This is the only way that parental alienation can be reversed.
Few expert witnesses, be they psychiatrists or psychologists, take on cases such as parental alienation.
This is because the methods which often need to be employed for overturning a child’s animosity towards an alienated parent are strewn with dangers!
How do you counteract parental alienation?
If you feel you are a victim of parental alienation, here are a few tips to help you fight back and demonstrate parental alienation to the court.
- Keep a journal.
- Ask to see child in writing.
- Seek counseling.
- Remain persistent.
What are the signs of Parental Alienation Syndrome?
Signs and Symptoms of Parental Alienation
- Extreme negative views toward the parent, including denying past positive experiences, and lack of investment or interest in improving the relationship.
- Frivolous or absurd reasons for hurt and anger with the parent.
- Seeing one parent as all good and the other as all bad.
Do alienating parents ever stop?
In spite of admonitions from judges and mental health professionals to stop their alienation, they can’t. The prognosis for severely alienating parents is very poor. It is unlikely that they are able to “get it.” It is also unlikely that they will ever stop trying to perpetuate the alienation.
What are examples of Parental Alienation?
The primary weapons parents use to alienate their children against the other parent include: Badmouthing – This includes criticizing and belittling the other parent, or telling the child that the other parent is dangerous, crazy, or somehow unworthy of the child’s love.