Post-Graduate Program Details
Please note: This new program is pending approval by BC’s Private Training Institution Branch.
Dates: Sept 2023-June 2024
Times: Tuesdays for 2 hours (with bi-weekly 2-hour group supervision) and one evening a month for a 3-hour clinical meeting. There is no practicum for this program.
Supervision: Bi-weekly 2-hour group supervision (outlined above) and 9 individual supervision sessions.
Location: Online using Zoom
The program provides a thorough introduction to Bowen family systems theory and enables students to learn how to apply the theory to their own lives and, if applicable, with individuals, couples and families in their private practice or work setting. This program does not include a practicum.
Program Learning Objectives
- To provide the trainee with a thorough introduction to systems thinking from the perspective of Bowen Theory, its methods and techniques
- To apply the theory to efforts in one’s own family, in clinical work and, when applicable, in the workplace
- To relate Bowen Theory to knowledge from the natural sciences and to theological understanding
- To introduce trainees to systems research
Tuition Payment Option
The tuition for the second year is $3,000. A $300 non-refundable deposit is due three weeks prior to the start of the program. $1,350 is due on the first day of class, and the remaining $1,350 is due on Jan. 4th, 2024.
“The theory postulates that far more human activity is governed by man’s (sic) emotional system than he has been willing to admit, and there is far more similarity than dissimilarity between the “dance of life” in lower forms and the “dance of life” in human forms.”
Katie White, Devana Weiss, Leila Howard,
Lois Walker, and Lori-Anne Boutin-Crawford
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We accept applications starting May 1st, and interviews will begin in June. We accept final applications by August 1st, and interviews will be complete by early September. The non-refundable application fee is $120.
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Applicants have a minimum of a degree or diploma in Counselling, Social sciences or related fields or are a member in good standing with the BCACC, CAMFT or CCPA, and the applicants demonstrate a combination of life and work experience that, in the judgment of the faculty, will enable them to function successfully in the program. See the full description of the application requirements as outlined in the application form.
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