Spreading the Power of Pesso Boyden Psychotherapy

As a psychotherapist, I’m a BIG FAN of Pesso Boyden System Psychomotor (PBSP). I believe it deserves much broader recognition and practice in the UK. PBSP is a powerful body-oriented psychotherapy developed in the 1960s by Albert Pesso and Diane Boyden. It utilizes gentle touch, movement and interaction to help heal developmental wounds and trauma. […]

The secret life of trauma

As a psychotherapist, I’ve come to view trauma differently over the years. Trauma is not just an upsetting experience that happened in the past. It’s an ongoing state of feeling unsafe in the present. The brain gets stuck predicting danger, even when life looks “normal” again. This stuck state activates our fight-flight-freeze responses. The symptoms […]