The Western Pennsylvania Family Center (WPFC) is a non-profit educational and training organization (501c3) founded in September, 1985 for the purpose of advancing Bowen family systems theory and enhancing individual functioning in the context of families, organizations and communities. This mission and vision is based in Bowen family systems theory, which is taught through workshops, lectures, and conferences, formal training and education in Bowen theory, and coaching and consultation services for individuals, families, and organizations.
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The Core Offerings of WPFC are the Basic Seminar in Bowen Theory, the Pittsburgh Family Systems Conference and Symposium and the Lecture Series on Bowen Theory.
Other offerings include: Continuing Study: Application of Bowen Theory to One’s Own Family and Application Of Bowen Theory Series
After 50 years of teaching, Paulina McCullough, founding director of WPFC, will move to California to live with her daughter. At a farewell meeting, “Reminiscences….” A Farewell to Paulina McCullough, on Monday, January 5, 2015 from 7-9PM, she invites those who know her and the Center to reminisce and discuss a few ideas on her activities in Pittsburgh. Please indicate your intention to attend by registering online.
In collaboration with Pittsburgh Theological Seminary, WPFC will be hosting “Bowen Theory Around the World,” the First International Conference on Bowen Family Systems Theory, August 2-5, 2015.
Western Pennsylvania Family Center
733 North Highland Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA 15206