Should I Just Let Go?

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© 2014 By Bill Eddy, LCSW, Esq. This blog is dedicated to coping with difficult communications and High-Conflict People. All too often, parents get caught up in a contentious split and the children hear it all. When that happens, some parents are faced with the decision of caving in to the dreaded words “I want […]

California Judges and Mediators – Los Angeles Conference

© 2013 By Bill Eddy, LCSW, Esq. 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 disorders this time and more on what to […]

The Politics of Alienation

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The Politics of Alienation   © 2012 By Bill Eddy, LCSW, Esq. I just finished writing a book about child alienation (Don’t Alienate the Kids!), broadly defined as when a child resists spending time with one parent after a divorce, without assuming the cause. Ironically, I finished this in 2010 – the year that the issue […]