OCB Resources

In addition to Family Camp, Overcoming Barriers has published the following book that provides both practical tools to aid families in understanding and handling the challenges of high-conflict families.

Overcoming the Co-Parenting Trap: Essential Parenting Skills When a Child Resists a Parent  by Dr. John Moran, Tyler Sullivan and Dr. Matt Sullivan

A child’s resistance or refusal to spend time with a parent can develop suddenly or over time.  It can be a result of a multitude of reasons, e.g. poor parenting by either or both parents, intense marital conflict, a particular child’s individual emotional vulnerabilities.  Regardless of the source or timing of the problem such situations pose serious risks to the children and anquish to the parents.  This book provides both resisted and preferred parents insight into the source of the issue, skills for parenting a child in such circumstances and ideas for developing a coparenting relationship that allows the child to have a safe, secure relationship with both parents.

Coming soon!

Coparenting Nuts and Bolts: Overcoming Disrupted Parent-Child Contact Problems  by Dr. John Moran, Dr. Shawn McCall and Dr. Matt Sullivan

This companion book to our Essential Skills publication will discuss intractable conflict and provide solutions for daily interactions for coparents in conflict.