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 What Are You Going to Do with Your Life?: Unpublished Writings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