In cases of parental alienation, psychological experts may be involved to provide insight and guidance on the family dynamics and potential interventions. However, it’s important to note that the use of psychological experts in these cases can be controversial and there is some debate about their effectiveness.
Some experts argue that the involvement of psychologists can be beneficial in helping families understand the underlying issues that have led to parental alienation and develop strategies to address these issues. However, others argue that the use of psychological experts can be problematic, as their involvement may reinforce the idea that parental alienation is a psychiatric disorder, rather than a social and relational problem.
Additionally, there can be concerns about the objectivity and qualifications of the psychological experts involved in parental alienation cases. It’s important that any expert involved in these cases has appropriate training and experience in working with families and understands the complex dynamics involved in cases of parental alienation.
In summary, psychological experts may be involved in cases of parental alienation to provide insight and guidance, but their involvement can be controversial and their effectiveness depends on many factors. It’s important that any expert involved in these cases has appropriate qualifications and training and that their involvement is used to support, rather than replace, efforts to address the social and relational issues at the heart of parental alienation.
© Linda C J Turner