
PRE-RECORDED: DISCUSSION WITH THE CLIENT 4 MONTHS AFTER THEIR SESSION. INCLUDES 40 MINUTES OF FILM SHOWING HIS PESSO BOYDEN THERAPY SESSION: 1 HOUR 15 MINS
NB You will be asked to sign up, before you watch it
WHAT OPTIONS ARE THERE FOR PBSP ONLINE & IN PERSON WITH JULIET in 2022 for the General Public
Chepstow Ongoing Group (South Wales), Face to Face In Person
8 Days over the year. Guests may attend just the first module, subject to space. Click here for info
Bristol Ongoing Group Face to Face In Person. 8 days over the year. Guests may attend just the first module subject to space. click here
Residential Workshops over Four Days
These are each individual, separate workshops. So if you book you attend one four day workshop. And, should you wish, you may book 2 of these!
20th Residential: 27 Feb to 3 March 2022 click here
21st Residential: 7 - 11 March 2022 click here
22nd Residential: 7-11 November 2022 click here
COMING UP FOR PBSP TRAINEES AND THERAPISTS FROM OTHER METHODS
PBSP Live Guided Practice and Supervision Days Click here for details
March 24th 2022
November 24th 2022
CHILD SEXUAL ABUSE: THE BODY KEEPS THE SCORE. Ten Topics from the PBSP Way of Working With Adults Who Have Been Sexually Abused as a Child.
To watch a film giving an idea of how PBSP works with Child Sexual Abuse, and important topics to pay attention to when working with abuse, showing extracts of film of client work - cost £10. NB You have to create an account.
There are more Pesso Boyden films and resources on https://jandw.thinkific.com/ - you will have to create an account.