Families

3 kittiesfamily extended family loons

 

 

 

 

 

Bowen Family Systems works well to de- mystify how families work, or don’t work.

Deer families

Kitten paw around baby- families

Bowen summarized his theory using eight interlocking concepts-

Differentiation of self
Nuclear Family Emotional System
Triangles
Family Projection Process
Multigenerational Transmission Process
Emotional Cutoff
Sibling Position
Societal Emotional Process