Parental Alienation in Divorce with Dr. Amy J. L. Baker, Part 1
High conflict divorce and separation in the family courts consumes the majority of the court’s time and resources and provides the most frustration and confusion.
This is the first episode in our new High Conflict Divorce series in which we will interview leading experts from the high conflict divorce world — attorneys, counselors, custody evaluators, researchers, mediators, and those within the courts themselves.
In this episode – the first of two – we talk with renowned parental alienation expert Dr. Amy J.L. Baker, the author of nine books including Co-parenting with a Toxic Ex, The High-Conflict Custody Battle, and Adult Children of Parental Alienation Syndrome. Alienation is one of the most challenging, confusing, and terrifying events in one’s life. Bill and Megan talk with Dr. Baker about:
- Alienation defined
- Terminology: parental alienation or some other term
- Prevalence in divorce/separation
- Whether it is increasing or not
- Causes of alienation
- Research on adult children of parental alienation
- Whether adult children of parental alienation mostly connect or not with parents someday
- Recommendation to parents whose children have cut them off?
Links & Other Notes
- Co-Parenting with a Toxic Ex
- Adult Children of Parental Alienation Syndrome
- The High-Conflict Custody Battle
- Our website
- Submit a Question for Bill and Megan
- All of our books can be found in our online store or anywhere books are sold.
- You can also find these show notes on our site as well.
Note: We are not diagnosing anyone in our discussions, merely discussing patterns of behavior.
Each week, Bill Eddy and Megan Hunter will be exploring the five types of people who can ruin your life — people with high conflict personalities — and how they weave themselves into our lives in romance, at work, next door, at school, places of worship, and just about everywhere, causing chaos, exhaustion, and dread for everyone else.