Overview Of The Overcoming Barriers Approach (Chapter 6 in Overcoming Parent-Child Contact Problems: Family-Based Interventions for Resistance, Rejection, and Alienation).
Ward, Peggie. Deutsch, Robin M.
Chapter in Book
Oxford University Press
198 Madison Ave.
New York, NY 10016-4314
This chapter highlights the Overcoming Barriers approach to help reduce parental conflicts, improve coparenting and interparental communication, and help separating and divorcing parents to move from polarized thinking to honest, analytical problem solving. Information is provided on the families Overcoming Barriers has served, core elements of the approach, and the impact it has had on families who present with chronic and intractable family systems dynamics. 53 references.
parent child relationships; parental alienation syndrome; family therapy; family reunification; therapeutic intervention; models; divorce; child custody