Day One – Friday, August 24, 2018



William Bernet, Professor emeritus psychiatry: The Scientific Foundation for Parental Alienation.

Linda Nielsen, Ph.D.: After the Parents´  Separation - What Does Research say About Children´s Health with Different Alternatives? (Not confirmed)


Ronald Rohner, Professor emeritus anthropology: The Child´s Fundamental Need of Love and Acceptance for a Healthy Development, a TED-talk.

Steven Miller, M.D., Ph.D.: When a Child has a Legitimate Reason to Reject a Parent vs. Parental Alienation.

LUNCH - in the hall

Amy Baker, Ph.D.: What Is Known About Parental Alienation Strategies and the Consequences?

Nick Child, co-ordinator PASG, UK: Finding PA on a bigger map: Useful learning from wider perspectives.


Ryan Thomas: What Have I Learnt From My Experiences of Parental Alienation As a Child?


- Panel Discussion -

The Different Perceptions of Parental Alienation in the Nordic Countries.


- Conclusions

After every presentation, there will be about 10 minutes for questions.

DINNER  at 7 PM – at the Moderna Museet restaurant, opposite the Vasamuseet.

Day Two - Saturday, August 25, 2018



Asuncion Tejedor Huerta, Ph.D.: What a knowledgeable expert witness can do, experiences  from Spain and Latin America.                                                     

Ursula Kodjoe, psychologist, mediator: What the courts can do to act for the the best interests of the child, the Cochem model in Germany.                  


Demosthenes Lorandos, Ph.D., J.D.: Foundation for cross examination of PA-critics.

Ashish Joshi, J.D.: Parental Alienation: An International Perspective - From “Gardner’s Theory” to Child Abuse.

Olga Odinetz, Ph.D.: Training for French investigative police officers in family custody cases.

LUNCH in the hall

Jennifer Harman, Ph.D.: PA - What Is Done And What Ought to Be Done About It?

Karen and Nick Woodall: Reunification work, experiences from the Family Separation Clinic, London.


Linda Gottlieb, LMFT, LCSW-R, S.P.: Taking a child down the memorial lane, a roleplay.


- Panel Discussion -

Future steps to take to be able to help children and families: What is needed to have parental alienation accepted as domestic violence and child psychological abuse within the legal and the mental health systems?


- Conclusions

M.C. during the two days: David Eberhard, M.D., psychiatrist, writer, Stockholm.

TECHNICAL MANAGER during the two days: Tom Jansen, responsible for video documentation of the conference and online sessions in real time, Belgium.

Sunday, August 26 – Social activity

Two-nights cruise to Helsinki

Join for a cruise through the beautiful archipelagos of Sweden and Finland.

Departure from Stockholm on M/S Silja Serenade on Sunday, August 26 at 4.45 pm. Two nights on board and one day in Helsinki, the capital of Finland. Return to Stockholm on Tuesday, August 28 at 9.30 am.

Please make your own booking on There are many different cabin alternatives. Right now an outside cabin costs SEK 760 including all taxes but no meals. This particular cabin is comfortable for two and takes a maximum of four persons who can sleep there.