Coping with Parent Alienation: Consider these Tips:

by Rochelle Long, MA, LMHC What exactly is parental alienation? “Parental alienation when one parent alienate the affections of the children so the child does not want to be with or spend time with the other parent.” (Darnell, D. 2007). Parental Alienation is not for those parents who have been estranged from their non-favored parent […]

Long Counseling Newsletter August 2018

  WELCOME TO LONG COUNSELING  We have exciting news to share with you this month! Trivia Question: Which continent has the highest population density? Summer Question? Summer is in full swing – what are your kids doing this summer? Exciting Read: Is it about the Parents “my time” or the Children’s Time when thinking about […]

Teenagers, Child Custody and Extracurricular Activities…what is the fight over?

Children who participate in physical activities such as sports experience positive health benefits, including decreased likelihood of obesity, high blood pressure, diabetes and some types of cancer (Council of Physical fitness and sports).  According to several articles, including the article published by the University of Florida, children who participate in sports are less likely to […]

The Family Courts Are Flawed…

The family courts and family legal system are flawed in so many ways. On one hand, who blames the commissioners and judges for handing out life altering judgements in a matter of approximately fifteen minutes after both parties have argued their point? Yet, on the other hand, how can these commissioner and judges make such […]

Long Counseling News Letter

Welcome to LCES! Newsletter February 2018 Check out our new Groups! In this News: Divorce with children Group Mental Sports Coaching Supervised Visits DIVORCE with children GROUP STARTING… **Call 425-609-3670 or email albert@longcounseling to schedule a 15-minute intake to see if this group fits your needs, and get signed up! This Divorce with children group […]

Does Reunification Therapy Really Work?

Reunification Therapy (RT) is intended to transition a child or children back into the lives of their estranged parent usually due to a high conflict custody case.  Reunification Therapy (RT) has many challenges, especially when parental alienation is involved.  The Reunification Therapist must be highly trained and qualified in family systems, developmental psychology, high conflict […]

Long Counseling Newsletter

LONG COUNSELING AND EVALUATION NEWSLETTER June 30, 2017 Is it about the Parents “my time” or the Children’s Time when thinking about Child Custody? Written By Rochelle Long, MA, LMHC Too many parents get so wrapped up in “my time” with their children, rather than think about their “children’s time.” Many parents count the days, […]

Reunification Therapy Training Level 1

Sign Up Now for Reunification Therapy Training – this is a specialized training for Master or Doctorate Licensed Therapists that want to add Reunification Therapy to their practice, or continue their education and understanding of Reunification Therapy (RT).  RT is not family systems therapy, it encompasses family systems, attachment, psychopathology, basic understanding of family law, […]

Long Counseling News Letter

Welcome to LCES! Newsletter May 2017 Check out our new Groups! In this News Letter: Reunification Therapy Training Spring into Summer Divorce with children Group Mental Sports Coaching Supervised Visits Sign up Now for Reunification Therapy Online Training Part 1 of 3 Series: Early Bird Pricing Available! https://www.eventbrite.com/o/long-counseling-and-evaluation-services-13684624486 Spring Into Summer – Kids are Home […]

Reunification Therapy…does it work with high conflict custody cases?

Many know Reunification Therapy (RT) as reunifying a child with their ‘estranged’ parent(s).  There are many reasons why a child(ren) may be separated or estranged from one parent or both, such as Child Protective Services (CPS) conclude enough evidence for abuse or unsafe environment where the children are placed in foster care for a while […]