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About the Author, Bob Finlay:

Bob Finlay is a Registered Clinical Counsellor and Registered Marriage and Family Therapist with 40 years experience. He is a qualified Family Mediator with Mediate BC, a Child Protection Mediator with Family Justice Services, a Parenting Coordinator with the BC Parenting Coordinator Roster Society and a Divorce Coach. He authors Views of the Child Reports and is an inaugural member of the BC Hear the Voice of the Child Roster. As well, he authors Section 15 Custody and Access Reports. Bob has been assessing and treating PA and PAS cases for the last 5 years. His office is in New Westminster and he is a member of the Westminster Law Group.


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3.  Baker, A; The long term effects of parental alienation on adult children: A qualitative research study, American Journal of Family Therapy, 33, 2005