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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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Coparenting: Cooperate for your kid’s sake

I thought this short promotion for Al Gibbs’ coparenting classes in Los Angeles was provides excellent information for coparents working through the divorce transition. Paste this URL and you’ll be able to view: www.coparentsolutions.com/#%21parents-together-for-children/ccya

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Sacramento seminar October 24, 2014

Drs. Steven Friedlander and Matt Sullivan will join Bill Eddy (high conflict institute founder) in Sacramento on 10/24/14 for an all day seminar entitled, “Healthy Family Systems in Family Law”.  The presenters will examine the current Family Court processes and their fit with high conflict cases, suggesting alternatives and innovations that may better meet these […]

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San Francisco Training, September 13th, 9-4

Overcoming Barriers, Inc., together with the Steve Frankel Group and Transitioning Families, inc, is providing a one-day training on Legal Issues and Family Interventiosn when a child is resisting contact with a parent. The training will be help in San Francisco on September 13th from 9:00am-4:00pm. Commissioner Marjorie Slabach (ret.) and Drs. Rebecca Bailey and […]

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Parenting Coordination: New Comprehensive Text

Dr. Sullivan has contributed two chapters in the just released edited textbook, published by the American Psychological Association, entitled, Parenting Coordination in Postseparation Disputes: A Comprehensive Guide for Practitioners Parenting Coordination in Postseparation Disputes: A Comprehensive Guide for Practitioners click on the link below to order PC in post-separation disputes

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San Francisco Training coming in August!

Overcoming Barriers.org, is sponsoring a training with Retired Family Law Commissioner Marge Slabach and Dr. Rebecca Bailey, founder of Transitioning Families, who will join Dr. Sullivan for a one day training on legal and psychological interventions in high conflict shared custody situations where a child is resisting contact with a parent. Keep checking this website […]

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Parenting Coordination Practice Guide

Dr. Sullivan has authored two chapters of a comprehensive guide to parenting Coordination practice, published by the American Psychological Association and available in May of 2014. This is a MUST publication for professionals who engage in Parenting Coordination services. Please click on the link for a brochure about the new book? Parenting_Coordination_in_Postseparation_Disputes

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STOP: a four-way strategy for handling coparenting conflicts

STOP: a useful strategy for coparents to approach conflicted issues is provided by Betsy Sansby. click on the link below to view/download. stop_handout_color

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