alienation and parental unification therapy

Healing Alienation with Parental Reunification

Pathways TeamAlienation, Co-Parenting, Family Coaching, Family Reunification

High-conflict divorces and separations can have a significant impact on family dynamics, with children being particularly at risk for negative repercussions, including the potential for damaged parental relationships. Parental alienation can be incredibly painful for both the child and the alienated parent, and over time, can degrade communication and intimacy. Parental reunification aims to mend the wounds caused by distanced …

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 …

problem with parental alienation

The Problem with “Parental Alienation”

Pathways TeamAlienation

If you’re struggling to manage your relationship with your child during a high-conflict separation or divorce, you’ve likely heard the term “parental alienation.” Maybe you’ve even come across “clinical” definitions that resonate with you and your current situation. However, “parental alienation” itself has a complicated history, and negative connotations in clinical, legal, and emotional terms. We believe that “parental alienation” …

Strategies to Counteract COVID-19 Alienation

Monique MasonAlienation, Co-Parenting

Coronavirus…it’s a word that has the masses running scared and leaving grocery store shelves empty. It has created confusion, worry and panic for many. However, there is a smaller population that is left with a whole new set of concerns. Namely, parents who are already struggling to spend the parenting time they deserve with their children. Governments are closing schools …