Continued Study: Application of Bowen Theory to One’s Own Family


Instructor:  Cynthia Larkby, PhD,  Faculty, WPFC

Location:  Online

Proposed datesJanuary – June 2021

January 6, 2021

February 4, 2021

March 3, 2021

April , 2021

May 5, 2021

June 2, 2021

Time:  5:30-7:30 pm

Fee: $300.00

Eligibility: One or more years of study in the WPFC Basic Seminar,  or the equivalent through training or consultation, with permission of instructor.  Prospective students will meet individually (via Zoom) with Dr. Larkby prior to the start of class to outline their goals for the seminar. and review procedures.

 How does one become more objective about the functioning of self and family? This seminar is for individuals who want to further their understanding of the core concepts of Bowen theory through application of these concepts to their multigenerational family system. Students will define a topic or question for exploration through the seminar. Two seminar participants will present per meeting; presentations will be limited to 20 minutes to allow up to 25 minutes for group questions and discussion.  Presenters are expected to prepare an overview of the material to be presented along with specific discussion questions for distribution to seminar members one week in advance of each meeting. Suggested readings and other resources may also be included. Each meeting will include a faculty presentation. If interested in joining the Continued Study seminar, please send an email to