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The Child's Experience of the Parental Separation

In the throes and aftermath of a separation, emotions run high and parents can inadvertently spill out onto their kids without realizing their impact upon them. 1,392 more words

Is there an association between joint physical custody and psychosomatic problems in children?

Background In many Western countries, an increasing number of children with separated parents have joint physical custody, that is, live equally much in their parent’s respective homes. 263 more words

Parental Alienation Syndrome

Who's Left to Work With High Conflict Separated Parents?

So many of my colleagues are divesting themselves of working with high conflict separated parents. They are doing so quietly and subtly. They are providing other less intense counseling services and taking on fewer and fewer of the contentious cases. 931 more words

Separated Parents: Mental Health Professionals need specific knowledge and training.

Many mental health professionals fail to appreciate the difference between their typical clinical client and those clients seen in the context of separation or divorce. 807 more words

The Development of the Parenting Plan Worksheet

In 2003, recognizing a need to help separated parents organize their approach to the care of children between them, I set out to develop The Parenting Plan Worksheet. 725 more words

I deleted my Facebook account...

After toying with the idea of coming off Facebook through guilt of spending way too much of my life on there I finally did it. I downloaded my photos and then deactivated my account shortly after having the privilege of sending a group message to 138 people containing my mobile number who I consider friends. 142 more words


Court is a Choice Between Two Evils - Choose Neither

Of two evils, choose neither – C.H. Spurgeon (1834 – 1892)

The quote reminded me of parents who go to court to settle parenting disputes, however, parents don’t realize they are dealing with two evils when looking at winning or losing. 486 more words