dealing with parental alienation

Understanding Why Your Child is Rejecting You and Mapping the Breakdown of Family Dynamics

atriumadminFamily Coaching, Parental Rejection

Family dynamics are often complicated at the best of times, but the introduction of a high-conflict divorce or separation can have profound effects on the bond between parents and their children. Tense situations hold the opportunity for anxiety and anger to fester, leading to confusion and emotional distress for children caught in the middle of warring adults. This damage becomes …

parental alienation and family coaching

Recognizing the Signs of Parental Alienation: What You Need To Look For

atriumadminAlienation

Parental alienation is a deeply distressing and, sadly, often unspoken issue that can have devastating impacts on family relationships and healthy childhood development. While the term is often (mis)used to refer to a myriad of relationship issues that can occur between parents and their children (mistrust, teenage rebellion, etc.), what parental alienation actually refers to is the act of one parent turning …

benefits of external coaches during family reunification

Exploring the  Benefits of External Coaches During Family Reunification Therapy

atriumadminAlienation, Family Coaching, Family Reunification

If your parent-child relationship has suffered a significant disconnect due to parental alienation and/or a high-conflict separation, you may benefit from (or be ordered to pursue) family reunification therapy.  Reunification therapy is designed to, as the name suggests, mend the divide between parent and child(ren) and requires careful navigation as well as empathy, emotional resilience, and strategic intervention. While some …

What Are the Benefits of Family Coaching During a High-Conflict Divorce

atriumadminCo-Parenting, Family Coaching, Pathways Through Conflict

Divorce and the breakup of long-term intimate relationships can be one of the most emotionally draining and vulnerable experiences a family can go through, especially in situations where conflict and confrontation have become prevalent. With emotions running high and uncertainty looming up ahead, parents can lose sight of how their actions (and interactions) affect their children and create an environment that fosters …