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Bowen Center News | September 2014

51st Annual Symposium

Please join us for the 51st Annual Symposium on Family Theory and Family Psychotherapy, which will be held on November 7-8, 2014 at the George Mason University Campus in Arlington, VA.

View the schedule, register online, or mail/fax the registration form.

Directions and Parking
George Mason University Arlington campus map (Highlighted part of the map directs you to the garage under Founders Hall).

Parking is available on a first-come, first-serve basis. The full-day rate is $14 on Friday, and $7 on Saturday.

Room Block Rate
A block of specially priced rooms at $126 per night is available until Tuesday, October 7th or until they have sold out.

You can reserve rooms online by following this link, which takes you to our hotel reservation page at the Key Bridge Marriott.

If you would prefer to make your reservation on the phone, please call: 1-800-266-9432. The group name is: The Bowen Center Room Block.

Family Systems

The next issue of Family Systems (10:2) is at the press. We invite you to subscribe or to renew your subscription so that you will receive the new issue directly from the press. Subscribe/renew to the Journal onlineor by phone at 202-965-4400.

Campaign for the Future - Year Three Ends Aug 31st

Thank you to all the donors who have contributed to the Campaign for the Future thus far. The Annual Fund is used to sustain and expand our programs, while the Capital Fund is being used to update technology and improve webcasting capabilities. The purpose, as always, is to use resources wisely to fulfill our mission to develop and transmit Bowen theory as widely as possible.

If you have not yet donated, please contribute to this important effort online, or by mail or fax. Please view the Honor Roll of Donors. A very special thanks to those who have made a five-year pledge. [All years are posted with the most recent at the top].

We are very appreciative of the generous and enthusiastic response to the Campaign for the Future and, with your support, we will be able to expand our programs, improve our facilities, and replenish our cash reserves over the next two and a half years.

Spring Conference 2015 - Save the Date

The 2015 Spring Conference, For Self and for Family: The Process of Differentiation, will be held on April 17-18, 2015.

Clinical Conference Lecture Series

The schedule for the Clinical Conferences is now available for the 2014-2015 academic year.

Mignonette N. Keller, PhD will present the first Clinical Conference, Chronic Anxiety and Disease from a Systems Perspective, on September 26, 2014.

Register Now >>

Thursday Professional Lecture Series

The dates for the Thursday Professional Lectures are also available for the 2014-2015 academic year.

Robert Gillanders, MD will present the first Thursday Professional Lecture, Forty-Year Bowen Odyssey: Unresolved Attachments on September 25, 2014.

Watch Family Matters Online

Watch the streaming episode of Family Matters,"Myths about Communication" with Mariana Martinez interviewing Kathleen Cotter Cauley, MEd, LMFT. Family Matters is a half-hour TV show produced by the Bowen Center for the Study of the Family and the University of the District of Columbia.

50th Annual Symposium - Media Offerings

The complete DVD set of the conference is now available for purchase for $275 plus shipping. A complete audio MP3 set is also available for $125.

Spring Conference 2014 - Media Offering

The complete DVD set of the 2014 Spring Conference is available for purchase at a special rate of $275 plus shipping. The audio MP3 is available for $130 (shipping included).

Murray Bowen, MD

Dr. Murray Bowen

Dr. Bowen, a professor of psychiatry at Georgetown University and founder of the the Georgetown Family Center in 1975. For more about Dr. Bowen, go to Murray Bowen's biography.

Welcome to the Bowen Center for the Study of the Family and the Georgetown Family Center

The mission of the Center is to lead the development of Bowen family systems theory into a science of human behavior and to assist individuals, families, communities, and organizations in solving major life problems through understanding and improving human relationships. The Center carries out its mission locally, nationally, and internationally through its training programs, conferences, research, clinical services, audiovisual materials, and publications. The Georgetown Family Center is an educational, research, and clinical center incorporated as a 501(c)(3) tax-exempt organization in the District of Columbia.