Favoring one parent in a co-parenting situation
Allan Yellin, PhD Psychologist & Family and Marriage Therapist, shares advice for divorced parents on how to best handle a situation when a child prefers to spend more of their time with one parent than the other
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Alan Yellin, PhD
Dr. Alan Yellin is a licensed psychologist as well as licensed marriage and family therapist. He has been in practice for over 30 years working with children, adolescents and adults. Dr. Yellin did his post-doctoral fellowship at Children’s Hospital in Los Angeles. In his practice, he sees children with learning problems, anxiety, obsessive-compulsive disorder, fears and social skills issues. Additionally, he has a sub-specialty in working with children from divorced families as well as helping parents deal more effectively with their divorce. Dr. Yellin’s practice also includes working with adolescents and adults with depression, anxiety, obsessive-compulsive issues as well as issues around life passages. Dr. Yellin believes that therapy works best when the client and therapist have a collaborative relationship as they explore thoughts and feelings and work towards solutions, and uses a combination of scientific data along with humor to help people achieve change. He is in a long-term happy marriage and has two grown children.