What is it about: Dr. William Bernet is an internationally renowned expert on Parental Alienation and co-designer of the universally utilized 5 FACTOR MODEL on how to assess this form of abuse. Bill is a graduate of Holy Cross College(summa cum laude) and Harvard Medical School. He is currently a professor emeritus at Vanderbilt University School of Medicine. He is board-certified in general psychiatry, child psychiatry, and forensic psychiatry. As an expert in forensic psychiatry, Dr. William Bernet has testified about 300 times in 20 states in the United States.
Dr. Bernet has written professional articles and chapters on a variety of subjects, including group and individual therapy with children and adolescents; humor in psychotherapy; forensic child psychiatry; child maltreatment; true and false allegations of abuse; satanic ritual abuse; reincarnation; child custody and visitation; parental alienation; testimony regarding behavioural genomics; and risk management.
In 2007, Dr. William Bernet and Judge Don R. Ash published Children of Divorce: A Practical Guide for Parents, Therapists, Attorneys, and Judges.
Dr.Bernet edited Parental Alienation, DSM-5, and ICD-11, which was published in 2010. Dr. William Bernet and his colleagues edited Parental Alienation: The Handbook for Mental Health and Legal Professionals, which was published in 2013.
Dr. Bernet and Dr. Demosthenes Lorandos edited Parental Alienation – Science and Law, which was published in 2020
Kenn Joyce is a founder member of Alienated Children First, a not for profit charity that campaigns against all forms of child and domestic abuse and specifically against Parental Alienation Abuse. Kenn is a broadcaster and presenter a serial entrepreneur and a philanthropist. Kenn has a keen interest in helping to stop the discrimination against alienated victims in Ireland focusing on the voiceless, forgotten and unprotected Child Victims of Parental Alienation Abuse. Kenn has broadcast and been interviewed on this issue on radio and press; some recent examples can be viewed here:- https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bIBOzRyMUes and https://www.thesun.ie/news/7170982/parental-alienation-ireland-figureschildren/