How Can we Explain the Inexplicable?

Director’s Notes – March 2019 Bower Knowledge How Can we Explain the Inexplicable? If as adults we struggle to make sense of the horrors that have unfolded in Christchurch and Utrecht, how can we speak to our children? In an age where news is available graphically and...

Work together for Families

Director’s Notes – March 2019 Bower Knowledge Let’s work together for families On Thursday 17th and Friday 18th October 2019 those of us who work with families will gather in Melbourne for the Pan Pacific Family Therapy Conference: People Across Culture, Time...

Dysregulated Children

Director’s Notes – March 2019 Bower Knowledge Dysregulated Children, Families and Workers Understanding dysregulated children from a systemic perspective requires an appreciation of the system in which they live and the part each person plays in perpetuating the...

Dysregulated Families

Director’s Notes – March 2019 Bower Knowledge Dysregulated Families and the Magic of Rituals It is easy to be compelled by a dysregulated child’s presentation and become focussed on them as the source of both the difficulty and its resolution. However, the literature...