According to Jenny Brown in Bowen Family Systems Theory and Practice: Illustration and Critique (Links to an external site.) (.)

Consider and discuss the following:

-Would you view yourself as being able to use this approach to connect with a family?

-What might be an advantage of this approach?

-Is there any part of the Bowenian therapist role that you foresee might be a struggle for you?

-What do you think about the emphasis on examining and changing issues within the therapists’ family of origin?