Baker, Amy, Ph.D., in developmental psychology, is the author of Adult Children of Parental Alienation Syndrome: Breaking the Ties That Bind, co-editor with S.Richard Sauber of Working With Alienated Children and Families,
author of more than 70 peer-reviewed publications on the topic of parental alienation, psychological maltreatment, child welfare, and parent-child relationships. She conducts research at the Vincent J. Fontana Center for Child Protection.
Bernet, William, M. D., a graduate of Harvard Medical School, is professor emeritus at Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, Nashville, Tennessee. He has testified as an expert in 18 states, he is the president of PASG. He was one of the editors of Parental Alienation: The Handbook for Mental Health and Legal Professionals.
Child, Nick, retired in 2003 from a career as a NHS Child and Adolescent Mental Health Service community-based psychiatrist in Edinburgh and Lanarkshire, Scotland. Until 2016, he worked in the voluntary sector in a family therapy team in Edinburgh. Raising the profile of family therapy in the non-statutory sector coincided, in 2010, with meeting a remarkable client, now colleague. No client should ever have to teach their therapist first in order to get help. This client mailed Amy Baker’s stunning book “Adult Children of PAS" with his request to be seen. Nick discovered his culpable ignorance about PA and has since used his limited energy and talent to read, think, write, network and campaign.
Gottlieb, Linda, is a family therapist in Duchess County, New York, is faculty emeritus of the Minuchin Center for the Family. Ms Gottlieb was the author of The Parental Alienation Syndrome: A Family Therapy and Collaborative Systems Approach to Amelioration. She developed an intensive reunification program for severe alienation named Turning Points for Families.
Harman, Jennifer, Ph.D., is an Associate Professor of Psychology at Colorado State University, teacher, a relationship expert, and co-author of The Science of Relationships: Answers to your Questions about Dating, Marriage & Family, and co-author with Dr. Zeynep Biringen of Parents Acting Badly. How Institutions and Societies Promote the Alienation of Children from Their Loving Families (a book to appear in Swedish on Amazon in spring 2018).
Joshi, Ashish, is an attorney in Ann Arbor, Michigan. Mr. Joshi has been admitted to the Bar of the Supreme Court of the United States and State Bars of New York, Michigan, District of Columbia, and Gujarat, India. Mr. Joshi’s practice focuses on complex litigation including cases involving severe parental alienation, international child abduction, and false allegations of child sexual abuse stemming from parental alienation. He is currently working on a book: Litigating Parental Alienation: A Primer for Practitioners, Guardian ad Litems, Case Evaluators, Mental Health Professionals and Judges. His website is www.joshiattorneys.com
Kodjoe, Ursula, psychologist, mediator. Together with judge Rudolph from Cochem and lawyer Theissen she toured Germany for over ten years to change the system in order to turn parental concurrence into parental cooperation. She co-edited the first International Handbook on Parental Alienation, the one documenting the International Conference in Frankfurt am Main 2002.
Lorandos, Demosthenes, Ph.D., J.D., a psychologist and attorney in Ann Arbor, Michigan, is the treasurer of PASG. After many years as a clinical and forensic psychologist he trained law with the Jesuits at the University of Detroit and has been a litigator for two decades, now a senior partner at Lorandos Joshi, a litigation firm with offices in New York, Washington, DC, and Ann Arbor. He has been involved in parental alienation cases all over the United States for more than thirty years. Dr Lorandos was a co- editor of both The International Handbook of Parental Syndrome and Parental Alienation: The Handbook for Mental Health and Legal Professionals.
Miller, Steve, M.D., holds degrees in psychology and medicine. He presently specializes in behavioral and forensic medicine in Cambridge, Massachusetts. For 30 years he was a clinical instructor in medicine at Harvard Medical School and presently does consulting work through the Massachusetts Medical Education Group, LLC. His medical interests include clinical reasoning and medical decision-making, and his professional focus includes parental alienation and other types of pathological alignment.
Odinetz, Olga, Ph.D.,Ph.D.,is a research scientist in health and environment in Paris. She is the founding president of the Associaton contre L´aliénation parentale, ACALPA, an organization that educates parents, security officers, legal professionals, and mental health professionals regarding parental alienation. In 2016 she co-edited the book together with Dr. Roland Rocca Séparations conflictuelles et alienation parental. Enfants en danger.
- Developing and testing interpersonal parental acceptance-rejection theory (IPARTheory)
- Parent-child relations in cross-cultural perspective
- Theory construction and research on possible links between childhood experience of parental acceptance-rejection and the quality of adult attachments and intimate partner relationships
- The relation between corporal punishment and perceived parental acceptance- rejection and the effects of punishment on youths when punishment is and is not experienced as a form of rejection.
- The relation between perceived acceptance-rejection and parental control, and the joint, interactive, and singular influence of each form of parenting on youths’ behavioral and psychological functioning.
Tejedor Huerta, Asuncion, Ph.D., is a licensed psychologist from Granada University (1986), a family mediation expert at the Oviedo University (2009). She is the president for the Ibero American Association of Forensic Psychologists , a certified psychotherapy specialist, accrediated by the European Federation of Psychologists Associated, EFPA (2013). She has co-authored several books, tha latest called Manual del Síndrome de Alienación Parental. Claves para comprender el maltrato psicológico infantil en casos de divorcio: la situación en Espana/ A Parental Alienation Manual. /Keys to understand the child psychological abuse in separation cases: the situaton in Spain/. She and some colleagues have developed an intervention program, PIVIP, to help children and families.
Thomas, Ryan, experienced parental alienation as a child; his father alienated him from his mother. They re-connected when he was an adult, He has made numerous videos telling about different aspects of parental alienation, ryanthomasspeaks.com. He has developed a Formula Online Training Program to coach and consult targeted parents to re-build the relationship with their child.
Woodall, Karen and Nick. Karen is the director of therapeutic services at the Family Separation Clinic, London, U.K. Nick is a psychotherapist and therapeutic mediator. Together they founded the Family Separation Clinic in London and wrote the book Parental Alienation: Learning to Cope, Helping to Heal and Putting Children First: A Handbook for Separated Parents.