Monthly Archives: October 2016

The Simple Things

Originally posted on Karen Woodall: :
Recently, the work that I do with families in court has been, shall we say, less than satisfying, despite the successful outcomes we have achieved for children in the process.  Thinking this through in one of my meanders around London, I have begun to realise that this is because it…

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Dissociation of Moral Values

The absence of guilt is one of the most striking features of parental alienation.  It is especially noteworthy when it occurs in the context of otherwise morally intact children.  The child’s hatred of the parent stands in marked contrast to a personality organization that is generally modulated by guilt.  How is it possible to feel […]

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Why does your brain hurt?

Why does your brain hurt? Because psychopaths, sociopaths, and narcissists share a particular set of traits that will eventually make any healthy person feel crazy: 1. Superficial Charm Don’t be fooled by this idea that charm must be confident or arrogant. A psychopath’s charm is specifically suited to their target. Sure, some people respond well […]

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Splitting Up – A Child’s Guide to a Grown Up Problem

Splitting Up – A Child’s Guide to a Grown Up Problem focuses on parental separation. In the book, children of various ages and from different backgrounds give advice to separating parents on how best to support their child, and offer their support to other children going through the same thing. The children who contributed represent […]

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Parental alienation construct

In Brazil, especially because of Law No 12,318/10 (Parental Alienation Act), which address the subject and amends Article 236, Law No 8,069/90 (Child and Adolescent Statute), urges the development of interdisciplinary studies to clarify the nature of this phenomenon to enable correct diagnoses, differentiating alienation from other types of child abuse perpetrated by parents or […]

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Parental Alienation [LATEST NEWS UPDATES]: Does Parental Alienation Really Exist? APA Confirms It’s Psychological Child Abuse

Parental alienation has long been considered a form psychological abuse but now, the American Psychological Association affirmed its existence and confirmed that it is indeed an emotional abuse to the children. Source: Parental Alienation [LATEST NEWS UPDATES]: Does Parental Alienation Really Exist? APA Confirms It’s Psychological Child Abuse

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Cross-Examining Child Custody Evaluations

Originally posted on Dr. Craig Childress: Attachment Based "Parental Alienation" (AB-PA):
Caveat:  Dr. Childress is not an attorney, he is a psychologist.  His commentary on this blog is as a psychologist, not an attorney.  For legal advice consult an attorney and follow the advice of the attorney. In my professional consultation work with…

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