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

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

Parental Alienation Awareness Day 2017 – What Alienated Parents Don’t Know and What Alienating Parents Won’t Tell Them (and Why They Won’t Tell Them)

Another Parental Alienation Awareness Day rolls around and I am thinking of all the children missing out on their parent’s love and all the parents who are thinking of their children and wondering how they are today. Because today is Parental Alienation Awareness Day, the emphasis being upon the word awareness, I thought it might beContinue reading “Parental Alienation Awareness Day 2017 – What Alienated Parents Don’t Know and What Alienating Parents Won’t Tell Them (and Why They Won’t Tell Them)”

Resilience, Responsibility and Recovery: Healing the Wounds of Parental Alienation

Helping children and young people to heal from alienation is not a difficult task when one understands the process they need to go through in order to do that.  For there is a clear and easily followed path to assisting children and young people in these circumstances. I know that because I have walked thatContinue reading “Resilience, Responsibility and Recovery: Healing the Wounds of Parental Alienation”

Samantha Baldwin: Children Should Not Lose Two Parents Because of the Actions of One.

In recent days, after missing mother Samantha Baldwin and her two sons aged six and nine were found, details have been released about the reason why the children were considered to be at risk of harm. The reasons, which include drugging her children as part of false allegations of abuse against their father, are commonContinue reading “Samantha Baldwin: Children Should Not Lose Two Parents Because of the Actions of One.”

Working to International Standards of Practice in a UK Setting

Following on from recent posts about discussion in the UK around the issue of parental alienation I thought I would share information that we have written recently on working to international standards of practice in cases of parental alienation. Anyone practising in the field of parental alienation should be aware of the international research whichContinue reading “Working to International Standards of Practice in a UK Setting”

Understanding Parental Alienation – A One Day Practitioner Training in London on June 28th 2017

UNDERSTANDING AND WORKING WITH CHILDREN AND FAMILIES AFFECTED BY PARENTAL ALIENATION ONE DAY PRACTITIONER TRAINING Led by Karen Woodall and Nick Woodall London Date: Wednesday 28 June 2017 Location: 50 Liverpool Street, London EC2M 7PY Cost: £295 plus VAT Places: 4/10 places left Parental alienation is the complete unjustified rejection by a child of aContinue reading “Understanding Parental Alienation – A One Day Practitioner Training in London on June 28th 2017”

Reality Testing: Working With Parental Alienation in the UK

There is much being said about parental alienation in the UK at the moment and  professed practice is erupting everywhere.  Yesterday’s taboo is today’s big thing it seems, which results in us seeing thoughts about parental alienation being promulgated which are unrecognisable in terms of internationally recognised standards of practice. Whilst I have no problemContinue reading “Reality Testing: Working With Parental Alienation in the UK”