What is New Ways for Families®? Excerpted from The Future of Family Court

© 2012 By Bill Eddy, LCSW, Esq. NEW WAYS FOR FAMILIEs® is a new method developed by High Conflict Institute, which integrates many of the principles described in this book (The Future of Family Court). It is an interdisciplinary method that teaches and reinforces relationship conflict resolution skills for potentially high‑conflict parents. New Ways for Families […]

John Edwards, Guilty of Narcissism?

© 2012 By Bill Eddy, LCSW, Esq. I’m writing this before knowing John Edwards’ verdict in North Carolina on charges of violating federal campaign laws by spending nearly $1 million of donors’ money on hiding his affair (and child) with Rielle Hunter. Whatever the outcome, he has already admitted that he is guilty of narcissism: […]

Some Thoughts on a Shared Parenting Presumption (Part 2/4)

© 2012 By Bill Eddy, LCSW, ESQ Agreed-Upon Schedules In reality, as a lawyer, counselor, mediator and consultant, I have worked with many parents who use shared parenting schedules that are approximately 50-50. However, these are determined by the parents by agreement, based on their own circumstances, resources, and history of flexibility and sharing. I […]