managing narcissists

Managing Different Types of Narcissists with Pathways Family Coaching

Pathways TeamNarcissism, Personality Disorders

Establishing a workable co-parenting arrangement is hard enough on its own. As many parents know, underlying mental health issues can complicate the situation even further. One of the most common factors in a high-conflict separation or divorce is Narcissistic Personality Disorder (NPD). NPD is clinically defined as a mental condition characterized by an inflated sense of their self-importance, an intense …

behavioral pattern finder

Behavioral Pattern Finder – A Proactive Approach to High-Conflict Co-Parenting

Pathways TeamBehavioural Pattern Finder

All human beings exhibit predictable patterns in their behavior. A high-conflict co-parent, for example, is likely prone to deflecting responsibility and charming others into accepting their viewpoint. They may have found success in explaining away their high-conflict behaviors within the court system or in family therapy. If you’re on the receiving end of such tactics, you may feel like you …

the alienation code

Cracking The Alienation Code with Pathways Family Coaching

Pathways TeamAlienation, Family Coaching

Separation and divorce are hard for everyone, especially your children. It is common for children to get caught in the middle of the dispute, unwittingly becoming weapons used by one parent to hurt the other. It is all too easy for these malicious acts to overpower existing bonds between parents and their children, leaving you struggling to connect while the …

parental rejection

Getting Ready to Reconnect with Pathways Family Coaching

Pathways TeamAlienation, Family Coaching

Feeling as though you’ve lost a child is one of the most difficult things a parent will ever experience. When your child is choosing to disengage or not to be a part of your life, it is incredibly challenging not to become overwhelmed by a flood of emotions. It is all too easy to fall into the traps of self-pity …