Books about Alienation, Estrangement, Loss & Trauma
The International Handbook of Parental Alienation Syndrome: Conceptual, Clinical and Legal Considerations by Richard A. Gardner, Richard S. Sauber, Demosthenes Lorandos
The Look of Love by Jill Egizzi
A Kidnapped Mind by Pamela Richards
Divorce Poison: How to Protect Your Family From Bad-mouthing and Brainwashing by Dr. Richard Warshak
The Custody Revolution by Dr. Richard Warshak
A Family’s Heartbreak: An Introduction to Parental Alienation by Mike Jeffries
Chasing the Cyclone by Peter Thomas: A Novel of International Child Abduction and A Father’s Unending Love for His Son
Jeopardy in the Courtroom: A Scientific Analysis of Children’s Testimony by Stephen J. Ceci
When Bad Things Happen to Good People by Harold Kushner
The Seven Worst Things Parents Do by John & Linda Friel
Life Without Father :Compelling New Evidence That Fatherhood and Marriage Are Indispensable for the Good of Children and Society by David Popone
Sex, Love and Violence Strategies for Transformation by Cloe Madanes
I Can’t Get Over It a Handbook for Trauma Survivors by Aphrodite Matsakis
Parental Alienation Support
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- Italians think twice before trying to use Parent Alienation Syndrome before a Judge - West - Welfare Society Territory March 30, 2017West - Welfare Society TerritoryItalians think twice before trying to use Parent Alienation Syndrome before a JudgeWest - Welfare Society TerritoryParental Alienation is not a clinically documentable illness. It is instead, a series of behaviors that one parent uses to push away or neutralize the other parent. At least, that is what a decree from the Court o […]
Alienation a normal reaction? Maybe, after 1 year. What about 15 years?
As noted by Dr. Bernet, a Vanderbilt University psychiatrist, "We don't want to label kids unnecessarily, but these kids are not reacting in a normal way." "We're talking about kids who have a false belief, a little like a delusion, that the other parent is an evil, dangerous person. To me that looks and sounds like a mental disorder." Obviously, the alienating parent needs help. But, as pointed out by Jaffe et al. (2010) “a minority of parents who suffer from personality and mental disorders may ignore the court and spend their waking hours finding ways to exhaust the other parent emotionally and financially." I do not imagine the parents noted by Jaffe et al. would voluntarily seek help nor do they care about stopping the denigration.