parental alienation and family reunification

Rebuilding the Path to Connection: How Reunification Can Restore Broken Parental Bonds

Pathways TeamCo-Parenting, Narcissism, Parental Rejection

Parental alienation can be a devastating and emotional experience for both parents and children to navigate. “Losing” a child due to high conflict, broken relationships, or manipulation by a narcissistic ex can make the alienated parent feel broken, stuck, and helpless to turn the situation around.  Reunification therapy is an evolving form of family coaching and counselling that focuses on …

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Navigating Parallel Parenting: A Solution for High-Conflict Separations

Pathways TeamCo-Parenting

Navigating a divorce or the end of a long-term serious relationship can be incredibly painful for couples, and even more stressful when you have children involved in the situation. Establishing an accountable method of shared parenting is essential to maintaining the health and wellness of your children. While for some, a more amicable co-parenting style may be possible, in high-conflict situations where …

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Transforming a High-Conflict Divorce into a Low-Stress Home Environment For Children

Pathways TeamCo-Parenting, Family Coaching, Family Reunification

Going through the dissolution of a relationship and moving towards divorce or permanent separation can be an incredibly difficult experience that brings out a wide variety of emotions as you navigate an uncertain and unfamiliar future. For those with children involved in the equation, it is crucial to move forward with caution, especially in high-conflict situations where both parties may …

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Understanding the Impact of High-Conflict Divorce on Children’s Well-being

Pathways TeamUncategorized

Divorce can be a challenging experience for any child, but when it is accompanied by high-conflict and parental alienation, the impact on their well-being can be even more profound. In this blog post, we will delve into the perspective of children in divorce situations, exploring both the general experience of divorce through a child’s eyes and the specific effects of …

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Reunification Therapy

Pathways TeamFamily Reunification, Uncategorized

Reunification therapy (RT) is often court-ordered for separated or divorced families, where there is a favored parent and a rejected parent. The goal of reunification therapy is to restore a disrupted parent-child relationship. While the term is commonly used in the court systems, there are actually no standard therapeutic protocols for “reunification therapy,” so every therapist or counselor is free …

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Managing Narcissistic Grandparents

Pathways TeamFamily Coaching, Narcissism

Even under ideal circumstances, extended family dynamics can be extremely challenging to navigate. When mental health and high-conflict personalities come into play, it can be overwhelming, confusing, and painful for you and your child. Whether they’re your own parents or those of your (ex) partner, a narcissistic grandparent can wreak havoc in your child’s life if left unchecked. Narcissistic Personality …

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