The June 18th conference explored applying systems thinking to moving beyond the pandemic. Dr. Murray Bowen wrote: “There is a range of adaptative patterns available in the nuclear family. In periods of clam, the adaptive patterns can function without symptoms in any family member. As anxiety and tension increase, the adaptive patterns lose flexibility and symptoms erupt.” (Family Therapy in Clinical Practice), pg. 263).
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