HPR 162 Lecture Notes - Lecture 6: Murray Bowen, Homeostasis, Nurse Practitioner
DepartmentHealth Professions (HPR) (*Formerly HPFS*)
Course CodeHPR 162
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What is it?
Everything is seeking homeostasis
Family Systems Theory
Devised by Murray Bowen
a. Allows each family member to work together and solve individual problems.
b. Members are prompted to discuss to the roles in which they play in the context of the
c. Create boundaries (rules)
d. Therapist needs to enforce the boundaries
e. Therapist is an ally for every member in the family
i. Can’t favor any one member over another
*If something bad or drastic happens it effects the whole family.
Different Types of Mental Health Professionals
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