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Aside from cases of abuse or neglect, divorcing parents are usually awarded maximum time with their children. In some cases, one or both parents, and even members of their extended or blended families, attempt to alienate or estrange their children’s affections from the other parent. Such estrangement can sometimes be the result of malice by one of the parents, creating legal implications as well as necessitating psychodynamic interventions. Every family is different. Each one is complex in its own way. Whether alienation or estrangement, acts or omissions that lead to the need for reunification therapy include:

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