Top Tips for Communicating with an alienated child

Be kind and loving. Focus on the present, not the past. Focus on the love, not the loss. Stay non-reactive to provocation. Stay calm. Avoid those grief-ridden, heavy conversations. Avoid accusations and anger. Sometimes not responding is best. Be careful how you...

What is parental alienation?

Parental alienation is a complex dynamic when one parent psychologically, wilfully and covertly manipulates a child to fear and despise the other parent, often resulting in the child’s unjustified rejection of a loving parent and anyone associated with them. The...

Why do people say parental alienation isn’t real?

It is non-gendered abuse and millions of us suffer it? Children, fathers, mothers, step-parents, siblings, grandparents …. Wake up world!  Some argue that parental alienation isn’t a real phenomenon (or mental health issue/abuse) because it is not recognized as...