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. We also coordinate the Victorian Families where a Parent has a Mental Illness (FaPMI) Program.

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Professional and postgraduate development

Professional and postgraduate 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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The Bouverie Centre's 2023 Annual Report: Now

The Bouverie Centre's 2023 Annual Report: Now

Download our comprehensive 2023 Annual Report, Now here.

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Snapshots from our 2023 Annual Report: Now

Snapshots from our 2023 Annual Report: Now

Download a condensed highlight reel showcasing the best of 2023's accomplishments.

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Our suite of 2024 Professional Development courses are now available

Designed to support professionals to respond to the changing needs of families, communities and the sector.

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Our postgraduate courses in clinical family therapy

We offer the Graduate Certificate in Family Therapy and Master in Clinical Family Therapy.

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