Crossing the toxic sea, in a sail boat made of sand.

This week I have been thinking about the way in which children at risk of alienation make transitions to and from their parents.  I have been thinking about how, when parents separate, their first psycholgocial reaction is to retreat back to their family of origin how this, if it is an unhealthy environment, becomes theContinue reading “Crossing the toxic sea, in a sail boat made of sand.”

Road maps and inventories: understanding and coping with Parental Alienation

To prove to you that I am hurtling towards the completion of the book (talks with publisher this morning went well), I am offering for all of you who read my blog a follow up to the last post which has provoked some talking and thinking and perhaps some agonising too.  Given that, as anContinue reading “Road maps and inventories: understanding and coping with Parental Alienation”

What alienated parents don’t know and what alienating parents don’t tell them

This post is part of the process of finishing off the book I am writing about parental alienation. Launching soon will be our therapeutic coaching services for alienated parents, using an approach which we have developed at the Family Separation Clinic.  This approach is unique to us and is based upon almost ten years ofContinue reading “What alienated parents don’t know and what alienating parents don’t tell them”