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Parenting Coordination Training-Chicago-3/06-7, 2017

Dr. Sullivan will conduct a 2-day Parenting Coordination Training at the Loyola Law School in Chicago on March 6th and 7th, 2017. Please go to the Association of Family and Conciliation Courts website (afccnet.org) to “conferences and training” for a brochure with more information and to register or email me at sullydoc@aol.com.    

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New York Times

A perspective about shared custody building resilience in kids, even when coparents don’t get along the-secret-superpower-of-a-shared-custody-kid-the-new-york-times

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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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PARENTING COORDINATION TRAINING CHICAGO- 3/07-8, 2016

Dr. Sullivan will conduct a two-day parenting coordination training in Chicago on March 7th and 8th, sponsored by the AFCC. Please see the brochure for details about the training, cost, location and other details. Go to www.afccnet.org   then to the “conferences and training” tab and then to “training” and click on the link for the […]

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Anchorage PC training materials

The following are additional materials for the training on 12/11+12 If you click on these links, they should download to your computer Coparenting.JCC.word Guidelines_for_Court_Involved_Therapy SUGGESTED_READINGS_PC_doc APA+flyer+-+Parenting+Coordination+in+Postseparation+Disputes PC Pamphlet

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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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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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Overcoming the Co-Parenting Trap: Essential Parenting Skills When a Child Resists a Parent

Overcoming the Co-Parenting Trap helps parents understand the reasons why some children resist a parent during divorce—a reality that touches many families. Combining years of experience in intensive work with families struggling with parent-child estrangement, Overcoming Barriers’ first publication offers practical insight on two central questions: • Why does a child resist contact with a […]

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