Category Archives: Views of the Child

Wishes & Feelings. Views of the Child. How do we guard against authority’s growing demands for speed without adequate consideration of the emotional costs to children.

The Remarkable Ryan Thomas

Ryan Thomas is a grown up child of Alienation. Triggered by chance by what a work colleague said, he realised as an adult what had been happening. Eventually he reconnected with his Dad. Ryan has now created a goldmine of online resources. He is

The Remarkable Ryan Thomas

Ryan Thomas is a grown up child of Alienation. Triggered by chance by what a work colleague said, he realised as an adult what had been happening. Eventually he reconnected with his Dad. Ryan has now created a goldmine of online resources. He is

Rewind: Make more of this wonderful film

We featured one scene from a Dutch TV documentary before – The two truths of torn up letters. There is an (as yet) unpublished English-subtitled version called: Rewind. We must find ways to make much more of it.  The full story plainly underlines several key lessons

Rewind: Make more of this wonderful film

We featured one scene from a Dutch TV documentary before – The two truths of torn up letters. There is an (as yet) unpublished English-subtitled version called: Rewind. We must find ways to make much more of it.  The full story plainly underlines several key lessons

The two truths of torn up letters

Eef van Creij is a friend and colleague, a family mediator in Tilburg, Holland. She has a great name for her teamed-up service: Samen Scheiden or Together Apart. Discussing mediation and alienation she mentioned a well-known journalist (in Holland), Frenk van der Linden. He

The two truths of torn up letters

Eef van Creij is a friend and colleague, a family mediator in Tilburg, Holland. She has a great name for her teamed-up service: Samen Scheiden or Together Apart. Discussing mediation and alienation she mentioned a well-known journalist (in Holland), Frenk van der Linden. He

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