Readings and Audiovisual Recordings
Bowen, Murray, Family Therapy In Clinical Practice, Jason Aronson, Inc., New York, 1978
Bowen, Murray and Kerr, Michael, Family Evaluation: The Role of the Family as an Emotional Unit That Governs Individual Behavior and Development, WW Norton, New York, 1988
Papero, Daniel, Bowen Family Systems Theory, Allyn & Bacon, Boston, 1990
Toman, Walter, Family Constellation: It’s Effects on Personality and Social Behavior, 1961, NY, Springer.
Family Systems: A Journal of Natural System Thinking in Psychiatry and the Sciences
Available by subscription from the Bowen Center.
Family Systems Forum, A quarterly publication of the Center for the Study of Natural Systems and the Family.
Other widely read books in Bowen theory
By Edwin H Friedman:
Generation to Generation, Guilford Press.
A Failure of Nerve, Seabury Press.
By Roberta Gilbert, Leading Systems Press, Falls Church VA:
Extraordinary Relationships, Connecting with Our Children, The Eight Concepts of Bowen Theory, Extraordinary Leadership, The Cornerstone Concept: Differentiation of Self
Edited by Peter Titleman, Haworth Press and Routledge:
Clinical Applications of Bowen Family Systems Theory, Emotional Cutoff, Triangles:Bowen Family Systems Perspectives, Differentiation of Self, The Therapists Own Family
By Robert J. Noone and Daniel V. Papero (Eds.)The Family Emotional System: An Integrative concept for Theory, Science and Practice, NY, Lexington Books, 2015.
Jenny Brown, Growing Yourself Up: A Diary of Everyday Growing Up Opportunities.
Applications to Organizations, Business & Leadership
By Jeffrey Miller, The Anxious Organization
By Leslie Fox and Katharine Baker, Leading a Business in Anxious Times
By Ronald W. Richardson, Becoming a Healthier Pastor
By Andrea Schara,Your Mindful Compass: Breakthrough Strategies For Navigating Life/Work Relationships In Any Social Jungle, available at Amazon. Also available in Spanish.
Past Conferences and Audiovisual Recordings
Programs in Bowen Theory has recordings of past programs for sale on this site.
The Bowen Center has theory and clinical teaching videoss and recordings of meetings for rent and for sale on their website. www.thebowencenter.org.
A number of the regional centers above that sponsor meetings sell DVDs of their programs.