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Take the time to review the resources on our site; they should assist your evaluation of our approach, process and services. We provide a Free Initial Evaluation – thirty-minute telephone consultation after reviewing your Background Information for Case Evaluation form and signed Release  (PDF VERSION). We are normally available (Thursday – Saturday) for telephone consultations. We look ...

Ask Yourself

The following is a helpful list of questions to aid you in assessing a possible intervention/mediation: Is the person in a controversial group? What evidence do you have that the person is in the group? What evidence do you have to show the person is more than a casual member? Do you consider the group ...

When You’re Asked About Cults

From Easily Fooled by Robert Fellows   The two questions that I am asked most often about cults are “How can you tell if a group is a cult?” and “What can I do if I know someone who is in a cult?”   IDENTIFYING A DESTRUCTIVE GROUP In asking the first question, people usually mean “How ...

Lifetime Achievement Award

July 2011Barcelona, SpainMichael LangonePatrick Ryan has many talents. He won a writing award for contributions to his high school newspaper.He ran a million dollar business. He has a passion for computers, and his skills in this area areimpressive. He is a born entrepreneur.He should be rich. But he isn’t. Why?When he was in high school, ...

ICSA Lifetime achievement award

July 2011 Barcelona, Spain Michael Langone Patrick Ryan has many talents. He won a writing award for contributions to his high school newspaper. He ran a million dollar business. He has a passion for computers, and his skills in this area are impressive. He is a born entrepreneur. He should be rich. But he isn’t. Why? ...

60 Minutes Werner Erhard 03Mar91

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Coping with Triggers

Carol Giambalvo, Joseph Kelly Dissociation is a disturbance in the normally integrative functions of identity, memory, or consciousness. It is also known as a trance state. It is a very normal defense mechanism. You’ve all probably heard of how a child being abused—or persons in the midst of traumatic experiences—dissociate. Those are natural occurrences to ...