Family Systems Bibliography

Beal, Edward W. and Gloria Hochman. Adult Children of Divorce: Breaking the Cycle

and Finding Fulfillment in Love, Marriage, and Family. New York, NY: Delacorte, 1991. Print.

Bowen, Murray. Family Therapy in Clinical Practice. New York: J. Aronson, 1993. Print. 

Bregman, Ona Cohn and Charles M. White, eds. Bringing Systems Thinking to Life:

Expanding the Horizons for Bowen Family Systems Theory. New York: Routledge, 2011. Print.

Friedman, Edwin H. A Failure of Nerve: Leadership in the Age of the Quick Fix. Ed.

Margaret M. Treadwell and Edward W. Beal. New York: Seabury, 2007. Print.

_____. Friedman's Fables. New York: Guilford, 1990. Print.

_____. The Myth of the Shiksa and Other Essays. New York: Seabury,

2008. Print.

_____. What Are You Going to Do with Your Life?: Unpublished Writings

and Diaries. New York, NY: Seabury, 2009. Print.

Galindo, Israel. The Hidden Lives of Congregations: Understanding Congregational

Dynamics. Herndon, VA: Alban Institute, 2004. Print.

_____. Perspectives on Congregational Leadership: Applying Systems Thinking

for Effective Leadership. Richmond, Va.: Educational Consultants, 2009. Print.

Gilbert, Roberta M. Connecting with Our Children: Guiding Principles for Parents in a

Troubled World. New York: John Wiley & Sons, 2012. Print.

_____. The Cornerstone Concept: In Leadership, in Life. Falls Church, VA:

Leading Systems, 2008. Print.

_____. The Eight Concepts of Bowen Theory: A New Way of Thinking

about the Individual and the Group. Falls Church, VA: Leading Systems, 2006. Print.

_____. Extraordinary Leadership: Thinking Systems, Making a Difference.

Falls Church, VA: Leading Systems, 2006. Print.

_____. Extraordinary Relationships: A New Way of Thinking about Human

Interactions. New York: John Wiley & Sons, 1992. Print.

Herrington, Jim, R. Robert Creech, and Trisha Taylor. The Leader’s Journey: Accepting

the Call to Personal and Congregational Transformation. San Francisco: Jossey-Bass, 2003. Print.

Kerr, Michael E. One Family's Story: A Primer on Bowen Theory. Washington, DC:

Bowen Center for the Study of the Family, Georgetown Family Center, 2003. Print.

Kerr, Michael E. and Murray Bowen. Family Evaluation: An Approach Based on Bowen

Theory. New York: Norton, 1988. Print.

Marcuson, Margaret J. Leaders Who Last: Sustaining Yourself and Your Ministry. New

York: Seabury, 2009. Print.

Richardson, Ronald W. Becoming a Healthier Pastor: Family Systems Theory and the

Pastor's Own Family. Minneapolis: Fortress, 2005. Print.

_____. Becoming Your Best: A Self-help Guide for Thinking People.

Minneapolis, MN: Augsburg, 2008. Print.

_____. Couples in Conflict: A Family Systems Approach to Marriage

Counseling. Minneapolis: Fortress, 2010. Print.

_____. Creating a Healthier Church: Family Systems Theory,

Leadership, and Congregational Life. Minneapolis: Fortress, 1996. Print.

_____. Family Ties That Bind: A Self-help Guide to Change through

Family of Origin Therapy. 4th ed. Bellingham, WA: International Self-Counsel, 2011. Print.

_____. Polarization and the Healthier Church: Applying Bowen Family Systems Theory to

Conflict and Change in Society and Congregational Life. N.p.: Self-published, 2012. Print.

Scazzero, Peter, and Warren Bird. The Emotionally Healthy Church: A Strategy for

Discipleship That Actually Changes Lives. Grand Rapids, MI: Zondervan, 2010. Print.

Steinke, Peter L. Congregational Leadership in Anxious Times: Being Calm and

Courageous No Matter What. Herndon, VA: Alban Institute, 2006. Print.

_____. A Door Set Open: Grounding Change in Mission and Hope. Herndon,

VA: Alban Institute, 2010. Print.

_____. Healthy Congregations: A Systems Approach. 2nd ed. Herndon, VA:

Alban Institute, 2006. Print.

_____. How Your Church Family Works: Understanding Congregations as

Emotional Systems. Herndon, VA: Alban Institute, 2006. Print.

Sternberg, Esther M. Healing Spaces: The Science of Place and Well-being.

Cambridge, MA: Belknap of Harvard UP, 2009. Print.

Titelman, Peter, ed. Triangles: Bowen Family Systems Theory Perspectives. New York:

Haworth, 2008. Print.

Thomas, Frank A. Spiritual Maturity: Preserving Congregational Health and Balance.

Minneapolis, MN: Fortress, 2002. Print.

Supplemental Bibliography

De Waal, Frans. Chimpanzee Politics: Power and Sex among Apes. Baltimore: Johns

Hopkins UP, 2007. Print.

Fox, Leslie Ann and Katharine Gratwick Baker. Leading a Business in Anxious Times: A

Systems-based Approach to Becoming More Effective in the Workplace. Chicago, IL: Care Communications, 2009. Print.

Galindo, Israel, Elaine Boomer, and Don Reagan. A Family Genogram Workbook.

Richmond, VA: Educational Consultants, 2006. Print.

Harrison, Victoria. My Family, My Self: A Journal of Discovery. N.p.: Self-published,

2009. Print. ( This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it .

Lerner, Harriet. The Dance of Fear: Rising above Anxiety, Fear and Shame to Be Your

Best and Bravest Self. New York: HarperCollins, 2004. Print.

Miller, Jeffrey A. The Anxious Organization: Why Smart Companies Do Dumb Things.

2nd ed. Tempe, AZ: Facts on Demand, 2008. Print.

Miller, Peter. The Smart Swarm: How Understanding Flocks, Schools, and Colonies

Can Make Us Better at Communicating, Decision Making, and Getting Things Done. New York: Avery, 2010. Print.