Category Archives: Collaboration

Interdisciplinary collaborative working is at the cutting edge of international best practice.

Historic change afoot: winning without the ‘A’ word

After decades of ideological impasse, the major US professional body, the APA, has signalled that an historic change is on its way. Let’s celebrate this long-awaited change and the invisible key that seems to have worked at last. What’s the key?! The

Historic change afoot: winning without the ‘A’ word

After decades of ideological impasse, the major US professional body, the APA, has signalled that an historic change is on its way. Let’s celebrate this long-awaited change and the invisible key that seems to have worked at last. What’s the key?! The

Creating an informal proactive court … Mediation with knobs on!

I was once a community-based child psychiatrist in a friendly multi-disciplinary team here in NHS Lanarkshire. What I used to do then for some separated families, now seems rather relevant to my recently chosen field: high conflict family separation. All I did was to

Creating an informal proactive court … Mediation with knobs on!

I was once a community-based child psychiatrist in a friendly multi-disciplinary team here in NHS Lanarkshire. What I used to do then for some separated families, now seems rather relevant to my recently chosen field: high conflict family separation. All I did was to

Climbing the mountain: 6. Coordinating our efforts

Continuing the series … after the Introduction, Before court, In court, Enduring cases, and Raising Awareness, here’s a short but important climb No 6 (of 9) on our huge mountain of high conflict family separation of all kinds. There are climbers who tackle extreme rock faces on their own.

Climbing the mountain: 6. Coordinating our efforts

Continuing the series … after the Introduction, Before court, In court, Enduring cases, and Raising Awareness, here’s a short but important climb No 6 (of 9) on our huge mountain of high conflict family separation of all kinds. There are climbers who tackle extreme rock faces on their own.

A rose by any other name …

… would smell as sweet?! Alienation is more prickly than sweet! … There are lots of reasons why we need a name for the pattern commonly called Parental Alienation. Some people do great work with Alienated children and families but without using that label.

A rose by any other name …

… would smell as sweet?! Alienation is more prickly than sweet! … There are lots of reasons why we need a name for the pattern commonly called Parental Alienation. Some people do great work with Alienated children and families but without using that label.

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