Parental alienation: The impact on children and the parents left behind

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This week, abc27 Investigators Kendra Nichols, Dennis Owens, and Logan Wilson are joined by psychologist Arnold Shienvold to discuss parental alienation.

Divorce is hard enough on a child, but what if one parent tries to damage a child’s relationship with the other parent by saying untrue things, and in severe cases, brainwashing the child.

Find out why the court system is moving away from using the term, what can be done to rebuild a relationship with an alienated child, and why it’s considered a  family dynamic problem and not a syndrome.

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