Parents that deliberately alienate children from the other parent deserve some jail time. After all, it is akin to Child Kidnapping and Parental Alienation is a hate crime against the child. Nassau County judge jails mother who falsely accused ex of sex abuse and alienated him from kids… more »
Parental Alienation Syndrome:*Parental Alienation Syndrome:A ‘Hidden’ Facet of Custody Disputes* *by Lisa Cook* …extending through the years of childhood and adolescence in his [or her] relations with both parents, [a child] builds up working models of how attachment figures are likely to behave towards him in any variety of situations; and on those models are based *all his expectations, and therefore all his plans, for the rest of his life.* John Bowlby, *Separation, Anxiety, and Anger* *Introduction* Custody determinations are not simple. In fact, there are often complications which are not readily disc… more »
*NEW YORK LAW JOURNAL, March 26, 2000* *”PARENTAL ALIENATION”* by *Joel R. Brandes* Parental Alienation was recently described as a situation where one parent intentionally attempts to alienate his or her child from the other parent, by poisoning his mind, and usually succeeds.(1) Parental Alienation Syndrome (“PAS”) is a disorder that usually arises in the context of child-custody disputes. Its primary manifestation is the child’s unjustified campaign of denigration against a parent. It results from the combination of a programming (brainwashing) parent’s indoctrinations and the … more »
“It’s ‘as if’ each family member gets inoculated at the same time for a horrible family disease that’s seriously spread out of control. Each individuals’ inoculation may feel a little uncomfortable at first. However, within a very brief period of time, it provides protection to each person while preventing further harmful parent-parent and parent-child conditions from occurring.”
Pamela: One of the biggest problems is getting the short and long term cooperation of alienators. In severe PAS cases how do you get the alienator to comply with the program? Do court orders help?