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Living With The Alienator: Parental Alienation as Coercive Control in Five Easy To Understand Steps

Karen Woodall:

I work with social workers a lot.  I also work with CAFCASS (GAL’s for our stateside readers) and I teach and train psychotherapists, psychologists and others in the psychological helping therapies about how to work with alienated children and their families.   Most of the people I work with are aware of parental alienation and are aware that the behaviours they are seeing in the families they are working with are unusual and most know that there is something deeply wrong in the dynamic.  What they don’t know is what to do about it, how to formulate their views and how to plan and deliver an intervention which assists the child.   As part of our training to Local Authority teams and CAFCASS in the UK and to professionals developing their practice in Europe, we deliver a three day training which focuses upon the what, why and how of parental…

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Effects of Lead Exposure on Children


Which medical condition—characterized by the rapid onset of delirium, mania, and psychosis—is linked with bipolar disorder?

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Setting Boundaries with Your Adult Children


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A Narcissist or Sociopath Father

The effects a sociopath or narcissist father has on his children – it’s not all just “fun and entertainment” or a dad turning his children into friends…

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Childhood Emotional Neglect (CEN)

So how do you know if you have it?

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I call it Emotional Neglect

During  20 years of practicing psychology, I started to notice an “invisible factor” from childhood which weighs upon people in adulthood, sapping their joy, making them feel disconnected or unfulfilled, or causing them to struggle with self-discipline.

I call it Emotional Neglect.

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Source: THE BOOK

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Child Contact Interventions

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Cafcass – Putting children and young people first in the family courts | Contact Us

Source: Cafcass – Putting children and young people first in the family courts | Contact Us

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My parents are separating

Cafcass has information and resources to help you through this.

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I am a parent – what’s available to me and where can I find out more?

If you live in a pilot area, you can access the ‘Supporting separating parents in dispute’ freephone telephone based service which will discuss your situation, identify your needs and then match these to the local services which can provide advice and support. The number is 0800 380 0040 and the helpline hours are 9am -5pm.