Q & A – What is coercive control in parental alienation

Coercive control is a form of domestic abuse that involves a pattern of behavior used to control and manipulate another person. It can include physical, psychological, financial, and sexual abuse. Parental alienation is a form of psychological abuse in which one parent attempts to alienate the other parent from their child or children. This can be done through manipulation, verbal abuse, and other tactics.

Examples of Coercive control in parental alienation

1. Isolating the child from the other parent: This can include preventing the child from seeing the other parent, speaking to them on the phone, or even mentioning their name.

2. Denigrating the other parent: This can include making negative comments about the other parent in front of the child, or speaking badly about them to the child.

3. Limiting contact with extended family: This can include preventing the child from seeing their grandparents, aunts, etc.

©Linda Turner http://parentalalienationpas.com 2023

Author: Linda Turner

Coaching and Therapy Currently studying Psychotherapy , Cognitive psychology, Hypnotherapy. Qualified NLP, EMDR and CBT therapist. REIKI Master. I believe in truth, honesty and integrity! ≧◔◡◔≦

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