How Political “Splitting” Encourages Violence

© 2012 By Bill Eddy, LCSW, Esq. and Don Saposnek, Ph.D In our recent book, Splitting America, we explain the process of “splitting,” which often occurs in high-conflict divorces. After one or both parents 1) repeatedly blames the other entirely for the divorce, 2) repeatedly makes personal attacks (he/she is stupid-evil-and-immoral), and 3) repeatedly uses […]

Guardians ad Litem, Parental Defense Lawyers and Mediators in Utah

© 2012 By Bill Eddy, LCSW, Esq. Yesterday, I gave a keynote presentation and several workshops for about 150 lawyers representing parents and children in child abuse cases. The emphasis, of course, was Working with High Conflict Clients. They seemed to really grasp the methods that I call “Talking to the ‘Right’ Brain” in a […]