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Save these dates for our 2018 Annual Conference:

Dr Elizabeth Skowron

Dr Elizabeth Skowron

Professor Jennifer Hudson

Professor Jennifer Hudson

The Vulnerable Child in the Family System

Key Note: Prof Elizabeth Skowron (University of Oregon)

Guest Researcher: Prof Jennifer Hudson (Macquarie University)

Plus a number of seminar choices with case studies!


Dates: 21st to 22nd of June, 2018
Time: 9am – 5pm
Location: Mary Mackillop Place


Live and delayed streaming options will be available for individuals and organisations during selected parts of the conference.


Please watch this space for further information – If you would like to be added to our mailing list to hear more about our events please email:

Parenting for Professionals Seminars

These small group parenting seminars are an opportunity for health professionals to develop their ability to apply Bowen Family Systems theory by reflecting on the how, what, when and where of their role as parents. There are four seminars in total.

These seminars are usually run once a month on a Wednesday morning.

Time:  9:30am- 12:00pm Parenting for helpers jpeg

Location: The FSI (30 Grosvenor St, Neutral Bay, 2089)

Trainer: Lily Mailler Reg. Psych FSI Faculty

*If you are interested in joining the next round of Parenting for Professionals Seminars please email your interest through to:


Family of Origin Research GroupsFamily-Tree-Ideas-1

Newcastle Family of Origin Research Group

Time:  Wednesdays 4 pm – 6 pm 

Trainer: Veronica Peters

Venue/area: Central Newcastle City

Please email your interest to


Neutral Bay Family of Origin Research Group: Semester 2 (1 spot left)

Dates: October 10th; November 14th; December 19th; January 9th; February 13th; March 13th; April 10th and May 8th 2018.Jenny Brown Training

Time: Tuesdays 4pm – 6pm 

Trainer: Dr Linda MacKay Phd

Cost: $1109 (GST incl) OR two payments of $566

*This group will now start in October.



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Family Systems Theory Application – small group supervision

Training requirements:

  • Essential:  Completion of Introduction to Bowen Theory Part I and II or full day workshop All in the Family.
  • Desirable: Family of origin group attendance.

*Please email your interest in joining upcoming small supervision groups to:


Semester 2 Workshops & Seminars

fooAll in the Family – Western Sydney All day Workshop

Facilitated by Dr Jenny Brown

When: Wednesday October 11th, 2017.

Time: 9:30 am to 5 pm



 Demystifying Bowen Family Systems Theory Part 1: Introduction – Half Day Workshop

Facilitated by Dr Linda MacKayDr Murray Bowen (Photo by Andrea Maloney Schara)

Date: Thursday October 19th, 2017

Time: 9:30 am to 12:30 pm.



From Thinking to Doing BFST Part 2: Application – Half Day Workshop

Facilitated by Lily Mailler

When: Wednesday November 15th, 2017

Time: 9:30 am to 12:30 pm



For further information and to enquire about registrations please email or call us on (02) 9904 5600.


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