Can Child Psychological Abuse in Family Courts be Diagnosed?

In Why Right to Love Doesn’t Use the Term “Parental alienation”, it was highlighted that the UK Association of Clinical Psychologists (ACP) and the British Psychological Society (BPS) advise that “parental alienation” cannot be diagnosed. They didn’t, however, state what could be diagnosed and this has left traumatised families with a lot of unanswered questions. Read More

Why Right to Love Doesn’t Use the Term “Parental Alienation”

There is a factor in some intact families that causes harm, can lead to family breakdown and post-separation abuse. That factor is the existence of a parent with a severely maladaptive attachment strategy. This includes parents with narcissistic/borderline personality disorder. Only a person who has significant difficulty with information processing, with reduced ability to mentalise Read More