This conference is designed to be a practical learning experience for former group members, families, and mental health professionals. Most of the sessions are focused on discussion.
A Safe Haven Church: An Introduction to the Basics of a Safe Religious Community. Rev. Neil C. Damgaard. ICSA Today, 6(1), 2015, 2-7.
Are Cultic Environments Psychologically Harmful? Jodi Aronoff McKibben, M.S.; Steven Jay Lynn, Ph.D.; Peter Malinoski, Ph.D. Cultic Studies Review, 1(3), 2002.
Attacks on Peripheral versus Central Elements of Self and the Impact of Thought Reforming Techniques. Richard Ofshe, PhD & Margaret Thaler Singer, PhD Cultic Studies Journal, 3(1), 1986, 4-18.
Born and Raised in Aesthetic Realism. Ann Stamler, MA, MPhil . ICSA Today, 2(3), 2011, 20-23.
Born or Raised in Closed, High-Demand Groups: Developmental Considerations. Leona Furnari. ICSA E-Newsletter, 4(3), 2005.
Coping with Triggers & PTSD Symptoms. Carol Giambalvo
Cult Formation. Robert Jay Lifton, M.D. Cultic Studies Journal, 8(1), 1991, 1-6.
Cult Involvement: Suggestions for Concerned Parents and Professionals. Michael D. Langone, PhD. Cultic Studies Journal, 2(1), 1985, 148-168.
Cults: A Natural Disaster—Looking at Cult Involvement Through a Trauma Lens. Shelly Rosen, MSW. International Journal of Cultic Studies, 5, 2014, 12-29.
Cults and Families. Doni Whitsett, Ph.D. & Stephen A. Kent, Ph.D. Cultic Studies Review, 3(2), 2004.
Dialogue and Cultic Studies: Why Dialogue Benefits the Cultic Studies Field. ICSA Board of Directors. ICSA Today, 4(3), 2-7.
Diana, Leaving the Cult: Play Therapy in Childhood and Talk Therapy in Adolescence. Lorna Goldberg. International Journal of Cultic Studies, 11, 33-43.
Family Responses to a Young Adult’s Cult Membership and Return. Lorna Goldberg, MSW & William Goldberg, MSW. Cultic Studies Journal, 6(1), 1987, 86-100.
How Could Anyone Join a Cult?!! Maureen Griffo. ICSA e-Newsletter, 4(1), 2005.
ICSA Recovery Workshops: The Colorado Model. Carol Giambalvo; Rosanne Henry. ICSA Today, 1(1), 2010, 2-9.
Leaving and Recovering From Cultic Groups and Relationships: Overview (Power Point). Michael Langone Ph.D.
Lessons Learned from SGAs About Recovery and Resiliency. Leona Furnari, MSW, LCSW & Rosanne Henry, MA. ICSA Today, 2(3), 2011, 2-9.
Marriage After the Cult. Lorna Goldberg. ICSA Today, 4(2), 2-5.
Moments of Grace. Nancy Miquelon. Cultic Studies Journal, 15(2), 1998, 109-119.
My Unexpected Journey. Cindy Kunsman. ICSA Today, 6(1), 2015, 8-12.
On Using the Term “Cult.” Herbert L. Rosedale, Esq. and Michael D. Langone, PhD.
Physical Child Abuse in Sects. Lois Kendall, PhD. ICSA Today, 2(2), 2011, 2-5.
Post-Cult Problems: An Exit Counselor’s Perspective. Carol Giambalvo.
Prevalence. Michael Langone
Psychotherapy with Ex-Cultists: Four Case Studies and Commentary. L. Goldberg, MSW & W. Goldberg, MSW. Cultic Studies Journal, 5(2), 1988, 193-210.
Raised in Cultic Groups: The Impact on the Development of Certain Aspects of Character. Lorna Goldberg, MSW. Cultic Studies Review , 5(1), 2006, 1-28.
Recovery from Abusive Groups – Wendy Ford