The Bouverie Centre

We are an integrated practice-research organisation that draws on our history of bringing family therapy to Australia to promote healthy relationships in families, organisations and communities.

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Families and communities

Families and communities

We offer family therapy to help families find new ways to approach challenges.

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Academic courses and professional development

Academic courses and professional development

We offer a range of coursework programs and professional development courses to help support you in working with families. View our courses.

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Support for practitioners and organisations

Support for practitioners and organisations

We work with teams and organisations to translate evidence-based and clinical findings into best practice solutions in a variety of service settings.

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Our practice research

Our practice research

Our research aims to understand and enhance social and emotional health in context, across all life stages and generations, through the promotion of relational health, and healing of relational trauma.

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COVID-19 updates

Read our recent updates about how we are responding to COVID-19.

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Our postgraduate family therapy courses

Applications for the Graduate Certificate in Family Therapy and Master of Clinical Family Therapy are now open.

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Supporting practitioners and organisations

Looking for support for your practice or yourself in delivering benefits for your clients?

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Indigenous Acknowledgement

La Trobe University proudly acknowledges the traditional custodians of the lands where its campuses are located in Victoria. We recognise that Indigenous Australians have an ongoing connection to the land and the University values their unique contribution to both the University and the wider Australian society. Find out more