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67 Questions about Divorce

67 Questions about Divorce

. “Generally speaking, there are two kinds of learning: experience, which is gained from your own mistakes, and wisdom, which is learned from the mistakes of others.” – John Maxwell . On Mandela day (18 July), I set out to answer 67 questions about divorce, as my goodwill contribution. It took several days of diligent […]

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21 Fair Divorce Lessons

21 Fair Divorce Lessons

21 Fair Divorce Lessons (extracts from the book by divorce mentor, Sinta Ebersohn) 25 June was Global Fair Divorce day and in my book, 21 Fair Divorce Lessons (which will be published soon), I offer 21 significant elements that ensure a fair separation and divorce. Here are the first five: Choose the right process: Litigation […]

24th June 2019 | By More
Evidence from a Decade of Reuniting Alienated Children and Parents in the UK

Evidence from a Decade of Reuniting Alienated Children and Parents in the UK

It is a decade since I worked with Thomas Moore to assist in reuniting him with his son after many years apart. You can read about his journey and our work together in his book ‘Please Let Me See My Son’.  This week Thomas called me to say hello and let me know that his […]

10th April 2019 | By More
False Allegations as Psychological Terrorism

False Allegations as Psychological Terrorism

The Emotional & Psychological Terrorist: False Allegations in Parental Alienation Many of the cases I work with feature allegations of harm.  The allegations can range from mild to severe, from a child being chastised, to a child being involved in an organised child sexual abuse gang.  A case which features allegations of harm can create […]

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Parental Alienation in South Africa

Parental Alienation in South Africa

Radio Talk about Parental Alienation in Afrikaans   I recently talked about Parental Alienation with Johan Rademan at Oggend op RSG in Afrikaans. Attorney Louise Rive joined the conversation for a legal perspective. Ek het onlangs oor Ouervervreemding gesels met Johan Rademan van Oggend op RSG in Afrikaans. Prokureur Louise Rive het saam gesels vir […]

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The Drama of the Alienated Child (1)

The Drama of the Alienated Child (1)

What happens to alienated children is a malfunctioning of what could and should be empathic attunement to the individual needs and feelings of a child. It is a disruption of the child’s right to grow to feel their own feelings and an imposition of adult responses to the world onto a vulnerable, virtually helpless being. […]

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Best Practice: Equally Shared Parenting

Best Practice: Equally Shared Parenting

Parents in the stage of separation and divorce shall submit a jointly agreed parenting plan to the court specifying how their children are to be raised including decision making authority, time sharing allocations and a method for resolving/mediating disputes outside of court. In the event parents cannot reach agreement on a parenting plan either in […]

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Inside the Mind of the Alienated Child

Inside the Mind of the Alienated Child

This week finds me focused on the experience of growing up in an alienating environment and the ways in which children are prepared for the kind of mind bending and brain washing behaviours which are seen in alienation. Keeping in mind that parental alienation is the result of three things – a) the alienating strategies […]

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Parental Alienation Courses

Parental Alienation Courses

The Parental Alienation Study Group (PASG) together with the National Coalition Against Parental Alienation (NCAPA), offers two online courses on Parental Alienation, at no cost to participants. The one course was designed for parents & family members dealing with parental alienation and the other, for professional counselors & attorneys. Both offer a comprehensive insight into […]

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Alienation in Five Easy Steps

Alienation in Five Easy Steps

I have been asked recently about alienating strategies used by parents and how to manage these. This is a starter post in terms of this topic which is vast in terms of the how and why of alienation. To begin with we will break down the alienation process into steps and relate it to everyday […]

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