The Difference Bowen Theory Makes

“The therapist’s theoretical assumptions about the nature and origin of emotional illness serve as a blueprint that guides his thinking and actions during psychotherapy.” — Murray Bowen, page 337 Family Therapy in clinical Practice

Observations of Change Project

This research project investigates changes in physiology and functioning that accompany working on differentiation of self, the basis for family systems psychotherapy based in Bowen theory. Participants Complete a multigenerational family history Monitor physiological...

Health and Reproduction

Victoria Harrison has pursued research projects using Bowen theory to better understand symptoms that impact health and reproduction since 1980. The history of health problems in her own family and the opportunity to work with families experiencing infertility related to various diagnoses fueled what has become a life’s work.