“Where does that leave many of these kids being poisoned against the targeted parent? Usually in a place whereby the damage being done to them continues with the alienator incentivized.
American Psychological Association’s Position
The APA’s position statement on parental alienation is non-existent. Here we have the largest organization representing psychology in the United States essentially not commenting or taking a position on a complex condition adversely affecting many parents and children in divorce and custody ordeals all over the country who need of specialized help and treatment in this area. Offering an official position and statement on this issue could serve to help many of those who live with the profound impacts and losses resulting from this sort of alienation. The personal stories, data, and evidence of parental alienation is abundant, spanning across the country in the many courthouses and homes touched by contentious divorce and custody battles.
It is not limited to the United States and indeed is worldwide.
Statement on Parental Alienation Syndrome, January 2008”