“Man created the environmental crisis by being the kind of creature he is. The environment is part of man. …Change will require a change in the basic nature of a man….” –Murray Bowen
“Systems thinking provides a different way of conceptualizing human problems. It offers a more realistic evaluation of the difficulty in changing basic patterns in any human dilemma and suggests ways to avoid some of the pitfalls of conventional thinking and to institute progress toward long term goals.” –Murray Bowen
“Man can fail to see what is in front of his eyes unless it fits into his theoretical frame of reference.” –Murray Bowen
“There is some evidence that the human can actually determine the function of his own emotional system through control of his own emotionality. It goes in the direction of implying that the human can control his own evolution through the control of the emotional system.” –Murray Bowen
Extended Family Work Series
The Foundations for Working on Differentiation of Self in One’s Family of Origin and Extended Family
This series will provide theoretical foundations, tools and resources for advancing your family research, and time to work on your family diagram.
First Session held on March 25, 2017,10:00 AM – 4:00 PM
Peggy Chan’s presentation Second Class Citizens in Families – Evolution and Emotional Processes was as interesting and instructive as this preview suggests.Thank you to everyone who attended the Third CSNSF Symposium!