Category Archives: The Research

Highlighting the growing body of international research.

A Tardis of a textbook on PA

Dr Wilfrid von Boch-Galhau’s book on Parental Alienation (2013) is now available to buy online in its English translation.  Dr Who?  No … Dr von Boch-Galhau! But like Dr Who’s time-travelling police box Tardis, this book is much bigger on

A Tardis of a textbook on PA

Dr Wilfrid von Boch-Galhau’s book on Parental Alienation (2013) is now available to buy online in its English translation.  Dr Who?  No … Dr von Boch-Galhau! But like Dr Who’s time-travelling police box Tardis, this book is much bigger on

Climbing the mountain: 5. Awareness raising

After the Introduction, Before court, In court, and Enduring cases, we’re ready for climb No 5 (of 9) on the huge mountain range of high conflict family separation of all kinds. Awareness-raising only looks like a small mountain to climb. In fact it is in its way just as

Climbing the mountain: 5. Awareness raising

After the Introduction, Before court, In court, and Enduring cases, we’re ready for climb No 5 (of 9) on the huge mountain range of high conflict family separation of all kinds. Awareness-raising only looks like a small mountain to climb. In fact it is in its way just as

Climbing the mountain: 4. Enduring cases

To do justice to Climbing such a huge mountain as high conflict family separation of all kinds we are taking the the whole thing in sections. After Introduction, Before court, and In court, we’re up to Part 4 (of 9). As usual, this is work

Climbing the mountain: 4. Enduring cases

To do justice to Climbing such a huge mountain as high conflict family separation of all kinds we are taking the the whole thing in sections. After Introduction, Before court, and In court, we’re up to Part 4 (of 9). As usual, this is work

Pairing up Abduction and Alienation

What’s the difference between Parental Child Abduction and Parental Child Alienation? Not a lot. Recently looking at cults and hostage-taking, we saw how close Abduction and Alienation were. Abduction is a quick way to do the same as Alienation does slowly.

Pairing up Abduction and Alienation

What’s the difference between Parental Child Abduction and Parental Child Alienation? Not a lot. Recently looking at cults and hostage-taking, we saw how close Abduction and Alienation were. Abduction is a quick way to do the same as Alienation does slowly.

Climbing the mountain: 2. Before court

The mountain we’re climbing is high conflict family separation of all kinds. Part 1 (of 9) was: Introduction and aims. Thanks for the feedback and improvements. They will be added to the full ‘Climbing the mountain’ page – click any time in the top menu.

Climbing the mountain: 2. Before court

The mountain we’re climbing is high conflict family separation of all kinds. Part 1 (of 9) was: Introduction and aims. Thanks for the feedback and improvements. They will be added to the full ‘Climbing the mountain’ page – click any time in the top menu.

Climbing the mountain: 1. Intro and overall aims

There’s a new Climbing the mountain page to click in the top menu of the blog. Reading it all in one go is, as the name suggests, a bit arduous. So this is the opener of a series of posts that will unpack it in stages

Climbing the mountain: 1. Intro and overall aims

There’s a new Climbing the mountain page to click in the top menu of the blog. Reading it all in one go is, as the name suggests, a bit arduous. So this is the opener of a series of posts that will unpack it in stages

Getting familiar with estrangement

Assessing high conflict separated families, we distinguish between Alienation (“there’s no good reason”), and justified estrangement (“there is good reason”). Commonly it is a hybrid mixture of both. Estrangement can be looked at in its own right in other adult family situations where

Getting familiar with estrangement

Assessing high conflict separated families, we distinguish between Alienation (“there’s no good reason”), and justified estrangement (“there is good reason”). Commonly it is a hybrid mixture of both. Estrangement can be looked at in its own right in other adult family situations where