Category Archives: London 2014

Posts of the presentations at the AFT London PA Conference in Oct 2014 that opened this blog.

A quart into a pint-pot: how to spread the word

It’s Parental Alienation Awareness Day everyone. So let’s spread the word. I’ve written about that before: PR for PA. We want to reach the unconverted as well as preach to the converted. This post is the long of it. The next one’s the short of

A quart into a pint-pot: how to spread the word

It’s Parental Alienation Awareness Day everyone. So let’s spread the word. I’ve written about that before: PR for PA. We want to reach the unconverted as well as preach to the converted. This post is the long of it. The next one’s the short of

Nick Child’s Overview: Riding the Wild Waters

Nick opened the conference with an overview of the international field of Parental Alienation, a “life-jacket” for “riding the wild waters of family separation”. Reviewing the conference PowerPoint below is a bit of a fiddly experience. So Nick has made that into

Nick Child’s Overview: Riding the Wild Waters

Nick opened the conference with an overview of the international field of Parental Alienation, a “life-jacket” for “riding the wild waters of family separation”. Reviewing the conference PowerPoint below is a bit of a fiddly experience. So Nick has made that into

Kevin Amey: On Being a Guardian

Kevin presented his experience as a Guardian, noting the stark contrast between children who have been actually abused by a parent who still have an attachment to them and want some kind of contact to be enabled, and those alienated

Kevin Amey: On Being a Guardian

Kevin presented his experience as a Guardian, noting the stark contrast between children who have been actually abused by a parent who still have an attachment to them and want some kind of contact to be enabled, and those alienated

Chip Chimera: Working with Parental Alienation

For those who heard her wonderful plenary and workshop in London a year earlier (Sept 2013), Chip had far too short a time at this conference to describe her work with alienated families, and her developed use of Attachment-based understanding for all parties in

Chip Chimera: Working with Parental Alienation

For those who heard her wonderful plenary and workshop in London a year earlier (Sept 2013), Chip had far too short a time at this conference to describe her work with alienated families, and her developed use of Attachment-based understanding for all parties in

Myrna Gower: A Thousand Tiny Poisonous Needles

Myrna’s presentation was mainly to share a client’s voice through his emails to her about his enduring experience of contact with his children while they remained actively alienated in all their interactions with him. Myrna described her work, drawing on Linda

Myrna Gower: A Thousand Tiny Poisonous Needles

Myrna’s presentation was mainly to share a client’s voice through his emails to her about his enduring experience of contact with his children while they remained actively alienated in all their interactions with him. Myrna described her work, drawing on Linda

The London Conference: 25th Oct 2014

This is the conference that spawned ‘the alienation experience’ blog. Organised by AFT’s London branch, SSoPA members and guests presented in a packed morning, leaving the afternoon free for discussion. Now everyone can re-view and discuss 24/7! Here’s the blurb: “Navigating

The London Conference: 25th Oct 2014

This is the conference that spawned ‘the alienation experience’ blog. Organised by AFT’s London branch, SSoPA members and guests presented in a packed morning, leaving the afternoon free for discussion. Now everyone can re-view and discuss 24/7! Here’s the blurb: “Navigating

Hamish Cameron, Plenary Discussion and More

Hamish sketched his own long career that was more psychoanalytical than systemic. But child psychiatrists and their multidisciplinary colleagues cannot help but work with families in both clinical and legal practice. He noted that some therapy is talking therapy, and

Hamish Cameron, Plenary Discussion and More

Hamish sketched his own long career that was more psychoanalytical than systemic. But child psychiatrists and their multidisciplinary colleagues cannot help but work with families in both clinical and legal practice. He noted that some therapy is talking therapy, and