Halloween, Parental Alienaton and Trick or Treating

Halloween is just another seasonal celebration missed by those of us that are alienated from our children. For those readers unfamiliar with the term parental alienation please see here. I vividly remember helping my children each year carve out the Halloween pumpkins to be placed outside the house. I also remember every evening after nightfall … Continue reading Halloween, Parental Alienaton and Trick or Treating

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Reflecting on my First Public Speech on Parental Alienation 

As regular readers of this blog will be aware I was recently invited to talk about parental alienation as part of a book launch. Colin Ward (twitter.com/ColinWardWriter) the author of his newly published novel To Die For kindly invited me along to give a talk on the subject as parental alienation features heavily in his … Continue reading Reflecting on my First Public Speech on Parental Alienation 

Hindsight is such a precise art-form

An incredibly powerful piece of writing about parental alienation.
Please read and share this post to help raise awareness of this relatively unknown and misunderstood form of child abuse.
Thank you.

World of Psych

The news has been awash with stories of children cast to the dark forces of abuse by persons unknown, and not protected by the very forces such as the police, social workers, and other professionals that should be helping them.

They are now being offered support, mental health advice and have all the professional guidance needed, because as a nation we have been appalled that children should be allowed to fall between the cracks in this way. But this has taken close to a decade before the nation’s conscience has been pricked into action. Such abuse is unconscionable and will leave children growing into adults, that will require extensive use of the mental health services. As a society we all feel responsible that we have allowed this to happen, and will now be hyper-vigilant to ensure it doesn’t happen again.

As a society, we seem to learn retrospectively from our…

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