Category Archives: mental health

THE NEW WAYS PARENT-CHILD TALK: How To Talk To Your Child About Transitioning to Living in Two Homes by Bill Eddy, LCSW, ESQ. When parents separate, having a talk with your children that includes some or all of the following may … Continue reading

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True or False? If You’re Not Willing To Adapt Your Strategy With High Conflict People, You Should Get Out Now © 2016 MEGAN HUNTER, MBA High-conflict cases in the courts and high-conflict personalities (HCPs) in the workplace get a lot … Continue reading

Posted in *Borderline Personality Disorder, *High Conflict Relationships, *Managing High Conflict People, *Narcissistic Personality, *Parenting and Divorce, *Workplace Issues, behavior patterns, E.A.R. Statements, high conflict behavior, high conflict person, high conflict personalities, high conflict personality, high-confict people, megan hunter, mental health, resilience | Tagged | Leave a comment

Are There Two Trumps? © 2016 Bill Eddy In March, before the primaries were over, I wrote a book titled Trump Bubbles: The Dramatic Rise and Fall of High-Conflict Politicians. In it I predicted that there was a 50-50 chance … Continue reading

Posted in *High Conflict Politics, *Narcissistic Personality, antisocial, behavior patterns, HCP, high conflict behavior, high conflict person, high conflict personalities, high conflict personality, mental health, narcissictic personality disorder, narcissism, political rhetoric, politicians | 1 Comment

Violence and Mental Health © 2015 by Bill Eddy, LCSW, JD, CFLS We live in an age of overlap between legal and mental health problems. It is frequently said that there are more people with mental health needs in our … Continue reading

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Orlando: A Time for Restraint © 2016 by Bill Eddy Fifty lives lost. Young people, happy people, many LGBT people, many Latino people, a community of people. A time of incredible sadness for us and around the globe. In fact, … Continue reading

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Last week I got to speak to two primarily collaborative groups – one in the state where I grew up, and the other in the state where I went to college! It was fun to get back near my roots, … Continue reading

Posted in alienated child, alienation, allegations of alienation, BIFF Response, E.A.R. Statements, high conflict behavior, high conflict personalities, high conflict personality, lawyers, legal disputes, legal professionals, mediators, mental health, mental heath professionals, parenting coordinators | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

Last week I was in Vienna, Austria, for a large conference and a small group training. The conference was the International Academy of Law and Mental Health, held at the Sigmund Freud University in Vienna. It was really great to … Continue reading

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An excerpt from Bill Eddy’s book The Future of Family Court For those who are unable to resolve their disputes by learning relationship conflict skills, the court will need to make their decisions for them. However, in today’s family court, … Continue reading

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Movie review Part 1 [I am writing this movie review “Part 1” before I have seen the movie Divorce Corp which will be released on Jan. 10, 2014. I have just seen some trailers and received some inside tips.] I … Continue reading

Posted in *Managing High Conflict People, *New Ways for Families, *Parenting and Divorce, bipolar disorder, blame, conflict resolution, divorce, family court, family law, family law attorney, mental health, mental heath professionals, mental illness, personality disorder, win-lose | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

On December 4, 2013, the estranged wife of a doctor shot him several times on the sidewalk outside of a law office in Manchester, Tennessee, after a heated divorce mediation session. Dr. Harry Bartee, 47, is recovering at the hospital … Continue reading

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