Amanda Sillars personal history is unique in that she has experienced parental alienation as a child, later as an alienated parent and thankfully as a parent reuniting with her children.
Amanda is the founder of the Eeny Meeny Miney Mo Foundation and the creator of the Australian Parental Alienation Awareness Day which is on the 12th of October. Amanda is regularly consulted as an emerging expert in this field. Amanda's goal, and that of her the Eeny Meeny Miney Mo Foundation, is to educate parents, Family Court and mental health practitioners on the real and present phenomenon, which is parental alienation, and in particular the trauma, stress, and lifelong impact it has on alienated children.
"Being alienated from my mum affected every aspect of my life. I’ve experienced the grief of many losses. I lost my mum. I lost contact with my mum’s side of the family. My dad moved me interstate and overseas, so I lost everything familiar. I felt I had no direction. I couldn’t see myself in the future and I didn’t know where I fitted into this world…I had ongoing emotional pain, not knowing where it was coming from…[I later lost] my mum to suicide, then later in life I was alienated from my own children. The most difficult part was no one around me understood what I was going through." - Amanda Sillars
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