To the PBSP Community As much as we are all in mourning for our cherished and esteemed leaders, Albert Pesso and Diane Boyden Pesso, we want to assure everyone who cares about the system of psychotherapy which they created, that PBSP is still alive and well. In addition to an ongoing, vibrant European PBSP Community, […]
Dear friends, It is with profound sadness that I inform you on behalf of my sisters that our beloved father, Al Pesso, died suddenly on May 19th after a long illness and seven months hospitalization. There will be a joint memorial service for both our mother and father in Cambridge, MA in late summer at […]
Dear friends, colleagues, and clients, I am writing today to announce my retirement as a therapist and teacher. As many of you know, for the past five months I have been battling a series of health challenges including hemothorax, many rounds of pneumonia, congestive heart failure, endocarditis, arrhythmia, blood infections, anemia, and multiple myeloma […]
Diane Boyden Pesso, beloved wife of Albert Pesso and daughter of Martha L. Birchby and F. Wendell Boyden, died of ALZ on Mar. 4, 2016 in Chestnut Hill, MA. Born Aug. 8, 1929 she leaves her husband, 3 daughters, Tana Pesso, Tasmin Pesso, and Tia Pesso Powell and 4 grandchildren, Chris F. Edley III, Kyra […]
Dear friends, It is with great sadness that I share with you the news that my beloved wife, Diane Boyden Pesso, died early this morning of Alzheimer’s disease. She was without pain or fear in her final days, so that is a blessing. We will arrange a memorial service for sometime later in the […]
In this new podcast, “Understanding The Psychological Causes & Conditions Of Terrorism,” from Levevei James Alexander Arnfinsen interviews Al Pesso.
Parts 1 & 2 of a video of a January 2015 introductory lecture by Al Pesso on making new memories to a PBSP experiential group in Birmingham, Alabama. Created in 1961 by Albert Pesso and Diane Boyden-Pesso, Pesso Boyden System Psychomotor (PBSP) is the most advanced therapeutic system available for emotional re-education or reprogramming. PBSP […]
Al Pesso’s Keynote Address to the German Humanistic Psychotherapy Congress October 2014 on PBSP theories and techniques for treating depression including discussion of Structures and Holes in Roles.