Parent/child reunification counseling can help to address issues of parental alienation. It aims to reintroduce and reinforce the bonds between a parent and child to create a healthy, lasting relationship.
What is parental alienation?
Parental alienation is any behavior by either parent that creates estrangement in the relationship between the other parent and a child. Parental alienation can happen before, during or after a divorce.
Parental alienation can take the form of:
Instilling fear of the other parent
Showing excessive anger towards the other parent in front of the child
Loss of control
Making alliances with the child against the other parent
Deliberate interference of the children’s relationship with the other parent
Parents that have been the target of parental alienation often feel:
Children that are experiencing Parental Alienation Syndrome (PAS) exhibit:
Campaign against target parent
Possess weak rationalizations for depreciation of the other parent
Believes ill feelings are their own emotions and thoughts
Support alienating parent, feel as though they can do no wrong
Absence of guilt over cruelty to the alienated parent
Use of other people’s experiences or memories in creating hateful thoughts
Spread of hatred to extended family and friends of the alienated parent
Parent/child Reunification Counseling can help parents and their children improve their relationship.
Please call Daniele & Associates at 630-718-1570 for a free consultation or to make an appointment.