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Bowen Center News | July 2014

Spring Conference Media Offering

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

51st Annual Symposium

Save the Date for the 51st Symposium, to be held on November 7-8, 2014, at the Arlington Campus of George Mason University!

This year’s Distinguished Guest Lecturer is Larry Young, PhD. Dr. Young is the William P. Timmie Professor in the Department of Psychiatry at Emory University School of Medicine.

Spring Conference 2015

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

Please view the 2014-2015 Clinical Conference schedule.

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Thursday Professional Lecture Series

Please view the 2014-2015 Thursday Professional Lecture schedule.

Family Systems

The next issue of the Journal (10:2) is currently in production. We invite you to renew so that you'll be able to receive the new issue directly from the press. Subscribe/renew to the Journal online or by phone at 202-965-4400.

Watch Family Matters Online

Watch the streaming episode of Family Matters,"Jealousy: From the Systems Thinking Perspective" with Mariana Martinez interviewing Daniel Papero, PhD, LCSW. 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.

Campaign for the Future - Year Three

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 read Dr. McKnight’s letter about the Campaign and 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.

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.

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.