Parental Alienation PA Category

How do Parental Alienators Operate?

COVERTLEY! Firstly they use the children when they are young enough to manipulate, its very subtle. You may not be aware until your children start to play one parent off against the other. Every time they don’t get their own way over something that you have both agreed to in the past, will suddenly become […]

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Parental Alienation Experts!

You cannot be a parental alienation expert if you have not lived through it. It is impossible to gain a perspective on the insidious abuse to both parent/grandparent and child unless you have had first hand experience. It is not something that you can learn from text books, talking with friends, witness from the outside […]

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Maladaptive personality traits and psychological distress in adolescence

Research on personality in adolescence underlined the importance of adopting a dimensional approach to personality pathology rather than a categorical one. In this regard, the association between maladaptive versions of personality traits and pathological outcomes has been studied, neglecting the study of the severity of personality functioning. The aim of the current study is to investigate the […]

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Psychological splitting in divorce and separation

This research project is an exploration of the relationship between psychological types, as derived from Carl Gustav Jung’s theory, and ego defense mechanisms, as conceptualized by psychoanalytical theorists ranging from Sigmund and Anna Freud to George Vaillant. The two sets of constructs (4 bipolar typological dimensions and 24 defense mechanisms) were measured using two established […]

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Neurodiversity

Scholars over the past years have pointed to the relentless focus on the ways in which identity is constructed through the interpretation of visible bodily markers. If a disability is less obvious to others is it then perceived of less value? It has always been harder for us to discuss what is in our mind […]

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Sir Peter Wanless Chief Exec NSPCC

Peter Wanless has been the Chief Executive of the National Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Children since June 2013. The charity’s longstanding purpose is to prevent cruelty to children, something it seeks to achieve through a mixture of service delivery, research, influencing, advocacy and campaigning. Among the NSPCC’s http://nspcc.org.uk direct services are Childline, 0800 1111  a confidential […]

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Narcissism in Parental Alienation: Clarifying Examples

Under the sole care of a parent who exhibits extreme narcissistic behaviors, children’s normal needs to feel seen, heard, and responded to maybe frequently frustrated and placed behind what the narcissistic parent wants. Therapists refer to this kind of parent-child relationship as pathological enmeshment. Alienated children develop high rates of depression, anger, anxiety, drugs, and alcohol, and relationship difficulties. Psychologist […]

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Alienating the alienator

Don’t be surprised if your children who have observed YOU over the years alienating your partner, siblings, aunties, uncles, grandparents etc, grown up to Alienate YOU. Yes YOU! Why shouldn’t they? They have lived with it and observed it, and you have justified it and let them think its ok, so why not? You have […]

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Unjustifiable separation of siblings who wish to stay close to one another

What type of mother stops siblings seeing each other over the Christmas period, and prevents them giving gifts at Christmas? The Nuffield Foundation in collaboration with Birkbeck University, published a report in November which makes recommendations for change in the family justice system to ensure that sibling relationships are maintained. Cafcass and the Family Justice Young People’s […]

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Why Narcissistic people love to ruin birthdays and holidays

People with Cluster B personality disorders enjoy making other people feel worthless — especially on birthdays or holidays. Mean people love nothing more than stealing joy from an otherwise happy or sensitive-natured person. Don’t let the opinion of a manipulator or gaslighting con-artist’s angry, ugly, words ruin your mood. Their fundamentally toxic ill-fated projections (rather […]

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