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The Composition of the Family System and Adaptive Success

This presentation by Dr Dan Papero focused primarily on how concepts related to adaptive success or failure apply to the family system  Dr Papero observes that the human family faces similar pressures to adapt to…

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The Systems Thinker

Learning Bowen Theory

My first acquaintance with the thinking of Murray Bowen was through reading “On the Differentiation of Self,” the paper in which Dr Bowen presents his theory and describes how it guided his effort toward differentiation of self in his own family…

The Survival and Adaptation of the African American Family Mignonette Nunn Keller, PhD Summary of Dr. Keller’s presentation at the CFC Summer Conference in 2021

“How does a slave develop a self in an oppressive dehumanizing system forcing him into a no-self position” a question posed by Murray Bowen, MD was addressed in the conference “The Survival and Adaptation of the African American Family”, a…

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