These are my online articles and essays.
Australian Amicus Submission: Joint Parliamentary Inquiry into Family Law and Child Support (Childress, 2019)
This is my amicus submission to Australia’s Joint Parliamentary Inquiry into Family Law and Child Support
American Psychological Association (Childress & Pruter, 2019)
This is the article we presented at the national convention of the American Psychological Association in 2019. This article formally presents the High Road workshop single-case ABA clinical research data.
Petition to the APA (Childress & 20,000 Parents, 2019)
This is the Petition to the APA submitted directly to the American Psychologcial Association offices on June 6, 2018 by a delegation of Wendy Perry, Rod McCall, and Dr. Childress. At the time, the Petition to the APA was signed by over 19,000 parents, that number has grown and continues to grow:
The Petition to the APA describes rampant and unchecked ethical code violations within forensic psychology and seeks three remedies, 1) an immediate press release from the APA affirming their support for Standard 2.01 on professional competence, 2) a formal reconsideration of their Position Statement on PAS since there are now two models describing the pathology – AB-PA (Bowlby, Minuchin, Beck).
The American Psychological Association has yet to reply.
High Road Single-Case ABA Blog (Childress, 2019)
This is my blog presenting the High Road single-case APA clinical case data.
An Attachment-Based Model of Parental Alienation: Foundations (Childress, 2015)
This is a full and complete description of the pathology from within three separate levels of analysis, family systems therapy, personality disorder pathology (complex trauma), and attachment pathology, and also integrates the description of the pathology across all three levels, describing how the childhood attachment trauma of the parent leads to this parent’s personality disorder pathology, when then causes the family systems pathology.
Foundations Introduction (Childress, 2015)
This is the Introduction Chapter from An Attachment-Based Model of Parental Alienation: Foundations.
Assessment of Attachment-Related Pathology Surounding Divorce (Childress, 2016)
This booklet describes and clinical psychology assessment protocol for attachment-related conflict surrounding divorce. This booklet is a resource that parents and attorneys can provide to mental health professionals and the court regarding the desired assessment for attachment-related family pathology.
Treatment Focused Assessment Protocol (Childress, 2016)
This is a description of the recommended treatment-focused assessment protocol.
Recommended Assessment Protocol Statement (Childress, 2016)
This is a another description of the recommended treatment focused assessment protocol.
Essays Book: Diagnostic Indicators (Chapter 4)
This is a description of the Diagnostic Indicators of AB-PA. It is Chapter 4 from my book Essays: The Internet Writings of Dr. Childress and this essay can also be found on my blog (Diagnostic Indicators & Associated Clinical Signs).
The Narcissistic Parent (Childress, 2016)
This is a resource for legal professionals to understand the narcissistic personality pathology of the parent, and how it influences their parenting behaviors. It is structured around direct quotes from the professional literature. It is also a resource for parents to provide to their involved legal professonals.
- The Narrcissistic Parent: A Guidebook for Legal Professionals Working with Families in High-Conflict Divorce (Childress, 2016)
Child Testimony: Chapter from The Narcissistic Parent (Childress, 2016, p. 34-37)
This is the Chapter from The Narcissistic Parent: A Guidebook for Legal Professionals Working with Families in High Conflict Divorce.
Diagram of AB-PA Pathology (Childress, 2016)
This is a diagram of the AB-PA pathology, with the personality pathology represented in the middle and the attachemnt pathology on the sides.
The Domestic Violence of Parental Alienation (Childress, 2016)
This is an essay describing the IPV (Intimate Partner Violence; “domestic violence”) pathology of “parental alienation.”
Parental Alienation is Not a New Pathology (Childress, 2016)
This is an essay discussing the foundations for an attachment-based description of “parental alienation” pathology.
Assessing the Behavior Chain in Parent-Child Confict (Childress, 2016)
The behavior-chain is a foundational principle of Applied Behavioral Analysis used to identify the cue structure for a behavior.
Recommendations for a Testifying Therapist
These are thoughts and recommendations for a therapist asked to testify about AB-PA pathology.
2010 – 2014 Laying the Foundations
Reconceptualizing Parental Alienation: Parental Personality Disorder and the Trans-generational Transmission of Attachment Trauma (Childress, 2013)
This is a professional-level article on AB-PA.
- Reconceptualizing Parental Alienation – Parental Persoonality Disorder an the Trans-generational Transmission of Attachment Trauma (Childress, 2013)
The Hostage Metaphor (Childress, 2014)
This is an essay describing the child as a hostage of the allied parent.
The Trauma Reenactment Narrative (Childress, 2010)
This is an early description of the trauma reenactment narrative.
Treatment-Related Considerations (Childress, nd)
This is an essay describing the treatment-related considerations surrounding high-intensity family conflict surrounding divorce.
Strategic Family Systems Treatment Plan (Childress, nd)
This is a description of a Strategic family systems treatment plan for high-intensity family conflict surrounding divorce.
Treating “Parental Alienation” (Childress, 2014)
This essay offers an overview of the treatment factors surrounding the pathology of AB-PA.
Single Case ABAB Remedy Description (Childress, 2015)
This is a description of the single case ABAB remedy protocol.