ISS Family Institute
ISS Family Institute (ISSFI) was founded in October, 2002 to enhance the functioning of individuals, families and the society through the learning and practice of Bowen family systems theory (or Bowen theory). It provides training, consultation and supervision services for helping professionals, as well as educational programmes, and counselling services for the Hong Kong community. Bowen theory provides a unique approach to solving human problems which views the family as an emotional system governed by emotional forces common in other forms of natural life, and through strategies to enhance the individual’s capacity to manage self in his/her relationship systems.
ISS Family Institute is self-financed. Its operating expenses are supported by fees from counselling services and training programmes, sale of publication and video recordings.