Publications by Victoria Harrison - Center for the Study of Natural Systems and the Family Publications by Victoria Harrison - Center for the Study of Natural Systems and the Family
Victoria Harrison

Victoria Harrison, MA, LMFT, LCSW

Founding Director, Psychotherapist, Teacher, & Faculty at Bowen Center for the Study of the Family


2016. “Opportunities for Differentiation of Self around Deaths and Dying”  Family Systems Forum, Winter 2016, Vol. 17, Number 4.

2016.  “The Dance of Life in Nature and the Family:  Emotional Systems and the Regulation of Reproduction”  in The Family Emotional System  The Interface of Theory, Science, and Practice. Edited by R. Noone and D. Papero.

2015. “Bowen Theory and Differences in Thinking.” Family Systems Forum. Volume XVI, 4:3.

2014.  “A Wider Lens Bowen Theory and a Natural Systems View of Symptoms.Family Systems Forum. Volume XV, 2:3.

2014.  “Emotional Reactivity, Fusion and Differentiation of Self in Family Physiology: Clinical Case Research.” Differentiation of Self.  Bowen Family Systems Theory Perspectives.  Ed. Peter Titelman.  NY: Routledge.

2013. “Contribution of Nuclear Family Triangles to Variation in Physiological Reactivity.” Family Systems 9(2):145-153.

2012. “Overcoming Blind Spots Common in Leadership.” Family Systems Forum. Volume XII, 4:3.

2012.  “The Functions of Triangles in Problems and Problem-Solving.” Family Systems Forum. Volume XIV, 2:6.

2012. “Defining and Examining Beliefs as a Part of Differentiation of Self.” Family Systems Forum.  Volume XIV. 3:9.

2011.  “Live Learning: Differentiation of Self as the Basis for Learning.” Bringing Systems Thinking to Life. Eds. Ona Bregman and Charles White.  NY: Routledge.2009. “Family Reactions to Birth.” Family Systems Forum. Volume XI. 4:1.

2008. “The Emotional Side of Money, Part 2: Wealth and Health in Families and Societies.” Family Systems Forum. Volume X. 4:1.

2007. “The Emotional Side of Money.”  Family Systems Forum.  Volume IX. 4:1.

2007. “Family Systems and Learning, Part III: The Difference One Person Can Make.” Family Systems Forum. Volume VIII, 1.1.


2005.  “Family Systems and Learning, Part I: Teaching What One Does Not Know.” Family Systems Forum. Volume VII. 3:3.

2005.  “Family Systems and Learning, Part II: Reading, Writing and Relationships.” Family Systems Forum. Volume VII. 4:1.

2005. “Stress Reactivity and Family Relationships in the Development and Treatment of Endometriosis.” Fertility and Sterility 83(4):857-864.

2005.  “A Better Chance: Part VII, Progress Report: One Family’s Experience.” Family Systems Forum. Volume VII. 1:3.

2004.  “A Better Chance: Part VI, An Example of Systems Theory.” Family Systems Forum. Volume VI. 3:3.

2004.  “A Better Chance: Part V, Understanding and Managing Emotional Reactivity and Chronic Illness” Family Systems Forum. Volume VI, 2:3.

2003.  “Bowen Theory and the Study of Reproduction and Evolution” Family Systems Forum. Volume V. 3:5.

2003. “Emotional Cutoff and Reproduction” in Emotional Cutoff and Bowen Theory. Peter Titelman, ed. Binghamton: The Haworth Press.

2002.  “A Better Chance: Part III” Family Systems Forum. Volume IV.2:3.

2002.  “A Better Chance: Part IV” Family Systems Forum. Volume IV. 3:1.

2001. “A Better Chance: A Series on Systems Therapy Based on Bowen Theory” Family Systems Forum Volume III. 2:4.

2001. “A Better Chance: Part II” Family Systems Forum. Volume III. 3:1.

1998. “Family Emotional Process, Reactivity, and Patterns of Ovulation.” Family Systems 4(1):49-62.

1997. “Patterns of Ovulation, Reactivity, and Family Emotional Process.” The Integrative Neurobiology of Affiliation. Annals of the NY Academy of the Sciences 807:522-524.