Southern California Education and Training in Bowen Family Systems Theory


Suggested Readings in Bowen Family Systems Theory

  • Bowen, Murray, M.D., Family Therapy in Clinical Practice, Jason Aronson, Inc., New York, 1978.
  • Jacobs, Carolyn, Psy.D. “The blank slate: The modern denial of human nature.” Book Review in: Family Systems: A Journal of Natural Systems Thinking in Psychiatry and the Sciences. Vol.7:1, 83-90, 2004.
  • Jacobs, Carolyn, Psy.D. “Supervision in Bowen theory, thought and therapy,” The Therapist, July/August, 60-62, 2004.
  • Kerr, Michael, M.D. “One family’s story: A primer on Bowen theory.” Washington D.C. published by the Bowen Center for the Study of the Family, 2003.
  • Kerr, Michael, M.D. & Bowen, Murray, M.D., Family Evaluation: An Approach Based on Bowen Theory. W.W. Norton & Co., New York, 1988.
  • Kerr, Michael, M.D. “Chronic anxiety and defining a self,” The Atlantic Monthly 262: 35-58, 1988.
  • Papero, Daniel Ph.D., Bowen Family Systems Theory, Allyn & Bacon, Boston, 1990.