is the author of the best-selling book Growing Yourself Up (published 2012 in Australia, 2015 in the USA; 2nd edition 2017); that applies Murray Bowen’s family systems theory to life and relationships with a personal and accessible style . She has a number of published articles and book chapters on aspects of family systems. Jenny is founder and director of The Family Systems Institute and the Family Systems Practice in Sydney, Australia, where she has a counselling practice and trains mental health professionals, clergy, family business consultants and “helping organisations”. She has trained and earned academic awards at the University of Sydney and Columbia University New York. She has a PhD Social Science from the University of New South Wales. Her research focusses on parents and adolescents mental health. Additionally, Jenny has completed many years of post-graduate education in systems approaches to counselling at Relationships Australia, the Family Institute of Westchester, New York; and the Tavistock and Portman in London.