PsyCare is interested in hearing from you.
If you had an opportunity to review the other pages on PAS, you will have read my premise that severe alienation is frequently incurable. If you had been a victim of severe alienation and had the experience of your child hating you because of alienation but now have a loving relationship, we would like to hear your story about how this change occurred. Perhaps we could share your story and offer other parents some insight about what worked for you. We would protect your confidentiality and not publish anything without your written permission.
We would also like your comments about our articles on PAS. If you want to elaborate on a point or offer a different perspective, let us know. Because of the large volume of e-mails we receive, we may not always be able to respond with much depth. We do make note of your comments, however.
If you have questions about PAS, we will try to answer them, realizing that our forum has limited space. Keep in mind that we cannot offer you a consultation or recommendations about your case through e-mail. Most cases are too complicated for simple answers.
We would like your suggestions on future PAS topics, and
comments about books or articles that you have read on parental alienation, visitation, "deadbeat parents," reunification, custody, etc. If you have written a book, research paper, or an article, mail it to us and we will publish a summary for our readers. We plan on offer summaries and research findings on this site.
How to contact us
There are two ways of communicating with us. You can write directly to us at:
Douglas Darnall, Ph.D.
2980 Belmont Ave.
Youngstown, OH. 44505
Or you can e-mail us at firstname.lastname@example.org
Who is Douglas Darnall, Ph.D.?
Dr. Darnall has been a licensed psychologist for 30 years. He received his Ph.D. from Kent State University in 1979 in Counseling and his Masters in Vocational Rehabilitation from San Diego State University in 1969. He has been PsyCare's C.E.O. and Clinic Director since PsyCare was founded in 1984. He was previously Director of the Psychology Department at Woodside Receiving Hospital and Staff Psychologist for Trumbull County Court.
He currently practices clinical and forensic psychology at PsyCare, Inc. Dr. Darnall has completed over 900 custody evaluations over the past 20 years. He has authored "Divorce Casualties: Protecting your Children from Parental Alienation" and “Not in the Child’s Best Interest” for the North Dakota Law Review, Vol. 75, September, 1999. Last year, Dr. Darnall published the revised, "Divorce Casualties: Understanding Parental Alienation" (2008).
Dr. Darnall has appeared in court on
over one hundred cases in eleven (11) states involving issues of custody,
parental alienation syndrome, parental alienation, and other forensic matters.
He has also appeared on the "Montel Show" and "Court TV".
Reference to his work has been written up in over 50 newspaper articles. He has
given presentations at both State and National Conferences including the
Missouri State Bar and North Dakota State Bar Associations, AFCC, Children's
Rights Council, and Local and State Bar Associations addressing visitation of
alienation and parenting.
We would like to hear from you but please remember that your e-mail should be brief and our response, if any, does not constitute therapy or consultation. Thank you. Send e-mail to email@example.com Or, call my office at: 1-330-759-2310.
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