2021 PA Awareness Day Panel Discussion

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April 25 is Parental Alienation Awareness Day where globally we honor the eternal unity of the family bond. We as advocates recognize that not all children have unencumbered access to a loving relationship due to Parental Alienation. This Panel Discussion is an opportunity for parents and professionals to gain insight on how to powerfully overcome or prevent this from occurring.


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Apr 25 2021


2:00 pm
Kids Need Both, Inc


Kids Need Both, Inc


  • Alyse Tobler
    Alyse Tobler
    Clinical Psychotherapist & Counsellor

    Alyse is the founder and CEO of Bowral Road Counselling and Psychotherapy Center and Retreat in the beautiful Southern Highlands of NSW, Australia.

    Alyse has a second private practice at Torrens University in Pyrmont, Sydney, NSW.

    Alyse is a fully qualified, professionally trained Clinical Psychotherapist and Counsellor with 34 years experience in the field of disabilities and specialist mental health within the community, and works as a crisis counsellor for numerous EAP providers while studying a PhD.

    Alyse also counsels the final year Master’s of Psychotherapy students at Torrens University in Pyrmont, Sydney, NSW, Australia.

  • Ann O'Keeffe Rodgers
    Ann O'Keeffe Rodgers
    Founder and Managing Director at Hope Springs Florida

    Ann O’Keeffe Rodgers is a professional administrative consultant with over 15 years of experience with clients of diverse backgrounds and needs including those with serious physical and mental health issues. Her career highlights include advising high conflict clients with pathways using data-driven principles of post-traumatic growth syndrome and resilience. She facilitated numerous training, support groups, classes, and events drawing hundreds of individuals together for growth, self-improvement, and health.

  • Caroline Rena
    Caroline Rena
    Spiritual Teacher, Coach, Interviewee in Erasing Family Documentary

    Caroline Rena is an experienced Group Facilitator with a demonstrated history of working with alienated parents. She is an experienced singer/songwriter/recording artist in the music industry. Caroline is skilled in Management, Executive Administrative Assistance, Written Communication, Critical Thinking, and Social Media. She has trong human resources professional with a Master’s Degree focused in Metaphysical Humanistic Science, Spiritual Counseling/Coaching, and Holistic Healing from the Institute of Metaphysical Humanistic Science.

  • Danica Joan
    Danica Joan
    Founder & Director, Kids Need Both Inc.

    Danica is a Certified Family Mediator with the Florida Supreme Court, a Guardian Ad Litem, the author of Florida’s Family Stabilization Parent Education Curriculum, a Personal Custody Coach and founder of Kids Need Both, Inc. She’s devoted her life to guiding families, through coaching, education and resources, to find workable, equitable, solutions to their custody conflicts. Her model includes educating professionals in the custody field, thus completing the circle of stakeholders, who will be empowered to find the best solutions for all. She continues to seek opportunities to collaborate with organizations that will support her model, and bring global healing to families.

  • Dawn McCarty
    Dawn McCarty
    Founder of Safe@Home

    Dawn McCarty is a champion against childhood emotional abuse, cyberbullying, and human trafficking
    Advocate for Adult Child Survivor of Childhood Trauma, and Parental Childhood Abduction and Alienation. Her Specialties include
    Data Loss Prevention and Identity and Access Management.
    Dawn is also an associate producer of Erasing Family Documentary.

  • Junior Witter
    Junior Witter

    A promoter of equality and standing against family violence and double standards.

  • Mark Hegarty
    Mark Hegarty

    Mark Hegarty is an advocate. He is also a singer / Songwriter / Recording Artist / Show Creator / Radio DJ Presenter and Activist.

  • Mark Ludwig
    Mark Ludwig
    Executive Director at Americans for Equal Shared Parenting

    Mark Ludwig is an advocate of shared parenting. He is a Republican Campaign Advisor, Political Strategist and works at Americans for Equal Shared Parenting

  • Nathan BenAmoz
    Nathan BenAmoz
    Founder & CEO of Hope Community Platforms

    Nathan is an innovator, entrepreneur, and community activist. He started his career as a marketing intern in his Uncle’s business. He went on the manage a digital overhaul of a business finance company and numerous other web and media campaigns across the personal development and healthcare fields.

    Nathan’s work led him to Tesla Motors in 2013, a year of critical growth for the company. Though he was a top performer and had a bright future, he took a risk and left a safe career to pursue his dreams of leaving a mark worthy of his life…

  • Shiobhan Olivero
    Shiobhan Olivero
    Managing Partner/Owner at Olivero Law

    Shiobhan earned an Associates’s Degree in Paralegal Studies from Hillsborough Community College. She worked for approximately ten years as a paralegal for criminal attorneys in the Tampa Bay area prior to, and during law school. She then earned her undergraduate degree from St. Leo University receiving a B.A. degree in Criminal Justice.

    Shiobhan decided to open her own firm and created Olivero Law, P.A. where she could focus her firm on her clients, giving each client her personal attention. She dedicates her career to helping clients accused of criminal offenses, as well as those with a need for representation in
    family law cases. She is passionate about the law, her cases, and clients, and promises personal attention to your case and individual needs.

  • Stan Korosi
    Stan Korosi
    Psychotherapist, Reunification Specialist

    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 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.

  • Todd Schuelke
    Todd Schuelke
    Founder & Director Florida Families Inc.

    Todd is a small business owner and Founder and Chairman of Florida Families, Inc., a non-profit community initiative that offers a bold, new alternative to adversarial family court litigation. He first encountered the family court system while going through his own divorce with children. This troubling experience motivated him to dedicate his life to helping families avoid the far-reaching problems brought about by adversarial family courts. Todd was born on Father’s Day.

  • Torri Evans-Barton
    Torri Evans-Barton
    Chief Executive Officer at The Fatherless Generation Foundation Inc.

    A transplant from Kalamazoo, Michigan, Dr. Torri J. Evans-Barton currently resides in Atlanta, Georgia where she is the Founder & CEO of The Fatherless Generation Foundation.

    She is a Certified Cognitive Behavioral Coach & Practitioner, Fatherless & Reunification Expert, State Certified Family Mediator, and a National Speaker on the positive influence reunification of fatherless children with their biological fathers has on all parties involved and how reunification ignites the healing necessary to reduce the impact negative stigmas associated with growing up fatherless are having on our society.

  • William Bernet
    William Bernet
    PhD Professor Emeritus at Vanderbilt University, President of Parental Alienation Study Group

    Dr. William Bernet is a professor in the Department of Psychiatry at Vanderbilt University School of Medicine. Forensic psychiatrist who evaluates adults, children, and families involved in legal situations, both civil and criminal. My book, Children of Divorce, was co-authored with a circuit court judge, Don Ash. In 2010, I published Parental Alienation, DSM-5, and ICD-11. In 2014 my colleagues and I published Parental Alienation: The Handbook for Mental Health and Legal Professionals (edited by Demosthenes Lorandos, William Bernet, and S. Richard Sauber). Expertise includes pretrial competency and insanity evaluations, death penalty mitigation, genotyping of defendants, child custody and visitation disputes, and allegations of child sexual abuse.