Amy J. L. Baker, Ph.D

Researcher, expert, author, and coach in parental alienation


Dr. Baker and colleagues are pleased to offer a new service for targeted parents and their adult alienated children: The Restoring Family Connections program. The program is designed to be implemented by licensed mental health professionals on an outpatient voluntary basis. The manual is available for purchase at this website.

Co-parenting with a Toxic Ex

Co-parenting with a Toxic Ex

What to Do When Your Ex-Spouse Tries to Turn the Kids Against You

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In this book, co-written by licensed clinical social worker Paul Fine, five primary parental alienation strategies are described along with many concrete…

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The Misery Checklist

The Misery Checklist

A "Novel" Approach to Parental Alienation

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When Hannah finally finds the courage to divorce her narcissistic husband Rick, she celebrated her extrication from her suffocating marriage.

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Getting Through My Parents Divorce

Getting Through My Parents Divorce

A Workbook for Children Coping with Divorce, Parental Alienation, and Loyalty Conflicts

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This workbook for middle school children teaches kids how to use critical thinking, coping, values, and other skills to stay out of their parents' conflict.

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Bonded to the Abuser

Bonded to the Abuser

How Victims Make Sense of Childhood Abuse

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Memoirs of child abuse are analyzed to identify the major themes associated with physical abuse, sexual abuse, physical neglect, emotional abuse, and emotional neglect.

Surviving Parental Alienation

Surviving Parental Alienation

A Journey of Hope and Healing

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This book presents stories written by targeted parents covering three main experiences: how they met and fell in love with the future alienator, the unfolding alienation…

The High-Conflict Custody Battle

The High-Conflict Custody Battle

Protect Yourself and Your Kids from a Toxic Divorce, False Accusations, and Parental Alienation

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Dr. Baker along with attorney Brian Ludmer and Psychologist J. Michael Bone combined their expertise to help targeted parents navigate the legal and mental health systems…

Working with Alienated Children and Families

Working with Alienated Children and Families

A Clinical Guidebook

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Working with alienated children and families: A clinical guidebook edited by Amy J.L. Baker and S. Richard Sauber, published by Routledge press.

Adult Children of Parental Alienation Syndrome

Adult Children of Parental Alienation Syndrome

Breaking the Ties that Bind

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What happens to children who are manipulated by one parent to turn against the other? Do these children ever figure it out and reconcile with their "lost" parent?

Advice for Targeted Parents

Advice for Targeted Parents

What to Do When Your Ex-Spouse Tries to Turn the Kids Against You

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Dr. Baker is pleased to offer advice for targeted parents. The e-book is titled "Beyond the High Road" and is available for direct purchase for $9.95.

Targeted parents often wonder whether they are working with a true expert in parental alienation. In How to Find an Expert on Parental Alienation, the leading PA experts provide a list of credentials and beliefs to look for when hiring an expert in this field.

Dr. Amy J. L. Baker

Dr. Baker is a nationally recognized expert in parent child relationships, especially children of divorce, parental alienation syndrome, and emotional abuse of children.

Dr. Baker is available as an expert witness and for print, radio, and television interviews.

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