Dr. Papero unpacked what’s understood about the functioning of the brain and the psychology of self-regulation in the context of what it looks like to work on self-regulation in the family.
Michael and Kathleen Kerr present information about Bowen theory’s view of marriage and differentiation of self using their own marriage as an example.
Daniel Papero discusses what Bowen theory has to say about attachment, unresolved emotional attachment, the force for differentiation and the force for togetherness, anxiety, and triangles.
Dr. Papero summarizes classic attachment theory and how Bowen theory looks at symbiosis, anxiety and attachment. He then relates this information to adult attachment and marriage.
Several speakers with extensive knowledge of Bowen theory discuss Bowen theory concepts including reducing emotional distance, autism and the family emotional process, and emotional cutoff.