“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
Lessons from Nature, Science, and Bowen Theory.
A Third CSNSF Symposium On Looking at ways the human adapts to a changing world for better and for worse.
Friday, February 17 – Saturday, February 18, 2017 at Camp Allen Conference Center
Read Family Therapy in Clinical Practice in preparation for her talk, An Anthropologist’s Observations on the Human Family and its Connection with the Environment.Watch below as Joanne Bowen, PhD discusses her presentation for the upcoming CSNSF Symposium!