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

Excerpt from Walter Howard Smith Jnr PhD’s conference presentation 2011. Edited for this blog by Jenny Brown This excerpt opens up fascinating insights into systems leadership. Dr Smith talks about how he manages himself as Executive Director of a not for profit child and family services organisation with a staff of around 230 people. Many at […]

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Blog post by Jenny Brown.  —Murray Bowen MD Our upcoming workshop on a family systems understanding of loss and grief explores the variations in family reactions to death, the factors important to grieving and recovery, family of origin patterns of grieving and understanding the family emotional shock wave. The following excerpt from my book, “Growing […]

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Reflections on the 50th Bowen Centre Symposium, Arlington – November 2013. By Jenny Brown I have recently returned from Washington DC where I attended and presented at the Bowen Centre’s 50th Symposium. It was a privilege to participate in such a long standing gathering of systems thinkers. The 50th anniversary celebration and some of the […]

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By Wayne Caruana Psychologist at CAMHS and an Early Psychosis Service I wanted to share some of my thoughts about this year’s conference, firstly by congratulating Jenny and the team at the FSI for such an achievement in facilitating the 10th FSI Conference. I have been to 5 conferences now and have found them all very […]

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Two therapists working “systemically” What are the similarities and differences? This blog turned into a rather long essay-the following are key excerpts. There is a link to the full paper at the end. Two family therapists, both working with systems in mind, take on the same case.  What commonalities will their work share? What are […]

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