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Last week I spoke to over 100 California Family Court judges and mediators in Los Angeles. My topic was “Managing Challenging Personalities in Family Law.” It’s been five years since I spoke to them and I focused less on personality … Continue reading

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I just finished three days of trainings and meetings about the New Ways for Families method in Canada. Specifically, in Alberta, Canada, with participation by judges, lawyers, counselors and court staff from three cities: Medicine Hat and by teleconference: Calgary … Continue reading

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On Friday, April 19, I presented a full-day seminar near Cincinnati to members of this psychological association. Since they already had some familiarity and training with personality disorders, I briefly discussed narcissistic personality disorder, borderline personality disorder, antisocial personality disorder, … Continue reading

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On March 4-5, I gave a training to 35 mediators, lawyers and law enforcement professionals. While I have taught this 2-day training before in Vancouver, there was fresh interest and I have refined it further to emphasize practice activities with … Continue reading

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Last Friday I started my seminar travels again with an all-day training I gave in Cincinnati to the Cincinnati Academy of Collaborative Professionals. A great group of people. I was really impressed with how well they have created a community that … Continue reading

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I wrote this article in 2007 to help parents cope with the emotional complexities of divorce. This month we join UnHooked Books in recognizing “All About Better Parenting” Month. It seems this article is as applicable today as it was … Continue reading

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Is Your Child “Alienated”? By Bill Eddy, LCSW, Esq. ©  2007 High Conflict Institute IS YOUR CHILD REJECTING ONE PARENT?   In divorce or separation, 10% – 15% of children express strong resistance to spending time with one of their parents – and … Continue reading

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For the past 6 years we have been teaching BIFF Responses to hostile and inaccurate communications – especially emails. These are usually written responses that are: Brief, Informative, Friendly and Firm. We teach this method to parents in divorce, employees … Continue reading

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October 17, 2012 View more videos at: http://nbcsandiego.com. About Bill Eddy William A. (“Bill”) Eddy, L.C.S.W., J.D. is a family law attorney, therapist and mediator, with over thirty years’ experience working with children and families.  He is the Senior Family … Continue reading

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If you are in the midst of a divorce, you’re going through one of the most profoundly stressful events of your life. You may be blind-sided by overwhelm, but you need to be a quick study and take control of … Continue reading

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