Breaking down the risks ahead for parents and children affected by parental alienation in the UK, we looked earlier this week at the high conflict myth.
The notion that PA is all about high conflict is one which has been enthusiastically embraced by CAFCASS in their recent declaration of expertise in this field. For a body which has hitherto denied all efforts to raise consciousness about PA, the about turn on the issue is fascinating to observe. It is also concerning, especially when, their assertions that they are ‘consulting with experts’ is one which to date, appears to be without foundation.
Parental alienation is a mental health issue not a parental rights issue. I have been saying this for a long time and whilst it has been resisted in some quarters, most accept that the issue is not one which is about contact or conflict, it is about a child’s…
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