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The 2017 Family Systems Institute Annual Conference



Addressing the human developing mind capable
of observing itself in a relationship context and understanding
variations in the capacity to be a self in the world of relationships.

Date: 15th-16th June
Time: 9am-5pm
Location: Northside Conference Centre

Live streaming option available for individuals and organisations during selected parts of the conference. See the event page for further information.


Parenting for Helpers x 4 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.

*New Dates: Wednesday mornings – August 23rd, September 20th, October 25th and November 29th 2017.

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


*This group is now full.


Family of Origin Research Groups


Newcastle Family of Origin Research Group

*New Dates: September 13th; October 11th; November 8th; December 13th; February 7th; March 14th; April 11th & May 9th 2018.

Time:  Wednesdays 4 pm – 6 pm Family-Tree-Ideas-1

Trainer: Veronica Peters

Venue/area: Central Newcastle City



Neutral Bay Family of Origin Research Group 2017-2018.

Dates: September 12th; October 10th; November 14th; December 19th; January 9th; February 13th; March 13th and April 10th 2018.

Time: Tuesdays 4pm – 6pm 

Trainer: Dr Linda MacKay Phd

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


Small Supervision Groups


Family Systems Theory Application – small group supervisionJenny Brown Training

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


Dr Monica McGoldrick

Dr Monica McGoldrick

Genograms in Clinical Assessment with Monica McGoldrick – Half Day Workshop

Presenter: Dr Monica McGoldrick

When: Thursday 7th September, 2017

Time: 9:30 am – 12:30 pm

Facilitator: Dr Linda MacKay



fooAll in the Family – Western Sydney All day Workshop

Facilitated by 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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