Archive for April, 2009

High Praise from an Expert

Thursday, April 23rd, 2009

We were thrilled when Dr. L.F. Lowenstein agreed to review A Family’s Heartbreak: A Parent’s Introduction to Parental Alienation. 

Dr. Lowenstein (M.A. Dip. Psych., Ph.D.) is the author of numerous books and over 350 articles — including more than 50 articles on parental alienation.  For the last 20 years he has been a Forensic Psychologist specializing in Clinical Psychology, Educational Psychology and general problems related to psychological changes within individuals.

Here are excerpts of his review of A Family’s Heartbreak: A Parent’s Introduction to Parental Alienation:

“As one who has himself written a book on parental alienation, studied the concept of parental alienation and the activity of damaging the personal relationship with children, I felt this book very deeply — probably almost as deeply as the writer.”

“I enjoyed the simple analogies in the book like, ‘Parental alienation reminds me of an old-fashioned western… the good guy in white and the bad guy in black.’  Each chapter aptly describes the contents to come like ‘Living with Alienation, Looking for Help and Game, Set, Match.’ There is a discussion about the ‘verbal switch’ which follows divorce and the disassociation of one parent from the other so that the children are clear that they are choosing between parents.”

“It is my view that every Judge dealing with parental alienation in America, as well as in other countries, should have a copy of this book and study it carefully in order to understand the evil which is being committed by a parent, whether mother or father, who turns a loving child against a formerly loved parent.”

“… one child was never alienated against his father as he was able to stand up to the process which is indeed a rare gift among young children.”

“I hope books like ‘A Family’s Heartbreak: A Parent’s Introduction to Parental Alienation,’ will contribute in the fight for justice for our children and their futures.”

On the Radio

Wednesday, April 22nd, 2009

I once worked for someone who was such a die-hard radio fan that he used to say television was a passing fad. He was kidding — I think.

In any event, radio is becoming a big fan of parental alienation and our book, A Family’s Heartbreak: A Parent’s Introduction to Parental Alienation. I was on two shows this week talking about parental alienation and the book.

The first appearance was on Family Law Radio with Barry Kilgore on April 19. Family Law Radio is a nationally syndicated program carried on KSEV AM in Houston Texas.  

The second appearance was on Dads on the Air, a show originating from Sydney, Australia. Dads on the Air is billed as the most successful community radio program in Australia. I was a guest on this program either April 20 or 21 — the exact date depends on which side of the International Date Line you happened to be listening from.  Here is a link to the show —

We’re putting recordings of both programs on the Family’s Heartbreak Resource page. Tune in at your convenience and listen to us discuss parental alienation and answer questions from listeners.

Live on Family Law Radio, April 19

Sunday, April 12th, 2009

Video may have killed the radio star, but we’re pleased to announce that radio is alive and well and hosting programs about parental alienation.

We’re going on the air to talk about A Family’s Heartbreak: A Parent’s Introduction to Parental Alienation and parental alienation on Family Law Radio with Barry Kilgore on April 19 at 2:00 p.m. EDT.  That’s 1:00 Central and 11:00 a.m. Pacific  in the United States.

Family Law Radio is syndicated nationally from KSEV AM in Houston Texas.  Anyone in the world can also tune in via the web at

I’ll be taking calls with host Barry Kilgore and Glen Schultz, author of Unlawful Flight.  Also appearing on the program will be Dean Tong, internationally recognized expert on family rights and false accusations of child abuse.

To call in dial 281-558-5738 or  *KSEV – free on Vorizon wireless.

A Family’s Heartbreak Now on Facebook

Thursday, April 9th, 2009

A Family’s Heartbreak: A Parent’s Introduction to Parental Alienation, is now on Facebook.  Check us out at

Our page has been up less than one week and we already have more than 50 members exchanging comments and stories.  Anyone can join.  The Family’s Heartbreak site is an open group.

As we say on Facebook, A Family’s Heartbreak is a forum to connect, learn, exchange ideas, and raise awareness of parental alienation — a family dynamic where one parent deliberately damages and, in some cases, destroys the previously healthy, loving relationship between his or her child and the child’s other parent.  In a severe case, the alienating parent and child work together to successfully eliminate the previously loved Mom or Dad from the child’s life.  

Check it out.  You’ll discover you are not alone.  Many people are dealing with parental alienation.

Mike Jeffries on Get Your Justice Live with host Lary Holland

Wednesday, April 8th, 2009

A Familys Heartbreak: A Parent’s Introduction to Parental Alienation author Mike Jeffries recently appeared on Get Your Justice Live with Lary Holland. Get Your Justice Live is “The Number One Talk Show About Reforming Our Judiciary and making our sure our Government is more Accountable.” It airs every Wednesday and Sunday night, live at 8PM EST. You can listen the full show by using the flash widgit below:

Don’t have flash installed on your computer? You can get it here.

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