External Resources

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We strongly believe that the only solution to "parental alienation", or family bond obstruction, requires a holistic and collaborative approach in which a variety of professionals band together to help the entire family together.

We are committed to helping provide you with an enhanced understanding of your family dynamic, and access to as many resources as possible from a variety of knowledgeable and authentic professionals and individuals from across the web.

This list is organic and being updated regularly, so make sure you check back often!

Articles, Books & Videos:

A Mom Describes Her Tween's Brain

This is a great article about how to help your tween understand their emotions, resulting actions, and how they are related to brain development during this time in their lives.

Link: https://www.upworthy.com/this-mother-s-description-of-her-tween-son-s-brain-is-a-must-read-for-all-parents

Putting Aside Hope Without Giving Up

This is a great article about how to reach acceptance as an alienated parent and experience joy without giving up on reconnecting with your children.

Link: https://www.mamamia.com.au/estrangement-from-child/

Erasing Family Documentary

Young adults of divorced parents fight to reunite their families after being ripped apart by a punitive legal system dictated by profit motive.

Erasing Family shows how programs that encourage mediation and shared parenting which will prevent future childhood trauma, making divorce and separation less costly both financially and emotionally. The film has been endorsed by the American Psychological Association, Conflict Resolution Expert Bill Eddy and most importantly has reunited kids and parents.

Link: https://tubitv.com/movies/528013/erasing-family

General Information:

End Parental Gatekeeping

This website serves as an arena to move the science on Parental Alienation forward and to eliminate both the ignorance and plausible deniability on the topic. As part of that mission, it will serve as a freestanding transparent peer review for "Parental Alienation and the long term health effects of hypercortisolism on children in custody decisions".

Link: http://www.endparentalgatekeeping.com/

Family Access - Fighting for Children's Rights

Founded by Elaine Cobb, who is alienated from her adult son and granddaughter.  Family Access works in bringing awareness to people on the subject of alienation and the effects it has on the family.  They also offer international seminar calls with guest speakers who have expertise and knowledge for alienated family members and professionals who work in the field of alienation.

Link: https://www.familyaccessfightingforchildrensrights.org/

National Parents Organization - Preserving the Bond Between Parents and Children

National Parents Organization is a charitable and educational organization focused on promoting shared parenting, where both parents have equal standing raising children after a separation or divorce. National Parents Organization recognizes that preserving a strong bond between children and their parents is critically important to children's emotional, mental, and physical health.

Link: https://nationalparentsorganization.org/

Parental Alienation Study Group

Parental Alienation Study Group, Inc. (PASG), is an international, not-for-profit corporation. PASG has 500 members – mostly mental health and legal professionals – from 52 countries. The members of PASG are interested in educating the general public, mental health clinicians, forensic practitioners, attorneys, and judges regarding parental alienation. PASG members are also interested in developing and promoting research on the causes, evaluation, prevention, and treatment of parental alienation.

Link: https://pasg.info/

Erasing Family

If you need support text HELP to (865)-4FAMILY between 8am-10pm ET to get emotional support if you are an erased kid or parent (not legal advice) or check out our resources for kids, schools, parents and professionals.

Link: https://erasingfamily.org/resources/

The Stephood Project

The Stephood Project is a social awareness campaign addressing parental alienation and the danger of not co-parenting our children.

Link: https://www.stephoodproject.org/

Freedom of Mind Resource Center

The Freedom of Mind Resource Center supports those affected by undue influence by providing coaching and consulting services. We offer training and educational resources to support individuals, families, advocacy groups, educational institutions, professionals, law enforcement, government entities, and non-governmental organizations by providing training and educational resources. We also provide information to the media to help the public understand undue influence (mind control) in all of its forms so that everyone can have the tools and support they need to protect themselves from undue influence.

Link: https://freedomofmind.com/

Direct Support Services & Groups:

Family Access - FREE Monthly Calls

Family Access holds monthly international seminar calls.  These calls are complimentary and are for alienated family members to provide knowledge and support to deal with the hell on earth called alienation. These calls are also a huge asset to those in the mental health and legal professions as well as researchers, writers and child advocates who work in the field of alienation. You have the option of calling in on their free conference line, audio skype or by downloading their desktop app.

Visit their website and sign up for their promotional and marketing emails to receive notification of who will be presenting at each call.  You must register to attend each call by emailing them directly at familyaccessinnc@aol.com.

Link: https://www.familyaccessfightingforchildrensrights.org/

Family Access - Support Group Listings

Family Access provides a listing of support groups for both parents and grandparents that can be found all over the world.

Link: https://www.familyaccessfightingforchildrensrights.org/support-groups.html

Randi Kreger - FREE Moving Forward Discussion Group

Randi Kreger is the lead author of "Stop Walking on Eggshells"and "The Essential Family Guide to Borderline Personality Disorder".  She maintains a free online family discussion group for those who have loved ones with borderline or narcissistic personality disorder.

Link: https://groups.io/g/MovingForward/

Wendy Perry Consulting - Parental Alienation Support Group

Wendy is the ONLY Texas Education Agency (TEA) Continuing Professional Education (CPE) Provider giving training to schools specifically about parental alienation and co-parenting in relation to school procedures and policies as well as student health and safety!

Link: http://wendyjperry.com/

Parental Alienation Grief Program (PAGP)

The Parental Alienation Grief Program (PAGP) is a support program that helps you work through the grieving process specific to alienation from your children. The seven session program includes group discussions and homework as well as providing tools to help guide you through daily life without the heartache of Parental Alienation consuming your life.

Link: https://isnaf.info/grief-program/

Services and Education:

Abuse Excuse

Created by Dean Tong, MSc., CFC - an author and Certified Forensic  Trial Consultant, false allegations trial expert, and child abuse expert. Dean Tong holds a Master of Science Degree in Child Forensic Studies in psychology and the law (2006).

Link: https://abuse-excuse.com/

Family Separation Clinic

The Family Separation Clinic offers specialist services to families experiencing divorce or separation and, in particular, where a child is, or is at risk of, rejecting a relationship with one of their parents.

Based in the United Kingdom, the Clinic provides services across the world. Run by highly skilled and experienced professionals, the Clinic offers a discreet and confidential service which is tailored to the individual needs of families.

Link: https://www.familyseparationclinic.com/

The Fatherless Generation Foundation

Dr. Torri J. launched The Fatherless Generation Foundation (TFGF) in 2009. TFGF is a non-profit organization headquartered in Atlanta, Georgia providing services to 98 cities within 33 states where they are reuniting fathers and their children all while providing the resources and services that strengthen, support, and elevate a commitment to fatherhood and family values.

Link: http://www.tfgf.org/

High Conflict Institute

An award-winning training and consulting firm helping professionals understand and manage high conflict personalities and high conflict disputes. Their experts come from a variety of backgrounds including: law, psychology, human resources, corporate management, mediation, and parent education.

Link: https://www.highconflictinstitute.com/

National Institute for the Clinical Application of Behavioral Medicine

NICABM stands for the National Institute for the Clinical Application of Behavioral Medicine. They are committed to developing online educational programs featuring new research and ideas immediately adaptable for health and mental health care professionals to use in their work.

Link: https://www.nicabm.com/

Neufeld Institute

A Canadian non-profit society with courses developed by Dr. Gordon Neufeld based on attachment-based developmental approach to the adults responsible for children.

Link: https://neufeldinstitute.org/

The Science of Happiness - Berkeley (FREE Course)

"The Science of Happiness" offers students practical strategies for tapping into and nurturing their own happiness, including trying several research-backed activities that foster social and emotional well-being, and exploring how their own happiness changes along the way.

Link: http://www.edx.org/course/the-science-of-happiness-3

The Science of Well-Being - Yale (FREE Course)

In this course you will engage in a series of challenges designed to increase your own happiness and build more productive habits. As preparation for these tasks, Professor Laurie Santos reveals misconceptions about happiness, annoying features of the mind that lead us to think the way we do, and the research that can help us change. You will ultimately be prepared to successfully incorporate a specific wellness activity into your life.

Link: https://www.coursera.org/learn/the-science-of-well-being

The Toby Center - for Family Transitions

The Toby Center’s Mission: To maximize child outcomes by strengthening parent and child relationships when parents separate. This is accomplished through a replicable program of wraparound services including family mediation and parent coordination, supervised visitation, and therapeutic interventions.

Services include monitored child exchange, family therapy/counselling, therapeutic supervised visitation, family court mediation, support groups, legal services and parent education.

Link: https://www.thetobycenter.org/

Rebecca Zung - Breaking FreeTM Divorce Masterclasses

Rebecca Zung is one of the Top 1% of attorneys in the nation, having been recognized by U.S. News & World Report as a "Best Lawyer in America", as "Legal Elite" by Trend Magazine, and recognized by her peers and the judiciary as AV(c), preeminent rated in family law, the highest possible rating for an attorney by Martindale Hubbell.

Link: https://www.rebeccazung.com/breaking-free

Rev - Convert Audio & Video to Text

Humans Working Side By Side With The Best Speech-to-Text AI.  Choose from automated transcription or manual transcription at a reasonable price!

Link: https://www.rev.com/

Custody X Change

Custody X Change is a powerful tool that helps parents create and track professional-quality parenting plans:

  • create your family's customized parenting plan
  • view and print time calculation graphs
  • track and journal what actually happens

Link: https://www.custodyxchange.com/

Treatment Centers:

Green Shoe Foundation

The Green Shoe foundation is a non-profit organization founded in 2015 to offer confidential, professional, five-day retreats aimed towards improving and impacting individual lives and communities. Their goal is to embrace and heal the past, restore healthy patterns in your life, and create space to be your authentic self.

Link: https://www.greenshoe.org/

Venture Academy

Located in Canada, Venture Academy takes an attachment-based, solution-oriented, and holistic approach to treatment of troubled teens. Therefore, they not only treat the mind, body, and spirit, but also provide evidence-based practices for complete recovery.

Link: https://www.ventureacademy.ca/

Mental Health Professionals:

Dr. Amy J. L. Baker

Dr. Baker is a nationally recognized expert in parent child relationships, especially children of divorce, parental alienation syndrome, and emotional abuse of children.

Link: https://www.amyjlbaker.com/

Dr. J. Michael Bone, Parental Alienation Consultant

Dr. Bone is an experienced consultant for cases involving Parental Alienation & has spent over 25 years working with high conflict divorce as a therapist, expert witness, mediator, evaluator and consultant, both nationally and internationally. Additionally, he is co-founder of the National Association of Parental Alienation Specialists.

Link: https://www.jmichaelbone.com/

The Collected Works of Dr. Craig Childress

Dr. Childress is a licensed clinical psychologist with background in clinical child and family therapy, attachment pathology and complex trauma. parent-child and marital conflict, ADHD, oppositional defiant and conduct problems, autism-spectrum pathology. early childhood mental health (zero-five), and court-involved family conflict surrounding divorce.

Link: http://dr-childress-index.droppages.com/

Dr. Warren Farrell

Dr. Farrell is an accomplished author, expert witness, and expert in the importance of fathers. He has been chosen by the Financial Times as one of the world’s top 100 thought leaders, and by the Center for World Spirituality (in 2011) as one of the world’s spiritual leaders. His books are published in over 50 countries, and in 15 languages.

Link: http://warrenfarrell.com/

Linda Gottlieb, LMFT & LCSW-R

Expert consultant on parental alienation, estrangement and family dynamics. She was personally trained and supervised by Dr. Salvador Minuchin, the world renowned, highly respected child psychiatrist who was one of the founders of the family therapy movement.

Link: http://endparentalalienation.com/

Dr. Jennifer J. Harman

Jennifer Jill Harman, Ph.D. received her doctorate in Social Psychology from the University of Connecticut in 2005, and specializes in the study of intimate relationships. She is an accomplished and awarded teacher, and has published many peer-reviewed articles and book chapters, and has presented her research regularly at scientific conferences around the world.

Link: http://jenniferjillharman.com/

Dr. Gary J. Kneier, Ph.D, R. Psych.

Dr. Kneier is located in Calgary, AB (Canada) and received his Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology in Washington D.C., which included a one-year full-time internship associated with the Harvard Medical School at Children’s Hospital in Boston.  His services have included individual therapy and counselling for adults and children; marriage counselling; help for children and parents in separated/divorced families; family mediation; and court-related assessments of children and parents..

Link: http://drgary.ca/about-us_1.html

Dr. Richard Warshak

Dr. Richard Warshak's groundbreaking studies, trenchant challenges to gender stereotypes, and passionate advocacy for children make him one the world’s most respected authorities on divorce and child custody.

Link: http://warshak.com/

Legal Resources:

Joshi Attorneys and Counselors

Joshi is a full-service law firm with offices in the Detroit area, with a law practice that is international in scope, having an affiliate in India. We practice in areas that include complex child custody disputes and divorce, falsely accused sexual abuse cases and white collar criminal law cases, and cases involving complicated, cross-border financial transactions, transnational litigation issues, international business law, securities transactions, Sarbanes-Oxley compliance and other financial matters.

Link: https://www.joshiattorneys.com/

"Litigating Parental Alienation: Evaluating and Presenting an Effective Case in Court" by Ashish Joshi

There is no doubt that parental alienation exists and that U.S. courts have acknowledged the concept, although the theory can sometimes be misused. This practitioner's manual provides an overview of the concept of parental alienation and explains how to correctly handle it in court. "Hands-on" practice pointers and sample materials on litigating parental alienation make this an essential resource for the family lawyer.

Link: https://www.americanbar.org/products/inv/book/409061453/

List of Court Rulings Specifically Recognizing PAS in US and Internationally

Documented by Dr. Richard Gardner.

Link: http://richardagardner.com/pas_legalcites