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Commitment to Principles: The Letters of Murray Bowen

Clarence Boyd

"I’m more interested in thinking about thinking. That is what drives my interest.…

All these letters have principles in them. How does one stay so focused on one's principles for such a long period of time without wavering and without getting off track or going sideways rather than forward. That was the gist behind the title — Commitment to Principles."

Foreword, by Joanne Bowen

Introduction (Posted October 15, 2016)

1 – "Another Way of Thinking"—The Nature of the Lens (Posted October 15, 2016)

2 – History and Process (Posted December 3, 2016)

3 – System, System, Who Has the System? (Posted December 11, 2016)

4 – Group Therapy and Family Therapy (Posted December 18, 2016)

5 – Life Forces (Posted December 26, 2016)

6 – Which Family Were You Born Into? (Posted January 2, 2017)

7 – Who is in Your Family? (Posted January 9, 2017)

8 – Family, Anxiety, and Schizophrenia (Posted January 16, 2017)

9 – Schizophrenia, The Family, and Psychotherapy: A Serious Way of Wondering (Posted January 23, 2017)

10 – The Lady in the Fire (Posted January 30, 2017)

11 – Family System Theory, Physical Health and Illness (Posted February 6, 2017)

12 – Which World Do You Live In? (Posted February 12, 2017)

13 – One Way of Thinking About Therapy (Posted February 19, 2017)

14 – Responsibility, the Environment, Medication (Posted February 26, 2017)

15 – Principles or Leaps of Faith? (Posted March 4, 2017)

16 – What Makes It So Hard? (Posted March 12, 2017)

17 – The Lone Ranger (Posted March 19, 2017)

 

 

Clarence Boyd can be contacted at Escondidofarm@aol.com