Category Archive: Parental Alienation

Jan 20

ENGLAND – BBC psychologist who tried to block a father’s custody bid with false claim he was autistic is found guilty of misconduct

Misconduct: Dr Ruth Coppard, pictured arriving at an earlier hearing, tried to block a father’s bid for custody of his daughter by falsely stating he had autism Dr Ruth Coppard has featured as an expert on Radio 4 show Woman’s Hour She now faces being suspended or struck off A Woman’s Hour psychologist who tried …

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Sep 01

UK – Woman’s hour psychologist’s autism evidence ‘used as weapon’ in divorce case

Dr Ruth Coppard Photo: CENTRAL A child psychologist who has appeared on Radio 4’s Woman’s Hour tried to stop a father winning custody of his teenage daughter by claiming they both had a form of autism, a hearing was told. Dr Ruth Coppard stated Ian Watson and his 14-year-old daughter had Asperger’s Syndrome in a report …

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Aug 27

ENGLAND – Mother coached daughter to make sex abuse claims, court rules

Photo: Eddie Mulholland                             Victoria Haigh and Partner A renowned horse trainer and former jockey “coached” her daughter to falsely claim she had been sexually abused by her father, one of the country’s most senior judges disclosed yesterday. Victoria Haigh “manufactured” sex abuse allegations about her former lover David Tune and their daughter before spreading the …

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Aug 13

USA – The fragmented family: Parental Alienation

Parental Alienation occurs when one parent turns a child against the other parent, and it can devastate relationships, writes Lynda Renham-Cook. Parental Alienation hit the headlines in a big way a few years ago thanks to the actor Alec Baldwin. During his acrimonious divorce from Kim Basinger, Baldwin phoned his daughter at an allotted time …

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