Stan Korosi is a consultant specialising in parental alienation and parent-child reunification, a professional counsellor and psychotherapist who specialises in parent-child affiliation.
Stan has a Masters degree in counselling and extensive training in existential psychotherapy, emotion focused individual and couples therapy.
He has been trained in the USA in parental alienation theory, practice and interventions.
Stan is also a member of the international Parental Alienation Study Group (PASG). An international, not-for-profit organisation, the PASG has over 600 mental health and legal professional members across 40 countries.
Stan was also the founding Editor-in-Chief of the PASG international newsletter ‘Parental Alienation International’. He is also a founding director of Parental Alienation Australia and New Zealand.
He decided to specialise in family ruptures and specifically parental alienation after finding that this form of child abuse is yet to be fully recognised in Australia, although family law is becoming more and more familiar with it. Parental alienation is a form of child psychological abuse and family violence in which both the child and their targeted parent are adversely affected.
The relationship between parents and children can rupture for reasons other than parental alienation and there is a spectrum of parent-child affiliation in which parental alienation is located at an extreme and child-abusive end of the spectrum.
Stan’s focus is upon working with excluded and alienated parents to reunite them and their children and where this is not possible working with alienated parents to ‘let go’ by ‘saying goodbye to say hello’.
Stan works both within the Australian family law system and outside of it, collaborating with other professionals for the best outcomes.
He is interested in educating the general public, mental health clinicians, forensic and legal practitioners regarding interventions for parental alienation and in developing and promoting research on the causes, evaluation of, and interventions for, parental alienation.
Stan Korosi – M.Counselling. Human Services (Latrobe Univ), MACA, Clin. PACFA, ARCAP Reg.