Inequality & Language Diversity II

Director’s Notes – January 2019 Bower Knowledge What can family therapy offer refugees? The United Nations High Commissioner on Refugees estimated that in 2015 over 65million people were forced from their homes as a result of armed conflict, persecution or disaster....

Inequality & Language Diversity

Director’s Notes – January 2019 Bower Knowledge The management of inequality within the therapeutic process is central to the Bower Place Method. Inequality is understood to operate in three key domains, the political, the problem and the psychological. Refugees are...

Working with ‘Complex’ Children

Director’s Notes – January 2019 Bower Knowledge The assumption that human difficulties are within the person who shows the symptom means that service delivery systems are organised around this presumption. Clients are seen within designated services that are labelled...

Emotional Dysregulation (part 3)

Director’s Notes – January 2019 Bower Knowledge Dysregulated Children – the Escalating Cycle Parents, teachers and carers will tell you they can ‘see it coming’ and dread the signals from the dysregulated child which herald a ‘meltdown’. Yet those in the middle...