William G. Austin, Ph.D.
Licensed Psychologist
(303) 670-6767 voice
(303) 217-8990 fax
Lakewood, Colorado
Raleigh, North Carolina
Wilmington, North Carolina
Email: wgaustinphd2@yahoo.com
   

GATEKEEPING CONTINUUM

Ranges in Attitudes/Behavior

from Facilitative Gatekeeping (FG)  to Restrictive Gatekeeping (RG)

Very Facilitative CooperativeDisengaged Restrictive Very Restrictive

Proactive Toward Other Parent                                   Severely Alienating Behaviors

Inclusive of Other Parent                                              Marginalizes Other Parent

Boosts Image of Other Parent                                       Derogates Other Parent

Ongoing Efforts at Communication                             Refuses to Communicate

Flexible Time-sharing                                                    Rigid Adherence to Parenting

                                                                                                Time Schedule

Ensures Child’s Opportunity to

Develop Relationship with Other Parent                     Severe Child Alienation       

 

© William G. Austin, Linda Fieldstone, Marsha K. Pruett, 2012.

 

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