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High Conflict Coparenting: Interventions for children’s alignment and Resistance- An online Course

Overcoming Barriers, Inc. in collaboration with William James College is pleased to offer a new online multi-module course entitled: High Conflict Coparenting: Interventions for Children’s Alignment and Resistance  Robin M.Deutsch, PhD, ABPP, Barbara Jo Fidler, PhD, C.Psych, John A. Moran, PhD, Matthew Sullivan, PhD, and Peggie Ward, PhD, presenters The online course dates are: September 11 – […]

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Web-based training in Parent-child Contact problems

Please go to the Overcoming Barriers website overcomingbarriers.org to get information about a web-based/online comprehensive Course on understanding and intervening when children are resisting or refusing contact with a parent.  Dr. Sullivan, Deutsch, Fidler, Ward and many others will contribute to the training which will commence in the late fall.

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New Professional Book announcement about intervening with Parent-child contact problems

Oxford University of Press is releasing the following book Overcoming Parent-Child Contact Problems Family-Based Interventions for Resistance, Rejection, and Alienation Edited by Abigail M. Judge and Robin M. Deutsch Dr. Sullivan has written 3 chapters in this book: 6: Overview of the Overcoming Barriers approach Peggie Ward, Robin Deutsch, and Matt Sullivan 9: “West Group”: […]

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Resources for intensive interventions for parent-child contact problems

The following is a Resource List of other programs of which we are aware. The list is comprised of independently practicing psychologists who have worked at Overcoming Barriers Family Camp or Intensives and who run independent, intensive programs targeting child resistance dynamics working with the entire family, usually for a single family. These programs are […]

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Overcoming Barriers presentation for Attorney’s Briefcase DVD

Commissioner (ret) Marge Slabach, Sherry Cassedy, Michelle Michele Bissada and Matt Sullivan did a 3 hour presentation to Attorneys and Judges on Novemer 2, 2015 in San Francisco. You can obtain the DVD from the presentation at http://www.atybriefcase.com/attys/store/storecoursesnewdetail.php?ProductID=131&cid=3 copy the link onto your computer.

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Dr. Sullivan NPR interview about children’s resistance to contact with a parent, 9/28/15

Dr. Sullivan’s interview with NPR Alaska, addressing shared custody situations when a child is resisting contact with a parent can be accessed at the following link: http://www.alaskapublic.org/?s=alienation

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Overcoming barriers presents at Attorney’s briefcase in San Francisco, 11/03/15

Overcoming Barriers board members,  Dr. Matthew Sullivan, Sherry Cassedy, and Retired Commissioner Marge Slabach will present about the OCB approach to working with children who resist contact with a parent in high conflict shared custody situations.  Please see brochure for details below: Attorney Brief Case SF

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Intensive intervention immersion training by Overcoming Barriers 12/3-5

IMMERSION TRAINING OPPORTUNITY INTENSIVE FAMILY INTERVENTIONS: For families when a child resists contact with a parent after separation/divorce December 3 – 5, 2015  Dex Media Hotel and Conference Center Conveniently located on the grounds of the Dallas, Texas airport Follow a family role play throughout two days of an intensive family intervention with real time […]

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Warshak’s new article on Fallacies in Parental Alienation

Richard Warshak just published the article below (click on the link) entitled, “Ten Parental Alienation Fallacies That Compromise  Decisions in Court and in Therapy”  Good reading. Warshak (2015)

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Forgiveness essential for coparenting

Bob Livingstone, a child therapist, provides sage advice to coparents about the effects on children of forgiveness between parents. Cut and paste this link: www.mentalhelp.net/blogs/high-conflict-divorce-why-forgiveness-is-essential/

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