Talismans, Triggers and Twists in the Tale: Understanding thematic narratives in the intrapsychic world of the alienated child

Working in the intrapsychic world of the alienated child means working with those things which are occurring within the psyche, mind, or personality.  This world is not definitive because it is the subjective experience of the child in relationship to the parent who is exerting influence over them. Thus it is essential that any practitionerContinue reading “Talismans, Triggers and Twists in the Tale: Understanding thematic narratives in the intrapsychic world of the alienated child”

Understanding Parental Alienation Workshops – What Will You Learn?

Our workshops are designed to help you to understand parental alienation at the deepest level and to unpick and unravel your own case so that you are prepared to build and deliver on the strategy to help your child. Working with the model of differentiation which is set out in our book Understanding Parental Alienation:Continue reading “Understanding Parental Alienation Workshops – What Will You Learn?”

Introducing The Understanding Parental Alienation Workshop Series 2017/18

Our first workshop in the series Understanding Parental Alienation, Learning to Cope, Helping to Heal, will be in Central London on December 2nd 2017.  This will begin a series of workshops in the UK and Europe in which we aim to walk parents through the process of managing their own case of parental alienation, includingContinue reading “Introducing The Understanding Parental Alienation Workshop Series 2017/18”

I Believe This Wave Will Bear My Weight, So Let it Flow

I made breakfast this morning accompanied by a song, posted here by someone with whom I have crossed swords with more than once in my journey to fully understand parental alienation. Struggling through the undertow of difference however, we reach again a place where our common understanding of the world is the foundation stone ofContinue reading “I Believe This Wave Will Bear My Weight, So Let it Flow”

Broken Hearts and Broken Minds: The Recovery Journey of the Psychologically Split (Alienated) Child.

We are back in Zagreb after a tour of Europe for holiday and rest time as well as work.  Returning to the Child Protection Centre in Zagreb to work with Professor Bhuljan Flander and her team, we find ourselves back in the same location, but in a different time and space. This time we areContinue reading “Broken Hearts and Broken Minds: The Recovery Journey of the Psychologically Split (Alienated) Child.”

Mirrors of Sanity

Readers may be interested in this article which I wrote and published on this blog in June 2014, in which I discuss mirror neurons and attachment. Readers who are interested to do so can go back through the archives and retrieve all of the articles on neuroscience, attachment issues, trans-generational haunting, psycho-geneology and other subjectsContinue reading “Mirrors of Sanity”

Above All Else Be True To Yourself

I am currently on a trip through Europe having travelled through Italy, Switzerland, Lichtenstein and now Austria. Next we move onto Croatia to further collaborate with the Child Protection Centre in Zagreb on developing their work and our joint plans for the European Association of Parental Alienation Practitioners. Later this month we will be workingContinue reading “Above All Else Be True To Yourself”

Reflections on Attachment in Parental Alienation

Readers may be interested in these pieces about mirror neutrons and the attachment system, which were written and published in February 2016 and In January 2017 on this blog. When the Lights Come On Sometimes I just love what I do, I mean I really really love what I do. This has been one ofContinue reading “Reflections on Attachment in Parental Alienation”