An Introduction and Useful Links

The following provides a good introduction to Bowen theory. The websites are additional resources for learning about Bowen theory from organizations in various parts of North America.

An introduction to Bowen theory.

Video introduction to Bowen Theory: Understanding Bowen Theory

An overview of the eight concepts of Bowen Theory: Bowen Theory Concepts

Bowen Theory: Dr. Bowen and the theory

YouTube Channel of interviews and presentations on Bowen Theory created by the Bowen Center: The Bowen Center

YouTube Channel “Family Matters” – a series of interviews regarding Bowen Theory: Family Matters (UDC-TV)(look for the Family Matters playlist).

Free Public Lecture videos from past conference: Streaming Video Presentation (scroll down to the public lectures section).

Past newsletters: Books & Articles (see material on the right).

Video segments of Dr. Bowen and the graduate training program: Videos

Video interviews of individuals that knew and worked with Dr. Bowen: Oral History

Selected letters of Dr. Bowen to various individuals: Commitment to Principles

Organizations that offer Bowen theory-based counselling.

The Bowen Center Anne S. McKnight, Director
Washington, D.C.

Bowen Theory AcademyDr. Michael Kerr
Washington, D.C.

Center for Human Systems – Dr. Roberta Gilbert
Washington, D.C.

CSNS&F Border Programs – Louise Rauseo
El Paso,Texas / Juarez, Mexico
Please note: This website is now available in English and Spanish. 

Family Service Center – Dr. Robert J. Noone
Chicago, Illinois

Ideas to Action – Andrea Maloney-Schara
Washington, D.C .

Programs in Bowen Theory – Laura Havstad, Lona Hardy
Sonoma County, California

Princeton Family Center – Selden Illick
Princeton, New Jersey

Southern California Training in Bowen Theory – Carolyn Jacobs
San Diego, California

The Kansas City Center for Family and Organizational Systems – Margaret Otto
Kansas City, Missouri

The Center for the Study of Natural Systems and the Family – Victoria Harrison
Houston, Texas

The Prairie Center – Tamara Hawk
Manhattan, Kansas

Western Pennsylvania Family Center in Philadelphia – Annette Kolski-Andreaco
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

An Introduction to Bowen Theory

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