Training for professionals


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Understanding and working with children and families affected by alienation

One Day Practitioner Training

Drawing upon extensive clinical knowledge in working directly with alienated children and their families, this one day practitioner training is designed to equip the practitioner who wishes to work in this field with a first level training which is in line with European and international standards of intervention. The training examines the research evidence and the translation of this into family law and includes case studies from practice.


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Understanding the alienated child: a guide for parents and practitioners

Two Hour Webinar

This session is suitable for parents and practitioners, and offers an introduction to understanding alienated children which will cover the dynamics that cause alienation, the different ways of conceptualising the problem, detailed analysis of the attachment disruption that the problem causes, and an introduction to how to respond effectively to that in parenting or practice with alienated children


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Working with induced psychological splitting in children of divorce


Based on our successful clinical work, this training builds on practitioners' existing knowledge and experience to offer mental health professionals the understanding and skills to intervene in cases of alienation using psychoanalytic theory to underpin understanding and treatment. This two day development training is for experienced practitioners working with children and families affected by induced psychological splitting and the dynamic often referred to as parental alienation.


This training will coincide with the AFCC 58th Annual Conference in Boston, MA.


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