Symposium and Reception of 2014

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 of 2014

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.

ISNAF Colloquium Brochure view from Web – click here.  ISNAF Colloquium Brochure for Printing – click here.

The Colloquium professionals and guests were:

Dr. Amy Baker PhD.

2 Amy Baker

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.

3 William Bernet

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.

3 Michael Bone

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

4 Linda Gottlieb

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.

5 Steve Miller

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.

6 Brian Ludmer

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

Rebecca Bailey

Christopher Blanchard

Catherine MacWillie