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I agree with Kevin Hornbuckles's previous comment that Dr. Craig Childress is an expert on the dynamics that create situations where children become alienated from normal-range, loving parents as a malignant byproduct of divorce. He has synthesized a comprehensive, unassailable attachment-based explanation for what's commonly referred to as "parental alienation", but what more accurately should be labeled as pathogenic parenting. Dr. Childress's explanation is built on three levels of analysis -- the attachment level, the personality disorder level, and the family systems level -- and as such is fully supported by existing psychological constructs. All mental health and legal professionals that are called to do what's right for children should become students of Dr. Childress's work as it will give them the knowledge and tools needed to combat the psychological abuse that a certain special population of children of divorce are exposed to.
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