The world is changing. An attachment-based and trauma-informed model of complex family conflict surrounding divorce represents the return of clinical psychology to court-involved practice.
Craig Childress, Psy.D.
Clinical Psychologist, PSY 18857
Things are changing.
We are shifting from a forensic psychology non-solution to a clinical psychology solution for complex family conflict surrounding divorce.
This is not a child custody issue. The conflict surrounding child custody is a symptom. The issue is family pathology that is creating complex attachment-related pathology in the family; complex family conflict surrounding divorce.
This is a family pathology and treatment issue. Conducting family therapy is the domain of clinical psychology, treating attachment pathology in the family is the domain of clinical psychology (a child rejecting a parent is an attachment-related pathology), treating the expression of parental personality disorder pathology in parenting and the family is the domain of clinical psychology, and treating the trans-generational transmission of complex trauma is the domain of clinical psychology.
This is a clinical psychology issue, diagnosing and treating family pathology; the attachment system, family systems therapy, personality disorder pathology, complex trauma. …
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