Pesso events 2024-2025

“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 for the General Public


This page was up to date as at 11/3/24
To discuss these or join one of these – if the ‘booking page’ is not yet open, please email juliet@therapyandcounselling.co.uk


2024 Ongoing Groups: Priority is given to people already attending the group. Please email juliet@therapyandcounselling.co.uk to check about spaces

Chepstow Ongoing Group 2024,
South Wales 2024 starts Jan 30 and 31 2024, May 21 22, Sept 10 11, Nov `11 (Monday) and 12 2024. PRIORITY IS GIVING TO THOSE ALREADY IN THE 2023 GROUP – email juliet @ therapyandcounselling.co.uk to go on waiting list.  Click here for info and prices for 2024 Chepstow Group


Monmouthshire Ongoing Group 2024 (Grandfather’s Axe Group)
South Wales 2024 starts March 21 22 2024, June 6 7 , Sept (Sat) 13 14, Dec 5 6 2024. PRIORITY IS GIVING TO THOSE ALREADY IN THE 2023 GROUP – email juliet @ therapyandcounselling.co.uk to go on waiting list. Click here for info and prices for 2024 Grandfather’s Axe Group. 

Monmouthshire Ongoing Group 2024 (Trealy New Group / White Stag Group): South Wales 2024 – each module will start at 1pm on first day and finish at 7.15 pm on the final day.  17th-19th March 2024, 2nd-4th June, 15th-17th Sept, 7th-9th Dec  Click here for info and prices for 2024 for Trealy New Group

email juliet @ therapyandcounselling.co.uk to go on waiting list. 


Residential Workshops over Several Days
These are each individual, separate workshops.  So if you book you attend one workshop. 
     

  • 28th Residential 25-29 November 2024 Earthspirit Centre, Somerset, UK  CONTACT Juliet to join waiting list – it’s possible that spaces become available when people are asked to pay!  Click Here
  • 29th Residential 23-27 March 2025 Earthspirit Centre Somerset UK.  Contact Juliet if you are interested in joining this. THIS ONE HAS SPACES 

There are more Pesso Boyden films and resources on https://jandw.thinkific.com/ – you will have to create an account.

COMING UP FOR PBSP TRAINEES  

PBSP Live Guided Practice and Supervision Days: 
ALL THESE SUPERVISION DAYS BELOW HAVE SPACES FOR MEMBERS OF THE GENERAL PUBLIC – TO COME AS CLIENTS – AND HAVE A  STRUCTURE AS A CLIENT – LED BY A THERAPIST WHO IS TRAINING TO BE A PBSP THERAPIST (provided you have had at least one structure already).
For PBSP trainee therapists, these do NOT count towards the 9 structures you are required to have outside the training.
May 23 Thursday 2024 in Chepstow, Monmouthshire Click Here
November 13 Wednesday 2024 in Chepstow, Monmouthshire Click Here 
November 14  Thursday 2024 in Chepstow, Monmouthshire Click Here
November 15 Friday 2024 in Chepstow, Monmouthshire Click Here