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Mistakes Alienated Parents Make: 2. Counter-rejection

In the early stages of alienation some rejected parents counter-reject their children. They rebuke the children for their negative attitudes, and tell them, in effect, “Shape up or ship out.” They expect, of course, the children to shape up. This … Continue reading

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Reuniting with Formerly Alienated Adult Children

Work with adult children who want to reconnect with a parent from whom they were alienated has several facets. I hear often from parents whose adult children have read Divorce Poison or viewed Welcome Back, Pluto and found answers to … Continue reading

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Ten Parental Alienation Fallacies

I am pleased to announce my new paper, published online earlier this month by the American Psychological Association (APA). Ten Parental Alienation Fallacies That Compromise Decisions in Court and in Therapy passed a peer review process and was published in … Continue reading

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What Courts Can Do About Parental Alienation

Last February I was honored to be invited to Victoria, British Columbia to film segments as a guest on the leading talk show produced in Canada: Family Matters. The show is hosted by Justice Harvey Brownstone who is actually a … Continue reading

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Alienated Trekkies: Star Trek Fans Who Hate (Or Are On Their Way To Hating) Their Parents

Resources for parents whose children are Star Trek fans and are alienated or at risk for becoming alienated from a parent. Stories, fairy tales, and fables are the age-old ways of communicating life’s important lessons to children. Movies and television … Continue reading

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Managing Severe Cases of Parental Alienation

I am pleased to announce my new article: Managing Severe Cases of Parental Alienation. Published by the State Bar of Texas, it includes never-before-published material previously available only through my trial testimony and consultation. Some of the highlights: • 3 … Continue reading

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State of Plutoverse – 2012

2012 was both an interesting and personally difficult year for me. A serious illness in my family placed severe limitations on the time I could devote to my writing and research. As a result, Plutoverse saw few new posts, and … Continue reading

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State of Plutoverse – 2011

In case you wondered, other projects have pushed my annual review of the year to the side for a couple of months. File this column under: better late than never. Pluto Transforms Lives Across Six Continents 2011 saw the spread … Continue reading

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Kudos for Pluto

The American Journal of Family Therapy, a peer-review, refereed journal, has published a review of the DVD, Welcome Back, Pluto: Understanding, Preventing, and Overcoming Parental Alienation. The review was co-written by forensic psychologist Dr. S. Richard Sauber, and attorney, David … Continue reading

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Parental Alienation in Finland

State of Plutoverse – 2010 mentioned the upcoming Finnish translation of Divorce Poison. Today I received a note from a faculty member of the University of Helsinki that parental alienation is being discussed in the Finnish Parliament. Click here for … Continue reading

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