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PAS is a Bad Model for a Pathology

Dr. Craig Childress: Attachment Based "Parental Alienation" (AB-PA)

Dorcy Pruter takes great delight in annoying me.

I prefer to lead my life in blissful ignorance regarding the activities of the Gardnerian PAS experts.  They are essentially irrelevant.  The paradigm is shifting to an attachment-based model of “parental alienation” which will solve the pathology without requiring targeted parents to prove “parental alienation” in court.  We are rapidly reaching the tipping point in the paradigm shift.

Dorcy seems to enjoy disrupting my peaceful ignorance regarding the activities of the Gardnerian PAS experts.

One is True; the Other is False

This is important to understand: One paradigm is true, and the other is false.  Either AB-PA is true, which makes Gardnerian PAS false.  Or Gardnerian PAS is true, which makes AB-PA false.

Let me explain…

AB-PA proposes that the pathology of “parental alienation” is a manifestation of established constructs and principles of professional psychology.

Gardnerian PAS proposes that “parental alienation” is…

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