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Generation to Generation: The Interplay of Genes and Family Process, is the topic for the April 11-12, 2014 Spring Conference. The goal of the conference is to investigate the interface between epigenetic research and the emotional process of the human family. It will explore the regulation of genetic expression by the social environment as well as the imprint of family relationships on the social and emotional functioning of each family member, including genetic expression.
The early bird rate of $395 (a savings of $70) is available until March 21st. The conference will be held at George Mason University, Arlington Campus (3351 Fairfax Drive Arlington, VA 22201). Register online, by mail, or by phone at 202-965-4400.
A group of specially priced rooms are reserved at the Courtyard Arlington Rosslyn Marriott for $149 per night. This offer expires when the block is full or by the cutoff date of March 11th. Click on the following link, and you will be directed to the Courtyard Arlington Rosslyn Marriott reservation page. For phone reservations call 1-800-321-2211 and request The Bowen Center Room Block.
Victoria Harrison, MA, LMFT will present Therapy Based in Bowen Theory and Differentiation on March 7, 2014. This Clinical Conference will explore ways in which Bowen theory and differentiation of self guide the therapist's decisions and directions in clinical practice. Discussion will include how one person's work on differentiation can alter symptoms and improve functioning in other family members.
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Edward Jones, Jr. will present Communicating Bowen Theory through the Medium of Television on March 6, 2014. Mr. Jones has videotaped over 300 hours of clinical interviews by Bowen Center faculty, as well as produced the interview series, Family Matters to help introduce Bowen theory and the Bowen Center to a larger Washington, DC audience. He will present how this experience has affected his personal and professional relationships.
Our current issue (10:1) has been received by our subscribers. If you would like to subscribe or renew please subscribe online, call 202-965-4400, or print an order form and fax to 202-965-1765. Please view the table of contents.
Watch the streaming episode of Family Matters, "A Personal Look at Bowen Theory" with Allen Blakey interviewing Barbara Meagher, RN. 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.
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.
* DVD orders require a $75 deposit that will be returned in full if we do not receive the 20 orders necessary to make this project financially feasible.
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.