Video Discussion Group

Organizer: Cynthia Larkby, PhD, ACSW, Faculty Director, WPFC

Time:  6 – 7:30 pm

Meeting location: via Zoom invitation

Fee: Free to students currently enrolled in a WPFC course;  $10 donation per session for all others.

For those who have never heard Dr. Bowen present his ideas or those looking for a review of Bowen theory concepts and their application, this monthly meeting provides an opportunity to watch selected training tapes from the audiovisual collection of the WPFC Educational Resource Library. There will be ample time for questions and discussion.   This year we will review lectures from the Bowen-Kerr Interview Series.

No prior exposure to Bowen theory is required to participate.  These lectures are appropriate for anyone interested in learning about Bowen Family Systems Theory.

To register, send an email to You will receive the Zoom invitation by email on the day of the meeting. No registrations will be accepted within the 24 hours prior to the meeting.



November 11 “Family Systems Theory and Therapy: An Overview”

December 9 “The Theoretical Base of Family Systems Theory”

January 13 “Systems Therapy”

February 10 “Anxiety and Emotional Reactivity in Therapy”

March 10 “Defining a Self in One’s Family of Origin – Part 1”

April  14 “Defining a Self in One’s Family of Origin – Part 2”

May  12 “Obstacles to Systems Thinking”

June 9 “Family Therapy with Schizophrenia”