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Dealing with divorce: parental alienation

Edited by Jill Wright,

Last week, on ABC Radio 774's Jon Faine Show, Melbourne family law expert Caroline Counsel mentioned the tragic phenomenon of parental alienation, in which one parent poisons a child (or children) against the other, with the aim of inducing the child to exclude the targeted parent from their life. She mentioned that in these situations, it is vital to consult...