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This online program is designed for individuals with a background in Bowen theory and experience in working toward differentiation of self who want to dedicate time to develop and continue writing projects for publication.

Three two-hour monthly seminars will include presentations by Dr. Katie Long with ample time for questions and discussion.

Letters to my Father Conference Program

CSNSF has designed this program to advance the study of Bowen family systems theory through the exploration of one woman’s effort to learn more about her Jewish ancestry. Kathleen Balgley has recorded her journey in her memoir, “Letters to My Father, Excavating a Jewish Identity in Poland and Belarus”. Bowen theory provides a scientific basis for understanding the benefits of this type of effort while Kathleen presents a multitude of examples of overcoming the challenges involved.

Beginning to Write

On September 20, 2023, Dr. Katie Long will address initial skills for framing and beginning a writing project, with time for questions and discussion.  Two individual coaching sessions in the month following will encourage new writers to define and overcome the challenges involved in beginning to write.  Participants will present and discuss their planned projects in a second two-hour seminar on October 28.