Conferences and Courses

Conferences

Public Courses

Living Systems’ annual conference brings leading researchers from various disciplines to Vancouver to explore Bowen Theory and other fields of study.

Upcoming Conferences

2019 Conference to be announced.

Living Systems works to present current ideas from the sciences with a perspective informed by Bowen Theory and systems thinking. We have videos online of for the previous conferences listed below.

Past Conferences

Chronic Illness and the Family

This conference will explore how emotional process in the family can interact with the expression of certain genes in members of the family that affect our behaviour and our health. In addition, the conference will examine the possibility that modifying patterns of family interaction may alter the expression of genes linked to health and illness

Missed the Conference? Watch it online!
The entire conference is available as six online videos. You may purchase the videos by clicking here.

For more information and the conference brochure click here.

“Trauma and the Family: Widening the Lens”

This conference reviewed some of the current ways in which Tramua therapy is approached while broadening the lens to consider how the relationship process contributues to the overall outcome.

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“The Child’s Development of Self in the Family – A Systems Perspective”

April 2015, with Dr. Dan Papero and Dr. Mark Flinn

This conference explored aspects of child development from a systems perspective.

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“The Miracle of Systems Thinking”

This recent conference described such a paradigm shift with a series of lectures and illustrated its clinical applications with case presentations.

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Upcoming Public Courses

Family Matters Video Series

The Bowen Center in Georgetown, Washington DC produces a regular series of interviews on different aspects of Bowen Family Systems Theory and its application to human behaviour.  These programs are a great way to enrich one’s understanding of Bowen Theory and its practical application to everyday life.

To see all episodes click here.

The episode below, “Bowen Theory in Everyday Life”, is one of the most viewed episodes in the series.

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