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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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, […]

The ‘Rejected Parent’…does this really happen? By Rochelle Long, MA, LMHC www.loncouseling.com rochelle@longcounseling.com 

The ‘Rejected Parent’…does this really happen? By Rochelle Long, MA, LMHC  Dr. Richard Gardner is the founder of the term parental alienation syndrome (PAS). His original definition of PAS in 1987: “a disturbance in which children are preoccupied with deprecation and criticism of a parent-denigration that is unjustified and/or exaggerated.” Richard Darnell, Ph.D. is placing […]