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Episode 75. We need to talk about suicide.

With suicide affecting so many alienated parents and society at large, this week I wanted to look deeper at this issue. I go through the statistics, and reasons why people take their own lives, discuss survival strategies and hopefully help […]

Episode 74. Operation Noetic and other news.

This week I discuss some recent developments in Australia. Firstly I discuss the Australian Federal Police cracking an organised International Parental Abduction ring ‘Operation Noetic’. I also cover some media stories about changes to the family courts, and treating Parental […]

Episode 73. Dr. Jennifer J. Harman

Jennifer Jill Harman, Ph.D. received her doctorate in Social Psychology from the University of Connecticut in 2005, and specializes in the study of intimate relationships. She also has two masters degrees from Teacher’s College, Columbia University in psychological counseling, and […]

Episode 72. Left behind Grandparents

I’ve spoken to alienated parents and children in this show but how does alienation affect grandparents? Grand parents have to deal with seeing their own child go through the pain of a break up and being alienated from their kids, […]

Episode 70. News and updates.

This week I discuss the Discussions paper recently released by the Australian Law Reform Commission which addresses proposed changes to the Family Law System. Also in the US, representatives from iStand and BAChome were once again in Washington, this time […]

Episode 69. Mental Health Awareness

It’s mental health week, and as I reminder to all my LBP friends out there I thought I’d replay my interviews with clinical Psychologist James Brown about depression and anxiety. Home As many LBP’s suffer from depression and thoughts of […]

Episode 68. Michael Sanchez

In 2005, Emily Machado was born to Nigia Machado and Michael Sanchez. The couple broke up before Emily was born and it took two years to work out a parenting agreement. That agreement was shattered in 2008, when mother and […]

Episode 67. Mike Dejong Part 2.

PODCAST DOWNLOAD/STREAM ONLY EPISODE A couple of months ago I had a week where I was unable to release a new episode and thus fell a week behind. Since my conversation with Mike went over the hour mark and was […]

Episode 66. Mike DeJong part1.

Mike DeJong is a Canadian left behind father who was alienated from his son Kai in Japan. In order to see Kai, Mike took permanent residency in Japan and tried to fight for access to his son in the Japanese […]