Category Archives: News & Events

News & events both at home and abroad.

Scots appeal wins with child-focused thinking

Earlier this summer, a master-class of careful child-focused thinking went into a successful appeal against a sheriff ruling in a family court hearing. A sheriff is a Scottish judge. The full report of Lord Eassie’s Inner House Court of Session

Scots appeal wins with child-focused thinking

Earlier this summer, a master-class of careful child-focused thinking went into a successful appeal against a sheriff ruling in a family court hearing. A sheriff is a Scottish judge. The full report of Lord Eassie’s Inner House Court of Session

Rewind’s torn-up letters (with subtitles)

Recently we blogged about making more of the Dutch film “Rewind”. The clip ended with the children writing a letter to the judge. Here is a clip that we showed before. Again it’s about letters – the mother’s to her distant children. This time we can give

Rewind’s torn-up letters (with subtitles)

Recently we blogged about making more of the Dutch film “Rewind”. The clip ended with the children writing a letter to the judge. Here is a clip that we showed before. Again it’s about letters – the mother’s to her distant children. This time we can give

A get together about not wanting to get together

There are many organisations called Wellspring. One of these is a long-established charitable psychotherapy and counselling organisation based in Edinburgh. They have an annual lecture open to a a wide range of interest. This year they were keen to innovate from

A get together about not wanting to get together

There are many organisations called Wellspring. One of these is a long-established charitable psychotherapy and counselling organisation based in Edinburgh. They have an annual lecture open to a a wide range of interest. This year they were keen to innovate from

Taking Alienation seriously … and getting taken seriously

Writing a blog is easy but mostly reaches the converted. Getting Parental Alienation into a professional journal is a golden achievement, making wider professionals take notice. But getting well-covered in the public media is perhaps the hardest publicity of all. An

Taking Alienation seriously … and getting taken seriously

Writing a blog is easy but mostly reaches the converted. Getting Parental Alienation into a professional journal is a golden achievement, making wider professionals take notice. But getting well-covered in the public media is perhaps the hardest publicity of all. An

Cultivating less extremism

Alienation is when one person turns another against a third in a lasting way for no good reason. That sounds bland for an experience that is such excruciating agony. Cults also cause agony and Alienation. What can we learn from

Cultivating less extremism

Alienation is when one person turns another against a third in a lasting way for no good reason. That sounds bland for an experience that is such excruciating agony. Cults also cause agony and Alienation. What can we learn from

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

A striking case of alienation by a non-resident parent

Read the interesting personal case story in the Guardian – an unusual Parental Alienation pattern and a good opportunity for us to raise PA awareness. The case is unusual in that the non-resident father seems to have done quite a few dastardly things to

A striking case of alienation by a non-resident parent

Read the interesting personal case story in the Guardian – an unusual Parental Alienation pattern and a good opportunity for us to raise PA awareness. The case is unusual in that the non-resident father seems to have done quite a few dastardly things to