Coming to grips with Bowen Family Systems Theory in a collaborative learning environment.

On Wednesday 28th and Thursday 29th October the Family Systems Institute held its Annual Clinical Conference: Dialogue with Difference. Its aim was to explore Bowen Family Systems Theory alongside other approaches to clinical practice. Theories explored included Bowlby’s Attachment Theory, Gestalt Psychotherapy, CBT, Gottman and the Dialogical Approach. Day 1 Day 1 introduced us to […]

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By Ken Morgan, Sunday, 5 April 2020 The COVID19 crisis is the most disruptive phenomenon our society has experienced since the Second World War.  It’s social, psychological, and economic impacts are yet to be fully appreciated. Different leadership is required in a crisis to the more stable and predictable periods, where strategy can be developed […]

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July 17, 2019 Uncategorized 0 comments

“A person’s entire multigenerational system lives in each moment—in the present” – Keynote speaker Priscilla Friesen “It only takes one person – a family member, or professional who is able to “think systems” – to help a family become more mature and thoughtful”–Keynote speaker – Kathy Wiseman The Annual Family Systems Institute Conference held in […]

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March 21, 2017 Uncategorized 0 comments

See below for an excerpt from Dr Annemaree Bickerton’s [Child and Adolescent and Family Psychiatrist,  FSI Director and Faculty Member]  presentation on from our 2017 New Year Symposium – Contagious with Calm, Clarity, Connection and Safety: Some Useful Frameworks for Shared thinking when Reactivity is High.  

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March 8, 2017 Uncategorized 0 comments

See below for an excerpt from Dr Jane De Matteis [Clinical Psychologist & Member of the FSI Certificate program]  presentation on from our 2017 New Year Symposium: The Societal-Emotional Process – A Perspective on America’s Current Political and Cultural Climate in the context of Murray Bowen’s Concept of Societal Emotional Process.  

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