Family of Origin Seminar

Monday, March 29, 2021


This six month, two-hour monthly meeting will meet on the fourth Monday of each month at 4:00pm to 6:00pm CT. The first half hour of the meeting will be a discussion of the assigned readings for that month. Bowen Theory’s Secrets by Michael Kerr, MD will be the text used in this seminar

Two participants will present their family diagrams to Sydney Reed, CFC faculty member, for consultation. The focus of the consultation will be to identify and understand the eight concepts that comprise Bowen Family Systems Theory and how they function together to create the emotional process of the family unit.     

This seminar will be limited to five participants.  Each participant will present his/her family diagram for consultation twice. Interested individuals are required to contact Ms. Reed to set up a phone interview before registering for the seminar.


Registration: After a phone interview with Ms. Reed, participants accepted to the seminar will be sent a link to our registration system to sign up for the course.

Date, Time & Location

March 29, April 26, May 29, June 28, July 26, August 23

4:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. CT




The registration deadline is March 28th, 2021.

Registration Fees



12 credit hours

Registration:  On the website: (Eventbrite is the online registration system for Center for Family Consultation (CFC). Click on the “Register Now” button and it will take you to, a secure online system for registering for events. Upon registration, your credit card will be processed by Eventbrite on CFC’s behalf, and you will receive a confirmation with their logo as well as CFC’s.  If you have ever purchased a ticket for another event from Eventbrite, your email address and credit card information may already be in their system. You need to make sure you use the same card that is associated with your email address, and it must not be expired. Finally, make sure you add Eventbrite to your email contacts, so that email messages from CFC regarding the program you registered for will not go to your spam or junk mail folders.)

Participation will require video conferencing capabilities through (at no additional expense). There you can download a free version of the software or head to an app store. A computer, tablet, or smartphone with microphone and video camera are required. Prior to each session, participants will receive by email a meeting ID# and instruction for logging on.

For More Information

For information regarding the program or to set up an interview with Sydney Reed, please email  

For additional information regarding registration, please call the Center for Family Consultation at 847-868-2654 or email