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December 2020

September 2020

The Bouverie Centre – Advance your career as a family therapist

The Bouverie Centre, La Trobe University offers a range of postgraduate family therapy programs where students have the opportunity to gain hands on experience in family therapy through a combination of experiential learning and supervised practice.

NOW AVAILABLE 100% ONLINE (with some components also offered in person in Melbourne when government health requirements allow)


The programs offered include the Graduate Certificate in Family TherapyGraduate Certificate in Family Therapy for Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander Workers as well as the Master in Clinical Family Therapy.

We are now accepting applications from ALL Australian states and territories. To help you decide, we are also holding an online Postgraduate Information Evening on Mon, 5 October 2020 from 5.30 – 7.00pm via Zoom where you can find out more about the 2021 intake for these programs. You will also be able to meet with and talk to some of our course coordinators and academic staff who deliver these programs. Register your place here.

Alternatively keep up to date with news of our postgraduate programs and events by joining our mailing group.

NOW AVAILABLE  100% ONLINE (live-streamed with some components also offered in person in Melbourne when government health requirements allow)

For more details please contact 03 8481 4823 or

June 2020

May 2020

Bower Place Knowledge and Training – all available online

Work directly with clients in the Bower Place Complex Needs Clinic and partner with senior practitioners in a dynamic learning environment. Accrue CPD points participating in one of our many training options, as part of our diverse integrated knowledge and training methodology.

  • Postgraduate
  • Supervision
  • Practical professional development intensives
  • Short Course Specialisation
  • Professional Development Workshops
  • Knowledge and Training Membership Portal – Bower Systemic Coming Soon

Bower Place Knowledge and Training

All Bower Place training is continuing to be held through our secure on-line platform, ranging from short sessions to more comprehensive presentations. This includes the Graduate Diploma in Family Therapy and Systemic Practice which is accredited with AAFT.

Unit 1 and 4 can be taken as a standalone 10-week Introductory to Family Therapy course for those interested in exploring systemic therapy and can then be accredited to the full course if required.

Fully online workshops – The Complexity Series – A theoretical frame for understanding complex cases, working with children, adolescents, adults and families.

Bower Place offer short weekly practical presentations called “How Do I?”  which addresses specific skills.

Special Offer from Bower Place
Bower Place would like to offer AAFT members one free How do I? short training session focussing on facilitating online family therapy consultations.
Presented by Catherine Sanders – Bower Place Director, Clinical Psychologist and Family Therapist.
To access.

Need Supervision?
Bower Place have developed processes and protocols for consultations with our clients whereby students can continue their active learning as either trainee practitioner or team member for supervision and practical professional development.
Online Supervision and Professional Development Training.

For bookings or further information email or phone (08) 8221 6066

You can also follow us on social media for information clips to assist at this time:

April 2020


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