The Symposium was held on Friday, October 17, 2015 in Long Beach, California. Alienated parents and others as well as legal and mental health professionals professionals were in attendance to hear from the panel of experts that included:
Dr. William Bernet, M.D., Vanderbilt University
Dr. Michael Bone PhD. National Parental Alienation Expert, Author and Lecturer
Dr. Steven Miller M.D., Harvard University Medical School Staff
Linda Gottlieb Kase, LMFT-LCSW, Published Author and Expert Witness
Brian Ludmer, Esq., Special Counsel & Co-Founder of Lawyers for Shared Parenting
The Colloquium panel consisted of 14 professionals from throughout the US and Canada. This was a meeting of key professionals in PA collaborating on the current state of affairs and discussing how to address the issues with velocity. The result of the meeting will be published in manuscript format once it is complete. Watch for your announcement once it is completed.
The Colloquium professionals and guests were:
Dr. Amy Baker PhD.
Dr. Baker has a PhD in Developmental Psychology from Columbia University and is a nationally recognized parental alienation expert, author and lecturer. She is a regular guest on radio and television and has authored numerous books and articles on parental alienation.
Dr. William Bernet, M.D.
Dr. Bernet is a Professor of Psychiatry, Emeritus at Vanderbilt University and has a Doctorate from Harvard Medical School. He is Board Certified in General/Child/Forensic Psychology and the author of numerous books and published articles on parental alienation.
Dr. J. Michael Bone PhD.
Dr. Bone has over 25 years of experience working with high conflict divorce as an expert witness, mediator, and evaluator in suspected cases of parental alienation. His vast experience includes working with parental alienation pioneers Dr. Richard Gardner and Dr. Richard Warshak.
Linda Gottlieb Kase, LMFT, LCSW
Linda is A Family Systems Therapist with over 30 years of experience in family crisis intervention. She is a published author of numerous articles and books, conducts workshops for mental health professionals, and is a frequent radio and television guest and expert witness.
Dr. Steve Miller, M.A., M.D.
Dr. Miller is Board Certified in Internal Medicine and has 30+ years of experience on staff at Harvard Medical School. He is a writer, featured speaker and forensic expert in medico legal issues.
Brian Ludmer, Esq.
Mr. Ludmer is a Canadian Attorney-Barrister and Board Member of ISNAF and PAAO. He is the co-founder of Lawyers for Shared Parenting. He is a featured guest lecturer and works as a Special Counsel with U.S. attorneys and mental health professionals to assist U.S. based targeted parents.
Additional Colloquium Attendees included;
Dr. Doug Darnall
Dr. Katherine Andre
Dr. Kathleen Reay
Dr. Robert Samery